• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

Richmond – Seeking three actors for short film – April 13 & 14 – Paid

WINNING OVER THE KIDS

Non-Union Independent Short Film

Production Company: Out of Sight Creative

Executive Producer:  Kirk Kjeldsen

Director: John Shutika

Producer: Will James, Collin Coleman

Writer:  John Shutika

Casting Director:  Anne Chapman

Casting Associate: Tracia Austin

Casting Assistants: Carter Amos, Anna Child, Chelsea Lofland, and Will Schultz

Audition Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Audition Location: Richmond, Virginia

Callback Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Shoot Dates: April 13th & 14th, 2019

Shoot Location: Greater Richmond, Virginia

Rate: $200/shoot date

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Preferred method of submitting by agent via Breakdown Express or via Actors Access

 

If you have already submitted there, please do not submit again!!

 

If neither of those are available to you,

SUBMIT VIA: Winning Over the Kids — Anne Chapman Casting

 

Make sure to follow all instructions carefully!! If you do not complete all submission instructions, your submission likely will not be able to be considered. Make sure photos of children are current.

 

*Please note, there is a limited budget for travel and/or accommodation.

 

Thank you in advance for your submission!  Submitting does not guarantee an audition: you will be contacted with an audition time and location if selected.

 

Winning Over The Kids

STORYLINE: A manipulative divorced dad, tries to win over his kids, and is willing to go to any means necessary to keep them.

 

SEEKING:

STEVE: Any Ethnicity, Mid 30s – Mid 40s. A barfly and bullshit artist, STEVE sells dubious alternative medicine, praying upon the sick and elderly. He realizes that the only people who deeply care about him are his kids. Divorced a year ago, his ex-wife was awarded primary custody, and the judge has approved her planned cross country move. Desperate not to be cut out of his young son and daughter’s lives Steve hatches an ill devised plan that tests their loyalties.

$200/shoot day – Shoots 2 days

 

BRIT: Any Ethnicity, 11yrs old – Scrappy, stubborn. Always speaking out in class, arguing with the teacher. She’s not a trouble maker, but she thinks the teachers can be wrong about things. She plays lacrosse. Though she’s small for her age, she’s a physical and intimidating player. Since the divorce she’s taken a more parental role with her little brother Ricky, she’s a strong source of emotional support for him. Loves her father and has never seen his dark side before.

$200/shoot day – Shoots 2 days.

 

RICKY: Any Ethnicity, 9yrs old – Kind, shy, gullible, afraid to speak in class. He looks up to Brit. Ricky is vulnerable and an easy target for bullying at school. If you tell him to do something with enough force, he’s likely to do it. Not good at fighting back or standing up for himself, and tends to freeze under any kind of confrontation. Loves his father.

$200/shoot day – Shoots 2 days

 

Thank you in advance for your submission!  Submitting does not guarantee an audition: you will be contacted with an audition time and location if selected. DO NOT DOUBLE SUBMIT.