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Casting Call for Short Film “The Root and the Offspring” (Denton, TX)

We are a crew of skilled student filmmakers working in part with The University of North Texas to create professional quality short films with the festival circuit in mind. This film will be 10 minutes long with production scheduled for 4 days in mid-April, shot in the Denton/DFW area.

Audition Times:
Saturday, March 6th, 13th, 20th, 2010
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location for Auditions:
Christian Campus Center
1305 West Oak Street
Denton, Texas 76201
Third Floor

Directions from Dallas to Denton: Head North on I-35 E, Exit Fort Worth Drive and turn right. Continue 2-3 miles and turn left on Oak Street. Continue 1-2 miles and we will be on your left at the intersection of Oak and Fry.

There is metered parking on Fry street and neighborhood parking across the street.

Bring a 1-3 minute audition piece.

No monetary compensation, but DVD copies of the finished film will be provided for the actors.

Email resumes and headshots.

Main Roles:
Eli (age 45, 5’ 8”, Caucasian Male): A desperate relic from a rural America. Steadfast and unwilling to change. Vegetable farmer. Trying to scrape together a few dollars at an abandoned farmer’s market.

Jay (age 48, 6’ 2”, African American Male): A friendly, story-telling melon farmer. Subject to the whim of the customers. His future is his past.

Daron (age 32, 5’ 7”, Hispanic Male): Silent and reserved. Sells roasted peanuts at the farmer’s market. Plays guitar. A man of few words.

Male Customer (age 25): Has no respect for the farmer’s market. Mocking and snide to the farmers. Dragged in by his girlfriend but is seduced by the sweet taste of the produce, and is convinced by his girlfriend to run off with an armload.

Female Customer (age 23): Attracted to the farmer’s market as a novelty. Peppy and energized. Persuades her boyfriend to carry off the stolen fruit.

Bit Roles:
Jogger (age 26, muscular build)
Businessman (age 35, heavy-set build)
Taxi-Driver (age 30)

PROJECT: “THE ROOT AND THE OFFSPRING”

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: SHORT FILM AUDITIONS

LOCATION: DENTON, TEXAS

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