Posted March 29, 2016
PLOT SUMMARY: Wes (10), has always looked up to his older brother Dre (13) and has always wanted to be included in his older brother’s group of friends. As a playful prank to try and scare his younger brother, Dre tries to coerce Wes into stealing some sodas and snacks at the local bodega. He hands Wes a toy gun to use in hopes to scare him from accepting the task. Wes doesn’t give in and soon both boys find themselves in front of the bodega. They enter the bodega and their nerves start to get unhinged when things turn terribly wrong as the simple prank turns deadly and the bodega owner accidentally shoots and kills Wes thinking that the toy gun was real.
TITLE: Shots Fired
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
COMPANY: Two Old Guys Productions/New York Film Academy
DIRECTOR: Tom Suzuki
WRITERS: Tom Suzuki/Reggie Luck, Sr.
PRODUCER: Reggie Luck, Sr.
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: May 7, 8, 2016
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
REHEARSAL DATE & LOCATION
DATES: April 10, 17, 24 / May 4, 5, 2016
LOCATION: Burbank, CA
12-year old African American Boy. Overall nice boy and natural leader but when with his group of friends he sometime gives in to peer pressure.
9-year old African American Boy. Dre’s younger brother. Looks up to his brother. Smart but mischievous and get’s himself into sticky situations.
13-year old African American Boy. Thug bully type. Juvenile Delinquent. Bad influence on Dre.
11-year old African American Boy. Follower.
60 to 80-year old African American Woman. Loves her TV. Very feisty.
4 to 6-year old African American Children (twins). Typical young children. Very active. Loads of energy.
35 to 40-year old single African American Woman with 4 children by 3 fathers. Trying to raise them the best she can. Sometimes loses track of kids through the chaos.
35 to 40-year old African American Woman. Shondra’s sister. Likes to gossip.
50 to 60-year old male. Any ethnicity except Black. Slightly racist and has been robbed in the past.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals. Snacks/Beverages
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE/TIME: April 2, 2016 10am – 4pm
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 1, 2016
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SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 30, 2016
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