Casting and Location Call for Web Series “Happy Normal People” [Grand Rapids, MI] #casting #locationcall

Posted September 11, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Happy Normal People
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Shooting schedule will be made once casting has been completed
SHOOTING LOCATION: Grand Rapids, MI area

SYNOPSIS:

Casting call for first season comedy-drama web series. Revolving around seven main characters, the ten episode first season focuses on the gritty and real life situations they encounter. Episodes will range between 3 – 8 minutes.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

– MALE 1: Main role – mid 20s to mid 30s. Bisexual, bearded, very easy-going, light-hearted, enjoys the company of his friends. In a relationship with Female 1.

– FEMALE 1: Main role – mid 20s to mid 30s. Gentle natured, and knows what she wants but tends to let others decide for her. She’s honest to a fault and wants what’s best for everyone in her close circle of friends. Sisters with Female 3, in a relationship with Male 1.

– MALE 2: Main role – mid 20s to late 30s. The voice of reason in the group. His smile is contagious. Very loving and laid back. Ready to take on the world. Married to Female 2.

– FEMALE 2: Main role – mid 20s to late 30s. Loving towards her husband (Male 2) but likes to get out with her girl friends. Sociable, can keep the conversation going. Likes to make people laugh.

– FEMALE 3: Main role – Mid 20s to mid 30s. Lesbian. Just came out. Unsure of where her new life is taking her. Introverted, but comfortable around her group of friends. Close with her Sister (Female 1).

– MALE 3: Main role – mid 20s – 30s. Gay, bearded, adorable. A little shy, but goes for what he wants. Newest member to the group. Dating Male 4 (already cast).

– PARKER: Guest spot in episode 9 – mid 20s to late 30s. Female 3’s ex.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

A portion of filming will be outside in a backyard for a bonfire. The show is dependent on the cast because we would have to be allowed to shoot inside their own home. Shoots will mostly be in the living room/kitchen areas, but some scenes involve the bedroom and/or bathroom.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: happynormalpeople@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay, Demo reel link

OTHER NOTES:

If any of the characters sound appealing to you or you know someone who would be interested, please pass along the information. The website is http://happynormalpeople.wordpress.com.

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Casting Call for Short Film “Another Night Out” [Grand Rapids, MI] #casting

Posted January 7, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Another Night Out
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Trevor James Burnett
WRITER: Trevor James Burnett
DIRECTOR: Trevor James Burnett
CASTING AGENT: Trevor James Burnett
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: January 29th, 30th, 31st
SHOOTING LOCATION: Grand Rapids, Michigan

LOGLINE:

Life has just begun for Mason Lindblom. Life is about to end for Jim Tremblay. The boy and man are complete strangers. Jim feels he has nothing else to live for. Mason has his whole life ahead of him and is unaware of the hardships life brings but how beautiful life can be. The story documents a night where the two lives meet for one brief moment and then continue in two different directions.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Jim Tremblay – A man in his forties. He feels he has nothing to show for his life as it stands right now. He is an alcoholic and extremely unhappy.

Mason Lindblom – An eight-year-old boy who has a much more fresh outlook on life. He is experiencing life. He has very caring and loving parents.

Mary Lindblom – Woman in her late twenties or early thirties. She loves her boy. The stresses of life beat her down but her son makes her smile. She knows life can be cruel at times but it so worth living for.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: January 16, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: trevorjamesburnett@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: Sunday, 01/19/2014
AUDITION START TIME: 1:00PM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 4311 Forestway Dr. SE Apt. 34, Kentwood, MI, 49512

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

The audition will be held at Eastland Apartments in Kentwood, Michigan.