Casting Call for Short Film “20/20 Vision” [Austin, TX] #casting

Posted January 17, 2015

PROJECT TITLE: 20/20 Vision
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm, HD, DV
DISTRIBUTION: Direct-to-video
PRODUCER: Drew Johnson
WRITER: Drew Johnson
DIRECTOR: Drew Johnson
CASTING AGENT: Drew Johnson
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Digital Beast Production
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 10 weeks
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, Texas

SYNOPSIS:

20/20 vision is about a man that was born blind. He wakes up one day and can see. He must now adapt to a world he has never seen before.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Nathan: Lead Actor. 5’8 to 6’0ft. Any ethnicity. He is real laid back but can be arrogant at times. He was born blind and wakes up one day with vision

Virginia: Lead Actress. 5’4 to 5’7 ft. Any ethnicity. She is a down to earth girl that works with Nathan at the music shop.

Riley: Male Actor. 5’6 to 5″8ft. Any ethnicity. He is Nathan’s cousin that chauffeurs him around. In return he gets to crash on his couch. He has a party boy mentality

Abigail: Female Actress. 5’4 to 5’7ft. Any ethnicity. She meets Nathan at a rave.

Jean: Female Actress. 5’4 to 5’7ft. Any ethnicity. Abigail’s friend. Riley meets her at the library.

Hugo: male actor. 6’0ft. Any Ethnicity. He manages the music shop.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: January 23, 2015
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: drewjohnson892@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel file
AUDITION DATE: January 23, 2015
AUDITION START TIME: 12:00 pm
AUDITION END TIME: 5:00 pm

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Casting Call for Short Film “Venial” [New York City, NY] #casting

Posted November 12, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Venial
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
PRODUCER: Margaret Corn
WRITER: Stephanie Cherng
DIRECTOR: Stephanie Cherng
CASTING AGENT: Stephanie Cherng
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: December
SHOOTING LOCATION: New York City

SYNOPSIS:

A young girl finds herself trapped when her sister is involved with a drug and prostitution ring and suddenly extorts the family for $50,000. She tries to find the bond that’s been missing and tries to save her sister from all of it.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

Caine- He is the boyfriend of the older sister and is charge of a drug and prostitution ring. He is ruthless, heartless, and would do anything to get his way.

*Having tattoos and being muscular is a plus.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: venialfilm@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Auditions will be only video audition. Slides will be sent to you via e-mail.

OTHER NOTES:

Will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival!

Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “Shame” [Atlanta, GA] #casting #filmcrew

Posted November 3, 2014: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: Shame
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web
FORMAT: 35mm, 16mm, HD, DV
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
PRODUCERS: E. Jonathan Aycox, Brittney-Nicole
WRITER: Brittney-Nicole
DIRECTORS: Brittney-Nicole, Ray Anthony, Clifford L. Johnson
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Charlie O Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Atlanta, GA; Conyers, GA; Covington, GA

SYNOPSIS:

What if the person you trusted the most was the utmost liar you’d ever met?

Bria Fallon is the most ambitious woman that people know. She’s got sex appeal, charisma, money and fame. She’s also a fanciful liar. Corey Mathew supports and aids her in the greatest revolting ways to uphold all of her secrets and shameful excursions. Six close friends who live their full lives every day with simple bliss; ultimately all find out that their closest trusted ones are withholding truth; about what honestly happened two years ago.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

[LEAD] Bria J. Fallon: [or “Fallon”}: 25 years old, biracial, female. Bria is the established owner and designer of “TEA Fashion”. Born in Southern California, and raised in Sicily, Italy. Bria’s perception of life is “what you make of it.” Bria is the twin sister to all-American football star Creston Fallon; 5th of 7 children and, raised by self-made parents. Bria is strong for her age. She is hard, and has become quite cynical herself from life lessons. She is close with her family and radiates love exclusively to them. She is the glue that holds her close friends Simon, Ty and Chelsea together. However; Bria is slowly unraveling in her own skin. Suppressed emotions cannot longer consume her conscience. – [Suppression]

[2nd Lead]Chelsea Cucuta: [“Chels”], 25 years old, Latin, female. Chelsea is a Dance and Dramatic Arts Teacher at Langley School of Drama. Born and raised in Cali, Colombia. This spitfire is always the reason for problems. Chels is the 4th of 10 children; by both of her married parents whom made it to where they are by overturning counterfeit money to the Colombian cartel. Chels stands for nothing but the best. This beauty is iced by the harm and trouble she watched and was exposed to as a young girl. However; the ‘iced’ Chels is not as icy as she presumes to be. She is deeply a sucker for love, happiness, and normalcy. – [Paranoia]

Simon C. Gavin: 26 years old black, female. Simon is a Radio and Communications Assistant Associate Professor, at Arizona State University. Born in Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta Georgia. Perception of everything is skewed. Biased in a contradicting way; her life has always been tougher than most. Her ideas are always sought after; however she never follows through with any of these ideas; for the innate fear of failing. She hides her relationship with an out homosexual female: Michelle “Ty” Tyler. Simon is afraid of living her life. Hence, she lives a lie. –[Fear]

