Production Start Date: 03/13/2018
Production Wrap Date: 03/15/2018
Production Schedule: 3 days
Writer(s): Kenya Gillespie
Director(s): Kenya Gillespie
Synopsis: UT Austin MFA graduate student Kenya Gillespie is seeking talents for his short film "Jeremiah." In "Jeremiah," a closeted Asian-American high school football player tries to come out to his best friend, but a strange and haunting masked figure stands in his way.
Japanese-American, but open to all Asian or mixed-Asian
The high school quarterback; athletic, introverted, lonely, anguished; he is struggling with his repressed gay feelings as well as his attraction to Michael.
Jeremiah's teammate and best friend; athletic, openly gay, confident, playful; he first and foremost wants to be a supportive friend to Jeremiah, suppressing any feelings he's had for him in the process.
*Both actors should be comfortable performing a gay kiss*
Any age and gender
Tall, contemporary dance background preferred.
Audition Date: 02/17/2018
Audition Start Time: 10:00 am
Audition End Time: 03:00 pm
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions will be accepted until 03/01/2018.
Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Auditions are by appointment only. To reserve your slot, please email a headshot and resume with the subject line: Jeremiah Audition: [Character You Are Auditioning For]. If you have a link to your online reel and/or talent page, please include these as well.
Upon receiving your information, we will contact you to set up an audition if we are interested. Sides will be sent at that time.
There will be several rehearsals before production that will be scheduled around the actors' availability.
Pay compensation will be a modest daily stipend.