Lead and Supporting Roles for Latino Actors in NY / NJ for Student Film

02/24/2020

Reir Llorando

Location: New York and New Jersey

Type: Student Films

Short Film, Non-Union
Rate of Pay: Travel, meals, lodging, IMBD credit provided. SAG-AFTRA Student Film Agreement.

Shoot Dates: 03/28 – 03/29
Shoot Location: NY/NJ Area

Submission Instructions:
Please email reirllorandoshortfilm@gmail.com with:
– Role of Interest
– Headshot
– Acting Reel (Optional)

Logline
Alberto is a Hispanic immigrant who has not seen his son, Carlos, for 25 years. After losing everything Alberto tries to reconnect with Carlos with the help of Marcela, his daughter in law.

ROLES
CARLOS (Lead)
Latino, early 30s, responsible and serious. He wants everything under control and becomes impatient when something does not go his way. He is a go-getter and has a stable job. He has been married for a couple of years with the love of his life, Marcela. He treats her with respect and love. Sometimes he is bossy but only to hide his lovely heart. He immigrated to the US when he was a child and speaks Spanish and English.

ALBERTO (major supporting role)
Latino, mid-60s, friendly and outgoing. He is very patient and listens to others. Throughout the years he had learned the hard way that he cannot go through life pretending he is 30. He is a wise person that tries to help others whenever he can. He can talk for hours telling his stories about his life in NYC. He has difficulty to walk and uses a cane. He immigrated to the US in his 30s. He tries to speak English when he is forced to.

MARCELA (major supporting role)
Latina, early 30s, charming, laid back. Smart and very supportive, she embraces the idea that life is an adventure. She does not like when someone does not face difficult situations. She is always learning something new. She is a strong and independent woman. She speaks English as well as Spanish.

Payment: Other

City or Location of call: NY / NJ
Please submit to: reirllorandoshortfilm@gmail.com by 2020-03-02

This casting notice was posted by: Santiago Serrano



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