Casting Call for Short Film “VHS Tapes” [Dallas, TX] #casting

Posted November 7, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: VHS Tapes
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DIRECTOR: Ciara Boniface
SHOOTING LOCATION: Dallas, Texas

SYNOPSIS:

An experimental short film, Through the lens of a VCR, three VHS tapes capture the conflict, beauty, and violence between three inner-city skater kids.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Wakeland (boy) MUST be between 18 and 23 years old. Character is a high school senior would prefer if actor looks young. Caucasian; SKATEBOARDER; Comfortable with portraying real emotions on camera. There are smoking (cigarettes) scenes actor must be comfortable with that.

Jato (boy) MUST be between 18 and 23 years old. Character is a high school senior would prefer if actor looks young. Preferably African American, Hispanic, Mixed Race, or Asian and is a SKATEBOARDER; Comfortable with portraying real emotions on camera. There are smoking (cigarettes) scenes actor must be comfortable with that.

Clarisse (girl) MUST be between 18 and 23 years old. Character is a high school senior would prefer if actor looks young. Preferably African American, Hispanic, Mixed Race, or Asian; is a SKATEBOARDER; Comfortable with portraying real emotions on camera. There are smoking (cigarettes) scenes actor must be comfortable with that.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: December 1, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: ciara.boniface@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot

OTHER NOTES:

Must be comfortable working with a young director (i.e., I am 16 years old; this will be my fourth major film). Must be comfortable with smoking on camera. Must be comfortable with skateboarding (don’t have to know tricks; as long as you can ride one you’re good).” Submit headshots to ciara.boniface@yahoo.com; selected actors will receive sides.

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