Posted July 31, 2018
PLOT SUMMARY: Months after her parents’ death, Erica is dropped off at a house where two peculiar strangers will foster her. It isn’t long, however, before she begins to feel uneasy about her circumstance and suspicious that there’s something sinister at play.
TITLE: The Carters
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DIRECTOR: Roy Cantu
WRITER: Kris Gathman
PRODUCER: Megan Palma, Brian Guthrie, Armando Barrios
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: Mid to Late Fall 2018
LOCATION: Twin Peaks, CA
ERICA: Age 18-25. Any ethnicity. Perceptive and vigilant, Erica is a survivor who won’t hesitate to fight back. Despite suffering the tragedy of having lost both her parents, she remains good-hearted.
SARAH: Age 35-45. Any ethnicity. Her daughter’s death has made her into the overprotective, unhinged woman she is today. Sarah is maternal by nature, willing to do anything she deems necessary to take care of her family.
JAMES: Age 35-45. Any ethnicity. Although James appears to be quite charismatic to the world, behind closed doors he can be quite volatile and authoritarian. James may be charming, but he isn’t afraid to use brute force to get his way.
KYLE: Age 25-35. Any ethnicity. Kyle is an idealistic social worker with a strong moral backbone. He not only wants to help foster kids out of professional necessity, but has a genuine concern and caring for their well-being.
LILY: Age 6-9. Any ethnicity.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: August 17, 2018
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