Michelle Tyler: [“Ty”], 21 years old biracial, female. Born in New Zealand, and raised in South Africa; [Ty and her family move to Arizona for Ty to have the chance at her dream: playing in the WNBA]. Ty has the most honest perception of life. She was raised in an accepting family where nothing is considered ‘right or wrong.’ Ty is the best person in this script. She finds an aura of life and love to everything. She is a sophomore, at Arizona State University; athletic young woman—diligent at volleyball and kinesiology. Ty is passionately in love with Simon; and inherently exudes that love, to a fault. –[False Hope]

Lynne A Acworth: [“L.A.”], 26 years old Caucasian, female. L.A. is the CEO of L.A.II Productions based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Born and raised in Los Angeles California. L.A.’s perception of things and people are always in an arbitrated way. Her way is always better than others. Her thoughts are always right. Openly homosexual; almost to the point where it is exasperating. She prides herself on ‘success’ while all of her successes were inherited; by her well-known father: Lennon A. Acworth. L.A. is the partner and girlfriend to succumbed young Jessica; Simon’s younger sister. –[Control]

Jessica V. Gavin: 23 years old, black, female. Born in Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica is a 5th year senior at Arizona State University. She is young and earnestly impressionable. Jessica moves to Arizona to get a shot a better life with her older sister, Simon. Jessica has an enormous desire to help those in need and live life [humanitarian]. Jessica is [alone] a happy person. Together: with her partner L.A. she is miserable. Frankly Jessica capitulates to L.A. to pacify L.A. which always will end, terribly.-[Submission]

Creston J. Fallon: 25 years old, biracial, male. Creston is a professional football player. Born in Southern California, and raised in Sicily, Italy. Creston shares the same family [values] of his twin sister Bria. Creston is the 6th of 7 children; and is a very “family first” kind of Athlete. Creston is best friends with his sister; Bria. They intrinsically show “twin telepathy” to the point where it almost harmfully affects Creston’s career. Nevertheless; Creston is ‘held down’ by his best friend Corey Matthews. His polar opposite; yet still Creston is the character that allots the idea of hope, love, and perseverance. – [Subdual]

Corey Matthews: 26 year old, Hispanic, male. Founder and Owner of “FIN” an upscale chain Restaurant/Bar. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Corey is a ‘rough around the edges’ kind of guy. Graduating top of his class from Texas Tech University with a dual degree in Business and Marketing Management; Corey has always kept his business life separate from his personal life. Corey and Bria are and have been best friends since college. Their “on and off” secret love spats only make Corey gravitate more toward Bria. What simply keeps Corey and Bria nonexclusive is the potent fact that Corey is Creston’s [Bria’s twin brother] best friend, as well. – [Egotistical]

Blake C. Dutch: 27 year old, Caucasian, male. Blake is an Executive Producer for “LLC Productions”; a direct competitor of “L.A.II Productions”. Blake is an Arizona native, and is also a close friend to Corey Matthews and Creston Fallon. Blake plays the role of Bria’s ‘exclusive’ love interest while neither of them is interested in one another. Blake is a “born with a silver spoon” kind of guy. He gets what he wants. He is the boss. He is the Prick. Blake is the homophobe of the script. Blake, however; spirals out of control once his “authority” is taken from him and he is left with nothing and no one to control.-[Greed]

Kyle P. Jacobs III: [“Trey”] 26 years old, Caucasian male. Kyle is a pre-med student in Arizona; the son of a well-respected surgeon. Kyle is a native of Plainfield, New Jersey and relocated to Arizona for a more elite chance at a slot in Plastic Surgery. Kyle was born in a family where it doesn’t matter how you make it: just make it. He exudes this quality of upbringing with his slack at respect for women. Kyle dates Chelsea Cucuta on and off for years [before script] and eventually realizes that Chelsea is it for him. His natural grain conveys otherwise and Kyle cheats on Chelsea: pathologically cheats on her. – [Adulterer]

Von Callous: 28 years old, biracial, male. Von is THE investor of “TEA”, “FIN”, and “LLC Productions.” He is born and raised in FT. Lauderdale, Florida by two wonderfully impressive parents. However; Von is the definition of “internalized racism.” Von is ashamed of his African American Culture because he was adopted by an Upper Class Caucasian family, in Suburbia; who are by-the-book racists. Von daily hides how ashamed he is by exclusively dating Caucasian women; until one slip up with the wrong women {not established} makes him face his true identity. In the meantime; Von is so impressed by how young and successful Corey, Blake, and Bria are he offers them something they cannot turn down. – [Humiliation]

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

Assistant Director
Boom Operator
Camera Operator
Cast
DP
Locations Manager / Assistant Locations Manager
Make-Up Artist
Steady Cam Operator

