Casting For Short Film
CASTING CALL! PLEASE SHARE with ATL ACTORS
Short film 1544 by Simone Kelly filming in February
It’s finally happening! My first short film!!! I have cast everyone except one….JOURNEY. Can you please help me find her?
1544 BY SIMONE KELLY
Executive Producer and Co-Director: Simone Kelly
Director: Sharice Lamb
Assistant Director: G Eric Smith
Executive Producer: Lorisa Bates
Based on novel by: Simone Kelly
Screenplay Writer: Khadijah Karriem
Casting Consultant: Winsome Sinclair
Shooting Dates: February 27-28, 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA
[JOURNEY SALAZAR] Afro-Latina female, that can play someone in their early 20s. She is a beautiful Bohemian girl who has an exotic look.Long dark curly hair preferably. Tattoos are a plus. Crystals and yoga gear is her style. She is creative, light hearted, and has no hesitation to say what is on her mind. She’s spiritual, has a big heart to help others, however she also has a controlling and manipulating side to her. She uses her gift of telepathy to control others.
[TYLER CARTER AKA TY] African-American male, late 30s.
Ty Carter, a successful forty year old who is an Atlanta real estate investor. He’s a handsome bachelor of who is a brilliant deal maker and just as charming with the ladies. Everyone wants to be around him since he is at the prime of his career owning several properties worth millions. He’s had many setbacks with family and relationships, but Ty always comes out on top.
LEAD TO BE PLAYED BY D ROBB ROBERTSON
[NATALIA] African-American female, 30s. Natalia is the best friend to Journey, who although older, looks up to Journey and is much more timid in nature. She’s aspiring to be in Real Estate, so will explore the idea of working with Ty as his intern.
SUPPORTING TO BE PLAYED BY KHADIJAH KARRIEM
[PAPA] Latino male, 70s-80s. Papa is the grandfather of Ty who suffers from dementia. He doesn’t really speak much but likes music and will respond with facial expressions.
SUPPORTING TO BE PLAYED BY GRADEY SMITH
STORY LINE: Ty Carter is a successful forty year old, Atlanta real estate investor who is worth millions. He’s a handsome bachelor of Cuban and Jamaican heritage who is a brilliant dealmaker and just as charming with the ladies.
After a recent divorce and just as he’s getting his life back on track, Ty is knocked down by a surprise visit from his past. He’s reminded that he was donor #1544 back in the late 90s. His daughter, Journey Salazar who was conceived by his donor sperm comes looking for him to learn about her family and eager to build a relationship with her father. See the chilling twists unfold and hold on tight as this psychological thriller takes you on a supernatural ride full of suspense. Daddy’s Little girl is not all she claims to be.
Thank you for your interest in 1544 casting. Below are the Audition Questions and Self-Tape instructions.
To be considered for the part of Journey you MUST submit everything below:
- Personal contact info
- 2 Clear RECENT Photos -(Headshot and full body shot)
- 1 Self-Tape 90 sec and no longer than 2 mins
- ALL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS MUST BE SAVED WITH YOUR FIRST NAME AND THE INITIAL OF YOUR LAST NAME!
- SELF TAPE INSTRUCTIONS: (*ALL TAPES MUST BE SUBMITTED via VIMEO ONLY)!
- TALENT SHOULD RECORD SELF-TAPE AGAINST SOLID BLUE OR WHITE BACKGROUND WITH GREAT LIGHTING AND NO DISTRACTING AUDIO IN BACKGROUND
- PLEASE UPLOAD VIDEO TO WWW.VIMEO.COM AND EMAIL LINK TO 1544CASTING@GMAIL.COM. MAKE SURE SETTINGS FOR VIDEO ENABLE PERMISSION TO DOWNLOAD VIDEO.
- YOU MAY SET PASSWORD TO: audition (all lowercase)
- PLEASE DO NOT SEND VIA HIGHTAIL, WETRANSFER, DROPBOX, ETC. WE WILL NOT VIEW ANY LINK THAT REQUIRES US TO DOWNLOAD THE FILE FIRST TO VIEW TAPE. NO EXCEPTIONS. PLEASE SEND VIA VIMEO ONLY
- **PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL VIDEOS AND PHOTOS ARE LABELED WITH YOUR FIRST NAME AND THE INITIAL OF YOUR LAST NAME, (THIS IS A MUST)!
IN YOUR VIMEO VIDEO:
- FIRST, say a quick introduction with your Name, Age, City/State
- This is a paid gig. Please send your contact info, headshot, and **recent** full-body shot to us. Also, include a 90 sec, but no longer than 2 minute video talking about yourself
Submit to email@example.com by December 4th
Executive Producer: Lorisa Bates