Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Temperature” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted February 8, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: “Temperature,” is a romantic comedy that highlights the intricacies of dating in this day and age. The film also focuses on on the common struggles and success that life brings for a recent college graduate. The film is from the perspective of three male best friends and four female best friends living in New York City.
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Casting Call for Trailer “SKY KIDS” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted November 28, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: In 1930 three teenage orphans from the Lower East Side are witness to an invasion by aliens bent harvesting Earth’s natural resources to build their own habitable planet. They learn to fly three experimental biplanes against the invaders assisted by a peculiar assortment of characters.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Short Film “A Period of Time” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted November 11, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: Present day. After JON, wife died of breast cancer a year ago JON, is finally ready to move on with the help from his best friend FRANK. But his journey wasn’t an easy one for him. When she died it was a tough year for JON. Going into isolation, quitting his job, to even cutting all ties to friends and family. But with the help from his wife SARAH via video and best friend FRANK, JON, is slowly trying to move ahead of the pain he still faces to this day. After facing his demons by playing a video of SARAH, JON, finds a PIN BOARD which he will reveal the beginning, middle and end of their story.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Feature Film “The Wannabes” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted November 4, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: No gang wants them so they make their own. Too young to be feared so they make their own threat. If prison is where criminals form gangs, then detention is where they will make theirs…
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “A Period Of Time” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 16, 2017

LOGLINE: When a husband loses his wife to breast cancer, he goes into isolation while refusing to accept what change his new life will bring.

STORYLINE: After is wife died of breast cancer a year ago JOHN, is finally ready to move on with the help from his best friend FRANK. But his journey wasn’t an easy one for him. When she died it was a tough year for JOHN. Going into isolation, quitting his job, to even cutting all ties to friends and family. But with the help from his best friend JOHN, he’s slowly trying to move ahead of the pain he still faces to this day. After FRANK, convince him to move in JOHN, finds himself facing his demons by playing a video of SARAH, which leads him to display the beginning, middle and tragic end of their love story.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “The Wannabes” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted September 28, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: No gang wants them so they make their own. Too young to be feared so they make their own threat. If prison is where criminals form gangs, then detention is where they will make theirs…
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Casting Call for Short Film “Some of My Best Friends are Ghost” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted September 18, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A young woman struggling to express her feelings is visited by a dark figure.
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Casting Call for Web Series “Wingmen” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted August 12, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “Wingmen” is a comedy drama about friends who come together at a local bar for discussions on sex, women, and life. From one of the writers of the hit web series “Situationships”
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UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Temperature” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted July 12, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: Temperature is a romantic comedy that highlights the intricacies of dating in this day and age. Also focuses on on the common struggles and success that life brings for a recent college graduate. The film is from the perspective of three male best friends and four female best friends living in New York City.

Vince (Male lead) has had an interest in Sasha (Female lead) since college. Different social circles, long term relationships, and lack of opportunities has forced Vince to desire Sasha from a distant. Years later, they are both living in Brooklyn, NY and fate has brought them closer to each other once again. As this begins to take place, Luke (Sasha’s Love Interest) returns from playing ball overseas for a shot at the pros. Sasha is a major foodie that has a passion for cooking and follows popular food blogs. Her favorite food blog is written by a well-known anonymous food critic, which happens to be Vince. Vince is more known by his social media alias to his fans and followers.

Vince goes against all odds to take advantage of fate.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Temperature” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted June 15, 2017
Updated June 17, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Temperature is a romantic comedy that highlights the intricacies of dating in this day and age. Also focuses on on the common struggles and success that life brings for a recent college graduate. The film is from the perspective of three male best friends and four female best friends living in New York City.

Vince (Male lead) has had an interest in Sasha (Female lead) since college. Different social circles, long term relationships, and lack of opportunities has forced Vince to desire Sasha from a distant. Years later, they are both living in Brooklyn, NY and fate has brought them closer to each other once again. As this begins to take place, Luke (Sasha’s Love Interest) returns from playing ball overseas for a shot at the pros. Sasha is a major foodie that has a passion for cooking and follows popular food blogs. Her favorite food blog is written by a well-known anonymous food critic, which happens to be Vince. Vince is more known by his social media alias to his fans and followers.

Vince goes against all odds to take advantage of fate.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Queens of Coney Island” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 3, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The short film follows an Asian American girl where she confronts her sexuality and her long lost former lover.
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Casting Call for Documentary [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted October 29, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A documentary that explores the sugar daddy and sugar baby relationship.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Castles in the Sky” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted June 17, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: A short film following four children trying to keep up hope in their struggling lives.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Ben and His Mother” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted October 22, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Ben and His Mother
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
DIRECTOR: Jardley Jean-Louis
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Youlette Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: December 5-7, 2014
SHOOTING LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York

SYNOPSIS:

This is a student thesis film.

A teenage boy, living in a struggling life, escapes into his imagination after the death of his mother one morning. His imagination depicts his making preparations to go to the beach with his mother, as they never got to do in life. Unfortunately, the memory won’t let him ignore what happened.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

BEN: Is 15 years old. Solemn, and more serious than his peers, he feels very separated and different from his peers due to the way his mother struggles to make ends meet. He is in denial of his mother’s death and desperately tries to fulfill the aspirations they had in her life. Need a male who looks younger than his age.

Male / 18-24 yrs. / African American

JUNE: is an overworked nurse. She is awaiting her diagnosis about the spots on her lungs. She puts on a brave face, and fiercely loves her son. She’s tough, clean and organized but struggles under the bill and work hours.

