PAID - Casting Call for Austin, Texas HD Independent Short Film "Deported" Production Title: Deported Studio/Independent/Student: Independent Union/Non-Union: Non-Union Project Type: Short Film Project Format: HD Production Location: Austin, Texas Shooting Schedule: 1 Day Producer: Alex Armonta, Derek McDaniel Writer: Derek McDaniel Director: Alex Armonta Character Breakdowns:
- ALEX (Caucasian Male, 20-30) is still mourning the loss of his good friend, Matt. He slowly transforms from mournful to sympathetic bystander as the circumstances of Matt's murder are revealed to Alex.
- MICHELLE (Caucasian Female, 20-30) is supportive of Alex and sympathetic towards his loss, but she is totally unprepared for his "visions." She does the best she can considering the circumstances.
- MATT (Caucasian Male, 20-30) is a seemingly nice guy to his friends, but the responsibility of running his recently deceased father's bar has made him reckless as well as ruthless towards those who work for him.
- JOSE (Hispanic Male, 25-40) is quietly irritated by Matt - towing a fine line between "fuck this guy" and trying to stay calm and not mess things up for Felipe. Once it's revealed that Felipe will be fired and deported, Jose takes matters in to his own hands to save Felipe.
- FELIPE (Hispanic Male, 25+) is the innocent employee of current bar owner MATT. Although he is doing nothing wrong, he is blamed for the money that is going missing from the bar. His job is threatened by deportation by Matt.