Open Casting Call and Crew Call for Short Film “Uncle Ken” [Rockford, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 16, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: “Mike”, aged 9 to 13, needs to be cared for because his parents are out of town overnight. He stays with his uncle, Uncle Ken, and his aunt Carol. Very early in the morning, Mike is awakened when Uncle Ken returns home drunk looking for some lost money and abusing his wife. Mike witnesses the abuse and is badly shaken.

The film is a coming of age story as well as a the realization of Mike’s father that he needs to stop enabling his brother, Ken, and help him and his sister-in-law.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: Uncle Ken
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: Unplanned at this time – but production should be in late April and May of this year.
LOCATION: Rockford, IL

SEEKING TALENT
Boy, white, aged 9 to 13. Experience not necessary, but desire and willingness to do well and to meet the challenge required.

SEEKING CREW
Experienced cinematographer – $75 for full day’s shooting.

COMPENSATION
PAY: Non-paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages

TALENT AUDITION
TYPE: Open Casting Call
DATE/TIME(1): March 22, 2016 6pm
DATE/TIME(2): March 29, 2016 6pm
LOCATION: Rockford, IL Rock Valley College, ERC Bldg. Off Spring Creek Road.
NOTES:
– Enter through the main entrance in the ERC Building (labeled on the building)
– Audition will be video recorded
– Parent required to be with child (and during all productions)
– Will receive audition script at door. Actor will read the script during audition.

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: March 22, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: rondjohn@earthlink.net
INCLUDE: Resume
NOTES: Please submit phone number and I will contact you.

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