Female / 31-40 yrs. / African American

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 15, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: jardleyjeanlouis@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay

Casting Call for Feature Film “Good Funk” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted July 5, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Good Funk
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: SAG – **Accepting Union and Non-Union Submissions**
CATEGORY: Feature Film
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
WRITER: Adam Kritzer
DIRECTOR: Adam Kritzer
CASTING AGENT: Devin Shacket
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Approx August 15 thru Sept 3
SHOOTING LOCATION: Red Hook, Brooklyn

LOGLINE:

The film chronicles several families in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and the challenges they face as their lives change due to the changing landscape of their neighborhood.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Seeking actors for 20+ roles. Please send headshot/resume and reel/film clips (if possible) to goodfunkcasting@gmail.com. The casting director will contact you with audition information if you are right for any of the roles in the film.

The following are some of the roles currently casting:

ROLES:

KOLO TRAVEILLE (8)
African American Female
Seeking an actress at least 9 years old. Vivacious and sassy 8-year old girl with lots of personality and a sense of humor. KOLO wants to be mature but is very much a child. At times she is manipulative and exhibits a hard edge, due to her single parent upbringing in Red Hook. At her core she craves love and stability. Co-lead of the film.

BOB/ROBERT/BILL (early 20s – late 40s)
Open Ethnicity Male
Works in a science lab

KEVIN (late 30s – late 40s)
Open Ethnicity Male
Works at McDonalds. A kind man broken down by life. Although life has not been kind to him, but he is not bitter or vengeful. He is very kind. A bit awkward when it comes to dealing with others.

MARTHA STOKELY (late 50s – late 60s)
Caucasian / Fluent French Female
Divorced long ago, but dealing with the death of her ex-husband. Also dealing with the closing of her late ex-husband’s business.

OSCAR MOORE (50s – early 60s)
African American Male
A simple man who keeps whatever is stressing him out to himself. OSCAR is a sensitive man who is deeply affected by the loss of his dog. Recovering heroine addict on the verge of relapse. War veteran.

EVA MOORE (50s)
African American Female
Back-up singer very happy with her job and her life. A true nurturer, motherly and maternal.

JAY (early 20s to early 30s)
Open Ethnicity / Open Gender
A young father or mother who hangs out on the corner

VIC/MO (60s)
Open Ethnicity / Open Gender
Broke army vets begging for money.

OFFICER O’GARVEY/OFFICER GARGENT/OFFICE LOCKE (early 20s – late 50s)
Open Ethnicity / Open Gender
Three aggressive officers who bust local drug dealers and users

TERENCES’ FATHER (VO) (40s-60s)
Haitian Male
Voice over only

HIP WHITE MAN (early 20s to early 40s)
Caucasian Male

MATTHEW (6-8)
Open Ethnicity / Open Gender
Little boy/girl on the Subway. Must have Child Performer Permit and a guardian

SEXY WOMEN (x2) (No lines)
Open Ethnicity Female

MR. DAVICI (late 30s – 70s)
Open Ethnicity Male
Deceptive and manipulative landlord.

POLICE OFFICER (No lines)
Open Age / Open Ethnicity
*Police experience a plus – please indicate on submission

TRUISM (30’s)
Caucasian Male
Smart and buttoned up, a successful music producer at the top of his game.

ART (10-14)
Open Ethnicity
A kid from an upscale family in LA, glued to electronics.

ERNST (late 20s – 30s)
African American / Afro Caribbean
Dances at a club. Dance and/or zouk experience a plus

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Thursday, July 10
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: goodfunkcasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay, Demo reel file, Demo reel link

OTHER NOTES:

Seeking union and non-union talent for roles in this indie feature. Compensation is $100 / day. The director’s last project went to SXSW.

Casting Call for Feature Film SLIGH “The Retribution” [Maryland & Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted March 10, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: SLIGH “The Retribution”
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
PRODUCER: Craig Gaddy Jr
WRITER: Craig Gaddy Jr
DIRECTOR: Kevin Baptist
CASTING AGENT: Rayvon Williams
PRODUCTION COMPANY: NA2F Productions LLC
SHOOTING LOCATION: Washington DC / Brooklyn, NY

LOGLINE:

This feature film follows several characters as their lives clash into each other. The FBI has Tito on the public enemy number one list and will do anything to get their hands on him. Tito is a computer hacker who bit off more he can chew by stealing one of the most important Government files. FBI wants him dead or alive but instead of doing it by themselves the FBI agents go undercover and hire a hitman to take out Tito also. As the hitman and and FBI get closer to finding Tito all war breaks out.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

We are in need of several characters for this film.

FBI Agent #3- Female
She is one of the most important pieces to the movie as a whole. She is strong willed and very independent. Her only flaw is that she cares too much. But in the line of fire she never backs down.

VICK- MALE (18-25)
He is Tito’s best friend and very up beat and has a very fun personality.

Tito’s Girlfriend- Female (18-26)

Sir Bo- MALE
Sir Bo is the CEO of the whole hitman industry. He takes nothing from no one and will have you killed.

COMPENSATION: Paid, Deferred
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Transportation
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: NA2F@ICLOUD.COM
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: 3/29/2014
AUDITION START TIME: ANNOUNCED UPON SUBMISSION
AUDITION END TIME: ANNOUNCED UPON SUBMISSION
AUDITION ADDRESS: ANNOUNCED UPON SUBMISSION

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A RESUME OR A HEADSHOT A SNAP SHOT WILL BE FINE. PLEASE BE ON TIME ONCE YOU RECEIVE THE AUDITION INFORMATION. ONCE SUBMITTED YOU WILL GET THE EXACT TIME AND DATE.

OTHER NOTES:

WE HAVE OTHER SLOTS OPEN FOR PARTS IN THE MOVIE SO IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE ROLE YOU ARE GOING FOR PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE OPEN TO PLAYING ALTERNATE ROLES.