CASTING CALL FOR SHORT FILM
LOGLINE: A coming-of-age narrative about a girl named Erykah who learns to accept her natural hair as a part of her identity by resisting society’s beauty standards.
Erykah – Female, African American, insecure, shy, 7 years old
Shonda – African American, loving, protective, Erykah’s mother, can play a 24-36 years old
Alisha – Female, African American, 7 years old, Erykah’s friend, friendly, caring, open-minded
Cashier – open ethnicity/age/gender
Professor Weis – Caucasian, open gender, 40-50 years old
Becky – Female, 19-21 years old, Caucasian, oblivious
Jack – Male, 19-21 years old, open ethnicity but not African American, oblivious
Dee – African American, hair stylist, 30 years old
Kelsey – Female, 19-21 years old, open ethnicity but not African American, oblivious
Mrs. Duncan – Female, 30-40 years old, open ethnicity, friendly
Harry – Male, 7 years old, Caucasian, Erykah’s classmate, class clown, oblivious
Classmates – 7 years old, open gender/ethnicity
SHOOTING DATES: March & April (TBD)
Please send your resume and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org with the preferred role as the subject line.