Filming a Trailer for playwright

Date posted: Jul 24th, 2021

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Casting call: Project - Play Trailer

We are looking for 2 or 4  actors to produce a trailer for a play written by a Twin Cities Author: E.M. Moore. Playwright: ‘Choices’

On Screen Speaking and V.O. for both Male and Female Voices

Roles: We are open to casting either 1 actor to portray both young and old characters or 1 actor each.  All submissions welcome. Paid roles.

OLD JIM: Lead Character 77 year old African American man, Ronnie’s former lover

OLD RONNIE: Lead Character 77 year old white woman Jim’s former lover

YOUNG JIM: Young African American man 18-20 old Ronnie’s lover 

YOUNG RONNIE Young white girl 18-20 years old, Jim’s lover

Jim is handsome, talented and a mini celebrity. He comes from a self defined middle class neighborhood. His father is a janitor and his mother a housekeeper. 

Ronnie is pretty, smart, and is the daughter of a highly educated set of parents who are benefactors of the community. 

Jim is Catholic, Ronnie is Jewish. They meet in a high school that is in the center of a midwestern big city in the late 50’s. What could go wrong does, and problems become disasters. Teaching them both something about life, but way too late to make a difference in the lives of people who bear the burden of their mistakes. And so it is that we discover how the expression “past is prologue” can play out in life, in ways we might not have imagined.

Film Dates: Aug. 28/29 - this is tentative based on securing the location 

Location: Twin Cities Theater  - TBD

Adtl Info: 

  • In person/zoom auditions (call backs) for final selection Potentially Aug. 7-8

  • Cast Read through Aug 26-27 evening

  • This will be about a 5 min trailer for the Playwright for marketing purposes.  

  • Both characters are on-screen speaking  and V.O. roles.  

  • Film dates/times TBD based on casting, ie if one actor is playing both we will need time for make-up ect. 

  • Current day attire for ‘old’ characters, 1950’s period pieces for ‘young’ characters -Let us know if you have attire available

 

Submissions: Send headshots, resume, & reel to OnaLeeBeaProductions@gmail.com

 

Contact Info

Phone: (715) 781-7274

Email Address: onaleebeaproductions@gmail.com

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CASTING CALL FOR HORROR HIGH FILM CAMP PRODUCTION “SLURP”

Date posted: Jul 23rd, 2021

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Logline: "An awkward first date at the movies takes a horrific turn when the cinema turns out to be owned and operated by demons."

 

Non-Union. Small stipend/TBD.


WOMAN: 
40s-70s, open ethnicity. Movie theater Manager. Appears dead inside but owns some wicked creativity. 1 + ½ day commitment, Aug 10th 9am-12pm and August 11th 9am-4pm  

 

CONCESSIONS CASHIER: 20s, Black. Intelligent, patient, bored. Also appears dead inside, also owns some wicked creativity. 1 day commitment, Aug 11th

 

THREE CINEMA DEMONS: open gender, open ethnicity, all body types. These important characters will just be perceived by the audience as shadowy, faceless creatures with large, glowing orange eyes. 2-day commitment, Aug 12th and a night in Aug TBD

 

3 TEXTING TEENS (Non-Speaking/Extras)

 

If you want to submit for a role, send your headshot or a selfie along with your resume to paigemailercasting@gmail.com

 

More information about the project: https://www.edufilmfest.org/horror-high

 

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The Count of Monte Cristo webseries

Date posted: Jul 22nd, 2021

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Title: The Count of Monte Cristo 

Shoot Dates: September - October 2021, based on actor’s schedules (see below)

Pay: $125/day, non-union 

Shooting Location: Saint Paul, MN

Roles: 33 roles, character breakdownHERE

About the Project: An webseries adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Approximately 100 episodes, each 5-7 minutes long. It's a story of revenge, with complex (and sometimes convoluted) plots and deceits, with one or two high-melodrama love stories thrown in.

Because this project was designed during the summer of 2020, we will be shooting most scenes with only one actor at a time - a sort of “Zoom Theater” approach. Each day of shooting will be focused on filming one character with a crew member off-camera assisting as scene partner for the actor. The number of days we estimate needing each actor is noted on the character breakdown.

To be considered for a role, please record yourself, on camera, readingTHIS excerpt from the script or your own monologue (classical if possible), and share it to us with your availability and which roles you are interested in usingTHIS form. If you cannot record yourself for any reason, please email us using the address above and we will find alternative methods! Please submit your recording by August 6, 2021. For questions, please email sixelementstheatre@gmail.com.

Some notes on casting: All roles are available. All characters in our breakdown are of not-yet-defined race and ethnicity; preference in casting will be given to creating a diverse world of characters portrayed by a diverse cast of performers, especially for major parts. The same applies to body type/physical ability. While some characters have assigned genders, or ages, anyone who feels they could play those characters are encouraged to audition for them.

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

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Email Address: sixelementstheatre@gmail.com

Website: https://www.sixelementscompany.org/

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My American Dream

Date posted: Aug 6th, 2019

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My name is Tony Nayenga and I wrote the book My American Dream using my pen name Nekemiah Muzazibwa.  My book in online and I have had several book signings with very good feedback.  This story chronicles my life from a Civil War inUganda 1977 to a life in the U.S. with my family.  I explain the trials and tribulations  I/we encountered with many success until I was diagnosed with mul  sclerosis which I dealt with in denial.(as it is taboo in my culture).  Also, there is a love story detailed with a hirl I didn’t know from Ghana  which led to the birth of my 2 children. But my dream  with my children has become redefined as MS is a taboo among my people as I was getting very sick. I am in the process of converting this book to a short film and next a feature film, hopefully. If any producers can contact me I’d appreciate it!  Thank you.

 

Contact Info

Phone: (651) 387-7313

Email Address: tnayenga77@gmail.com

Website: https://www.xlibris.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-001184514

Asian Actors in Minnesota

Date posted: Mar 4th, 2019

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Hello all!!  My name is Erick Gani, I am an aspiring writer/director from a Indonesian/Cambodian background.  My main purpose on here is to familiarize myself with the community of Asian actors from Minnesota but also the greater Midwest region.  I'd also like to connect with actors from Minnesota in general as I am new to the company of thespians in this state.

Hit me up and connect/contact me on my instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ecgani/

Phone: 651-324-8803

Email:  ganierick@gmail.com

Thank You!

 

Contact Info

Phone: (651) 324-8803

Email Address: ganierick@gmail.com

Website: https://www.instagram.com/ecgani/