Casting Call for Short Film “The Stars Are Fire” [Boston, MA] #casting

The Stars Are Fire

Posted July 18, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: The Stars Are Fire
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Pelham Island Pictures
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.pelhamislandpictures.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: late July/early August
SHOOTING LOCATION: Boston, MA

SYNOPSIS:

A modern exploration of the relationship between Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Ophelia before the events of the play.

Pelham Island Pictures recently raised $1,200 in crowdfunding, and we’re looking to put our new gear to the test. The film ends with Ophelia drowning herself, which will be shot in part from underwater. Excited yet? We are!

Shooting will take place in late July/early August. The film focuses almost exclusively on these three characters, allowing us a lot of flexibility to work around actors’ schedules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

We are currently casting three roles:

HAMLET (LEAD/M/16-21)

OPHELIA (LEAD/F/16-21)

LAERTES (LEAD/M/16-21)

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 7/24/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: vonmerin@usc.edu
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: 7/24/13
AUDITION START TIME: TBD
AUDITION ADDRESS: TBD

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Auditions will take place next Wednesday, July 24th. Location TBD.
Please email headshot/résumé to vonmerin@usc.edu. Be sure to check out our website http://www.pelhamislandpictures.com!

OTHER NOTES:

Pelham Island Pictures recently raised $1,200 in crowdfunding, and we’re looking to put our new gear to the test. The film ends with Ophelia drowning herself, which will be shot in part from underwater. Excited yet? We are!

Shooting will take place in late July/early August. The film focuses almost exclusively on these three characters, allowing us a lot of flexibility to work around actors’ schedules.

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