Casting and Crew Call for Austin, Texas HD Independent Short Film “Empty Miles”
Production Title: Empty Miles
Project Type: Short Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Austin, Texas
Production Start Date: December 28, 2011
Production Wrap Date: January 10, 2012
Producer: Jimmy Willden
Writer: Jimmy Willden
Director: Jimmy Willden
Additional Attached Cast/Crew: Greg Risley – Director of Photography
Synopsis: Disenchanted with his relationship and the current status of his life, Cameron steals his fiance’s car and hits the road with only one goal – to ESCAPE. Of course, he forgets one thing: Karma’s a bitch.
- CAMERON, GENDER: MALE. AGE: EARLY 30s Failed writer, Office Worker not happy with his life.
- ELLIE, GENDER: FEMALE, AGE: LATE 20s Used to be carefree and full of hope, now she’s basically become Cameron’s mother – making sure he stays on track. She doesn’t even know if she’s happy.
- CAMERON’S DAD, GENDER: MALE, AGE: LATE 50s – VOICE ONLY Gruff and straight forward. His way or no way. An old retired military man.
- STATE TROOPER, GENDER: MALE, AGE: LATE 30s Tall. Aviators. The uniform. The Car. It all makes up his assertive confidence. Without all of this, he’d be nothing.
- CASHIER, GENDER: MALE / FEMALE, AGE- LATE Teens, EARLY 20s. Country kid, awkward, pimply. Sarcastic.
Crew Positions Needed:
- ASST. Director (experience preferred)
- Script Supervisor (experience preferred)
- Art Director
- Make-up & Wardrobe
- Sound Recordist
- Boom Operator
Paid/Non-Paid: Non-Paid, Deferred
Other/Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD Copy
Meals/Lodging/Transportation Provided: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
Production Company: Born Ready Films
*Film/Production Company Website: http://emptymilesmovie.webs.com
*Email Your Casting Submissions To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: CAST – Reply to this casting call at the email listed, with the Character Name you wish to audition for as the SUBJECT, with attached headshot and resume. CREW – Reply to this crew call at the email listed, with the Crew Position you wish to apply for as the SUBJECT, and an attached resume.
Audition Date: December 10, 2011
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