Casting Call for Short Film “Dead Drop” [Dallas, TX] #casting

Posted October 28, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Dead Drop
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: DVD
PRODUCERS: Chris Robinson, Rene Garcia, James Lineback
WRITERS: Rene Garcia & Chris Robinson
DIRECTORS: James Lineback, Rene Garcia
PRODUCTION COMPANY: The M.A.R.C.
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: November 2014
SHOOTING LOCATION: DFW Area

SYNOPSIS:

When a hit-woman named Sonya discovers her next target is her fiance-to-be, She refuses and is hunted down by her organization’s most notorious killer: Sylph.

Production on a 3 Episode Show is underway from the Art Institute of Dallas. The story arc follows a woman named Samantha Mercer, who is a specialized Assassin. When she gets her next hit, she discovers it is her fiance: Jake Connor, a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, who’s on the Assassins’ trail. When she refuses the hit, she’s pursued by the organization’s most powerful and vicious killer: Sylph.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

SAMANTHA MERCER, mid-twenties, athletic, tall. Martial Arts skills or fight choreography experience is a plus. Samantha has red on her ledger and she desires a clean slate.

JAKE CONNOR, late twenties, slim/toned, tall. Ambitious and seeks justice for the wrong doings in the city. He’s very in love with Samantha, but his passion for the truth is almost in equal balance with her.

SYLPH, early thirties, Russian, blonde or brunette hair, athletic (and muscular+). She and Samantha share a strong bond, there are hints that Samantha and Her may have had a past romantic connection. She sees Samantha as her equal, however, she will do whatever she must to complete her missions.

BEN BURNSON, mid-twenties, slim, tech-smart. Ben is Jake’s informant and inside intel. He’s killed early on, prompting Jake to realize they’re after him.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 4, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: deaddrop4@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Audition details to be determined via email.

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