Males and Females 15-40
Hi everyone! My name is Calvin Zimmerman and this summer I will be directing my very first feature film in my hometown of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin! I’m currently casting for both major and minor roles!
Below I’ll include a synopsis of the film, and attached to this post will be descriptions of each character, along with their specs (Age, race, and gender!)
I’m casting a very wide net in search of the perfect ensemble, so if you have any interest at all and fit the bill for any of these characters, I encourage you to throw your hat in the ring! (And if you know someone who might be interested, please share this information with them!)
WILD LIFE is the story of a small town that is torn apart at the seams when the local high school falls victim to a mass shooting that takes the lives of fourteen people-students and faculty. This film is the story of a broken community that must piece itself back together in the wake of unimaginable tragedy.
It is a story about loss-losing a loved one, losing one’s innocence, and losing sight of what is important.
It is about standing up for what you believe in, and making your voice heard- it is also an example of this.
‘Wild Life’ is not only a piece of art, but a form of activism.
This project is, at the risk of sounding dramatic, my life’s work. It surrounds the social issue that made me a young activist, a topic that I have been passionate about since I was in high school-I’m 23 now. I have spent years carefully crafting a story that is not only thoroughly-researched, but one that is respectful. This film comes wholly and completely from a place of pure love.
This is a completely independent film—written, directed, and self-financed by yours truly. It is shooting across southeastern Wisconsin (Primarily Oconomowoc,) over the month of July. Exact dates will be determined based on availability of primary cast, crew and locations. This is an unpaid role, but all travel accommodations will be paid for, and there will be food on set.
If you have any questions at all, shoot me an email or comment on this post! I very much look forward to seeing all the incredible talent that I know the Midwest has to offer!
Thanks so much for reading! Let’s create something amazing, together!