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Casting Call for Short Film “Father” – Chicago, IL

Casting Call Details:
Title: “Father”
Story logline:
James Burnnett, who is told he only has a few weeks left to live because of cancer, comes to celebrate birthday of his son and his grandson from Dublin, CA every year. He struggles to tell his not fully apprehended love to his son, but it doesn’t work well even though he doesn’t have time to carry out his mission. At the end of the birthday dinner, he decides to leave his mission to the grandson who hates his father.

Character Description:

JAMES BURNNETT
Males, Age From: 50 To 80 Years
James Burnnett comes to celebrate birthday of his son and his grandson. He is told he only has a few weeks left to live because of cancer. He lost his beloved wife when the son is still baby in his car accident for long time ago, so that he brought up his son only himself. James is moody, stubborn, unsociable, and introverted old man, so that he lives alone in countryside that is not in the public eye.

DANE BURNNETT
Males, Age From: 30 To 45 Years
Dane hasn’t felt his father’s love affection, and he doesn’t like him even though he grew up in motherless family. He thinks that his father is just formal father for him. Dane is outgoing person. Dane tries and behaves to tell his love to the son so hard unlike his father because he thinks his father doesn’t love him, but he is just spinning his wheels, so that he doesn’t realize his son hates him. I mean his love to his son is always one-way.

JASON BURNNETT
Males, Age From: 15 To 20 Years
Jason hates his father because he feels depression of his father’s affection. After his grandfather died, Jason gets over to love his father because he is influenced by James’s word that his grandfather left at the end for his family.

KIRSTEN BURNNETT
Females, Age From: 30 To 45 Years
Kirsten is calm person. She loves her family, and she plays peacemaker in Burnnett family.

I’m a Columbia College Chicago student, and I’m working on project as a director with great enthusiasm now.
I’m looking for mid-age male actor for my project, and we are going to shoot film around March to April at Elk Grove Village.
If you are interested in my project, please let me know.

I’ll send you script too if you want.

Casting Calls Categories: Short Film Casting Calls / Lead Roles Casting Calls
Audition Date: March 1st to 20th
Project: Casting Call for Short Film in Columbia College Chicago
Casting Call Location: Chicago, Illinois

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