Casting, Crew and Location Call for Short Film [Westover, MD] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted June 10, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: We all have an origin, so did Harriet Tubman. This story takes a look at Rit, Harriet’s mother and gives a look at where the courage came from for her to become an agent in the Underground Railroad.

PRODUCTION
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: FIlm Festivals

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: 7/27-7/29 (2018)
LOCATION: Westover, MD

SEEKING TALENT
Scott Randolph – Slaveowner, Male, Caucasian, Mid 40’s
Edward Brodess – Slave Trader, Male, Caucasian, 40’s
Rit Ross – Harriet Tubman’s Mother, Female, Af Am, 40’s
Henry Ross – Harriet’s Brother, teenager
Araminta Ross (young Harriet), 7-10 yrs
Adult Harriet Tubman 25-30 yrs
3-4 Extras

SEEKING CREW
Gaffer/Grip w/equip
Boom Operator w/equip
Production Manager
Production Assistants

Semi-pro’s and students looking for experience accepted. Willing to rent equipment if necessary.

SEEKING LOCATION
Need location in Maryland with a shack.
Kind of run down but safe enough to go inside and make look like slave quarters.
Could use a barn or old shed preferrably with a usable door.

Compensation can be negotiated.

COMPENSATION
PAY: Deferred, Non-paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
NOTES: Film is not paid. Will reimburse gas for round trips to and from filming locations. Film will be submitted to festivals as well as internet and cable outlets.

TALENT AUDITION
DATE/TIME: TBD
LOCATION: Silver Spring, MD
BRING: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay
NOTES: Please prepare a dramatic monologue. 1-2 minutes in length.

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Sat, June 30th 2018
SEND EMAIL TO: niknicsmall@hotmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Regular photo okay, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: You can submit either HS/Resume or Reel link. Please title your email Rit.Talent.YourName.

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Sat, June 30th 2018
SEND EMAIL TO: niknicsmall@hotmail.com
INCLUDE: Resume, Reel file, Reel link
NOTES: You can submit either Resume or Reel link. Please title your email Rit.Crew.YourName.

LOCATION SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Sat, July 14th 2018
SEND EMAIL TO: niknicsmall@hotmail.com
INCLUDE: Photo
NOTES: Please title your email Rit.Location.YourName.

CONTACT
Nikki N Smallwood
niknicsmall@hotmail.com
202.361.8820

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