Casting Call for Short Film “Imagine Barry” [Long Island, NY] #casting

Posted December 7, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: IMAGINE BARRY is a short, narrative film about Max, a young man struggling to keep up with both his job and the girl of his dreams. As he struggles to find his inner creativity and imagination as an adult, he is unexpectedly visited by his imaginary friend Barry…who has arrived 25 years or so late. Barry attempts to help Max rediscover the joy of imagination he’s lost since growing up, get a job promotion and propose to his girlfriend in a musical, comedic adventure for all ages featuring puppetry and an original song.

imagine_barry_teaser_1-3_smallPRODUCTION
TITLE: Imagine Barry
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: The Soup Is On Productions

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Jordan Harff
WRITER: Jordan Harff
PRODUCER: Jordan Harff, Kaylee Harff

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: Long Island, NY

SEEKING TALENT
Barry (Male, 18-35, Tenor/Baritone, Voice-Over Role)

Character Description:
Barry is a puppet and the imaginary friend of Max. He is exuberant, energetic and fun-loving. His voice should sound natural, almost childlike. Examples include Walter from “The Muppets”, Phineas from “Phineas and Ferb” or Yakko Warner from “Animaniacs”. Barry is the antithesis of childhood imagination and wonder and exudes love and positivity, with a touch of sarcasm and slight adult humor.

MUST BE ABLE TO SING IN CHARACTER VOICE

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

TALENT AUDITION
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE/TIME: Dec 11, 2016 6:00pm
LOCATION: Ronkonkoma, NY
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: Please prepare a comedic upbeat Broadway-style song or comedic upbeat Disney-type song. Please also be prepared to read a side from the original script.

Recommended Special Skills:
Character voices; Celebrity impressions; Comedic timing

Will not appear on camera. This is a voice-over role for the lead puppet role.

Please RSVP to imaginebarryfilm@gmail.com to confirm an audition time and receive a side to audition with.

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Dec 11, 2016
SEND EMAIL TO: imaginebarryfilm@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay

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