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 7, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: brittneynicoleaycox@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATES: November 3-7, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10:00 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 5:30 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 50 Salem Chase Way, Conyers GA, 30013
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: Prepare for a cold read

OTHER NOTES:

This Script and Episodic Project is Registered with The Writers Guild of America.
Registration ID:1252350

Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “Shame” [Georgia] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 31, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Shame
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web – 60 Minute Web Series
FORMAT: 35mm, 16mm, HD, DV
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
PRODUCER: EJ Aycox
WRITER: Brittney-Nicole
DIRECTORS: Brittney-Nicole, Ray Anthony
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Charlie O Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Friday, Saturday, every other Sunday
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Atlanta, GA; Conyers, GA; Covington, GA

SYNOPSIS:

What if the person you trusted the most was the utmost liar you’d ever met?

Bria Fallon is the most ambitious woman that people know. She’s got sex appeal, charisma, money and fame. She’s also a fanciful liar. Corey Mathew supports and aids her in the greatest revolting ways to uphold all of her secrets and shameful excursions. Six close friends who live their full lives every day with simple bliss; ultimately all find out that their closest trusted ones are withholding truth; about what honestly happened two years ago.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

[LEAD] Bria J. Fallon: [or “Fallon”}: 25 years old, biracial, female. Bria is the established owner and designer of “TEA Fashion”. Born in Southern California, and raised in Sicily, Italy. Bria’s perception of life is “what you make of it.” Bria is the twin sister to all-American football star Creston Fallon; 5th of 7 children and, raised by self-made parents. Bria is strong for her age. She is hard, and has become quite cynical herself from life lessons. She is close with her family and radiates love exclusively to them. She is the glue that holds her close friends Simon, Ty and Chelsea together. However; Bria is slowly unraveling in her own skin. Suppressed emotions cannot longer consume her conscience. – [Suppression]

[2nd Lead]Chelsea Cucuta: [“Chels”], 25 years old, Latin, female. Chelsea is a Dance and Dramatic Arts Teacher at Langley School of Drama. Born and raised in Cali, Colombia. This spitfire is always the reason for problems. Chels is the 4th of 10 children; by both of her married parents whom made it to where they are by overturning counterfeit money to the Colombian cartel. Chels stands for nothing but the best. This beauty is iced by the harm and trouble she watched and was exposed to as a young girl. However; the ‘iced’ Chels is not as icy as she presumes to be. She is deeply a sucker for love, happiness, and normalcy. – [Paranoia]

Simon C. Gavin: 26 years old black, female. Simon is a Radio and Communications Assistant Associate Professor, at Arizona State University. Born in Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta Georgia. Perception of everything is skewed. Biased in a contradicting way; her life has always been tougher than most. Her ideas are always sought after; however she never follows through with any of these ideas; for the innate fear of failing. She hides her relationship with an out homosexual female: Michelle “Ty” Tyler. Simon is afraid of living her life. Hence, she lives a lie. –[Fear]

Michelle Tyler: [“Ty”], 21 years old biracial, female. Born in New Zealand, and raised in South Africa; [Ty and her family move to Arizona for Ty to have the chance at her dream: playing in the WNBA]. Ty has the most honest perception of life. She was raised in an accepting family where nothing is considered ‘right or wrong.’ Ty is the best person in this script. She finds an aura of life and love to everything. She is a sophomore, at Arizona State University; athletic young woman—diligent at volleyball and kinesiology. Ty is passionately in love with Simon; and inherently exudes that love, to a fault. –[False Hope]

Lynne A Acworth: [“L.A.”], 26 years old Caucasian, female. L.A. is the CEO of L.A.II Productions based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Born and raised in Los Angeles California. L.A.’s perception of things and people are always in an arbitrated way. Her way is always better than others. Her thoughts are always right. Openly homosexual; almost to the point where it is exasperating. She prides herself on ‘success’ while all of her successes were inherited; by her well-known father: Lennon A. Acworth. L.A. is the partner and girlfriend to succumbed young Jessica; Simon’s younger sister. –[Control]

Jessica V. Gavin: 23 years old, black, female. Born in Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica is a 5th year senior at Arizona State University. She is young and earnestly impressionable. Jessica moves to Arizona to get a shot a better life with her older sister, Simon. Jessica has an enormous desire to help those in need and live life [humanitarian]. Jessica is [alone] a happy person. Together: with her partner L.A. she is miserable. Frankly Jessica capitulates to L.A. to pacify L.A. which always will end, terribly.-[Submission]

Creston J. Fallon: 25 years old, biracial, male. Creston is a professional football player. Born in Southern California, and raised in Sicily, Italy. Creston shares the same family [values] of his twin sister Bria. Creston is the 6th of 7 children; and is a very “family first” kind of Athlete. Creston is best friends with his sister; Bria. They intrinsically show “twin telepathy” to the point where it almost harmfully affects Creston’s career. Nevertheless; Creston is ‘held down’ by his best friend Corey Matthews. His polar opposite; yet still Creston is the character that allots the idea of hope, love, and perseverance. – [Subdual]

