Production Start Date: 03/25/2018
Production Wrap Date: 02/27/2018
Production Schedule: 3 days
Director(s): Taylor Mansmann
Synopsis: Casting "Unoriginal Sin," the latest short by director Taylor Mansmann of UT Austin's MFA graduate film program. —After Dmitri comes home to his girlfriend Skye with a new drone in hand, we see through its opening eyes the last days of their relationship. And as the dysfunctional partnership crumbles around a restless Skye, drone applies the lessons learned to the pursuit of its one true roomba love. Quirky yet real, heart and breath, yearning, fighting and absurdity.
In the midst of her dodgy 20s, Skye is alternative, unruly, funny, often stoned, combative, and discontent. She navigates her world with a centered grace and a dash of attitude, but doesn't always feel she belongs anywhere. So she looks ahead. Looking for a bit of an edge here, whether that be tattoos, piercings, unconventional hair, an understanding of the outsider, or just a rockstar attitude. Moderate yoga experience and some physicality required.
a cool cat; ink, piercings, scruff a bonus; let's just say he lives on the East side. He's doing well for himself, and he's worked hard to build that security in an artistic life. But it's his show, he can be possessive, and while he preaches "woke" lifestyle, his masculinity runs rampant and his ego is up there with the drone. As he amasses new tech toys, perhaps he's having a hard time always distinguishing Skye from another bot.
Voiceover. Chinese Language Speaking. Singing ability a plus. April – Availability Open.
Born of preset Mandarin phrases set into a cleaning robot, and finding itself in the middle of a tumultuous human relationship, Roomba starts to break free of these shackles and push back.
Audition Date: 02/18/2018
Audition Start Time: 10:00 am
Audition End Time: 10:00 pm
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals
Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions:
This production is no longer accepting submissions. Thank you!
Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Note: There will be a sex scene (mostly audio), no nudity, but it does require an openness, trust, and commitment to exploring
This is a student film, but a modest stipend will be provided, amount negotiable.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, February 18th and will be by appointment only. Video auditions may be granted for scheduling conflicts.
Once we receive your application, we will contact you to set up an audition if we are interested. Sides will be sent out before the audition.
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