Slave Cry

Project: SLAVE CRY

Project Type: Short Film
Union Status: SAG-AFTRA
Rate of Pay / Contract:
$125-$250/day

SUBMIT ELECTRONICALLY

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Submission Deadline:
 11/30/2017
Chosen actors will be asked to submit self-taped auditions via Eco Cast.

Producers: Jai Jamison & Christina Garnett
Director: Jai Jamison
Writer: Jai Jamison
Casting Director: Anne Chapman
Start Date(s): Dec. 17th, 18th, 19th & 20th, 2017
Audition Date(s): 11/30/2017
Callback Date(s): 12/05/2017
Shoot Location: Richmond, Virginia

SPECIAL NOTE: First round will be via self-tape, callbacks/director's session will take place in Richmond, Virginia. Please note actors travel distance to Richmond or if you are a local to Richmond.


Roles

[TOMMY]

40s, African American Male. Tall and athletic. TOMMY is a fun loving, smooth talking, successful lawyer who enjoys every perk of that success. Golf is his passion, luckily for which he has a natural talent. An early adaptor to anything worth having. Appreciates good design and recognizes quality. Fiercely loyal to his childhood friends. Holds court at any social gathering. Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017. $250/day (+10% if agent) - Lead

[PHILIP]

50s, Male, African American. A body that suggests he's been eating ribs since he had teeth. Loves a "discussion" no matter the topic. PHILIP is a good golfer, who looks forward to the 19th hole. He will be forwarding you the latest meme, knows all of the good jokes and delivers them like a pro.  
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017 $250/day (+10% if agent) - Lead

[MARVIN]

60s, African American Male. Ruefully smiling leader of a multigenerational tight group of like minded friends. The group's totem for wisdom, advice, support and bemusement. An old dog who is constantly learning new tricks. MARVIN is a kind hearted realist who has seen it all.  
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017 - $250/day (+10% if agent) -LEAD

[MCKINLEY]

8-14yrs old, African American Female. Sweetness and light with an edge. Smart, independent and inquisitive. MCKINLEY can hold her own in any adult conversation and then turn and hop, skip and jump away.  
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017 - $250/day (+10% if agent)- Lead

[MARY BETH]

50s, Caucasian Female. Hippie with kind eyes and a soft voice. Casting director who wants actors to feel supported during emotionally draining scenes and to give her director viable options. 
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017- $125/day (+10% if agent) - SUPPORTING

[PRESTON]

30s, Caucasian male. Producer of a civil war film project. A tattooed Buddy Holly in plaid. Styling and profiling. Theoretical liberal when it's easy. Gets the job done on time and on budget. 
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017- $125/day (+10% if agent) - SUPPORTING

[LINDSAY]

30s, Caucasian Female. Writer for hire of a civil war film project. No tattoos, just plaid and lots of it. Actual liberal, working on this film to finance her passion project. Constantly figuring out her line in the sand.  
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017- $125/day (+10% if agent) - SUPPORTING

[MASTER JOHNSON]

50s-60s, Caucasian, male. A very sweet, multi-hyphenate, community theatre actor. The coolest teacher you ever had. Kind, Santa Claus eyes. Reader during charged civil war scene auditions. His range is surprising.  
Shoots one (1) day between Dec. 17th-20th, 2017- $125/day (+10% if agent) - SUPPORTING

Storyline:

A young black actress weighs the price of her integrity as she navigates the Richmond acting scene.

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