Corey Matthews: 26 year old, Hispanic, male. Founder and Owner of “FIN” an upscale chain Restaurant/Bar. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Corey is a ‘rough around the edges’ kind of guy. Graduating top of his class from Texas Tech University with a dual degree in Business and Marketing Management; Corey has always kept his business life separate from his personal life. Corey and Bria are and have been best friends since college. Their “on and off” secret love spats only make Corey gravitate more toward Bria. What simply keeps Corey and Bria nonexclusive is the potent fact that Corey is Creston’s [Bria’s twin brother] best friend, as well. – [Egotistical]

Blake C. Dutch: 27 year old, Caucasian, male. Blake is an Executive Producer for “LLC Productions”; a direct competitor of “L.A.II Productions”. Blake is an Arizona native, and is also a close friend to Corey Matthews and Creston Fallon. Blake plays the role of Bria’s ‘exclusive’ love interest while neither of them is interested in one another. Blake is a “born with a silver spoon” kind of guy. He gets what he wants. He is the boss. He is the Prick. Blake is the homophobe of the script. Blake, however; spirals out of control once his “authority” is taken from him and he is left with nothing and no one to control.-[Greed]

Kyle P. Jacobs III: [“Trey”] 26 years old, Caucasian male. Kyle is a pre-med student in Arizona; the son of a well-respected surgeon. Kyle is a native of Plainfield, New Jersey and relocated to Arizona for a more elite chance at a slot in Plastic Surgery. Kyle was born in a family where it doesn’t matter how you make it: just make it. He exudes this quality of upbringing with his slack at respect for women. Kyle dates Chelsea Cucuta on and off for years [before script] and eventually realizes that Chelsea is it for him. His natural grain conveys otherwise and Kyle cheats on Chelsea: pathologically cheats on her. – [Adulterer]

Von Callous: 28 years old, biracial, male. Von is THE investor of “TEA”, “FIN”, and “LLC Productions.” He is born and raised in FT. Lauderdale, Florida by two wonderfully impressive parents. However; Von is the definition of “internalized racism.” Von is ashamed of his African American Culture because he was adopted by an Upper Class Caucasian family, in Suburbia; who are by-the-book racists. Von daily hides how ashamed he is by exclusively dating Caucasian women; until one slip up with the wrong women {not established} makes him face his true identity. In the meantime; Von is so impressed by how young and successful Corey, Blake, and Bria are he offers them something they cannot turn down. – [Humiliation]

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

Assistant Director
Boom Operator
Camera Operator
Cast
DP
Locations Manager / Assistant Locations Manager
Make-Up Artist
Steady Cam Operator

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Wednesday November 5, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: brittneynicoleaycox@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATES: November 3 and 4, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10:00 AM both days
AUDITION END TIME: 2:00 PM both days
AUDITION ADDRESS: 121 Salem Chase Way Conyers GA, 30014
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: Prepare for a cold read

OTHER NOTES:

This Script and Episodic Project is Registered with The Writers Guild of America.
Registration ID:1252350

Casting Call for Short Film “Unbound” [New York, NY] #casting

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Posted September 21, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Unbound
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Margaret Corn
WRITER: Joyce Chen
DIRECTOR: Joyce Chen
CASTING AGENT: Joyce Chen
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: November 4, November 29, December 28, December 29
SHOOTING LOCATION: NY

SYNOPSIS:

Nina is a 19 year old Asian American girl Who lives with her boyfriend, Trevor (21) in New York City. Her boyfriend recently lost his younger brother and Nina moved in to take care of him. He became severely depressed and turn a pill-like drug called “HAN” to numb his pain. He eventually overdoses and dies in front of Nina, leaving her heartbroken. Months later, Nina’s best friend called Beth takes her out to lunch to make sure Nina was feeling better. Nina did not move on from Trevor’s death which caused her not take care of her own body. She faints on the cafe floor and is taken back to Beth’s apartment. Beth leaves Nina alone to rest on her sofa while she goes to work and introduces her to her boyfriend Clark. Clark is a journalist and is currently writing articles about new drugs being distributed in the streets; he had some samples laying around for him to photograph later. Nina noticed one of the sample was labeled “HAN” and ask Clark about it. This was when Clark learns about Nina’s boyfriends death and her inability to eat or sleep at night. Clark gives her some sleeping medicine that he got oversea that is really strong. When Nina gets home, she takes the drug which turns out to not be sleeping pills but “HAN”. Under the drug’s affect, she starts seeing Trevor and was able to feel him next to her. She wakes up in the morning to multiple door rings and to Beth telling her that Clark gave her the wrong pills and to give back HAN. Nina refuses and got in to an argument with Beth resulting in Beth leaving her apartment crying. Nina notices there is only two pills left and decided she has to go back to Clark to get more. Nina takes the last pill and sees Trevor again, they eventually fall asleep together. The next day, Nina arrives and Beth’s place asking for Clark. Beth won’t let her in and told her that Trevor wouldn’t want her to do this to herself. Nina gives up and goes back home to take the last pill. She sees Trevor again and this time he is constantly nagging Nina to get more drugs. Noticing how little he cares for her, Nina realize the person she sees before her was not Trevor. She faces reality and lets Trevor go snapping her out of the drug.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Nina- (19) Asian American girl. She went against her parents wishes for her to be a doctor and enter art school. This lead to her not having a good relationship with them. She has a very unique look and isn’t afraid to experiment with different hair color. Nina is very mature for her age and hangs around older people.

