Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Don’t Watch the News!” [Dallas/Fort Worth, TX] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 25, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A group of friends come together to create one of the most diverse places to work in the world. Their plans of sustaining this environment quickly derail, however, when TVs playing divisive news stories are planted in their workspace; crumbling the union they once had.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: Don’t Watch the News!
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: Creative Minds Media Group

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Lafayette Dennis
WRITER: Lafayette Dennis
PRODUCER: Driven Minds Film

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: 11/11/2017 – 12/10/2017
LOCATION: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

REHEARSAL DATE & LOCATION
DATE: 11/4/2017 & 11/5/2017
LOCATION: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

SEEKING TALENT
JT: African American male, late 20’s. He is a Residential Real Estate Guru who owns his own real estate brokerage under the Global Service Conglomeration company umbrella. He is a laid back smooth talker who is slow to anger, but make no mistake, he is about his business.

REX: White male, late 20’s. He is a Certified Public Accountant who is childhood best friends with JT and Yaman. The only thing he takes seriously is his business and the company. Rex is the jokester and prankster of the bunch. Although he may seem as though he tries too hard to fit in, he is actually quite knowledgeable when it comes to different cultures.

YAMAN: Middle Eastern/Indian male, late 20’s. He is a Commercial Real Estate Broker who grew up on the same street as JT growing up. Out of the three friends, he is the most sensible one. He is also the only one in a relationship and enjoys balancing work with personal life.

PRISHA: Middle Eastern/Indian female, mid 20’s. She is the girlfriend of Yaman and a total bombshell. She turns heads everywhere she goes but is more than just beautiful face, she is also a pharmacist on her way to opening her own pharmacy. She has a bubbly personality and always seems to be in good spirits.

TANNER: White male, early 20’s. He is a young, quick learner who is always open to new ideas. He grew up in a small town and starred as a middle linebacker of the football team. He earned a partial scholarship to a DIII football program, where he was first introduced to different cultures. In his pastime, he enjoys reading, watching foreign films, and studying different languages.

SEEKING CREW
Production Assistants

COMPENSATION
PAY: Deferred
OTHER: Film Credit, Meals, Snacks/Beverages

TALENT AUDITION
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE: October 28, 2017
LOCATION: Dallas/Fort Worth
BRING: Headshot, Resume

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 27, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: casting@cmmg.us
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Reel file, Reel link

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 27, 2017
SEND EMAIL TO: casting@cmmg.us
INCLUDE: Resume

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