PROJECT TITLE: Dreams
CATEGORY: Short Film
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
WRITER: Maya Denning
DIRECTOR: Maya Denning
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: late Feb.- April at the latest
SHOOTING LOCATION: McMinnville, TN
“Dreams” is the story of James. His father has left his son’s life, and James doesn’t know why. Through the medium of his own subconscious, James attempts to work through the mystery. Did he unknowingly drive his father away? Did his mother push him out of their lives? Or is it something more?
James, the main character, is an upper teens male. He carries the emotional aspect of the film.
Father is an upper 30s to mid-40s male who doesn’t have many lines yet remains an important character.
Mother is an upper 30s to mid-40s female with very few lines. She is worried about James, yet may be hiding a secret.
Young James is a male aged 2-5 who is seen in flashbacks. Very few lines.
Stepfather is an upper 30s to mid-40s male. He is sloppily dressed and drunk when he is seen, which is only briefly. Few lines.
Empty house in Warren County or very nearby. Preferably with large windows in kitchen area.
OTHER COMPENSATION: DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: 2-25-13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: email@example.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
OTHER NOTES: A Kickstarter page will be up soon to get funds required for equipment rental- rehearsls will begin shortly after, followed by a quick shooting time frame.