Hope from the Ashes: The Holocaust Diary of Rywka Lipszyc (Rivka Lipschitz)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Auditions will be via video submission, with callbacks in-person in Berkeley or San Francisco in February.
(For the roles of RIVKA, CIPKA, ESTHER, MINA, CHANA, and LITTLE YUSSEL)
No experience required, but ability to take direction is a must. Familiarity with Polish, Yiddish, or Hebrew would be a plus, as would be a willingness to have one’s hair cut to a short length on-camera.
(For the roles of the NAZI GUARDS and the DOCTOR)
No experience required, but ability to take direction is a must. Familiarity with German or Polish would be a plus.
Submissions are due by February 1st, 2016. Please e-mail headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Media submissions (reels or clips) are welcome but not required. optional.
Producer and director has multiple credits and honors, including a Sundance Film Festival documentary, a New York Times Critic pick, and a San Francisco Independent Film Festival Jury Prize. The filmmaker has previously worked with child and teen actors, and has instructed youth in a summer film camp, with their film winning the Best Youth Film Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
All actors cast in the film will be credited, fed, and paid. Talent will also receive a DVD of the finished film as well as access to an online streaming version of it and a high-resolution copy of their scenes (for their reel). We will provide meals and snacks on set, and will pay a modest day rate of $200.
City or Location of call: San Francisco, CA
Please submit to: email@example.com by 2016-02-01
This casting notice was posted by: Hope from the Ashes