UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Shots Fired” [Los Angeles, CA] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 31, 2016: reposted with updates

LOGLINE: Things go majorly wrong at a local bodega when a shoplifting prank takes a wrong turn and a 10 year old boy is shot and killed.

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

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: Two Old Guys Productions

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Tom Suzuki
WRITER: Tom Suzuki
PRODUCER: Reggie Luck

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: May 7-8, 2016
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

REHEARSAL DATE & LOCATION
DATES: April 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, May 4, 2016
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

SEEKING TALENT
Cast members wanted for the Student Short Film “Shots Fired”.

If you’re a serious actor looking for a phenomenal role in a dramatic short film, this is the film for you. No role is too small. Be part of a project you’ll be proud to work on and place on your reel. You’ll fall in love with the script.

There will be 6 mandatory rehearsals. 2 long shooting days. Only the serious need apply. This film will be going to festivals.

The following roles need to be filled.

DRE
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.
WES
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.
TY
13-year old African American Boy. Thug bully type. Juvenile Delinquent. Bad influence on Dre.
SEAN
11-year old African American Boy. Follower.
OLD LADY
60 to 80-year old African American Woman. Loves her TV. Very feisty.
GIRL/BOY
4 to 6-year old African American Children (twins). Typical young children. Very active. Loads of energy.
SHONDRA
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.
DEE
35 to 40-year old African American Woman. Shondra’s sister. Likes to gossip.
BODEGA OWNER
50 to 60-year old male. Any ethnicity except Black. Slightly racist and has been robbed in the past.

Auditions will be held between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd at Hollywood Casting and Film, 6900 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038. (310) 331-8730

and

between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 3rd at NYFA, 3300 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA.

Please bring reels.

We look forward to speaking with the best of the best.

For more information, please contact Reggie Luck at: 702-523-2694 or reginald.luck@nyfa.com with “SHOTS FIRED” and “ROLE” in the subject line.

SEEKING CREW
We’re looking for experienced film production crew to work on our Short Film “Shots Fired”. Great credits and Great production experience. Be part of a film project you’ll be proud of working on and putting on your reel.

We need the following positions filled.

• LINE PRODUCER/UPM
• D.P.
• CAMERA OPERATOR
• ASSISTANT C.O.
• GAFFER
• KEY GRIP
• SOUND MIXER
• SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
• LOCATION MANAGER/SCOUT
• MAKE UP/HAIR
• STILL PHOTOGRAPHER
• VIDEOGRAPHER (behind the scenes)
• EDITOR
• COLORIST/GRADER

We’re out to do the impossible. Produce a Studio quality film in 2 days. If you’re looking for a challenge, this project is for you. Dedicated hard working crew only. This is a “All Hands on Deck” project. No position is too small.

Interviews will be held between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, April 6th and 8th at Space Station Casting Studios, 950 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038. 323-962-4400. Please bring reels and/or samples.

Please call us for an appointment. Or just come by, but you might have to wait a little.

For more information, please contact Reggie Luck at: 702-523-2694 or reginald.luck@nyfa.com with “SHOTS FIRED” and “POSITION” in the subject line.

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

TALENT AUDITION
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE/TIME(1): April 2, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
DATE/TIME(2): April 3, 2016 – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: Call backs audition will be held on April 9th, 2016 at NYFA. Time TBD.

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 10, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: tomsuzuki1@verizon.net / CC submissions to Reggie Luck: reginald.luck@nyfa.edu
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay, Reel file, Reel link

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 10, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: reginald.luck@nyfa.edu
INCLUDE: Resume, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: Interviews will held on April 6 and 8 at Space Station Casting. Please call for appointment.

SYNOPSIS
Wes, has always looked up to his older brother Dre 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
We are not your typical film students and this is not your typical student short. Please come by and take a look at our script. This film will definitely be going to festivals. Thank you in advance for your interest.

We also need P.A.s !!!

CONTACT
Reggie Luck
reginald.luck@nyfa.edu
702-523-2694

Tom Suzuki
310-968-6987

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