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Casting and Location Call for Short Film “Eddy” [Austin, TX] #casting #locationcall

29 Mar

Posted March 29, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Eddy
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Alex Phillips
WRITER: Cody Graham
DIRECTOR: Cody Graham
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 4 days in late April or Early May
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, TX

LOGLINE:

After a deal gone wrong, young wannabe gang member Eddy must survive the most harrowing night of his life to claim his money. Soon after seeking refuge with an old friend, Eddy is confronted by and must escape Vince, a mysterious man determined to catch him. Eddy is a thrilling tale of guilt, choice and consequence.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Eddy -
Eddy is an aspiring gangster in his early twenties. He is selfish, impulsive and often reckless. His desires are often superficial, consisting of new cars, clothes, women and money. He is a troubled youth lost in a world of crime and violence.

Vince -
Vince is a blue-collar man in his late-forties to early fifties. Vince is a sturdy, short-tempered individual who uses his overbearing presence to dominate those who cross him. He is a man haunted by demons and driven by guilt.

Trish -
Trish is a young woman in her early twenties and long-time acquaintance of Eddy. Having been a part of the gang lifestyle, Trish tries to make a better life not only for herself, but also for her infant daughter. She has experienced and done things that will live with her forever, things she hopes her daughter will neither learn of nor have to do herself.

Michael -
Michael is dead.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

Secluded Creek. Old, small house.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: eddyshortfilm@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Send a headshot and resume to set up a time for an audition.

Casting Call for Short Film “Paint By Numbers” [Austin, TX] #casting

6 Mar

Posted March 6, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Paint By Numbers
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Michael G. Quinn
WRITERS: Taylor Thornton & Christopher Casanova
DIRECTOR: Taylor Thornton
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: March 28th – March 30th
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, TX

LOGLINE:

After losing a promotion to his much younger co-worker, a magazine artist concocts a plan for vengeance.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

CHIP (early 30s) –Klutzy, Boyish, Intelligent. Seeks vengeance against a pretentious artist who steals his promotion. Values more straightforward entertainment and despises pretention in the artistic community and beyond.

OTIS (early 20s) – Pretentious, Narcissistic, Conniving. Lies and manipulates in pursuit of undeserved artistic acclaim. Patronizes those he believes are not worth his time

WOODY (40s-50s) – Sarcastic. Intimidating, Short-fused. Runs his office with the behavior of a police chief. Seeks success in the dying print media.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: March 8th, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: PaintByNumbersFilm@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: March 8, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 9:30 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 1:30 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: University of Texas CMB Communication Building: 2504 Whitis Avenue, Austin, TX 78712

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please email your headshot and resume for consideration. We will then schedule a time for you to come in. We look forward to hearing from you!

Casting and Crew Calls for Short Film “Tempora” [Austin, TX] #casting #crewcall

2 Mar

Posted March 2, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Tempora
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Daniel Hunt
WRITERS: Adriana Montenegro & Daniel Hunt
DIRECTOR: Adriana Montenegro
CASTING AGENTS: Adriana Montenegro, Daniel Hunt
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Blackmountain/Hunt Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late April. Exact date will be coordinated depending on the cast’s availability
SHOOTING LOCATION: Star, Texas

LOGLINE:

A couple drives out to the middle of nowhere for a peaceful trip away from the city when something unexpected happens to one of them. With no one around to help them, they are thrust into a descending spiral of survival.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

MICHAEL (24-28) grew up in the country, but now lives in a big
city. His father owns a ranch but no longer lives
there and asks his son to go check on something
locked in a shed. He brings his girlfriend with
him to make it a more romantic trip.

SARAH (23-26) is Michael’s girlfriend. She is a city girl, but is an
outdoors type of girl. She agrees to go on this
trip with him, but doesn’t realize how much of a
nightmare it is going to be. It is a
psychologically demanding role, as well as
physical. She should be at least able to physically
drag a body across 50 yards. We will be stopping
every few minutes, so there will be plenty of
pauses and rests in between the 50 yards.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

SOUND TECHNICIAN with equipment if possible, if not we can figure
it out ahead of time.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Lodging, Transportation
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: adrianamontenegro888@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel file
AUDITION DATE: March 25, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10:30 A.M.
AUDITION END TIME: 2:30 P.M.
AUDITION ADDRESS: 5518 Joe Sayers Ave, Austin, TX 78756

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please wear comfortable clothing in which you can move. Bring your resume, headshot (if you have one). The audition will be held outdoors in a fenced area, there are seats. Improvisation is encouraged.

OTHER NOTES:

A demo reel would be greatly appreciated, but is not necessary for consideration.

The film is essentially dramatic, but there is a hint of absurdity and the bittersweet. So we welcome any creativity on the part of the actors.

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

2 Feb

Posted February 2, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Tear
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Matt Lapata
WRITER: Dio Traverso
DIRECTOR: Dio Traverso
PRODUCTION COMPANY: The University of Texas Radio, Television and Film Dept.
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: March 14th, 2014 to March 16th, 2014
SHOOTING LOCATION: Austin, TX

LOGLINE:

Stranded on a hellish planet, astronaut Jonah Taylor must decide between escape and his lost love.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Jonah, 20s to 30s, astronaut, loyal, worn down, fights to stay alive in a harsh environment, longs to see his beloved.

Melanie, 20s to 30s, astronaut, warm, torn away from the love of her life, she crash lands on a strange world.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: February 8th, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: tear.movie@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: February 8th, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 4pm
AUDITION END TIME: 9pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: University of Texas Jesse H. Jones Communication Center Building B, CMB Studio 4D

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Send contact information, show reel and/or headshots via email; Closed casting session appointments on Sunday, February 9th available via email

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

9 Sep

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.

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