Casting, Crew, and Location Calls for Feature Film “Release” [Atlanta, GA] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted October 12, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Release
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Alexa Reass, Edward Varnie, & Graham Waldrop
WRITERS: Edward Varnie & Graham Waldrop
DIRECTOR: Edward Varnie
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: February 16th-28th, 2015
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Atlanta, GA with one day in Charlotte, NC

SYNOPSIS:

Estranged sisters, Ariana and Rosalinda, are reunited when Ariana helps save her younger sister from her abusive husband. With Rosalinda readjusting to the world and Ariana dealing with a rough divorce, they must help each other rebuild their lives and their relationship with each other after years of no contact.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Jared (Major Role): Male, Caucasian, mid to late 30’s, tall with a medium build. Comes from a strong southern Baptist upbringing. Father was a snake handler and traveling evangelist. Think Daniel Plainview meets Joel Olsteen.

Riley (Supporting Role): Caucasian, medium build, handsome, late 40s. He’s moderately tailored and in recovery treatment for Anxiety meds. There’s both compassion and distance to him. He struggles to stay in the moment because of an inability to forgive himself for the past.

Bethany (Supporting Role): Female, mid to late 20’s, petite with short hair. She is headstrong and independent. She assists Burnett in his activities.

Marcus (Supporting Role): Male, African American, mid to late 30’s. Stocky and confident, clean and presentable like he deals on Wall Street. He is well informed, calm, patient and plans everything out with great detail.

Ryan (Minor Role): Male, Caucasian, late 20s, lean and good-looking. He’s Ariana’s husband and while he loves her, he is struggling with her distance and his own insecurities regarding raising children that he’s never spoken of.

Detective (Minor Role): Male, African American, pushing 50. A former New York beat cop Litigator. Always wrapped a little too tight into his work. Likes to come down hard on wife beaters.

Bradly (Minor Role): Male, No specific race, late 20’s, medium build. He talks fast and slick. He’s the kind of guy who is good at getting hard to find things quickly.

Bryan (Minor Role): Male, no specific race. Mid to late 30’s, tall and stocky. Restaurant manager, very detail orientated, but has a kind heart.

Waitress (Minor Role): Female, Caucasian, late 20’s, not too thin and tall, tattoos and long hair.

Dealer (Minor Role): Female, Caucasian, late 20’s, short hair and piercings.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

Boom Operator/Mixer
Make-up Artist
Art Director/Set Decorator

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

Restaurant
Apartment complex
Cafeteria
Parking Deck
Grocery Store
Motel
Small Movie Theater
Diner
Park

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 17, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: releasethemovie2015@gmail.com
AUDITION DATE: October 18, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 1:00pm
AUDITION END TIME: 6:00pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 1630 Dekalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

-Auditions will also include a separate taped scene to be done and submitted before you come in – this will be given to you shortly after you submit.

-Auditions will be staggered for each character. You will get a confirmation email with a time to come out.

-Please bring a copy of your headshot, resume, and demo reel (or link to one) to your audition if you have one.

-Auditions will be taped.

-Video audition submissions will be accepted if you cannot make it in person.

-We might end up splitting the auditions up over a few days.

OTHER NOTES:

We will be looking for crew until the positions are filled. If you are submitting for a crew position please email me for separate details at: releasethemovie2015@gmail.com

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