Trevor- (21) White male. He is tall with messy hair and looks tired all the time. He is young writer that published a good selling book at the age of 19. This lead to him having enough money to move out to New York and rent an apartment. He is very close to him family, especially his younger brother whom had died.

Beth (22) Any ethnicity . She is a young nurse intern who cares deeply for Nina. She lives with her boyfriend Clark in New York. Beth is a very caring individual who puts everyone else before herself.

Clark (25) Any ethnicity. Clark is a successful underground journalist who believes in writing about anything he wants and doesn’t care about censorship. Many people hire him because of this care free behavior. Clark fell for Beth when Clark fell in the streets and messed up his dress shirt, Beth bought him a new shirt on the spot even though they were strangers at that time.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 19, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: jjchen1019@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATES: October 3rd, October 10th, October 13th
AUDITION START TIME: 3:00pm
AUDITION END TIME: 7:00pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: Tribeca Film Center 375 Greenwich St New York, NY 10013

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Must be 16 years and older.

OTHER NOTES:

I am part of Tribeca film fellows and the film will be featured in the next Tribeca film festival.

Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “Chi-City Dreamzzz” [Chicago, IL] #casting #crewcall

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Casting Call for Narrative Photo Project “Demons” [Los Angeles] #casting

Posted November 15, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Demons
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Narrative Photo Project
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
DIRECTOR: Carla Jay
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Carla Jay Photography
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: www.carlajayharris.com
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Los Angeles, CA

LOGLINE:

I am working on a narrative photo project for my master’s thesis. The story is about overcoming personal demons.

CHARACTERS NEEDED:

Casting one male and one female. Each will be portraying different aspects of the same character. You will be photographed separately and together on location in West La (Palms/Culver City).

Wiry – androgynous – expressive. The character in this piece is at a crossroads. Torn between the desire to evolve and the fear of change. This role will explore the tension between those two states of mind.

If selected – all participants will receive images for their portfolios plus lunch, parking and transportation.

Must be able to convey emotion without dialogue _ some improv ability a plus as well.

Send photo, cv listing any experience working behind a camera.

I will respond with samples of photography and more info.

Questions welcome.

COMPENSATION: Deferred
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 11/21/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: cjh4y@hotmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: 11/18 – 11/20
AUDITION START TIME: By Appointment
AUDITION ADDRESS: Culver City, CA

Casting Call for TV Pilot “True Vice” [New Jersey] #casting

Posted November 4, 2013: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: True Vice
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Television
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Walter Henry Storricks
WRITER: Ellis Minatee
DIRECTOR: Ellis Minatee
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Everitt Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late November – Early February
SHOOTING LOCATION: South New Jersey

SYNOPSIS:

What do you get when you put the spawn of a mobster, a drug dealer, a pimp, and a dirty cop together?

Pulp Fiction meets The Sopranos.

Script Link: https://www.stage32.com/sites/stage32.com/files/assets/screenplay/23215/screenplay_23215.pdf

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

VINCENT LOMBARDI
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 47-54
Height: 5’9 – 6’2

Vincent is his Sal’s younger brother and wing man. Generally, he gets verbally and sometimes physically abused by his brother due to his somewhat innocent clueless-ness. He looks up to his brother and does his best to try to please him, even though most of the time he messes it up.

Personality: Vincent is not book smart and oblivious, but enjoys cooking and baking and collecting recipes. Unlike his brother, he has other interests outside the realm of being a gangster.

JEROME REYNOLDS
Ethnicity: African American
Age: 28-33
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Jerome is a detective for the police department is partners with Boyd O’Connor. Him and his younger brother, Quentin’s relationship is practically on the edge of nonexistent even though they live together. Jerome is selfish, has no problem blaming other people for his own mistakes, and when push comes to shove a raging coward. In his brother’s eyes, he is seen as being pitiful and worthless.

Personality: He enjoys being in a position of authority and abusing it to his own advantage. Though he does possess these qualities, he doesn’t have the brains to be able to successfully benefit from it. He thinks too highly of himself and refuses to deal with his own idiocy when confronted.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: ellis.minatee@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION START TIME: Submissions start Monday, November 4th
AUDITION END TIME: Submissions end Wednesday, November 13th

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

IMPORTANT: If you want to be considered for any role, please submit a video audition of a reading from the script or if you prefer monologue.

