San Francisco / Oakland Auditions for Comedy “What Ah Nerd”

10/16/2018

What Ah Nerd

Location: San Francisco / Oakland, California

Type: Comedy

OPEN CASTING CALL on Saturday October 20th, 2018

“WHAT AH NERD”

CASTING CALL SHEET

HyperMedia Arts, Inc. needs male and female actors for a short comedy film to be filmed in Richmond California. Please send your headshot, resume, composite card, bio, link to demo reel and web site to Talent@HyperMedia-Arts.com. Please state what character(s) you would like to audition for.

Synopsis:

“What Ah Nerd” revolves around a student named Ben, who is facing academic problems, popularity issues, girlfriend troubles. He is helped (often without his knowledge) by Sparky the school janitor. Sparky teaches Ben lessons in life that cannot be learned in the classroom.

Requirements:
– Must be at least 17 years old
– Must be dedicated
– Must be hard working
– Must not be afraid to try new things
– Must be professional at all times
– Must be able to follow all directions
– Please be DRAMA FREE

Prior experience is encouraged but not required.
We do not mind training the right candidates.

Please submit resumes to following email: Talent@HyperMedia-Arts.com
No phone calls please…
NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please click the link below to register for the open audition. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-ah-nerd-movie-casting-call-auditions-tickets-51275355970

ROLE LIST

MAIN CHARACTER: BEN JENNINGS

Ben is a carefree High School senior who thinks he can be disrespectful and disobey the rules.

• MALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: ELMER JACKSON

Elmer is the High School bully.

• MALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: GLORIA JENNINGS

Gloria is Ben’s Mom, a stay home mother and wife.

• FEMALE
• 35 – 40 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: KATIE BELL

Katie is Ben’s girlfriend and is a High School senior.

• FEMALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

CHARACTER: MALCOM STEWART
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Malcom is Ben’s friend and is a High School senior.

• MALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

CHARACTER: MARCIA WALLACE
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Marcia is the High School Principal’s Secretary.

• FEMALE
• 25 – 40 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

CHARACTER: MRS. NEWSOME
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mrs. Newsome is a High School teacher.

• FEMALE
• 25 – 40 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: PRINCIPAL ELLIOT

Principal Elliot is the High School Principal.

• MALE
• 30 – 50 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

CHARACTER: RANDELL JENNINGS
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Randell Jennings is Ben Jennings father, who is an attorney.

• MALE
• 35 – 50 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: RASHAD JONES

Rashad Jones is a High School Senior and Ben’s best friend.

• MALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

CHARACTER: ROBBIE BROWN
SUPPORTING ACTOR

Robbie Brown is Ben’s friend and a High School senior.

• MALE
• 17 – 20 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

MAIN CHARACTER: SPARKY

Sparky is the High School’s Janitor. A very funny and simple character.

• MALE
• 30 – 50 Y.O.
• MULTIPLE (VIEW BELOW)
• African-American
• East Indian
• Latino / Hispanic
• Middle Eastern
• Multiracial
• Native American
• Other

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: San Francisco / Oakland, California
Please submit to: talent@HyperMedia-Arts.com

This casting notice was posted by: HyperMedia Arts, Inc.



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