Location: St Charles, MO & Madison
In the small country of Ngoni, a boy who turns 15 is forced to fight for the military. Some choose to join and fight while others choose to resist and run. “SixNine” is a short film about the darkest hour between Bakari and Bomani. Two soldiers fighting the same war, with opposing viewpoints, which ultimately fuels one to make a final decision to end the war.
BAKARI, male, African, age 30 – 35. Bakari is the captain of Ngoni’s powerful military. He is a large man at least 6ft, confident and very sure of himself because of his position. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
BOMANI (1) male, African, male, age 25 – 30. Bomani is the leader of the rebel forces from his village. He was raised in fear of the military but came to hate them after the death of his parents. Several events from his past are explored and reveal that Bomani is even a more determined leader than the military thinks. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
OTHER SPEAKING ROLES
BOMANI (2) male, African, age 10. Fit and in good shape with the ability to sprint, run, and move within a wooded scene.
Must be able to speak English.
BOMANI (3) male, African, age 15. Fit and in good shape with the ability to sprint, run, and move within a wooded scene.
Must be able to speak English.
FATHER African, age 50 – 60. He is well groomed with good skin and has lived a God-fearing, healthy life, and his posture and appearance reflect that. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
MOTHER African, age 40 – 50. She is well groomed with good skin that has dealt with many setbacks in her life but she is strong and has persevered. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
2 SOLDIERS (DRIVER & PASSENGER), male, African, age 20 – 40. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
8 SOLDIERS male, African, age 20 – 40. Some will appear as Rebels and Military. Must be able to speak English and another African language.
Please send headshots & resume with any video demo reels of yourself (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Put the characters name you would like to audition for in the subject line. Also include other languages you speak in email. If we feel you have what we are looking for, you will be contacted and invited to audition.
Production title: SixNine
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Short Film (10 minutes)
Production Location: Sun Prairie, WI
Production Company: SangRay nsdmc
Director: Montee Ball?Sr
Producers: Montee Ball Sr & Devaron Davis
Casting Director: Melissa Ball
Audition Location: St Charles, MO (specifics later)
Shooting Location: St Louis, MO / Troy, MO
Compensation: Food, Copy, Credit, IMDB
Auditions: June 4th, 2017 from 2:00pm – 7:00 pm
(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)
Call Backs: TBD
Shooting Starts: July 23rd, 2017
Shooting Ends: July 30th, 2017
Payment: Non Paid
copy, credit, food, IMDB
City or Location of call: St Charles, MO
Please submit to: by 2017-04-26
This casting notice was posted by: SangRay nsdmc