Seeking actors and actresses of any race between the ages of 23 and 34 for an independent TV pilot. Looking for thespians that are reliable and take their craft seriously.

Casting Call for Short Film “Love Scene” [Los Angeles] #casting

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Posted October 21, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Love Scene
CLASSIFICATION: Student
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: West Los Angeles

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

We need one male and one female ages 25-45 with strong improv ability for my master’s thesis project at UCLA. The project is a photographic re-imagining of Romeo and Juliet. We’re shooting 3-4 dates over the next month in West LA beginning 10/26.

Photos will be shot in the style above.

Each shoot will last 1-2 hours. All participants will get copies of the images. Stipend, Parking and transportation fees will be covered as well.

Please send an image of your self along with cv and general availability.

Feel free to reach out with questions as well.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Snacks/beverages, Transportation
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: cjh4y@hotmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume

Casting and Location Calls for TV Pilot “True Vice” [New Jersey] #casting #locationcall

Posted October 13, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: True Vice
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Television
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Walter Henry Storricks
WRITER: Ellis Minatee
DIRECTOR: Ellis Minatee
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Everitt Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late November – Early February
SHOOTING LOCATION: South New Jersey

SYNOPSIS:

What do you get when you put the spawn of a mobster, a drug dealer, a pimp, and a dirty cop together?

Pulp Fiction meets The Sopranos.

Script Link: http://www.stage32.com/sites/stage32.com/files/assets/screenplay/23215/screenplay_23215.pdf

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

DOMENICK LOMBARDI
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 23-26
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Domenick is the son of moderately known mobster, Sal Lombardi. His relationship with his father is mostly about pleasing Sal and doing whatever his father wishes him to do. Sal’s constant strain upon him is the main driving force between Dom’s alcoholism and sexual compulsion.

Personality: Dom is a lost soul. He doesn’t have any aspirations or dreams outside of the fact that he wants to be free of his father’s control over his life. Because of Sal’s dominion over him, he was never allowed to develop his own interests other than women and liquor. His hedonism always goes into overdrive when he feels stressed or suffocated. Sometimes he can be overconfident, which doesn’t do anything but make him look stupid in the end.

QUENTIN REYNOLDS
Ethnicity: African American
Age: 23-26
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Quentin is a drug dealer whose older brother, Jerome, is a cop. He lives with his brother but prefers to have as little contact as possible with him. He considers his best friend, Ray, more of a family member than his own brother.

Personality: Quentin is quiet and modest most of the time, but can be condescending smart ass when he comes across stupidity or when he feels his intelligence is being insulted. Unlike Domenick, he is a leader not a follower. He is the most intellectual and when push comes to shove can be manipulating.

RAYMOND MURAMOTO
Ethnicity: Asian American
Age: 23-26
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Ray is a pimp. A trade he took after his grandmother, Anna, retired from being a madam. His grandmother was the only person in his life he actually cared about until he was nine and met his best friend, Quentin Reynolds. Like Quentin, he wants nothing whatsoever to do with his family outside of his grandmother. When it comes to his employees, he does his best to do right by them. When it comes to a romantic relationship with women, he has no trouble whatsoever getting into their pants but doesn’t have (nor wants to have) the emotional concentration to sustain a relationship outside of the simple physical aspects. He would rather have a woman just be his friend or friend with benefits and intensely resists any kind of attempts to change his philosophy of the subject.

Personality: He is intensely sarcastic and blunt with generally everybody he encounters. He mistrusts everybody around him except, Quentin, and Anna. He does not care at all what people think about him and usually says exactly what is on his mind. The two people he does care about he is intensely protective of and will go to extreme lengths to correct whatever has been done wrong to them. Underneath his tough, hard, and manipulating exterior, he is very sentimental and mostly driven by emotion.

ARIANNA LOMBARDI
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 23-26
Height: 5’7 – 6’0

Arianna is Dom’s wife. She has little respect for her husband and just about as much respect for her marriage vows. Like Dom, she messes around as well and does not nor never cared if her husband does the same. She was forced into marrying Dom and liked him even less when she discovered that he was an alcoholic. She is the only person that can basically stand up to Sal.

Personality: Arianna is very cultured, she loves to read and listens to opera and classical music. She can be very selfish, blasé, and cold and makes it obvious that she is not gonna conform to the stereotypical wifely role that Sal wants her to be for his son.

VINCENT LOMBARDI
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 47-54
Height: 5’9 – 6’2

Vincent is his Sal’s younger brother and wing man. Generally, he gets verbally and sometimes physically abused by his brother due to his somewhat innocent cluelessness. He looks up to his brother and does his best to try to please him, even though most of the time he messes it up.

