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Seeking talented man and child actors for short film “Take Off” – New York, NY

Casting Call Details:
Seeking talented man and child actors for Emerson College 16mm short film, Take Off.

Take off tells the story of a young boy who uses his vivid imagination to escape the reality of his troubled life. With absent parents and no friends, his only escape has been the world he creates inside his head. One day, he rides his bike into a park where he comes across an eccentric, offbeat man who also uses his imagination to get through life. The boy follows the man into his creative world, where he has assembled everyday trash to resemble a “rocket ship”. The two form a unique bond and escape the realities of their worlds.

Man, 50-60, A like-able, non-intimidating, Caucasian man. With a great imagination, this eccentric, somewhat crazy, character has created his own imaginary world, deep within a local park. He has assembled everyday trash to resemble a rocket ship which he truly believes is real and is able to completely shut out reality with his powerful imagination. Must be able to truly connect and believe in his fantasy surroundings.

Boy, 8-12, Small in stature, cute, Caucasian boy. No taller than 4’10.
This character is full of innocence. Growing up in a home with absentee parents, he has always relied on his vivid imagination to escape reality. Has a fascination with space and goes through life as if he is living in his own world.

Shooting March 9-11 in Wilton, Connecticut. Non-paying but daily Transportation/credit/copy/meals provided.

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Casting call in NYC on Saturday, March 25, 2012. Location TBD. Further information will be provided after your individual headshot and resume is received.

Casting Calls Categories: Student Film Casting Calls / Young Actors Casting Calls
Audition Date: 2/25/12
Project: Take Off
Location: New York, NY

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