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Hampton Roads/ Williamsburg- Actors – June 29th- August 10th – UNPAID

  Independent Student Short Film, in her name, Seeking Lead Roles

Shoots 5 days within the first two weeks of August

Unpaid passion project–will be submitted to state film festivals

in her name

Audition Dates: Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Audition Location: Williamsburg, VA

Shoot Dates: 5 days between June 29th and August 10th, final dates TBD

Shoot Location: Hampton Roads area, VA

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Email the following materials to:

inhernameshortfilm@gmail.com

Include the following information in the subject line:

NAME OF ROLE SUBMITTING FOR:

In the body of the e-mail:

FULL NAME:

PHONE #:

E-MAIL:

ATTACH A RESUME AND CURRENT HEADSHOT OR SELFIE

You will be contacted with audition time and location after all submission materials are received.

in her name

STORYLINE:

The crime drama follows Cecile, a mother, who’s being questioned by a detective about the her involvement in an assault case. Cecile had came to terms with the disappearance of her daughter; until, one day while running errands, she sees the impossible: her daughter, Andrea. However, Andrea has no idea who the woman embracing her is. Worse, Cecile recognizes the person who pries her off Andrea to be her late husband’s best friend, Jeff. As the pieces fall together, Cecile realizes that Jeff was the one who took Andrea from her. She confesses this to the detective, who doesn’t believe anyone would recognize their child sixteen years after their disappearance. Detective Harris proceeds to question Cecile on the attack. Something like fate steps in once more as Andrea sees Cecile at the hospital after she has been informed that Jeff, her father for as long as she can remember, has passed from his injuries. Detective Harris, looking out for Andrea’s safety, suggests that she get a DNA test to prove that she is not Cecile’s daughter. Andrea, although hesitant, agrees. After receiving the results, with courage and shock, she visits Cecile in prison to see her mom for the first time since she was four.

SEEKING:

CECILE: Female, 20s-mid 30s, any ethnicity Distraught mother who has made it through hell and back

DETECTIVE HARRIS: Male, 30s-mid 40s, any ethnicity Career detective, sympathetic but gets straight to business

ANDREA: Female, 20s, any ethnicity Unknowing victim of abduction, angry and confused when her true parents are revealed

JEFF: Male, 20s-mid 30s, any ethnicity Mysterious guy next door, jealous of families as he lost a child to a miscarriage

JACKSON: Male, 20s-early 30s, any ethnicity Loving father turned depressed alcoholic after his daughter’s disappearance

Thank you in advance for your submission! You will be contacted with audition time and location after you have submitted all required information and materials.