Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission
PERIOD (1800’s) WESTERN SHORT FILM
Filming in MOAB AREA early AUGUST (dates TBD)
Speaking roles will be PAID – Rate differs depending on role
Extra’s (non-speaking) roles are UNPAID
AMEYALLI – Native American, Late 40s, Ute Warrior and Butch’s trusty companion. A deep thinker and hard worker. He is loyal and trustworthy. Short to average height, in fine physical condition. MUST be able to ride a horse. SUPPORTING ROLE
KAI- Native American, 20s, Intelligent and effortlessly beautiful. MUST be comfortable around horses. SUPPORTING ROLE
RANDALL – Caucasian, 40s – 50s, Brutish, powerful man. The antagonist. Leader of a caravan of vagabonds and criminals. He has seen and done vile things. Very strong presence and imposing figure. He is not to be messed with. Must be comfortable riding a horse. Facial hair a plus. Average to tall height. In shape.
LEAD ROLE / MAIN ANTAGONIST
RANDALL’S GANG MEMBERS (2) – Caucasian, 20s – 60s, hardworking men, they are followers and always will be. To them, money is more important than morals. They are disrespectful and rogue. They have no problem doing the dirty work. Should look menacing. Period Facial hair is not necessary, but a plus 1800s period facial hair. Should be comfortable handling weapons and horses.
THE BARTENDER – Caucasian, 30s – 60s, He knows our Protagonist far too well. Local bartender with years of experience. Period Western Facial hair is a plus.
ONE SCENE / ONE LINE
Extra’s: NATIVE AMERICAN FAMILIES – Authentic Native Men and Women, Any Age. Authentic clothing worn during period welcome and a plus! (1800’s)
ONE – TWO SCENES (non-speaking background)
Extra’s – TOWNSFOLK – Men and Women, All ethnicities,
18 – 60s, Local Moab Hire, Looking for 1800’s authentic looking people, Ages 18-25 highly encouraged to apply.
Extras who have horseback riding experience HIGHLY encouraged.
ONE – TWO DAYS OF FILMING (non-speaking background)
PHOTO SUBMISSIONS –
• 1 full length, 1 head shot (does not have to be professional headshot)
• Say what role you are submitting for
• Say if you are a Moab local or where in Utah you reside.
• Say if you are willing to be a background extra if you don’t get a speaking role!
* Safety guidelines will be of utmost importance and filming will follow all SEUHD ordinances and guidelines that might be in place in August…* Stay safe*