“The Youth” – Casting Call for SAG Student Film in Atlanta

03/02/2014

“The Youth” – Casting Call for Auditions

Location: Atlanta

Type: Student Films

Good Afternoon:

Kiss the Limit Productions will be holding auditions tomorrow (Monday, March 3rd) and Wednesday (March 5th) for a film project of the award-winning filmmaker Dehanza Rogers. Rogers has won several awards such as the Grand Prize Student Film Award at the Director’s Guild of America, the Audience Award at the Atlanta Film Festival, and the Best Dramatic Film and Audience Award at the Women in Film and Television Film Showcase.

Please see the full details below.

CASTING CALL – THE YOUTH
Monday, March 3rd
Wednesday, March 5th
5:00pm – 10:00 pm on both days
YourACT TV
3041 N Decatur Rd
Scottdale, GA 30079

FILM PROJECT
The Youth (Student Short Film)
UCLA M.F.A Thesis Film
Director: Dehanza Rogers
Casting Director: Shandra McDonald

Shoot Location: Atlanta, GA

Production Dates: March 21 – 27th

Union: SAG/AFTRA

Payment: COPY of the film, CREDIT on the film and MEALS

SYNOPSIS
A mother and sister are left behind and must deal with the consequences of a young man’s fateful decision.

SHOOT DETAILS
This is a film directed and produced by an MFA Directing student at UCLA.

The crew is compromised of other MFA students from UCLA.

Please don’t hesitate contacting us via email at kissthelimitproductions@gmail.com

CAST BREAKDOWNS
ISHAN
Female / 45 – 60 yrs. / Black
Outgoing and loving mother. Dealing with the disappearance of her son. Actor needs to be able to speak with a noticeable accent. Family is East African (Somali).

SAMUAL
Male / 19 – Early Twenties / Black
Confident and decisive. Born and raised in America to a refugee mother, he struggles with feelings of not being Somali enough, while conflicted about being “the American Child.”

Male / 27 / Arabic
SAHAL
Athletic. Caring, community leader. Has a relationship with a young woman that he’s trying to keep private.

HAWA
Female / 45 – 60 yrs. / Black
Distraught. Her son recently disappeared. We meet her when she’s received word on his disappearance.

MIRIAM
Female / 45 – 60/ Black
Friend to Hawa and Ishan.

DR. ALLCOME
Male / 50 / White

CAROLINE
Female / 24
A petite Southerner with a large smile. Large personality and something of an entertainer.

AMANDA
Female / 35
Always has the look of being a hurried mom. Not together visually, but a wise woman.

OLIVER
Male/30
Has no shortage of opinions and has no problem sharing them with attitude. Will stab you in the back if you make the mistake of turning your back on him.

MADDIE
Female/45
A voice of reason. She’s not talking about you, she’s just being honest.

WHAT TO BRING:Please bring your headshot/resumes – REQUIRED!

WHAT TO READ: PLEASE BE PREPARED TO DO A ONE-MINUTE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE. SIDES FROM THE SCRIPT WILL BE PROVIDED TO READ.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email us at kissthelimitproductions@gmail.com for more information or call us 770.783.2933

Thank you for your time and attention,

Kiss the Limit Productions Inc. | www.kissthelimit.com

Kiss The Limit Productions Student Film

Payment: Other

City or Location of call: Atlanta
Please submit to: kissthelimitproductions@gmail.com by

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