Casting, Crew and Location Call for Feature Film “To The Moon & Back” [Dallas, TX] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted July 29, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Senior year is the year of change, college applications, prom, senioritis, and making the little moments last forever. After his girlfriend of 5 years cuts open his chest, ripped his heart out, had a mariachi band dance on it, and threw it in the trash, Shawn’s senior year immediately goes down hill. As senior year begins to come to an end, Shawn’s closet friends make it their mission to lift up his spirits and bring him back to normal.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: To The Moon & Back
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Internet, Digital and DVD

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: Toasted Bagels Production

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Amanda Manassah
WRITER: Amanda Manasseh
CASTING: Nadia McNeal

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: 8/11/16 – 8/19/16
LOCATIONS: Dallas, Garland Texas

SEEKING TALENT
Shawn Peterson: (17-19) He loves literature/poetry and the 90’s sitcom Friends. He’s a bit awkward but in a good way. Shawn is a hopeless romantic who is known for being the “nice guy.” *Must be comfortable with kissing on screen and doing comedic minor stunts

Bethany-Rose: (17-19) Shawn’s ex-girlfriend. She is president of their class, a bit of an overachiever, but mainly has a kind heart.
*Must be comfortable with kissing on screen.

Cecilia: (17-19) A bad ass girl who befriends Shawn at a party out of pity.
*Must be comfortable with kissing on screen.

Tanner: (17-19) One of Shawn’s closest friends. He’s gay (you don’t have to be gay to play this character) He is a very comedic character and sweet.

Luca: (17-19) (must be able to speck Spanish and is okay with taking his shirt off) He’s a hot foreign exchange student from South America who dates Shawn’s ex, Bethany-Rose.
*Must be comfortable with kissing on screen.

Lauren: (16-18) A young teen girl who runs a piercing company in her bedroom.

Lucy: (18-19) Flirts with Shawn at a cafe and has a big chest.

Will: (8-13) Will and his twin sister Kate make fun of Shawn for not be able to ride a bike at the park.
*Must own their own bike to bring on set

Katie: (8-13) Kate and her twin brother Will make fun of Shawn for not be able to ride a bike at the park.
*Must own their own bike to bring on set

Jen (Leader of the Feminist Club): (17-19) She is a comedic character

Feminist Club Members: (17-19)
4 Girls and 1 Boy

Tiffany: (16-19) Bethany-Rose best friend

Micheal: (16-19) Tiffany’s boyfriend

PARTY EXTRAS: (17-19)
3 girls and 2 boys

Beer Pong Players: (17-19)
2 Boys and 1 Girl

Crowd watching Bear Pong: (17-19)
3 boys and 2 Girls

EXTRAS
Feminist club: 4 Girls & 1 Boy

Little Girl on a bike: (9-12) Comedic scene where Shawn steals a bike from a little girl *Must own their own bike to bring on set (preferably a cute tiny girl bike)

Bethany-Rose little sister: (10-13) Small comedic scene

SEEKING CREW
See below

SEEKING LOCATION
Backyard pool (a small and short scene)

Local Cafe

Small restaurant/cafe place for a dinner party scene

High school teenage boy’s bedroom

COMPENSATION
PAY: Non-paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 8/5/16
SEND EMAIL TO: mandymanassah@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: ACTORS MUST SUBMIT THESE REQUIREMENTS

SUBJECT: CASTING TTMB FILM
Name, Age, Gender, City, Contact Info
CHARACTER NAME
1 HEADSHOT & 1 FULL BODY
Resume + Monologue video/reel
OR 1 minute or less monologue (WE HAVE TO SEE THE ACTOR ACT BEFORE WE CAN CAST THEM)
*if you make music or sing, let us know!

*A lost of scene take place in Shawn’s room, front door of a house, or dining room. If an actor would like to offer their home or has a pool (for a pool scene) as a film location please let us know in your submission (they will also get film credit) please and thank you.

The movie is going to be fast pace with limited time to learn lines since it’s a last minute film. We need students who have film and/or acting experience who can learn lines quickly for the major roles.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU’RE AVAILABLE BETWEEN (8/11/16 – 8/20/16)
THE SCHEDULE IS SET

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 8-5-16

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 8/5/16
SEND EMAIL TO: mandymanassah@gmail.com
NOTES: *A lost of scene take place in Shawn’s room, front door of a house, or dining room. If any crew member would like to offer their home or has a pool (for a pool scene) as a film location please let us know in your submission (they will also get film credit) please and thank you.

This is a student featured film produced by high school and college students. If you are a teen or young adult who has skills or want to gain skills in filmmaking email us.
Subject: TTMB Crew
A nice photo of yourself
1 paragraph about yourself
Any skill related to Film or theatre (ex: boom mic, camera work, stage tech experience etc)
IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT LET US KNOW
Resume or videos/reel (if you have one)
Contact info (PLEASE STATE YOUR CITY)
*The crew members must live close enough to the area of where we are filming

LOCATION SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 8/5/16
SEND EMAIL TO: mandymanassah@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Photo
NOTES: This is a student featured film produced by high school and college students.

*A lost of scene take place in Shawn’s room, front door of a house, or dining room. If anyone would like to offer their home or has a pool (for a pool scene) as a film location please let us know in your submission (they will also get film credit) please and thank you.

We also need a cafe and local restaurant location.

Please send in photos of the location and a contact info. Thank you!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The movie is going to be fast pace with limited time to learn lines since it’s a last minute film. We need students who have film and/or acting experience who can learn lines quickly for the major roles.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU’RE AVAILABLE BETWEEN (8/11/16 – 8/20/16)
THE SCHEDULE IS SET IN STONE

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 8-5-16

Thank you.

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