Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Klaws” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted May 12, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: This is grindhouse/horror/arthouse film that positions itself as a “1975 Texas Chainsaw Massacre style” completely independent flick. The story surrounds an ancient cult within the christian religion that predicts the rise of an antichrist. The film largely takes place in isolated countryside.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: Klaws
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Internet

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Joshua Portin
WRITER: Joshua Portin
PRODUCER: Jamie Zaslav
CASTING: Joshua Portin, Jamie Zaslav

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: 7/1/2017-3/1/2018
LOCATION: New York, NY; Upstate New York

REHEARSAL DATE & LOCATION
DATE: 5/12-6/12 (2017)
LOCATION: New York, NY (phone or skype)

SEEKING TALENT
Klaws: Main character. Klaws will be seen as a child, teen/adult, and old man. The teen/adult role is the most significant and resembles an evan peters AHS season 1.

Ms. Klaws and daughters: Old dirty woman. Young twenties, black hair. Goth.

Klaws’ Kids: Four males mid twenties who can have a screw lose when it comes to acting.

EXTRAS: There are going to be many extras needed and it is VITAL that these extras fit the feel and look of the movie to further the realness of the overall film. PLEASE REACH OUT even if you have the tiniest bit of interest (even if you are not confident in your acting). If any of this sounds appealing to you, please contact, I am positive we can find a role.

SEEKING CREW
Creative minds to help with any skill/interest they have!

COMPENSATION
PAY: Deferred
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
NOTES: As of now the budget and time is all coming out of pocket from myself. Collaboration is key and I am 100% transparent with finances and want everyone involved compensated to the fullest.

TALENT AUDITION
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE: 5/12-6/12 (2017)
LOCATION: NY, NY but willing to audition anyone interested
BRING: Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: I am looking for a specific type of person. This will not be a stereotypical audition. It will first consist of a phone/skype screening or a coffee meetup depending on proximity. Please email me why you are interested and what you can bring to the table. Looking for passion and energy!

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 6, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: joshuacportin@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: Nothing is concrete. Please submit anything and everything you can.

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 30, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: joshuacportin@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Resume

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
**MY goal is to find extremely talented unknown independent actors/actresses and showcase the @#%# out of their talent**

About Me: Young advertising professional in NY, NY. Graduate of AB Freeman Business School at Tulane University. Lifelong passion for screenwriting, film and audio—finally ready to put the pieces together. Along with the script and direction, I have an advertising strategy mapped for the film. I am proficient in Adobe Premier, After Effects and sound design and planning on doing the majority of work in-house.

CONTACT
Joshua Portin
joshuacportin@gmail.com
914-525-1133

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