Casting Call for Houston, Texas HD Independent Short Film “KARIS”
Production Title: KARIS
Studio/Independent/Student: Independent
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union, SAG
Project Type: Short Film
Other: Web Series
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Houston, Texas
Production Start Date: March 19, 2012
Shooting Schedule: 10 days
Production Wrap Date: March 30, 2012

Writer: Scott Brignac & Bradley Jackson
Director: Scott Brignac

Synopsis: A high school street artist meets a mysterious girl in art class that is hiding a big secret – she has some supernatural powers.

Character Breakdowns:

  • SHANE – 16 to 23, high school student, rough around the edges, cocky but damaged.
  • KARIS – 16 to 23, high school student, quiet, introspective, hiding a secret. Think Rogue from X-Men meets a teen Lisbeth Sanders from Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
  • RICKY – 21 to 29: Shane’s older brother. Irresponsible, cocky, angry and confused. Short tempered and impulsive.
  • CESAR – 32 to 48: quiet yet explosive villain. Intense, captivating eyes. Think a slightly more emotional Gus Fring from Breaking Bad.

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

Production Company: Second Films

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Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Taped auditions welcomed – request script via

Audition Date: February 27, 2012
Audition Start Time: 10:00
Audition End Time: 05:00
Audition Location/Address: 6400 Woodway Dr. Houston, TX 77494

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