Casting Call for Houston, Texas HD Student Short Film “A Funny Concept”

Production Title: A Funny Concept
Studio/Independent/Student: Student
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Short Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Houston, Texas
Production Start Date: July 11, 2011
Production Wrap Date: August 20, 2011

Synopsis: “A Funny Concept”. A romantic comedy about a young man thrown out of his parent’s house and forced to find out the meaning of responsibility on his own.

Character Breakdowns:

  • Extras (At a house party, in a restaurant, in a grocery store)
  • Jeffrey 18-25, Male Lead, Finding his place in the world
  • Samantha 18-25, Love Interest and room-mate, Head strong and sarcastic
  • Aaron 18-25, Best friend and room-mate, Stoner and Sam’s brother
  • Janet 18-30, Room-mate, Aaron’s materialistic but loving girlfriend
  • Candace 16-25, Coworker, Clumsy and eager to please
  • Mr. Sweet 30-60, Boss, Jokingly intimidating
  • Trey 18-30, Sam’s ex-boyfriend, Egotistical
  • Jeffrey’s Parents, 40-60

    Paid/Non-Paid: Non-Paid
    Other/Additional Compensation: Film Credit
    Meals/Lodging/Transportation Provided: Snacks and Beverages

    *Email Your Casting Submissions To:

    Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Must park legally! At least 18 years of age strongly preferred.I will be checking you in as you arrive, that is the time to give me your resume, conflicts and headshot.

    Audition Date: July 06, 2011
    Audition Start Time: 05:00
    Audition End Time: 08:45
    Audition Location/Address: 1023 Sugar Lakes Dr. Sugar Land, TX 77498

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