CASTING MULTIPLE SUPPORTING ROLES FOR A SHORT FILM
-Name of project: In the Beginning
-Type of project : Short Film
-Plot Description: After serving a ten year prison sentence Parsi, a naive and innocent young man, returns to society with the hope of beginning a new life.
-Usage and Run of project : Film festivals and educational
-Union or Non-union: Non-union
-Director of Project: Prabu Muruganantham
-What to submit: Acting Reel (If possible, otherwise headshot and resume will work fine)
-Audition dates: TBD based on schedule
-Estimated call times : TBD based on role
-Is nudity required : No
-Locations: Portland, Oregon
-Is there a fee involved to submit or to audition? No, everyone is welcome to submit!
– Estimated Filming dates: September 8-10, 2021
SPECIAL ROLES NEEDED:
Baby – We are looking for a young baby (a few months to 1 year old) to play the child of a young homeless mother, roughly 4-5 hours of shooting, $50 compensation.
Young Mother – Homeless mother of aforementioned baby, priority obviously given to a young woman with a baby who crosses off both roles for us, roughly 4-5 hours of shooting, 2 hours rehearsal, $150 compensation.
Parsi as a Child – A young boy of color who can plausibly play the main character in a flashback. Our lead actor is Pacific Islander though has a somewhat ambiguous look so this isn’t a strict requirement. Roughly 4-5 hours of shooting, $50 compensation.
Parsi’s Mother – Similar to above role, we are looking for a woman of color who can plausibly play the main character’s mother in a flashback. Roughly 4-5 hours of shooting, $150 compensation.
Other Supporting Roles:
Priority will be given for all roles to actors with experience with the U.S. carceral system.
Pastor – Middle-aged adult male, preferably white, bonus if able to provide your own business casual wardrobe, roughly 4-5 hour shoot, 2 hour rehearsal, $150 compensation.
Church Security Guard – Adult with calm but authoritative look, roughly 3 hours of shooting, 1 hour of rehearsal, only headshot and resume needed, $100 compensation.
Police Officer – Adult with authoritative intimidating presence, roughly 4 hour shoot, rehearsal not required, only headshot and resume needed, $75 compensation.
-Contact Info for submitting: Please send your submission to both of these addresses: