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Casting call for non-union film “Umbrellas”

UMBRELLAS
Audition Date – Sunday, May 10th
Type: Short Dramatic Narrative
Casting Director: Mark Anthony Marez
Non-Union
Shoot Dates: exact TBD (Two days in June. Weekend)
Location: Bay Area
Compensation:
Female Lead $800
Male Support $700

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS
Please e-mail headshot, resume, and contact info to markanthonymarez@gmail.com

AUDITION INFORMATION
Auditions are to be held on Sunday – May 10th in San Francisco near AT&T park.
Talent will be provided with exact address and subsequent audition info upon securing an audition time.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
UMBRELLAS is a scene about a young couple who both are recent graduate school graduates.
They find themselves at a point of irreconcilable difference after a long and turbulent relationship; accentuated by their outlooks on modem adult life. Their already dead relationship builds tension through conversations about Robert’s manuscript, Jean-Clare’s observations at work, and Pepe Le Pew. The scene culminates with the tectonic plates of their opposing personalities and beliefs giving way in an eruption of truths, and concludes in a dramatic sterilizing of the Robert’s long time apartment.

A comfort with the subtly of cinematic dramatic acting is a must.
Both roles do have high drama parts but the heart of the scene is painted with subtle brush strokes.

CASTING:
Jean -Clare Sinclair:
Female – girlfriend
mid 20’s to early 30’s
– Biomedical research working on doctorate; focusing on resistant bacteria – UCSF
– Tactful and strong in moments of opposition
– Believes in the on-going search for the truth in things, opposed to believing that she holds the truth of things already.
– Unconsciously manipulative.
– Modest

Robert Small:
Male – boyfriend
mid 20’s to early 30’s .
– Aspiring writer, English MFA – SFSU.
– Underlying loss of identity
– Dogmatic in his ideals of how people should live
– Pretentious and self-pitying
– Preachy

Note to Talent, please read:
Flash Flood Still Picture Montages.
Still image descriptions: Tight framing of violent sex on
the couch. (NO Nudity Required. Nudity is implied on camera
by tight picture compositions. Example: Female dressed with
tube top and is shot from there up. Male only shirtless.)

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