PAID – Casting Call for Dallas, Texas HD Student Short Film “Not Abel”
Production Title: Not Abel
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union, SAG-AFTRA
Project Type: Short Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Dallas, Texas
Other/Additional Location: Mena, Arkansas
Production Start Date: August 23, 2013
Shooting Schedule: August 23, 24, 25 in DFW, and November 1, 2, 3, 4 in Mena, Arkansas. Principal actors need to be available for both legs of shooting.
Production Wrap Date: November 04, 2013
Producer: Jordan Scott Price, Brendan Feltrup-Exum, Ryan Britton
Writer: Ryan Britton
Director: Ryan Britton
Synopsis: “When his twin brother forsakes the business to protect his family, a tenacious meth dealer sets out on a violent course to prove his worth.”
DAVID Age 29-34. Caucasian. A gritty backwoodsman who fears nothing. David is dangerously determined, witty, and controlling. His abusive habits and jealous core make him unsettling to be around. Reminiscent of Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood.
LEWIS Age 29-34. Caucasian. Lewis is the mirror image of David. He is equally determined, yet more sensible and focused on his family’s needs. He’s a stern father to Lenny and is losing patience with David. Reminiscent of Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life.
LENNY Age 11-14. Caucasian. A brave, well-mannered boy who is fascinated by David’s rebellious personality. Reminiscent of Jacob Lofland in Mud.
Stuckey’s Crony Extras (Non-speaking).
Four-Year-Old Boy Extras (Non-speaking).
Strung-Out Mother. Extras (Non-speaking)
Toddler. Extras (Non-speaking)
Biker 1. Extras (Non-speaking)
Biker 2. Extras (Non-speaking)
Burley Trucker. Extras (Non-speaking)
Pharmacy Manager. Extras (Non-speaking)
Old Farmer. Extras (Non-speaking)
Restaurant Employee. Extras (Non-speaking)
Teenage Girl. Extras (Non-speaking)
Young Girl.Extras (Non-speaking)
Other/Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD Copy
Meals/Lodging/Transportation Provided: Meals, Snacks and Beverages, Lodging
Production Company: Flying Canvas Pictures and Haywire Studios
Film/Production Company Website: www.flyingcanvaspictures.com, www.haywirestudios.com, www.notabelmovie.com
*Email Your Casting Submissions To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Twins David and Lewis will be played by the same actor, like in the film Adaptation. We are looking for a lead actor for David and Lewis, as well as a Body Double for scenes where both David and Lewis are present.
Audition Date: August 10, 2013
Audition Start Time: 12:00
Audition End Time: 05:00
Audition Location/Address: UT Arlington. 502 S. Cooper St. Arlington, TX. North Fine Arts Building.