Casting and Location Call for Feature Film “BANJO” [Manhattan, NY] #casting #filmlocation

Posted March 25, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: The film is a musical story of the journey of Chris -a student studying music in an American college and a group of boys playing the Banjo (which is a musical instrument popular in Mumbai). Chris by chance hears the sound of the Banjo and comes all the way to India/Mumbai to find this group of boys & the Banjo.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: BANJO
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Not Decided – Theatrical in India

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: Sukarma Films
WEBSITE: www.sukarmafilms.com

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: June 7th to 12th, 2016
LOCATION: Manhattan, NY

SEEKING TALENT
Chris Father – 53- 54 yrs old. Indian American has lived all his life in Brooklyn. Came to NY from India in the 80’s. Speaks Hindi.

Chris Mother – 47 -52 yrs old. Indian American has lived all his life in Brooklyn. Gentle and very sweet/ caring. Came to NY with her husband from India in the 80’s. Speaks Hindi.

Mr. Joshi – 50 -55 yrs old. Similar to Chris Father. Indian American. Needs to Speak Hindi.

Mrs. Joshi. – 50 -52 yrs old. Indian Lady and needs to know Hindi.

Mrs. Joshi Son – 25 yrs old – 27 yrs old. Smart young. Has studied in the US for many years. Needs to know how to speak Hindi.

Meera – 25 -27 yrs. Bright & Sparky. Studies Music along with Chris- (Main Protagonist). Speaks to Hindi and is Chris’s best friend.

SEEKING LOCATION
Music College – 1 day shoot – approx. 6 hrs. Need Music Room, Bathroom and Corridor.

Club – Next to the Music College which has a DJ console. And the college kids hang out.

Meera Apt – A 1 BR apt next to the college, having a small terrace which overlooks new york city and sky scrappers.

Chris Apt – A 2 BR Apt, Living room and Chris Bedroom. Apartment overlooking city skycape and good view of city.

COMPENSATION
PAY: Paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 10, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: mehjabeenraja@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Reel link

LOCATION SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 5, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: mehjabeenraja@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Photo

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is an Indian Hindi Film. A portion of 3-4 days we plan to shoot in NY.

CONTACT
Mehjabeen Raja
mehjabeenraja@gmail.com
+91 9920266349

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