Casting Call for Houston, Texas Short Film “This is the End”

Casting Call for Houston, Texas HD Independent Short Film “This is the End”
Production Title: This is the End
Studio/Independent/Student: Independent
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Short Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Houston, Texas
Other/Additional Location: East Texas area
Production Start Date: April 09, 2012
Production Wrap Date: April 14, 2012

Producer: Casey Furche
Writer: Michael Millichamp
Director: Michael Millichamp

Synopsis: A family tries to fix their broken past before an asteroid crashes into the earth and destroys everything.

Character Breakdowns:

  • Susan – Mother of two and widowed twice, in her late 50’s. She is soft spoken and very old fashioned. She goes to church every Sunday and wears muted colors that cover her whole body. She is soft spoken and polite, but when she get’s mad, she really lets it out. Scared of death and afraid of letting go.
  • Pam – Oldest daughter of Susan, who is 29. She works in LA as a production accountant and rarely visits home after graduating high school. Very outspoken and fights with her mother more than she should. She wants to fix everything that is wrong in their relationship but is too stubborn to do so.
  • Shaun – Son of Susan and brother of Pam, recently graduated from High School, about 18. Has a good relationship with both his mom and sister, but can’t stand it when they both get together. He is more of a relaxed type of guy, not really caring too much about the future, only the present. He is more intelligent than he looks and gets treated differently because of that.

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

Production Company: Thousand Fields Productions

*Email Your Casting Submissions To: michaelmillichamp@yahoo.com

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: We will be filming over a course of a week in Nacogdoches, Texas and surrounding areas. I need committed dedicated people who have had experience acting.

Audition Location/Address: 1324 Pruitt Hill Dr

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2 Comments

  1. What is the ethnicity of Shaun – Son of Susan?

  2. Susan sounds very familiar in some areas…afraid to let go…afraid to grow older…..I’m in my late 50s….turned 59 Sunday….. YUCK. Just got an Iphone Sunday and very old-fashioned when it comes to technology, FOR SURE! Don’t usually wear muted colors but I do hate my arms so would love to play a role where those yucky upper arms were covered. I am very flexible(I teach art to 500 elementary students)but boy, howdy…IF I AM MAD!!!!!!!!WATCH OUT….
    Of course this is acting. Don’t have to play myself but so much easier when I can identify!
    Would love to come your way for an audition.