Casting and Location Call for Short Film “Totally Baked” [Boynton Beach, FL] #casting #filmlocation

Posted June 18, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: Two teens bring up the idea to make drugs to sell. They set up their lab under a bridge near a train station. When a buyer gets too close, he turns the two cooks against each other and enslaves them. Later on the two learn that making drugs is a fast way to earn money, but it can put you away for a long time.
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UPDATED Casting, Crew and Location Call for Feature Film “The Hottest Summer EVER” [West Palm Beach, FL] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted March 27, 2016: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: 5 diverse best friends in their senior year of high school, go on summer vacation in West Palm Beach and along the way they find themselves and they even find drama along the way. Disclaimer: This film will give an IMPORTANT message on, Consent, Abuse, Rape, and Adolesence.
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Short Film “STEAMPUNK LEGENDS: Fear The Reaper” [Orlando, FL] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted March 16, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A Time Traveler lands in 1886 to look for a power source required in the future and attempts to find inventor credited but instead finds himself becoming a guardian of two sisters from a ruthless City Sheriff and a corrupt Government official that slowly transforms him into someone he wasn’t expecting.
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Short Film “Miami Queen: Bad Boys, Good Girls” [West Palm Beach, FL] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted February 22, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Harmony is a seventeen year old girl that was spoiled and living lavish, until a roebuck came into her life. Living in Miami changed everything for Harmony. In Worthington, she used to be able to walk outside at night without having to worry about getting raped or jacked. She could walk outside during the day and wouldn’t have to worry about getting shot. She had millions of dollars, well, her fathers “millions”. She was treated like a queen in her household. Now, everything’s changed. Her dad dipped out on Harmony and her mama for their maid, causing them to lose everything they had. Now, they have moved to a lower class area in Miami. On her second week of school, she meets Karlito-the soon to be love of her life, he shows her what life is truly about. Being an interracial couple isn’t easy in the hood, no one wants to see a “Sista” with what they call a “Chico”. Orion and Queen, her add on to her “Ride-or-Die” clique, shows her what friendship truly means. Little does Harmony know, they are apart of one of the biggest drug operation ever. They introduce her to the life of partying, fast money, drugs, and friendship. The real truth of life comes out. Laugh, Cry, and Smile with Harmony in, “Miami Queen”.
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Casting and Location Call for Short Film “Hugo” [Miami, FL] #casting #locationcall

Posted October 6, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: HUGO a University of Miami student short film
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: SAG
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Jonathan Villegas
WRITER: Michael Anderson
DIRECTOR: Michael Anderson
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 10/17/14 – 10/19/14
SHOOTING LOCATION: Miami, FL

SYNOPSIS:

The story follows the struggle of a widowed man whose wife recently passed away. One day he decides to give up on life and attempts to commit suicide. Coincidently his grandson chooses to steal his car that very same night.

The story goes on to follow how Hugo and his grandson manage to heal their wounded past.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Hugo:
Man in his 60s-70s
He lost his wife a year ago and is now all alone looking for something to live for. Has to be able to have real, intimate conversations with his wife’s grave and picture. Doesn’t necessary have to be a quiet man, but he is usually in a somber mood. His wife was his life, and he still talks to her every day as if she’s still here.

Eric:
17-26
Hugo’s grandson. Joined the military after high school (so think buzz cut). Comes back after a tour and gets in with the wrong crowd. Doesn’t yet want to tell his grandpa of his return, but still loves him. Tough kid with a good heart.

Janet:
Woman in her 60s-70s.
She is Hugo’s deceased wife. The woman he could not live without. She has a non-speaking role, but is the center of the main character’s focus. She appears in deem sequence with Hugo and in photos of the past.

Eric’s friends:
Two boys around 17-25.
“Punk types.” Not the kind of kids you want your son to hang out with.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

Modest house with a garage
Cemetery

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 10/12/14
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: j.villegas1@miami.edu
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: 10/10/14
AUDITION START TIME: 5:00pm
AUDITION END TIME: 7:00pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5100 Brunson Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Video auditions are accepted.