CASTING FOR SHORT FILM ‘SIGHT’
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union (Paid)
Production Type: Independent
Project Length: 25 Minutes
Production Location: Philadelphia (Primary), Arizona
Production Company: Steven Michael Studios
Directors: James Crews, Steven Michael
Producers: James Crews, Steven Michael
3237 Amber St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
June 10, 2019 5pm-10pm
(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)
June 17, 2019 6pm-10pm
June 23, 2019 7pm
July 21 – 22 2019
July 28 – 29 2019
(Additional dates in August, September to be added)
In ‘Sight’, Lenni has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of Glaucoma. He wants to see as much as he can before his vision is completely gone. It’s a race against time as his loving, supportive daughter does everything she can to help him achieve his wish, while preparing for the inevitable.
Our goal is to bring the best production possible and raise awareness for the Eye Disease Glaucoma. We look forward to hearing from you! Character Bios are listed below.
[TANIS] [FEMALE-NAT AMER & AFRICAN AMER MIXED LOOK] [AGED 18-22] [LEAD]
Tanis (Tah’-nis) is the confident, loving daughter of Lenni. She assumes a strong role in the house after the passing of her mother a year earlier. She will do anything to help her father cope with his failing sight.
[TRACY] [FEMALE-ANY ETHNICITY] [AGE 25-35] [LEAD]
Tracy is an intelligent, flawless professional, an Educator at the Art Museum of Philadelphia. The Lenni’s interest in art catches her eye, his wit and underlying vulnerability, captures her heart.
*There are three scenes that involve kissing. Actress must be comfortable with this.
**One scene involves travel for two days at the end of September to Arizona. Flight, accommodations, travel to set, and food will be paid for in addition to day rate.
[FRANK] [MALE ANY ETHNICITY] [AGE 45 – 70] [SUPPORTING]
Frank is a kind General Manager at Lenni’s job. He offers Lenni advice that he takes to heart.
[NURSE] [FEMALE ANY ETHNICITY] [AGE 30 – 50] [SUPPORTING]
The Nurse gives Lenni instructions during a critical test at the Wills Eye Institute.
Please submit the following to SightShortFilm@gmail.com
1. Headshots or current photo (no glamour or filtered shots!)
3. Acting reel if you have one
4. Summer availability (we will be filming mostly on Sun and Mon nights)
If called in for an audition, please bring a copy of your headshot and resume, and have a short monologue prepared. You may be asked to do some cold reading for a scene as well.
Thank you for your time and we hope to hear from you!