PAID – Casting Call for Dallas, Texas HD Student Scene “500 Days of Summer”
Production Title: “500 Days of Summer”
Studio/Independent/Student: Student
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Student
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Dallas, Texas
Other/Additional Location: Irving, TX
Production Start Date: April 13, 2012
Shooting Schedule: One day shoot anywhere from Friday, April 13th to Sunday, April 15th depending on actor availability
Production Wrap Date: April 15, 2012

Producer: Tucker Meyers
Writer: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
Director: Tucker Meyers

Synopsis: Tom runs into Summer at a park and the two come to terms on how their previous relationship came to an end.

Character Breakdowns:

  • TOM Open-Ethnicity, 25-40 years old. An adult man of moderate build. Stands strongly by what he believes in and still holds un-reconciled feelings for Summer since their break-up.
  • SUMMER Open-Ethnicity, 25-40 years old. An attractive adult woman. Is very open with her thoughts and viewpoints. She cares for Tom, although not on a romantic level.

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

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Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Actors, if cast, need to be prepared to be available for two rehearsals anywhere from Sunday (April 1st) to the next Sunday (April 8th) according to actor availability, a live performance class presentation on Tuesday (April 10th) from 2pm-2:30pm in room 156 in UT Arlington’s Fine Arts Building, and an actual shooting of the rehearsed scene on the weekend of Friday (April 13th)-Sunday (April 15th). Will set up specific shoot date/time within the weekend according to actor availability. In the subject line, please put your name, followed by the name of the character you would like to audition for. Also, in the body of the e-mail, please feel free to include links to your demo reel or actors access page.

DIRECTIONS TO UTA: From Cooper St. in Arlington, take UTA Blvd. going westbound. Take a left onto W Neddarman Dr.; it will be the first left you can make. Once you’ve made the turn, the big parking lot on the right is the one you can park in. It is marked as Lot 33 on the map. The Fine Arts Building is nearby and is marked as FA on the map as well at this link:
Audition Date: March 30, 2012
Audition Start Time: 05:00
Audition End Time: 10:00
Audition Location/Address: The University of Texas at Arlington – Fine Arts Building – Room 155 (on Friday, March 30th AND Saturday, March 31st from 5pm-10pm both nights)

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