Posted July 31, 2015
PLOT SUMMARY: Nighthawk follows the story of John, a young man caught up with the struggles of life in the big city. After recently moving away from his quaint hometown in rural California to pursue his movie stardom dreams, John finds himself alone and unemployed, questioning his aspirations while struggling to find connection in the daunting city. In light of this, John pursues an active hobby in shadowing unsuspecting citizens which begins innocently but soon turns deadly as he stumbles across the scene of a crime amidst a recent string of unsolved murders, implicating him in the act as well. His own life now threatened by an inexplicable force of supernatural nature, John is compelled to solve the crime and catch the murderer before anyone else is hurt.
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
DIRECTORS: Ricardo Ponce, Andy Rivera
WRITER: Ricardo Ponce
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
John – Early to mid 20s. He is lonely and often daydreams when innocently longing for emotional connection that has been lacking from his life. Is soft spoken but willfully determined in his pursuit to uncover the mystery of the crime despite what danger he may encounter.
Jane – Early to mid 20s. John’s point for emotional connection. She is kind, lively and empathetic to John while simultaneously dealing with her own feelings of lonliness stemming from an emotionally neglected childhood. A character with emotional range from both vivacious to quietly somber.
Suited Man – Early to mid 20s. An archetypal character of film noir. Handsome, cool, well groomed in a dark suit but ultimately mysterious. Has a classic Hollywood look and demeanor using body language and physical gestures to say more than words could.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: August 31, 2015
SEND EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: If you are between the ages of 21-26 and fit any of the following roles, please send your Name, Age, City of Residence, contact information and your headshots/resume/any examples of your work to email@example.com – Please put the character name that you are interested in alongside the title of the film (NIGHTHAWK) as the subject of the email.
TYPE: By Appointment Only
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: All auditions will be scheduled personally in order to accomadate actors’ availabilities.
Actors who have experience or a comfortable with guerilla style film making are a plus as filiming will take place in public areas that may be crowded depending on our shooting schedule.
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