Production Start Date: 02/15/2018
Production Wrap Date: 03/18/2018
Production Schedule: 3 shoot days
Producer(s): Taka Toyama
Writer(s): D.R. Garrett
Director(s): D.R. Garrett
Additional Attached Cast/Crew: Charlie Pearce, Mattison Gotcher, Monica Silverio
Synopsis: A homeless alcoholic rodeo clown tries to reconnect with his daughter whom he has not seen in over two decades after finding out about the passing of his estranged wife,
TOMMY, African-American, Supporting, 9-12, Tommy is the son of Wilhemina. Tommy is small for his age but he makes up for it with his bold personality. He should have been born in the 80s as he is obsessed with 80s hip hop and break dancing. Tommy is lacking a father figure so when Willie comes into his life he begs his mom to be able to get to know him better.
Characteristics: Out going, inquisitive, talkative, bright
JACKSON, African-American, Supporting, 50-60, Jackson is the brother of Lula Mae and the uncle of Wilhemina. When Willie returns to try and reconnect with his daughter Jackson does everything in his power to get him to leave. Jackson blames Willie for his sister's mental deterioration and thinks he was a poor father to Wilhemina.
Characteristics: confrontational, protective, out spoken, tough
ROGER, Any Ethnicity, Supporting, 11-13, School bully. Roger has a bad home life and makes up for it by picking on other kids that are smaller then him. He targets Tommy because of the strange way he dresses and his small stature.
Characteristics: selfish, confrontational, natural leader,
LULA MAE, African-American, 18-25, Lula Mae is the mother of Wilhemina and former wife of Matchstick Willie. – This is not a speaking role-
Characteristics: playful, sweet natured
WILHEMINA, African-American, Supporting, 25-35, Wilhemina is the daughter of Matchstick Willie. She is a single mom with a young son. She has just lost her mother when her father returns into her life. She resents him for leaving her as a child and does not want to have a relationship with him.
Characteristics: Strong, stubborn, motherly, intelligent,
Audition Date: 02/12/2018
Audition Start Time: 01:00 pm
Audition End Time: 04:00 pm
Crew Positions Needed:
Paid / Non-Paid: Paid, Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages, Transportation
Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions: [time-restrict off=”02/19/2018 23:59:00″]firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions will be accepted until 02/19/2018.[/time-restrict]
[time-restrict on=”02/19/2018 23:59:00″]This production is no longer accepting submissions. Thank you![/time-restrict]
Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Those interested in auditioning should email a resume , headshot and reel ( if they have one). All cast positions will be paid. However our budget is small as we are making a UT student film.
ATTENTION ACTORS: If you cannot make the audition date you may arrange to email a video audition or link to one.
Crew positions are for those looking to gain experience and credit. These positions are unpaid.