Casting Max Sandberg’s “What It Was Like Then” in Emmeryville, CA

01/24/2017

What It Was Like Then

Location: Emeryville, CA

Type: Film

Casting Max Sandberg’s “What It Was Like Then”, film about high schoolers with bad habits, wild parties, romance and even near death experiences.

Tommy is just trying to survive another year in high school but his best friend Mark never fails to keep things interesting. One night, the two attend the party that will change their lives. It’s just hard to tell if it’s for the better or the worse.

Walk Ins are NOT welcome. You must schedule an audition with the company. You may do so by going to our website, enigmafilms.co or attempts to reach the head of Communications.
Rehearsals will be held in Oakland and shot in Oakland

Reel footage, potentially food.

Tommy: Role Type: Lead
Gender: Male
Age Range: 17-23
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Tommy is a popular high school senior who smokes a fair amount of pot. His best friend, Mark, is a complex somewhat loner who experiences a drug overdose at a party they both attend. Tommy has to deal with his best friend in the hospital while also handling things with his love interest, Claire.

Mark
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Male
Age Range: 17-23
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Mark is a high school senior who smokes weed and drinks very often and has had issues with substance abuse. While buying weed from a dealer named Jonas he also buys cocaine. Later while he and his best friend Tommy are at a party he overdoses after making out with his friend Megan.

Claire
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Female
Age Range: 17-23
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Claire is a high school senior and the love interest of Tommy. When Tommy’s best friend Mark overdoses Claire supports Tommy during and after the night Mark is hospitalized.

Megan
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Female
Age Range: 17-23
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Megan is a high school senior who throws a party at which her love interest Mark overdoses on cocaine. She is good friends with Tommy’s girlfriend Claire.

Jonas
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Male
Age Range: 20-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Jonas is a drug dealer who is described as a total loser. He sells Tommy (high school senior, lead) marijuana and then sells Mark (high school senior, Tommy’s best friend) cocaine, which Mark later overdoses on. This role appears only once.

Jess
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Female
Age Range: 19-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Cover Letter
Role Description: Jess is a college student and Mark’s older sister. She drives up from college to see Mark after he overdoses at a party. She has a short dialogue with Tommy when she arrives at the hospital.

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Emeryville, CA
Please submit to: madison@gizmogirlsf.com by 2017-02-03

This casting notice was posted by: Madison Lin, Head of Communications at Enigma Films



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