Casting Call in Austin Texas for UT Thesis Film


Summer Reign

Location: Austin, Texas

Type: Student Films

TITLE: Summer Reign (working title)

DESCRIPTION: After another day of losing to his neighbors during their daily summer activities (sudoku, paper airplanes, and British theatre), Eli seeks help from his recluse older brother in the form of a mysterious homemade concoction, upending the dynamics of the friend group.

SHOOTING DATES: April 2nd – April 6th / Austin, TX. Rehearsals TBD.

Eli: (Male, open ethnicity, ages 9-13)
Eli is timid, shy, and down on his luck. Sick of losing to his friends, he drinks a mysterious concoction and finds his courage.

Roanan: (Male, open ethnicity, ages 9-13)
Roanan is the alpha of the group. He wins at sudoku, throws his paper airplane the furthest, and gets to be the all-powerful king during their British play. Until it all comes crashing down.

Margot: (Female, open ethnicity, ages 9-13)
Margot is wacky, witty, and fun-loving. Even though her friends take everything so seriously, she sees the activities for what they are — just some fun games.

Jackson: (Male, open ethnicity, ages 18-24)
Eli’s mysterious older brother. An obsessive painter with an extreme case of creative block. He gives Eli a “magic potion.” But what is it, really? What are his true intentions?

***All roles are paid.*** ($40/day for leads. Meals included.)
We will be following UT’s RTF COVID-19 safety protocols.
Eli, Roanan, and Margot should be able to do a British accent. (Doesn’t have to be perfect!)

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Austin, Texas
Please submit to: summer.reign@gmail.comSummer-Reign-Sides
Please email your resume, reel (if applicable), and video with subject line “AUDITION: [Character Name]”. In the video, introduce yourself, tell us a fun story about you and your friends, and perform the sides for the character of your choice. Sides are attached below. Callbacks will be in person / over zoom.

This casting notice was posted by: UT Thesis Film Audition

Please see below attachment for script:


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