Posted June 23, 2017
PLOT SUMMARY: Dirty Dishes is about a dispirited 1950’s housewife who desires a life outside of her home, but must first confront her sink full of dirty dishes.
Martha Lapin is a dispirited 1950’s suburban housewife who feels disengaged from the world around her. One morning while having breakfast with her husband, Roger, and their two kids, Martha comes across an ad for a writing assistant position and confesses to Roger her desire to rejoin the workforce. Blindsided by her confession, Roger convinces Martha that her duty as a wife and mother should come before her desire to return to work. With Roger and the kids away, Martha goes about her day as usual receiving visits from Bill, an insurance salesman, Darcy, her high-spirited nanny, and Nancy Girshfield, the ultimate neighborhood housewife. In the end, Martha finds that going after what she wants will force her to confront the one question she is afraid to ask herself: does she love her family as much as she thinks she does? And that answer may rely entirely on whether or not she can complete the one task she secretly refuses to do: washing the dirty dishes.
TITLE: Dirty Dishes
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD, DV
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
DIRECTOR: Keila Gunter
PRODUCER: Keila Gunter
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: July 6th – July 9th and July 13th – July 16th (2017)
LOCATION: Baltimore, Maryland
Looking for Crew for Student Short Film. You do not need to have your own equipment and production will be 8 days in Baltimore. These positions are unpaid, but we are offering copy, credit, and meals. And this is also a great opportunity to get more experience and be a part of a period piece. If interested or want to know more details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and/or reel and your availability from July 5th – July 16th.
List of Available Positions:
Gaffer (please send samples of work. Ideally, would be available for all 8 days)
Hair/Make-Up (please send samples of work)
Boom Operator (2 people)
Production Assistants (2 people)
Sound Designer (please send samples of work)
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: July 5th, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: email@example.com
INCLUDE: Resume, Reel link
NOTES: Details regarding which positions require reels have been noted above.
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