Casting and Crew Call for Arlington, Texas Student Print Job “Family Values”

Casting and Crew Call for Arlington, Texas Student Print Job “Family Values”
Production Title: “Family Values”
Studio/Independent/Student: Student
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Print
Project Format: 35mm
Production Location: Arlington, Texas
Production Start Date: March 05, 2012
Shooting Schedule: variable
Production Wrap Date: April 15, 2012

Producer: Christopher Mangus
Writer: Christopher Mangus
Director: Christopher Mangus

Synopsis: I am a UTA film major currently enrolled in a staged environments class, so the work is geared towards precisely controlled self contained narratives within each still photograph – essentially everything that goes into film production minus moving images and sound. The theme for this body of work is a modern, sardonic re-appropriation of biblical versus regarding rape, incest, adultery, women as property, usury, murder/sacrifice, slavery, etc., all set in contemporary suburban and rural environments. I am more than willing to exchange work for work, so we can discuss shooting new head-shots for your efforts. Interested actors and crew can send their head-shots or resumes to the address below and we’ll discuss from there. The above format says 35mm but I am shooting large format sheet film (4×5 inch negative)
Character Breakdowns:

  • Lot
  • his wife
  • daughters
  • Abraham
  • Isaac
  • Cain
  • Abel
  • Adam
  • Eve
  • Noah
  • his sons
  • God

Crew Positions Needed:

  • Production Designer/Art Director
  • Set Decorator
  • Wardrobe
  • Hair/Make-up
  • Gaffer
  • Grip

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

*Email Your Casting Submissions To: christopher.mangus@mavs.uta.edu

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: I am more than willing to trade work for work with cast and crew. For cast we can maybe shoot new head-shots and for crew we can discuss my help on your shoot. The majority of my experience in film is with grip/electric.

Audition Date: March 01, 2012
Audition Start Time: 01:00
Audition End Time: 12:45
Audition Location/Address: Open for discussion

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1 Comment

  1. I must be VERY clear that this project is satirical and I am not at all religious.