Casting Call for Two Scene Studies/Short Films [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted March 16, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Two Scene Studies/Short Films
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Scene A Week Collective
DIRECTOR: Scene A Week Collective
CASTING AGENT: Scene A Week Collective
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Scene A Week Collective
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late March – Early May
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago IL

CASTING THESE ROLES:

1. Female – mid 60’s. Serio-comedic role. Lovably kooky, impulsive and no filter. 2 rehearsals and 1 day of shooting. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actress will be given 20-30 secs of footage for reel.

2. Female, character age 20-25, dramatic role. Girlish even in her adulthood, She is the only child to a single father and very attached. As an actress by profession it can be difficult to determine her honesty from manipulation, but she is brave and faces problems head on – albeit recklessly. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actress will be given 20-30 seconds of footage for reel.

3. Male, character age 45-55, dramatic role. Handsome and bright-eyed for his age. He is a very attached single father of 20 something girl with quiet disposition with a tendency to walk away when problems arise – believing that is the best solution. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actor will be given 20-30 seconds of footage for reel.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Thursday March 20th by noon
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: sceneaweek@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: Thursday March 20, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 6:45 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 9:15 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 207 W Ohio St, Chicago IL

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

A collective of filmmakers are holding auditions for talented and experienced actors to appear in a series of short films in principle photography from March through July. These initial projects are not intended for distribution but educational purposes of technical and production roles. Subsequent projects may include work that will be distributed. Great opportunity to work with up and coming filmmakers in Chicago!

Depending on the role, time commitment can be from one day on the weekend to several weekends. Genres cover thriller, drama and comedy. Compensation of small stipend and/or meals will be provided based upon production requirements of each individual piece.

Send resume and head shot to sceneaweek@gmail.com to schedule an audition spot.

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