Feature film production “The Mark”
Feature film production “The Mark”
Feature film production “The Mark”

Casting Call for 8/25/12

August 22, 2012

NOW CASTING A NON-UNION INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM: “THE TRUTH”

This film is the first in a series of planned films inspired by the real-life events of the writer/director. The first script is set heavily in the past, with many scenes taking place in the 1960s as well as scenes set in the late 1970s and 2008. Also, several roles will be recurring in future productions.

The Truth will be filmed on location in the Clear Lake area and Houston in September and October. This project is casting non-union talent only, and actors must be available to work as local hire.

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS WILL BE ON SATURDAY AUGUST 25, 2012 IN THE CLEAR LAKE AREA BY INVITATION ONLY.

PAID ROLES: $100 / day

1. BETTY (Christina’s Mother): BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, DARK BROWN HAIR, 38-48, 5.4FT, 1960s and 1970s scenes

2. ART (Christina’s Father): GRAY HAIR, 50s, ATTRACTIVE, FATHERLY TYPE, 5.11FT , 1960s scenes

3. CHILD BEBE (Christina’s older sister): DARK BROWN HAIR, LONG LEGS, TALL, DARK BROWN EYES, 8-9 YRS OLD, must know how to swim, 1960s scenes

4. CHILD ARTIE (Christina’s older brother): BLONDE, MALE, 9-10YRS, OLD BLONDE HAIR, BLUE EYES, must know how to swim, 1960s scenes

5. SHERRIE (Christina’s teenage sister): 5.4FT, long blonde hair, BLUE EYES, 19YRS OLD, BEAUTIFUL GIRL, in College, plays a ukulele, 1960s scenes

6. STEVIE (Christina’s older brother): HANDSOME, 6FT, BROWN HAIR, BROWN EYES, 19-21 YRS OLD, a Marine, must get a military haircut prior to shooting, 1960s scenes

7. MRS. FREDRICK (4th Grade Teacher): 45-55, AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN, humble and loving, 1970s scenes.

 

SMALL PAY (Speaking roles) $50/Day

1. JENNIFER: attractive, middle aged, in her 40s, blond woman, hazel eyes, 2008 scenes

2. YOUNG RHONDA : Age 8/9, 1960s scenes

3. YOUNG BEBE:  BROWN HAIR BROWN EYES, TALL, SAME HEIGHT AS ARTIE, 11-12YRS, 1960s scenes

4. YOUNG ARTIE: BLONDE HAIR BLUE EYES, tall, age 12-13, 1960s scenes

5. YOUNG ROCHELLE: Age 8-9, REAL SMALL, SKINNY, BROWN HAIR AND BROWN EYES, 1960s scenes

6. PASTOR EZRA YOUNG: GRAY HAIR HEALTHY LOOKING MAN, 40-60+, 1960s scenes

7. PASTOR LESLIE PUGH: GRAY HAIR, HEALTHY LOOKING MAN, 40-60+, 1960s scenes

8. JILL: 17 YEARS OLD, 5’8”, PRETTY, 1980 scene

9. LINDA: 17 YEARS OLD, BLONDE, 5.4-5.6FT, PRETTY, 1980 scene

10. RACHEL: 17YRS, BROWN HAIR, BROWN EYES, 5’8”, PRETTY, 1980 scene

 

NON-PAID *SPEAKING* ROLES

DAYPLAYER:  (6+lines)

WOMAN NEXT DOOR: IN 60s, FRIENDLY, 5’4”, 2008 scenes

SPEECH TEACHER: 30s Brunette, ATTRACTIVE WOMAN, 1960s scene

RUTH (RHONDA’S MOTHER): 30-36, ATTRACTIVE, BROWN HAIR WITH LIGHT EYES, 1960s scenes

MRS. RIPPLE: CRANKY OLD SCHOOL TEACHER, SHORT AND CHUNKY, 1960s scenes

UNDER 5 LINES, NO PAY

STORE CLERK: Upscale Department Store, Female, 1960s scene

YOUNG DRIVER: Male or Female, Late teens, 1960s scene

STORE OWNER: (Mr Wiley) 70-80 YRS OLD MAN, 1960s scene

ANITA: VOICEOVER FEMALE, 30s-40s

FUNERAL DIRECTOR: Solemn looking older man, 40s-50s, 1960s scenes

TOW MAN: MECHANIC-LOOKING GUY, 20-50, 2008 scene

RUBEN: HISPANIC GUY 40s 5.6 FT AVERAGE WEIGHT, 2008 scene

NURSE BONNIE: Female, African American or Hispanic, 40s.

4th GRADE STUDENTS (3): 8-9 YRS OLD, Male or Female, Caucasian, 1970s scene.

4th GRADE TEACHER: ATTRACTIVE FEMALE, 20s, Caucasian, 1970s scene.

PRINCIPAL: FEMALE, 30s, Caucasian, 1970s scene.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Submit for this project by emailing casting@uprfilms.com with subject line “THE TRUTH_ROLE NAME”

1. Include your name, email address, phone number, and age (if a minor)

2. Attach headshot & resume & link to demo reel.

3. List role(s) of interest.

4. Are you available to work as local hire?

5. Do you want to be considered for only paying roles or any available role? (both paid or non-paid)

6. For parents submitting children, please note if your child attends school or is home schooled.

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