Posted May 4, 2015
PLOT SUMMARY: A short film about a fashion designer who is trapped in a life of politics, drugs, women and money. His past comes back to hunt him when an old friend returns to his life.
TITLE: King of Fashion
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
NOTES: Senior Project
DIRECTOR: Danny Sutton
WRITER: Danny Sutton
CASTING DIRECTOR: Danny Sutton
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
LOCATIONS: Fort Lauderdale and Dania Beach, FL
Male / 25-30 yrs. / African American. King George is a metro sexual fashion designer raised in Memphis by a single mother of four in the bad part of the streets. He later went to school to study fashion and became successful by the help of hard work and drug money. When growing up he had a close friend named Nakeda who shared a secret with him in their past.
Female – Nakeda is raised and born in Memphis and grew up with King. They grew apart and she followed the wrong crowd and met a boyfriend named Tony who pimps her out in the escort service and strip clubs. Her pimp finds out that she knows King and tries to cash in King world.
Female / 18-24 yrs. / African American. Tina is Nakeda’s best friend and Tina mentor who stripped in the same club as Nakeda. Tina is raised in Memphis by a single mother of two girls. When Tina was 13 her mother dies by the hands of Tina’s mother’s live-in boyfriend. Tina has a older sister name Mekita who raised Tina when their mother was killed.
Female / Any age / African American. Mekita is the older sister to Tina. She was 16 when her mother was killed and raised Tina. Mekita met a character name Jena which they later fell in love and moved in together but they have problem because Jena used drugs like power cocaine and other drugs. That caused a problem in their relationship.
Female / Any age / Any Ethnicity. Jena is a lady that fight demon of the street. She is a lesbian woman who fell in love with Mekita and moved in with Mekita.
Male / 41-50 yrs. / Caucasian. Mr. Smith is a go-to lawyer who handles all the elite people in South Florida from drug lords, gangs, and anybody that has money in South Florida. He is low key and no one has seen him face-to-face but two multimillionaires who run South Florida. They have Senators, judges and everyone else on the payroll.
Male – MIN MIKE is a dealer in the streets who lives with his grandma and sells liquid on the side. His grandma runs a card house and Mini Mike knows everything that happens in the streets.
Male / Any age / African American. Jim-BO is Nakeda’s cousin and is a drug dealer and ex-con who now owns a music studio with many signed artists. He deals with drugs but now is a big time drug dealer because he is doing more in music than the streets.
Male/ Any age / Asian. ISAMU is a rich Asia man from China with a lot of investment in South Florida. He was raised in China and is part of an elite army special forces. His father was the richest man in China.
Female / Any age / Any Ethnicity. Ne-Ne is a female who is King’s secretary and answers the phone for King. She is very sassy and speaks her mind. She is from Miami where King’s company is located.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATES: May 6, 2015 and May 13,2015
LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: May 12, 2015
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