male 18-27 yrs dark skinned
*TITLE & TYPE: Amaru – Short Film
*CASTING: Male, Brown/dark-skinned, Black, between the ages of 18-27
*LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
*Filming start date: October 23-24 (5-day shoot; possible 6-day)
*COMPENSATION: $125.00/day (up to $150.00) – SAG Low (scale)
Actor would be auditioning (via self-tape) for the title character. Film is from an award-winning script. The film’s script, co-written by former child actor Brandon Hammond (Soul Food, Menace II Society, Space Jam) and his partner Jenesis Scott, was named winner of the first ever John Singleton Film Competition presented by the Pan-African Film Festival. They were awarded $20,000 from the City of L. A. to help fund the film’s production.
The film is SAG low budget and producers on the film will include former colleagues of John Singleton.