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Seeking male and female talent for short film “Novo Jovo” – Oakland, CA

Casting Call Details:
Novo Jovo (A New Game)
A short film about a young man who finds community through the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. Digital student film for CalArts – food, copy & credit, but no pay.

Director: Kwesi Wade Johnson
Producer: CB Smith-Dahl
Shoot Dates: August 27-28
Location: Oakland, CA

JOHN
Young man, 8-12, Black. A quiet and creative kid who loves video games, comics, and capoeira. Has been trying to deal with his parents fighting throughout his life. (Actor does not need to have experience with capoeira, but it would be helpful.)

JOSEPH
Male, late twenties-early thirties, Black. John’s father and Lisa’s Ex. He’s a blue collar worker from the neighborhood and macho. He gets loud when angered.

LISA
Female, late twenties-early thirties, Black. John’s mother and Joseph’s ex. Girl from the hood done good, she is usually quiet and sweet, but gets loud and angry with Joseph. Works as a school secretary.

Auditions will be held AUGUST 13th and 14th, 2011. Actors are asked to prepare a short monologue for the audition.

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Non-professionals also encouraged to submit by listing acting experience and attaching a candid photo.

Casting Calls Categories: Short Film Casting Calls / Young Actors Casting Calls
Audition Date: AUGUST 13th and 14th
Project: Short Film: Novo Jovo (A New Game)
Location: Oakland, CA
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