Casting supporting roles for short film!

Short Film
Union Status: SAG-AFTRA

Writer/Director: Iris Devins
Producer: Rafael “Q” Quinde
Auditions: 5/13/2019

Story line: Two dumpster diving trans best friends come across a hitchhiking robot who is a lesson in human kindness, and the three go on a journey in an unkind world.

[Roommate] female, 20-29, White.
20 something year old woman who is sick of her housemate having guests crash on her couch for weeks at a time. She decides that it’s finally time to confront her housemate.

[Employee] female, 20-35, All ethnicities.
20 to 30 something year old employee who works at a grocery store. She has a run in with two dumpster diving friends.

[Manager] male, 30-59 
All ethnicities. Manager to the grocery store. He’s tired of running into dumpster divers at the store, and he puts his foot down about the issue.


Shoot: These roles will be one day during the three day shoot of May 27, 28, and 29. We will confirm the date upon casting.
Rate: Short Project Agreement Pay: $125 per day – Production will provide per diem and meals.

Writer/Director Bio: Iris Devins is a writer, director, and producer. The Sundance Institute selected her to participate in the Screenwriters Intensive, and she was a 2017 Sundance Knight Fellow. The Leeway Foundation awarded her with a 2018 Transformation Award. She recently finished a festival run with her narrative short, “After the Date”. The film portrays a romance between a trans woman and a straight man. “After the Date” premiered at Frameline in 2017, and later screened at festivals such as Hollyshorts, Athens International Film + Video Festival, Mammoth Film Festival, and Portland Film Festival.

Iris received funding from the Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant for her upcoming short, “Trashy Booty”. The film is a dark comedy about two dumpster diving trans women who find a hitchhiking robot in the outskirts of Philadelphia. She is currently developing her first narrative feature, “Angie Star”. The film is supported by a grant from the Sundance Institute with additional support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Iris completed her MFA in Film and Media Arts at Temple University. She works as a freelance filmmaker and film instructor.