Casting Call for Short Film “Burt Gull, Lake Detective” [Dallas, TX] #casting

Posted January 23, 2015

PROJECT TITLE: Burt Gull, Lake Detective
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Jason Boyd and Sara Pintilie
WRITER: Jason Boyd
DIRECTOR: Jason Boyd
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Laser Hermit
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.laserhermit.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Feb. 28, March 1, March 7, March 8
SHOOTING LOCATION: Dallas, TX

SYNOPSIS:

Burt Gull, a veteran lake detective, keeps his beat clean. But when a heinous littering crime scene bares a striking resemblance to a cold case from his rookie year, Gull looks to uncover the mystery by any means possible. With a sanitation worker at his side, he’ll take on the lakeside’s seediest visitors in order to get to its bottom.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

BURT GULL | GENDER: MALE | AGE: 30-35
A lake detective hardened by the mean picnic tables of a DFW lake, Burt Gull is pushed to his limits to find a perp he’s been hunting his entire career.

ROBBIE COLTRANE | GENDER: MALE | AGE: 18-25
Barely out of his teens, Coltrane loves Chinese food a little too much. He fits the crime, but does his MO fit the serial litterer?

CAPTAIN SALTY | GENDER: MALE | AGE: 40-55
Salty just wants to do his business. In and out. But Gull smells something fishy–does Salty have something to hide?

FAT PSYCHOPATH | GENDER: MALE | AGE: 25-35
A deranged maniac wielding a bloody knife. But is he really a suspect? Gull doesn’t seem too bothered by it.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: February 7, 2015
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: laserhermit@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: February 8, 2015
AUDITION START TIME: 1:00 pm
AUDITION END TIME: 5:00 pm

AUDITION NOTES:

Send in resume and headshot for location information.

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