Personality: Vincent is not book smart and oblivious, but enjoys cooking and baking and collecting recipes. Unlike his brother, he has other interests outside the realm of being a gangster.

BOYD O’CONNOR
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Age: 28-33
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Boyd is a detective for the police department and is working partners with Quentin’s brother, Jerome. He comes from a military background, since his father and uncle were both involved in the Gulf War. He tried joining the military himself, but wasn’t able due to his less than perfect eyesight.

Personality: Boyd has no problem whatsoever saying things that are out of turn. When it comes to his goals he’ll destroy anybody that gets in his way, regardless of whom they are. He gets plenty of women but is still is a bit of misogynist, treating his conquests like trash. An amoral individual, he has no problem doing things that aren’t looked upon favorably just so long as it benefits himself.

JEROME REYNOLDS
Ethnicity: African American
Age: 28-33
Height: 5’11 – 6’3

Jerome is a detective for the police department is partners with Boyd O’Connor. Him and his younger brother, Quentin’s relationship is practically on the edge of nonexistent even though they live together. Jerome is selfish, has no problem blaming other people for his own mistakes, and when push comes to shove a raging coward. In his brother’s eyes, he is seen as being pitiful and worthless.

Personality: He enjoys being in a position of authority and abusing it to his own advantage. Though he does possess these qualities, he doesn’t have the brains to be able to successfully benefit from it. He thinks too highly of himself and refuses to deal with his own idiocy when confronted.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

DINER

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Friday, October 25th, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: ellis.minatee@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: Sunday, October 27th, 2013
AUDITION START: 11am
AUDITION END TIME: 4pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro, NJ 08028

OTHER NOTES:

Seeking actors and actresses of any race between the ages of 23 and 34 for an independent TV pilot. Looking for thespians that are reliable and take their craft seriously.

Casting Call for Documentary “Home” [Los Angeles] #casting

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Posted October 6, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Home
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Documentary
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Los Angeles, CA

SYNOPSIS:

I am casting for my UCLA masters thesis project. The project – Home – is a documentary on multigenerational families. I will be shooting 35mm video as well as still photography. I am looking for people living in Southern California homes that contain at least three generations. No limitations on gender, age or race.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 1/1/2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: cjh4y@hotmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please submit name, age, occupation, neighborhood and a brief description of living situation to cjh4y@hotmail.com

Casting Call for Charity Promotional Video [Austin, TX] #casting

Posted September 9, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Charity Promotional video
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, TX

SYNOPSIS:

Actress/Model will be taking a series of live video and still frame shots of regular day and night activities with family and friends and boyfriend. Eating out, staying at home, at the park etc. Copy of footage and pictures will be given and also more incentives once the Charity is launched may be given for appearances at promotional events. This Charity is a partner collaborative with coping and loss services for low income families at the time of tragic accidents. We will be bringing to life memories of life spent with people you love.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Needing to be 21-25yrs of age in look and also no blonde or red hair. Slim to average build.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 9-30-2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: loveisthekeytoall@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel file
AUDITION DATE: Audtions will be held thru 9-13-2013 to 9-30-2013

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

This project is going to be filmed with only a photographer and DP. Actress will need to just be herself in situations with other actors and just have fun while pictures and video is being shot.

There are no lines or audio for this shoot. We are looking more for the appearance of a young female who is at the prime of her life and full of happiness.

Cast and Crew Calls for Feature Film “The Guardian Angel” [Ocean County, NJ] #casting #crewcall

Posted June 8, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: The Guardian Angel
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Zachary Davis
WRITER: Zachary Davis
DIRECTOR: Zachary Davis
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Two to three weeks this August (specific dates TBA)
SHOOTING LOCATION: Ocean County, NJ. Sound stage in Long Island, NY

SYNOPSIS:

In a small town, amidst all the people there and everything going on, are descendants of the fallen angels. Smitty is a descendant that is a fighter to make money, helps people throughout the town, and develops a relationship with the members of the Rutkowski family. Baron is a descendant that feels it is absurd that he has to answer to people, and that the angels are the ones that should be in charge. Baron decides to start an uprising, and where Smitty has helped others tap into their full potential, the Rutkowskis help Smitty tap into his.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

01. Baron: The antagonist. Descendent of the fallen angels looking start an uprising. Caucasian male between the ages of 35-45.

02. Emily: The daughter/sister. Artistic. Guarded when meeting Smitty (the main character), but she opens up later on. Caucasian female around the age of 18.

03. Nancy: The mother. Police detective. Trying to keep her family together. Caucasian female between the ages of 35-45.

04. Matthew: The son/brother. Was being picked on by bullies, until Smitty (the main character) defended him, and now is inspired to learn karate. Caucasian male. 14 years old.

