This is a casting call for a short film that will be shot near Fort Worth. The exact dates are not yet decided but the earliest filming may take place in late August. The roles described here are of a non paying nature, but participants will be served food on the day as well as the credit in the film.
If you are interested in building up an excellent acting profile, then it is an excellent opportunity to show your talent because the casting is matched here with credits and you will also be provided the copy of the movie. The name of the film is “Open Door Policy”.
About the Plot
The film is about a high school student named Todd. He is in his senior year and well respected in the school. One teacher believes that he has a much higher potential and can become a great leader if he grows mentally.
The film aims to provide experience to young actors and crew members. They will learn to deal with footage as well as earn acting experience. The film may also bring fame and recognition as it can be aired in a festival or put online.
About the Roles
There are many characters in the movie and there will be selections for all of them. Here, they are briefly described for reference.
He is the lead character of this story. He is athletic and in his senior year at school.
Another lead character. He is shown as the best friend of Todd and shares similar physical characteristics.
She is the teacher who is pushing Todd to become a better person and a leader. She walks with a cane and may belong to any ethnicity. She is shown as clever and will need to present excellent expressions and authoritative dialogs.
Middle aged man and supportive in nature. Only required for one scene where he will help the family set a table and talk with Todd.
Middle aged women with the same characteristics as described above. She will also be required only for the scene of the family dinner.
Young kid around six to nine years old. Required for the dinner scene.
There are also a few extra roles that will be required during the different scenes of the movie such as a person sitting in a wheelchair and restaurant employees. There will be extras required to create a high school class.
How to Apply
The subject of the email should mention the role for which the application is submitted. Some common details should be present in the mail such as:
- Personal Information (Name, Age, Ethnicity, Height)
- Contact Details (Number, Email)
- Acting Resume if present
- Two pictures (One headshot, one full body)
- Pictures in a natural pose without a hat or glasses