Casting Call for Short Film
This project is accepting online auditions for the roles listed below.
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project Length: Short Film (10-15 minutes)
Project Format: 16:9/4k/1080p HD
Production Location: Los Angeles, CA
Production Company: Sheeplife Films
Company website: www.iamlpwphotos.com
Producer/Director: LaDonn Williams
Audition Location: To be announced
Shooting Location: Los Angeles, CA
Compensation: NONE $$$, Credit, Small Video Clips for Reel
Email: Please send (1) headshot AND/OR Composite Card(s)
VERY IMPORTANT: Photos do not have to be professionally taken, but please do not send any very small, blurry, or low resolution photos. Send comp cards if you have them. Please see below photo as an example of the types of photos to submit.
Audition Submission Date: May 21st-26th
Shooting Starts: June 8th. (Main characters’ parts should take no more than a full day. Shot on a weekend.)
Shooting Ends: June 9th (retakes if necessary)
SYNOPSIS: A man wrestles to put the pieces back together after a rough series of unfortunate events. After losing his job and girlfriend, Mark is forced to question some of his decisions. Through intervention, he is able to come to the grip of what matters and means to him and find his balance as a Man and Father.
MARK - (Main Character) Mark lives with Shae and Daughter (Infant). Full-time warehouse worker. Hair is low cut and clean face.
SHAE- (Supporting Character) Black Female lives with Mark. Restaurant worker.
“Q”- (Secondary Character) Mark BestFriend.
JOE - (Flat Character) Young Adult Pastor. Easy approach.
HR MANAGER - (Flat Character) Straight forward. Non Emotional
[MARK] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-25 Years Old] [ETHNICITY: AFRICAN AMERICAN]
[SHAE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 20-25 Years Old] [ETHNICITY: AFRICAN AMERICAN]
[“Q”] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-25 Years Old] [ETHNICITY: OPEN]
[JOE] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-40 Years Old] [ETHNICITY: OPEN]
[HR MANAGER] [GENDER: 40-55 Years Old] [AGE: OPEN] [ETHNICITY: OPEN]
There are three different ways that you can audition for this production (an in-depth explanation follows):
1. Self-record your performance
2. Submit link to reel or pre-recorded audition of yourself OR the link to a production you have been in (that can be viewed online).
3. Audition in person (Only if you can’t submit via electronically. Times / Location will be sent once headshot is received)
•Monologue (MALE) – 1 Minute
•Monologue (FEMALE) – 1 Minute
•Script Side (MALE) – Character: Mark
•Script Side (FEMALE) – Character: Shae
NOTE: You can record either a monologue or a side from a script (For the script side lines option, have someone to read with you.)
Please keep the following in mind when self-recording:
•Please speak loud enough so that I can hear you
•Please record using good lighting so that I can see you and your facial expressions
•No cuts please! Just record your audition in one take. I suggest doing multiple recordings and send me your best take.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING SELF-RECORDED AUDITION OR
PRE-RECORDED AUDITION: SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2019. Official selections for the each role will be made by MAY 26, 2019 or before.
Send your submissions to:
Please contact Charles at Chuccdee@gmail.com with any questions you may have in regards to this post.
MARK - Male / Lead / African American / 20-25Mark lives with Shae and Daughter (Infant). Full-time warehouse worker. Hair is low cut and clean face.TypeLeadUnionNon-UnionPaying?NoSpot/EpisodeRole GenderMaleAge Range20-25Ethnic AppearanceAfrican AmericanRole DescriptionMark lives with Shae and Daughter (Infant). Full-time warehouse worker. Hair is low cut and clean face.Nudity?NoSexual Situations?No: NoWardrobeStreet Clothes / Warehouse VestAccepts Video Submissions?
SHAE - Female / Supporting / African American / 20-25Lives with Mark, restaurant worker and has a infant child.TypeSupportingUnionNon-UnionPaying?NoSpot/EpisodeRole GenderFemaleAge Range20-25Ethnic AppearanceAfrican AmericanRole DescriptionLives with Mark, restaurant worker and has a infant child.Nudity?NoSexual Situations?No: NoWardrobeRestaurant Uniform. White Shirt / Black Pants and Black ApronAccepts Video Submissions?