Casting and Crew Call for Television Series “The Rainmakers” [Brooklyn NY; Austin TX] #casting #filmcrew

Posted June 9, 2019

PLOT SUMMARY: “The Rainmakers” (sci-fi) A six part mini-series. 85 years in the future, set against the backdrop of nuclear terrorism and the secession of Texas, a team of unlikely heroes revives the last Space Shuttle in a desperate bid to save Earth from drought and famine. Starring Anfernee Oliver, Laz Rivero. Story by Michael Littlejohn, Directed by Tak Namuta.

PRODUCTION
TITLE: The Rainmakers
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Television Series, 6 part mini-series
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Cable
NOTES: Versions film in English and Spanish

PRODUCTION COMPANY
COMPANY: Pieces of 8 Filmgroup

KEY POSITIONS
DIRECTOR: Tak Namuta
WRITER: Michael Littlejohn
CASTING: Michael Littlejohn, Tak Namuta

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: October 15, 2019 and onward
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York; Austin, Texas

REHEARSAL DATE & LOCATION
DATE: TBA starting in September 2019
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York; Austin, Texas

SEEKING TALENT
Background Actors: USN personnel, Marines, Anarchists, rioters, protesters, evil mercenaries, Texas revolutionaries (circa 2104)

Austin, Texas Unit (You must live in the Austin area and be available to shoot on weekends)

Macho, a member of the Texas militia – apparent age 18, Macho has a several lines and a little action. Male Hispanic. Austin area only.

Jesus, a member of the Texas militia – apparent age 18. Jesus has several lines and a little action. Male Hispanic. Austin area only.

Taylor, a member of the Texas militia – apparent age of 18. Several lines, some action. Male CaucasianAustin area only.

Zeke, a member of the Texas militia – apparent age of 18. A good number of lines and action. Male Caucasian Austin area only.

Misc. members of the Texas militia – Male, female, any ethnicity or age. No lines, a little physical acting. Austin area only.

New York City Unit

Background actors: Anarchists, protesters, rioters, mercenaries, uniformed members of the USN.

SEEKING CREW
New York City -The following positions are internships offered, non-paid, film credit, lunch/dinner/coffee provided, reel where your talents appear.

Photoshop Artist

Still Photographer

Assistant Editor, Proficient in Adobe Premiere CC 2018

Makeup Artist

Assistant Camera/Camera 2

Assistant Camera/Camera 3

Production Assistant/car required

Digital Musician: Finale or Sibelius-proficient

FX and/or prothetics technician

Austin, Tx – Internships – Production Assistant/car required, Lighting technician

COMPENSATION
PAY: Non-paid
OTHER: Film Credit, Meals, Snacks/Beverages

SPECIAL NOTES
No minors may apply (sorry). Actor-candidates must provide 2 to 3 recent headshots, height, weight, clothing sizes, shoes size. Must be available to shoot/rehearse on weekends. 3 valid IDs required of any kind, one with picture.

TALENT AUDITIONS
TYPE: By Appointment Only
DATE: October 30, 2019
TIME: TBA
BRING: Headshot, Resume
LOCATION: Manhattan, NY. Austin-area actors may submit a short reel.

TALENT SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 30, 2019
SEND EMAIL TO: piecesof8filmgroup@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
NOTES: Pieces of 8 Filmgroup encourages applicants across all demographics of age, ethnicity, gender and gender-identity: glbtq persons encouraged to apply. Veterans encouraged to apply. Again, this production does not use minors, however if you will be 17 years 6 months old by the first shoot date, Oct 30, 2019 you may apply. Austin and NYC-area actors encouraged to apply. Bilingual English-Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

CREW SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 30, 2019
SEND EMAIL TO: piecesof8filmgroup@gmail.com
INCLUDE: Resume
NOTES: Non-paid/internships. A great chance to work on an exciting indie project.

CONTACT
Michael Littlejohn
piecesof8filmgroup@gmail.com
347-962-0665

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