Casting Call for Short Film “Daddy Issues” [Orange, CA] #casting

Posted April 1, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Daddy Issues
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film, 12 minute Action/Dark Comedy
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Seamus Doheny
WRITER: Dillon J Moore
DIRECTOR: Dillon J Moore
CASTING AGENT: Cinema West Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Cinema West Production / Marion Knotts studios
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 4/5/13, 4/6/13, 4/7/13
SHOOTING LOCATION: Orange, Ca

SYNOPSIS:

A 12 minute short film by award winning Chapman University Student film maker Dillon J. Moore this action/ dark comedy revolves around Frank a 50 year old stay at home Dad and Stepfather. Most days after school, his angsty stepdaughter Maddy brings her idiot boyfriend Thomas around who not only completely disregards Frank, but also has negatively influenced his 5 and 6 year old. After Frank stands up, telling Maddy she can no longer see him when he catches the two sleeping together in his home, they make a rash decision. “Kidnap” her little brothers for the night, get a quick ransom from Frank, drop them back off, and take off to San Francisco for a couple weeks.
This is the story of that all going wrong.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Part of “FRANK” Male / Principal / Caucasian, Ethnically Ambiguous / 40 – 55

Description: The driving force of the film, a stay at home father on a mission to retrieve his children. He has a hard outer shell and soft core

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: 4/4/2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: inthbiz@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Resume, Demo reel file, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: n/a

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Submit Resume along with Acting Reels only (No In Person Auditions)
$100. per day + Gas/Meals & Copy included

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