Casting Notice: Lead Roles Needed for Temple Director Student Films!
RATE: Union (Student Film Agreement /SAG AFTRA)
Non-Union (some pay provided for most projects)
SHOOT LOCATION: Local to Philadelphia, Talent must live within 2 hours of Philadelphia
SHOOT DATES: 3-5 day shoots, TBD January – February 2021
CALLBACKS: TBD, will be conducted virtually by Temple directing students
NON-UNION COVID PROCEDURE: COVID-19 safety protocols will be given upon virtual call backs.
UNION COVID PROCEDURE: Per SAG-AFTRA requirements, for 2-consecutive-day shoots only, testing may be done once. Testing and results must be completed within the 24-hour period before the first day of shoot to allow a shoot for two consecutive days.
Henry Roberts (LEAD ROLE, Male, Any Ethnicity, Age 16-22, MUST include DOB in submission if under 18), weak posture and moping demeanor, sensitive, later instilled with the fire
Jay Marconi (LEAD ROLE, Caucasian, Male, Age17 – 20s, MUST include DOB in submission if under 18) Longer hair preferred. Jay is self-destructive, and acts cool at the cost of being inauthentic to himself. *Must be willing to dye their hair red with washout non-permanent dye
Jimmy Vee (Caucasian, Male, 40s) Greasy businessman, slimy character, Saul Goodman-type
Javi’s Mother (Latinx, Woman, 50s)
Young Jilei (Asian, Male, age 8-12) Messy wild kid that is very similar to Older Jilei. Older Jilei looks like a happy kid that can sometimes be mean, he does well in school, sports, friendships, everything looks like it is going well in his life. Under this guise, his family life is unstable and hurting him internally. He does not express what he is going through.
You must submit ALL requested materials!
It’s EASY-PEASY! Send us ONE email with all of the following.
Sorry we can’t go back and forth answering questions, but we appreciate your submission!
Submit ONLY to: firstname.lastname@example.org, submit ASAP
Self-Tape Audition Video: Please Prepare the scene indicated below to go with the role you’re interested in. Follow this link to get access to the sides: https://mailchi.mp/wicklinecasting/temple-university-student-films-now-casting-1312301
— “Jay Marconi” Audition Scene Here
— “Henry Roberts” Audition Scene Here
— “Jimmy Vee” Audition Scene Here
— “Young Jilei” and “Javi’s Mother”: Please prepare your own 1 minute contemporary monologue. Click here for generic copy (or use your own)
How to self tape: Using a smart phone or camera, simply self tape your performance. It’s best framed horizontally from waist up. (Don’t worry about being overly perfect in recording. Just go for it!). YOU MUST State your name, agent (if applicable) and age-range (if 18+) or DOB (Minors) at the beginning of the video.
If you’re having issues sending your video, let us know! We want to help!
Your One Email Must Include:
— Subject line of the email MUST include the Name of the Role for which you are auditioning.
— Your audition video
— Headshot or Recent Digital Photo
— Phone number
— Agent or Manager, if applicable
— D.O.B. for minors/if under 18. If minor, PARENT/GUARDIAN must submit on your behalf!
— Residence Zip Code *DO NOT APPLY unless you live within 2 hours of Philadelphia
— You MUST include all of the necessary information, otherwise we cannot consider your submission. Submit only to the email address given.
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