Casting Call for Short Film “Bluebird” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted July 29, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Bluebird
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCTION COMPANY: ReelOddity Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 2-3 shoot days in September
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago, IL

LOGLINE:

A grieving woman finds she lost more than a partner after the sudden death of her husband and must discover for herself what it truly means to rise from ashes.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

FEMALE ROLES

Natalie Grant- A newly widowed modern artist. Must be able to play 28-33 years old, all races, athletic build (able to work with heavy machinery) dark haired (or willing to dye), available for welding lesson.

Vee Taylor- Natalie’s best friend and cousin. Has an on again off again romance with Luke. All races and body types. Must be able to play 28-35.

Ella Grant- Steve’s sister. Must be able to play 20-25 years old. All races and body types.

Mary Grant- Steve’s mother. Must be able to play early 50’s to mid 60’s. Caucasian, all body types.

Harriet Westrom- Natalie’s mother. All types.

Aunt Evie: Natalie’s Aunt (Vee’s mother). All types.

MALE ROLES

Stephen (Steve) Grant- Natalie’s late husband. Ex- army test pilot. Must be able to play 28-35 years old, Caucasian, fit, light haired (or willing to dye).

Luke: Steve’s childhood best friend, an army pilot. Must be able to play 30-35. Fit, all races.

*** All speaking roles above must be available for two scheduled rehearsals in August and a photo-shoot. Actors will be paid a stipend at the end of production for their time.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: reelodditycasting@gmail.com

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please contact reelodditycasting@gmail.com with an audition request. In the subject line please put the name of the character(s) you would like to audition for and slides as well as video submission instructions will be sent to you.

All candidates must send in an audition clip (MP4, WMV, AVI formats accepted) by MONDAY AUGUST 4th 2014 at 6PM to reelodditycasting@gmail.com. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Invitations for a live audition in Chicago on Friday August 8th will be sent to your emails by Wednesday the 6th. Please do not solicit us with any other offers or promotions, but feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

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