Casting Call for Short Film ” A Promised Land” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted June 25, 2014: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: A Promised Land
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
CATEGORY: Short Film
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Gated Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Filming to begin mid-July
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding areas

LOGLINE:

Moses, an ex-veteran who is homeless, returns to the streets of Richmond preaching of a place in the country that has been set up for the homeless to live. Moses promises a place where they won’t have to fight for a meal and will be safe from the dangers of the street. Some see Moses’ utopia as a chance for a new beginning while others are less-trustful of his promise land.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

MOSES/ERIC: Ex-soldier/homeless man. Appearance: Military-esque, muscular build, mid 20’s to late 30s, race open.

OZZIE: Older, wise man who has been homeless for years. Appearance: mid-40s on up, must have physical mobility to perform minor tasks like a small jog.

BUSTER: Homeless street performer (Male but open to female casting): Age, sex, race is open, must have musical talent (Character’s performance will also be part of the female score). Singing with a guitar is preferred but we are very open to anyone who has musical talent, singing or not. Bring musical talent to audition.

BANG: Mouthy, loud mouth, drug addict. Appearance: Tall, skinny, rough looking, tweaker appearance, late 20’s/mid 30’s, race open.

VARIOUS OTHER SPEAKING ROLES/EXTRAS
Street Patrons, Musical Performers, Club Goers, Thugs, Hookers, Homeless People. Physical descriptions open.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, and casting opportunities for future paid projects
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 27, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: gatedcasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot, and Video Submissions welcomed
AUDITION DATE: Saturday June 28, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10:00 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: Address given upon response

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Actors will be asked to read from the script. Contact gatedcasting@gmail.com for sides and more info.

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