Casting and Crew Call for Austin, Texas HD Independent Feature Film “HOA”
Production Title: HOA
Studio/Independent/Student: Independent
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Feature Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Austin, Texas
Production Start Date: May 10, 2012
Shooting Schedule: 8 weeks
Production Wrap Date: July 10, 2012

Producer: Emerald Sunrise Productions
Writer: John Quest
Director: John Quest
Additional Attached Cast/Crew: Redhead Dragonlady Productions

Synopsis: A ruthless group of individuals form a plan to get rid of six misfits in the neighborhood.

Character Breakdowns:

  • Dick Ackin: Male 60s grey hair upper-class snob. Used car salesman.
  • Puc Woo: Male 50-60s Asian ruthless manipulator.
  • Betty Moorehead: Female 50-60s accountant, with a mean disposition.
  • Dee Lier Female Late 40s, Secretary retired police officer.
  • Lawn Mower George: Male 70-90s Rides his lawnmower everywhere.
  • Mike Nelson; Male 50-60s Retired IRS agent
  • Lucky Bets; Male 30-40s Attractive day trader works from home
  • Onya Johnson; Female 30s Beautiful tall blonde German accent a bit accident prone.
  • Sandy Hill; Female 20-30s attractive Wicca Witch.
  • Carol Burnett: Male 40s Red Neck like Larry the Cable Guy.
  • Ben Dover; Male 30-40s Long hair pot smoking, porn producer father was a preacher.
  • Anna Alkie: Female 40s A major alcoholic.

Crew Positions Needed:

  • Director of Photography
  • Sound Crew
  • Gaffers, Grips
  • PA’s
  • Public Relations
  • Locations Coordinator
  • Writers Welcome
  • 1st AD
  • Camera Operator
  • Stunt Coordinator
  • Editors needed Premier Pro Only

Paid/Non-Paid: Paid, Deferred

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

Production Company: Emerald Sunrise Productions
Film/Production Company Website:

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Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Need reactive charactor actors. This film is charactor driven. This prject is a 80’s type film simular to the work of John Hughs.

Audition Date: April 10, 2012
Audition Start Time: 09:00
Audition End Time: 02:00

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