Casting Call for Short Film “Life Goes On” [Austin, TX] #casting

Posted February 3, 2015

PROJECT TITLE: Life Goes On
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Kenneth Rogers
WRITER: Emma Ryan
DIRECTOR: Paul Plath
PRODUCTION COMPANY: AV Club Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: avclubproductions.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Begins late February, ends late March. Flexible.
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, Texas

SYNOPSIS:

In this juxtaposition of a coming-of-age story and a mid-life crisis, retired Broadway star Michelle returns to her high school. Trying to forget her crumbling marriage and the lackluster reality of her dreams, she relives a time of optimism and naïveté.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Older Michelle: jaded, tired, obligatorily polite. Blonde, middle-aged. Female.

Younger Michelle: optimistic, naïve, confident. Blonde, 15-18. Female.

Older Roy: cautious, secretive. Brunet, middle-aged. Male.

Younger Roy: compassionate, excited. Brunet, 15-18. Male.

Addie Marozzi: obnoxiously joyful, talkative. Middle-aged. Female.

Secretary: small part. Any age over 23. Any gender.

Theater Teacher: small part. Middle-aged. Male.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: February 12, 2015
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: emmacalik@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: February 13, 2015
AUDITION START TIME: 5:00 pm
AUDITION END TIME: 9:00 pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5600 Sunshine Dr., McCallum High School

AUDITION NOTES:

Please email us with a headshot and resume to schedule an audition. If you are not able to make the audition date, we’ll be accepting video auditions.

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Casting Call for Short Film “Beni’s Ballad” [Austin, TX] #casting

Posted January 28, 2015

PROJECT TITLE: Beni’s Ballad
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Ken Rogers
WRITER: Emery Kuhns
DIRECTORS: Emery Kuhns, Salim Haruka Gerald
PRODUCTION COMPANY: AV Club Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: avclubproductions.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Weekends
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, Texas

SYNOPSIS:

Beni is trying to get out of the mob, however his boss Tony wants him to do one more job.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Beni- 18-23 a young man who is trying to get out of the mob. Relatively small, not muscular.

Tony- 45-55 The mob boss who’s had years of experience. Husky short build

Saul- late 40’s early 50’s Beni’s dad. A character who’s been though a lot of tough experiences as a father. Husky build.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Saturday February 7, 2015
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: salimhgerald@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: Saturday February 7, 2015
AUDITION START TIME: 3:00 pm
AUDITION END TIME: 6:00 pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5600 Sunshine Drive, 78756, Austin Texas

AUDITION NOTES:

In the subject line please put: Beni’s Ballad Auditions

In your email submission please include your:
-Name
-Number
-Email
-Headshot
-Resume

YOU MUST SCHEDULE AN AUDITION, WALK UPS ARE NOT PREFERRED

Casting Call for Short Film “Missing” [Austin, TX] #casting

Posted October 20, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Missing
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: DVD
PRODUCER: Ken Rogers
WRITER: Salim Haruka Gerald
DIRECTOR: Salim Haruka Gerald
PRODUCTION COMPANY: AV Club Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: www.avclubproductions.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Evenings and Weekends
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, Texas

SYNOPSIS:

Brooker is waiting for a special shipment to come in but it never comes and Brooker must find out what happened to it.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Guy- male, 16-18, comice relief

Donny- male, 16-18, mobster, sly

Brooker- male, 16-18, rugged, easily angered, pessimistic

Harrison- male, 16-18, kind, apologetic

Elizabeth- female, 15-18, shy, naive

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Snacks/beverages, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 24, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: salimhgerald@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: October 24, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 5:00 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 8:30 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5600 Sunshine Drive

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please email to schedule an audition. Please include your resume, headshot, phone number and email address so we may contact you to schedule a time.

Casting Call for Short Film “A Late Dinner” [Austin, TX] #casting

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Posted October 20, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: A Late Dinner
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: DVD
PRODUCER: Kenneth Rogers
WRITER: Emma S. Ryan
DIRECTOR: Emma S. Ryan
PRODUCTION COMPANY: AV Club Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: www.avclubproductions.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 11.1.14-11.8.14
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, TX

SYNOPSIS:

In an after-hours high school classroom, blasé student Roy is questioned by rookie Detective Booker. The questioning revolves around a gun that was brought onto school campus. The heated conversation covers everything from maturity and levity to the issue at hand. When Roy is finally released, he meets Stevie, the real perpetrator. Stevie pays Roy for taking the fall before our hero walks off in a haze of neo-noir melodrama.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

ROY: A sardonic, blasé, self-assured student brought in for questioning for criminal activity.

BOOKER: A hesitant young, rookie detective that tries too hard to prove himself. He struggles with his idealistic and professional mannerisms when he questions an uncooperative Roy.

STEVIE: A nervous student who pays Roy to take the fall for him.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 23, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: casting@avclubproductions.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: October 24, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 5:00 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 7:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5600 Sunshine Dr

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

The auditions will be held in the McCallum library. Please include your phone number so that I may call you to schedule an appointment.