Casting Call for Television Program “The Folklorist” [Newton, MA] #casting

Posted July 23, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: The Folklorist
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Television
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
PRODUCERS: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer, John Horrigan
WRITERS: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer, John Horrigan
DIRECTORS: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
PRODUCTION COMPANY: NewTV
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.newtv.org
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: August – September 2013
SHOOTING LOCATION: Newton, MA

SYNOPSIS:

The Folklorist, an award winning television program exploring both the iconic and lesser-known historical occurrences throughout history, is currently seeking actors, actresses, and models for some of our upcoming episodes.

Multiple parts are available; a majority of them are non-speaking. All roles are non-union and un-paid. Please email foklorist@newtv.org with a headshot, resumes, the role(s) you’re interested in, as well as your availability on the specified date.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

ROLES NEEDED:

THE GREAT MOON HOAX (1835)
Filming Date: August 4th
Newsies & Extras, Males/Females All Ages

NUCLEAR MELTDOWN (1960s)
Filming Date: August 4th
John Pace, 20s Male
Nuclear Technician Extras, 30s-50s Male
Businessman 1, 30s-50s Male
Businessman 2, 30s-50s Male

THE NIGHT THE STARS FELL (1833)
Filming Date: August 10th
Denison Olmsted, Male 40s
Preacher, Male 50s
Martin Fritzy, Male 20s-30s
Thomas Donaldson, Male 20s-30s
Sioux Tribesman, Males/Females All Ages
Plantation Owner, Male 40s
Plantation Workers, Males/Females All Ages
Concerned Citizens, Males/Females All Ages

POE TOASTER
Filming Date: August 10th
Mysterious Poe Toaster, Male, Any Age
Bystanders, Male/Female, All Ages

THE HURRICANE OF 1938
Filming Date: August 11th
Charlie Pierce, Young Male 20s
Charles Mitchell, Male 40s
Radio Announcer, Male 30s-60s
Man with Barometer, Male 30s-50s
Katherine Hepburn, Female 20s
Red Hammond, Male 20s
Loraine Martin, Female 20s
Lorraine’s Fiancee Joe, Male 20s
Fisherman, Male 50s-60s

LADY IN BLACK (1860s)
Filming Date: August 14th
Andrew Lanier, Male 20s
Melanie Lanier / Lady in Black, Female 20-30s
Colonel Justin Dimick, Male 30s
Prisoner Extras, Male, All Ages
Union Military Extras, Male, All Ages
1930s/40s American Soldiers, Male, All Ages

KILROY WAS HERE (1940s)
Filming Date: August 18th
James Kilroy, Male 30s
Shipyard Inspector, Male 40s
Riveters, Male, All Ages
Joseph Stalin, Male 60s-70s
American Soldiers, Males, All Ages
Russian Soldier, Males, All Ages

DB COOPER (1971)
Filming Date: August 25th
DB Cooper, Male, 30s-40s
Florence Schaffner, Female, 20s
Flight Captain, Male, 40s
Passenger Extras, Male/Female, All Ages
FBI Agents, Male, All Ages
Boy Finding Money, Male, 8-12

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: On Going
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: folklorist@newtv.org
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay

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