05. Madelyn: The daughter/sister. Losing her hearing. Caucasian female. 8 years old.

06. Alicia: Police detective. Nancy’s partner. Around the same age as Nancy.

07. Eric: A part of Baron’s gang. In his late 20s/30s.

08. Antonio: Works at the pizza place. Between the ages of 35-45.

09. Dan: The bartender. Between the ages of 35-50.

10. The fight coordinator: Organizes the fights behind the bar. In his 30s.

11. The three bullies: Three males around the age of 16.

12. The two drug dealers: Two males in their 20s.

13. Toddler Smitty: The toddler version of the main character. Caucasian male. Hazel eyes. Brunette.

14. Tween Smitty: The tween version of the main character. Caucasian male. Hazel eyes. Brunette.

15. Smitty’s father: Father of the main character. Caucasian male. Between the ages of 30-40.

16. Smitty’s mother: Mother of the main character. Caucasian female. Between the ages of 30-40.

17. Shelly: Works at the outdoor juice bar. In her 20s.

18. Obnoxious drunk man: Between the ages of 30-40.

19. Blind woman: Between the ages of 30-50.

20. Fighters/Baron’s gang members.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

1. Gaffer (working the lights).

2. Grips (moving the equipment and helping with the lights).

3. Sound mixer.

4. Prop master.

5. Wardrobe person.

6. Make-up person.

7. Editor.

8. Camera operator.

9. Set builder.

COMPENSATION: Deferred
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 06/08/13 – 07/19/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: FURYus12@aol.com
AUDITION DATE: 06/08/13 – 07/19/13

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

There is not a location for the auditions, so all I ask is that you send a picture and a reel (if you have one), and if you appear to be right for one of the characters, you will be e-mailed a scene, and you will be asked to record yourself acting the scene. Send the recording to FURYus12@aol.com.

Casting Call for Short Film “The Widow” [Boston, MA] #casting

PROJECT TITLE: The Widow
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: A. LaDuke, A. Kuo, S. Lacombe, and J. Doherty
WRITER: S. Miller
DIRECTOR: S. Miller
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: May 17-19 and 24-16, 2013
SHOOTING LOCATION: Boston, MA

SYNOPSIS:

After being framed for her husband’s murder, stripped of her fortune, and confined to a hospital bed, an elderly widow seeks revenge on her plotting step-daughter.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Louise: A widow in her late 60’s to early 70’s, who is in a weak and sickly condition but maintains her pride through her elegant and upright personality.

Eddie: Louise’s husband, also in his 70’s, who is a fun-loving and light-hearted man who exudes youth and is dedicated to his wife.

Angela: The daughter of Eddie and the step-daughter of Louise. She is in her mid-30’s and is a professional and high strung woman with a hard-heart and structured personality.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: 4/3/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: aubrianne_laduke@emerson.edu
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: Friday, March 22, 2013 & Saturday, March 23, 2013
AUDITION START TIME: Friday: 6pm, Saturday: 12pm
AUDITION END TIME: Friday: 9pm, Saturday, 3pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 150 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: Those interested in auditioning do not need to prepare anything ahead of time, and should dress comfortably. There will be signs present to guide you to the audition spaces.

Casting Call for Short Film “The Woodsman” [Boston, MA & NYC] #casting

PROJECT TITLE: The Woodsman
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: 35mm, HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Matt Merksamer, Grey VanDeMark, Emily Downing
WRITER: Steven Briggs
DIRECTOR: Steven Briggs
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: May 14-25th
SHOOTING LOCATION: Boston, New York City, Catskills Mountains

SYNOPSIS:

Stranded from society, a Manhattan psychologist struggles to survive in the woods with her unborn child. Based on Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the film explores the modern struggle to achieve complete fulfillment.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Role: Denise (30s) lives by the science of reason and the virtue of self-sufficiency. After a mild car accident, the soon-to-be single mother must learn to survive alone in the woods. The role requires physical endurance and emotional range.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Lodging, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: April 10th
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: woodsmanmovie@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: TBD
AUDITION ADDRESS: TBD

Casting Call for Independent Feature Film [Cleveland, OH] #casting

CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: 35mm, 16mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Bernadette Gillota
WRITER: Karen St. John-Vincent
DIRECTORS: Karen St. John-Vincent and Robert Banks
CASTING AGENT: Karen St. John-Vincent
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Specific dates TBA – July/August
SHOOTING LOCATION: Cleveland, Ohio

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Auditions will be held for three females portraying teen girls age range 15 -18. These teens will be featured in a dream sequence that the lead character has, a flashback to her youth so come in attire that teens would have worn in late 70s or very early 80s. Also looking for one male who will portray 18 – 22 year old lead singer of 70s rock band and come dressed in attire of that era.

Also auditioning for two female extras for bar scene. Age range – 20s, prefer exotic look, tattoos are fine.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
AUDITION DATE: Sunday July 15, 2012
AUDITION START TIME: 1pm
AUDITION END TIME: 5pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: Tower Press Building, Conference Room, 1900 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: Come wearing an outfit for role applicable. Bring headshot or comp card.