Auditions in Memphis for Lead Roles in Movie

By | June 20, 2024

Casting Notice: Memphis, TN – Principal Lead Talent

Isaiah 54 Films, LLC is seeking principal lead talent for the upcoming independent feature film “Hoop Street.” This is a low-budget production set to shoot in Memphis, TN, and is strictly non-union. Please note that this is a local hire casting; transportation and accommodation will not be provided. Candidates outside Memphis are welcome to apply if they are within a reasonable driving distance and do not require air travel. The rate of pay is $150.00 for a 12-hour day. The project is produced by Teresa Dickerson with Tina Kerr serving as the casting director.

MEMPHIS TN – CASTING NOTICE – PRINCIPAL LEAD TALENT
Project: Hoop Street
Project Type: Independent Feature Film (LOW Budget)
Union Status: NON-UNION
Shoot Location: MEMPHIS, TN
Additional Project Info:

MEMPHIS TN area LOCAL HIRE ONLY! Transportation/Accommodation will NOT be provided. OK if you are outside the area as long as you are a reasonable self-drive distance and do not require a flight to get to Memphis!
Rate of Pay:
$150.00/12

Filming Dates: 06/27/2024 – 07/26/2024 (*This is our full filming window and you MUST have open flexible availability if submitting to work on any date during this timeframe!)
Audition Date: Self Tape ASAP on Request
Callback Date: 06/25/2024 via Zoom

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT if you are not prepared to do a RUSH Self-Tape audition, if you are not able to work as a LOCAL HIRE or if you have any issues with the work dates or rate!
Availability requirements vary by role. Please see specific role for number of work dates required – MUST have OPEN & FLEXIBLE availability for duration of filming (6/27-7/26) to allow for scheduling changes.

PRINCIPAL SPEAKING ROLES:
[MASON JAMES (PRINCIPAL LEAD)]
18 to 25 years old to look like high school age, Black man, clean-shaven (NO facial hair to look younger). athletic, prefer someone with basketball skills, strong acting skills needed for dialogue. Will work approx (13) days during our shoot window
[JAMAL JUNIOR “JJ” (PRINCIPAL LEAD)]
18 to 25 years old to look like high school age, Black man, clean-shaven (NO facial hair to look younger). athletic, prefer someone with basketball skills, strong acting skills needed for dialogue. Will work approx (6) days during our shoot window
[COACH PERRY (PRINCIPAL LEAD)]
35 to 55 years old (late 30s to early 50s), Black man, authoritative, athletic, coach type (prefer someone who actually has some type of coaching experience but not required), strong acting skills needed for dialogue.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Submission Deadline: 06/24/2024 but please submit ASAP (preferably by SAT 6/22 so that we can send you self-tape details in time for you to get your audition in before Callbacks!!)

TO SUBMIT for this role:
Please send us an email ASAP to – nashvilleextras@gmail.com
With subject line HOOP STREET PRINCIPAL (specify role)
Emails must include ALL of the following:
-First & Last Name
-Phone Number
-Email Address
-Recent Color Photo of you
-Height
-Weight
-Clothing and Shoe Sizes
-Current City/State you are located in
– Are you fully available with flexible availability from 6/27 – 7/26
-Which role are you submitting for
CLIENT will be selecting these Talent so make sure your photo best represents the role you are submitting for

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