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Casting Call for short film “With the Trees”

Director Kevan Miller is currently seeking actors for the short film “With The Trees”, his thesis project for NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, to be shot in and around San Antonio, Texas.

Characters needed:

SISTER ROMERO (late 40’s-60’s): dark hair, stern and wizened, Latina
Description: Stringent and hardworking head of resident relations at Santa Lucia elderly complex. She is reverent and cold; she has begun to forget that humanity exists in her residents.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: Two

ANNA (late 70’s-80’s): white/grey hair, cute face, Caucasian
Description: Cute, round and portly, completely consumed by dementia, excessively jolly in a demented manner.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: Two (Partial Days)

OLD MAN HERNANDEZ (late 60’s-70’s): Latino, tall and thin, wears suspenders.
Description: Old resident upset about being forced out of the Elderly home; comical experience good.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: 1/2 of a Day

MR. HERNANDEZ (early 30’s): Latino
Description: Newlywed; irate son of Old Man Hernandez; he is forced to take his father home with him.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: 1/2 of a Day

MRS. HERNANDEZ (early 30’s): Latina
Description: Newlywed; saddened by her new families’ unfortunate situation.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: 1/2 of a Day

SCARY GIRL (16-21): Caucasian or Latina
Description: Very confident and abrasive young girl; wears a lot of makeup; wears street clothes; gives Frank a piece of her mind when he gets in her way.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: 1/4 of a day

NUN #1 and NUN #2 (40’s- 50’s): Caucasian or Latina, younger than Sister Romero
Description: Sister Romero’s two sidekicks; their piety is strong and their residents sometimes get the better of them.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: Two (only partial days)

DAVY CROCKETT IMPERSONATER (25-40): Caucasian, Bearded
Description: Looks like Davy Crockett; comes with costume is a plus.
Estimated Number of shooting Days: 1/3 of a Day

5 or 6 CHILDREN (10-14 years-old): Caucasian and/or Latino
Descripton: Live in a South Town neighborhood, enjoying the festive time of year.
Estimated Time of Shooting: 2 Hour max

YOUNG FRANK (4-6): Caucasian
Description: Boy with dark hair, could pass as a younger version of Frank; focus of nostalgic flashback; runs joyously through a lawn
Estimated Time of Shooting: 1/2 Day

YOUNG FRANK (12-14): Caucasian
Description: Boy with dark hair, could pass as a younger version of Frank (only to be used in a photograph)
Estimated Time of Shooting: 1 Hour max

(Frank as an adult will be played by Tyler Barnes – please visit his IMDB page at http://us.imdb.com/name/nm2420725 for pictures.)

Shoot dates are April 21-28; compensation is copy, credit, and lunch.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held on Saturday, April 11 in San Antonio. Please send headshot and résumé (or talent page link) to chevo@primadonnaproductions.com.

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This Casting Call/Audition filed in: Casting Calls in San Antonio, TX / Kid Auditions / Student Films Casting Calls