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Richmond – VCUarts Cinema Casting Call – June 18-23 – Paid

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 6 actors for a 35mm short student film – La Cocina de Rosalina – shoots 3 days between June 18th-June 23rd, 2018 – $100-$125/shoot day

 

La Cocina de Rosalina

VCUarts Cinema Short Student Films

Production Company: VCUarts Cinema

Executive Producers: Art Eng and Kirk Kjeldsen

Producer: Karla Medecigo Micete

Director: Leanne Burke

Writer: Miles Jordan & Michael Spaziani

Casting Associates: Alyssa Price, Jaxon Lessler and Chance Baskerville

Audition Date: Monday, June 11, 2018

Audition Location: Richmond, VA

Shoot Dates: 3 days tbd between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018

Shoot Location: Greater Richmond, VA area

Rate: $125-150/shoot day

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Submit current headshot/resume and reel if available to:

vcucasting@gmail.com

Include the following information in the subject line:

NAME OF FILM & ROLE(S) SUBMITTING FOR & YOUR LOCATION:

In the body of the e-mail:

NAME:

UNION STATUS:

PHONE #:

E-MAIL:

TRAVEL DISTANCE TO RVA:

Please note, we have a very limited budget for travel or accommodations for these student films. Please make a note if you have accommodations in Richmond and if you are available to get yourself to Richmond. 

 

 La Cocina De Rosalina

STORYLINE: Rosalina finally gets the chance to prove her new restaurant’s worth when a notable restaurateur walks in, but when her babysitter cancels that same evening, Rosalina struggles to balance time in the kitchen with time with her 5 year old child.

SEEKING:

ROSALINA: Female, late 20s/early 30s, Latina.  Bilingual (Spanish in a Colombian accent/English). Single mother of a five year old.  First generation American.  Culinary school graduate, who has just attained her dream of opening a restaurant. ROSALINA is an excellent chef who serves dishes lovingly made from her cherished family recipes. Not afraid of hard work, but always pressed for time.  ROSALINA rarely finds the carefree, joyful moments with her child like those she fondly remembers of herself and her own mother.

Shoots 3 Days – $125/day – Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018  Real Mother/Child pairs are welcomed!

 

 ANGELA: Female, early 20s, Latina.  Bilingual (Spanish/English.) ROSALINA’S cousin and right hand woman in the new restaurant, grateful to ROSALINA for cutting her a break, and giving her a job, after dropping out of college and moving back in with her family. She’s has no previous serving experience and is still getting the hang of things in the food industry, but tries her best.  Wants her cousin to succeed and will pitch in however necessary to make it happen.

Shoots 3 Days – $125/day –  Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018

 

 GAEL/VALENTINA: Male or Female, 5-8yrs. old, Latino/a.  Bilingual (Spanish/English.) ROSALINA’S child. Loving. Curious nature, but really just wants to help out.  Good appetite. Adventurous eater.  Wants to learn to cook, loves when their mother gives them little jobs in the kitchen.

Shoots 3 Days – $125/day –  Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018  Real Mother/Child pairs are welcomed!

 

 SARAH: Female, late 30s – mid 50s, Any Ethnicity.  An eccentric and arrogant restaurateur who comes from family money.  Even with an endless budget and high end clothing, her sense of style is poor, often wearing mismatched outfits, but hold herself in the highest regard.  Has never heard “no” and is accustomed to being catered to.

Shoots 1 Day – $125/day – Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018

 

 ALMA: MOS. Female, late 20s – early 30s, Latina.  YOUNG ROSALINA’S mother. A waitress, by day, to pay the bills, but loves nothing more than coming home to cook her original recipes for and with her 5 year old daughter.  Naturally talented chef.

Shoots 1 Day – $125/day –  Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018  Real Mother/Child pairs are welcomed!

 

 YOUNG ROSALINA: MOS. Female, 5-8, Latina.  ALMA’S daughter.  Sweet natured and loving.  Fascinated by her mother’s cooking.

Shoots 1 Day – $100/day – Dates TBD between June 18th, 19th & 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2018  Real Mother/Child pairs are welcomed!

 

 Thank you in advance for your submission! 

Submitting does not guarantee an audition; you will be contacted with audition time and location if selected.