Danito de Balazo
***CASTING CALL FOR LATINX ACTORS***
Now casting Latinx actors aged 16-55 for an LPB/PBS Funded short film, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Daniel Eduvijes Carrera.
About the film, EL PAISA:
After being rescued by a charismatic vaquero on the streets of East LA, gay goth skater Fernando must put an end to closeted young love, leading to personal transformation and a newfound connection to familia.
Production Period: June 23-26, 2022
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Fernando (Latinx Male, 16-20): Fernando is a brooding goth/skater who learns to appreciate his Mexican heritage and queer identity.
Angel (Latine Male, 18-25): Angel is a closeted cholo/gangster who is too loyal to his gang to be his true self.
Jose de Carmen “Carmelo” (Latine/Indigenous Male, 30-50): Carmelo is a tall, imposing, self-confident ranchero with indigenous roots who is proud of his gay identity. Must speak Mexican Spanish.
Ernesta (Latine/Female; 35-60): Ernesta is Fernando’s quirky, hardworking single mother who fears she is losing her closeted son. Must speak Mexican Spanish.