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Casting call for UT Graduate Thesis Film “In This Place”

“In This Place”, UT Graduate Thesis Film
Super 16mm & 35mm Short
Shooting Dates: Dec 5-14, 2008
“In This Place” is a story about the effects of globalization on the
individual and family life.

Jane moves back home to help discover herself as an artist, only to be
left alone as each of her family members announces their departure. With
each of them retreated to different corners of the globe, Jane uses her
imagination to escape the loneliness and isolation she feels and in so
doing discovers what she ultimately wants: a stronger connection with
her family.

MARK
Male Lead. Late teens/early 20s. Jane’s youngest brother. Self-centered
& fun-loving. Gets by on his good looks and charisma, though often hides
behind an air of indifference. Unhappy that his sister is cramping his
style, and decides to do something about it. Will require shooting 4-5
days in Austin. Can work with actors’ schedules.

Auditions will be scheduled by appointment.
SAG actors welcome.

Please Send Headshots/Resumes: mfathesis@gmail.com

Amy Bench (Writer/Director)
Amy Bench is an engineer, photographer, and filmmaker. Her work has
screened throughout the United States, at festivals such as SXSW, The
Dallas Video Fest, Black Maria Film & Video Fest (a nationally
travelling festival) and the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, and on
aired on PBS. Currently pursuing an MFA in Film Production, she is the
recipient of the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from the Department of
Education, and is a two-time nominee of the Kodak Award for Excellence
in Cinematography. Her work has been supported by grants from Women in
Film-Dallas and the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund.

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