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Richmond – Student film casting 7 actors – 11/6 and 11/13 – unpaid

ACTORS –Richmond ONLY– University of Richmond Film Students Seeking 7 Actors for 3 Short Fiction Films – Unpaid

 

Sonja Bertucci, Visiting Professor in Film Studies at the University of Richmond & “FILM PRODUCTION 201” are seeking 7 ACTORS for their non-union student short films (under 4 minutes)

 

FILM 1

Title: Three Dead Men

Story: A convenience store clerk is held at gunpoint by a robber. The clerk, in order to deter the robber, tells him about the murders he himself has committed.

 

Character Breakdowns:

Clerk: 20s-30s, male, white, slender build, quietly confident and a bit intimidating.

Robber: 20s-50s, male, any ethnicity, average size, deep/gravely voice.

 

Directors: This is a collective project for Introduction to Film Production (FMST 201)

 

Crew names and phones numbers:

Mike Sutton- 973-558-1905, msutton724@gmail.com

Kelab Zewedu- 240-821-2794, kelab.zewedu@richmond.edu

Benjamin Pomerantz- 314-560-5252, benjamin.pomerantz@richmond.edu

 

Project Specifications: Dramatic short, around 3-4 minutes.

 

Auditions and location: 11/06 from 5pm to 7pm / 11/13 from 5 to 7pm.

CASTING DAYS:  Auditions will be held by appointment only at the University of Richmond. If you are interested, please submit your headshots to Mike, Kelab, or Benjamin, and call 314-560-5252 for an appointment. If you have any difficulty or questions, don’t hesitate to call.

 

FILM 2

Title:  Every Breath…

Story: When Justin realizes that he was not invited to hang out with his girlfriend Gianna and her friend Emma, he decides to take matters into his own hands and show up unannounced and uninvited.

 

Character Breakdowns:

Gianna: 19-24 years old, female, average height, thin to average build, any ethnicity. Gianna is nervous, emotional, and observant.

Justin: 19-24 years old, male, average to tall height, average build, any ethnicity. Justin is tech-savvy, short-tempered, creepy, controlling, snarky, and gets loud.

Emma:  19-24 years old, female, average height, thin to average build, any ethnicity. Emma is concerned, an active listener, and a supportive friend.

 

Directors: This is a collective project for Introduction to Film Production (FMST 201) directed by three FMST 201 students.

 

Crew names and phone numbers: 

Brianna Park: 267-226-3713

Meredith Schulten: 502-889-6653

Charity Yeyeodu: 919-259-1189

 

Project Specifications:

This film is a final project for an undergraduate introductory level film course. It will have a running time of 3-5 minutes and will be shot with a DSLR camera.

 

Audition and location: 11/06 from 5pm to 7pm / 11/13 from 5 to 7pm.

CASTING DAYS:  Auditions will be held by appointment only at the University of Richmond. If you are interested, please submit your headshots to Bri at brianna.park@richmond.edu and call

(267) 226-3713 for an appointment. If you have any difficulty or questions, don’t hesitate to call.

 

FILM 3

Title: No Work, All Play

 

Story: A street performer fantasizes that he is performing for the girl of his dreams in a concert hall, only to be catapulted back into reality.

 

Character Breakdowns:

Joe: All ages welcome, male. Joe is a musician playing on the street who dreams of performing in a concert hall. He is lonely, creepy, delusional, and yet slightly sympathetic.

Lynn: All ages welcome, female. Lynn is cheerful and kind-hearted to everyone—except to Joe, by whom she is repulsed.

 

Crew names and phone numbers: 

Ryan Zhao – (831) – 884 – 6018

Harry Liu – (804) – 295-8612

Jake Cardwell – jake.cardwell@richmond.edu

 

Project Specifications: Dramatic short, around 3-4 minutes.

 

Auditions and location: 11/06 from 5pm to 7pm / 11/13 from 5 to 7pm or by appointment.

CASTING DAYS: Auditions will be held by appointment only at the University of Richmond. If you are interested, please send your headshot to jake.cardwell@richmond.edu or harry.liu@richmond.edu, and call Ryan Zhao at 831-884-6018 or Harry Liu at 804-295-8612. If you have any difficulty or questions, don’t hesitate to call.