Casting Call for Lead in Art Film [New York, NY] #casting

Posted June 14, 2013
Updated June 19, 2013: email address

PROJECT TITLE: Untitled Art Film
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Contemporary Art Film for US/Europe museum exhibition
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Mika Rottenberg
DIRECTOR: Mika Rottenberg
CASTING AGENT: Natalie Campbell
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.andrearosengallery.com/artists/mika-rottenberg/
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: July-August 2013
SHOOTING LOCATION: New York, NY

SYNOPSIS:

The project is a new art video project by Mika Rottenberg (b. 1976, Buenos Aires, Argentina) to be exhibited in museums and galleries across the US and Europe beginning in February 2014. Please note that this is not a commercial feature film. The film is a science-fiction scenario showing a mechanism that mysteriously connects characters in different locations with scenes shot in the New York area.

Rottenberg’s critically acclaimed video installations have been exhibited at venues such as the the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Guggenheim New York and Guggenheim Bilbao; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Tate Modern, London; and Magasin 3, Stockholm, among many others.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

1 lead

Female / African-American / 20-75

Seeking African-American, super BBW for a non-speaking role as a cosmic guru in a science-fiction inspired contemporary art video.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 6/22/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: mikaproject2013@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Snapshot okay, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: TBD

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

We are casting based on a very specific look determined by the artist/director. Please send full body shots if possible, snapshots OK. This is a non-speaking role.

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