Actors for NYC for Short Film “Drive”

02/21/2018

DRIVE

Location: NYC

Type: Film

“Drive” – a short film based off the the collected work of poet Hettie Jones, part of the Visual Poetry Project (VPP). The film presents a lyrical, collective portrait of the American female experience.

The Visible Poetry Project partners thirty filmmakers with thirty poets to create visual interpretations of original and classic poems. VPP will release one short film interpretation of a poem per day for the thirty days of National Poetry Month (April).

Films will be screened at Festivals in NYC, Seattle, Beijing, and elsewhere.

Roles to be Cast:

FATHER
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Male
Age Range: 35-50
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel
Role Description: Loving father in a troubled marriage. Character is part of pivotal scene. Must have driver’s license and be able to drive. Please send reel. If you do not have a reel, please send a self tape of a dramatic scene or monologue.

MOTHER
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Female
Age Range: 35-50
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: Detached mother in a troubled marriage. Character is part of pivotal scene. Please send reel. If you do not have a reel, please send a self tape of a dramatic scene or monologue.

DAUGHTER
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Female
Age Range: 7-15
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: Young daughter caught in the midst of a troubled marriage. Character is part of pivotal scene. If you do not have a reel, please send a self tape of a dramatic scene or monologue.

POET/NARRATOR
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Female
Age Range: 60+
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: The narrator and central focus of the film, wise and experienced. Must have a strong command of text, particularly poetry. If you do not have a reel, please send a self tape of a dramatic scene or monologue.

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: NYC
Please submit to: adam.pivirotto@gmail.com by 2018-02-22

This casting notice was posted by: VISUAL POETRY PROJECT

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