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Posted by on Fri, Mar 08 2013 at 07:54 PM CST:

Actors & Actresses Needed for Post-Apocalyptic Short Film (New Paltz)

PRODUCTION TITLE: Marrow
UNION/NON-UNION: Non-Union
PRODUCTION TYPE: Independent / student
PROJECT LENGTH: Short Film (15 minutes)
PROJECT FORMAT: 16:9 HD
PRODUCTION LOCATION: Hudson Valley (New Paltz, NY)
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Hudson Valley Filmmakers
COMPANY WEBSITE: meetup(dot)com/HudsonValleyFMG/
DIRECTOR: Tim Mattson
PRODUCER: Carmela Cirilli
CASTING DIRECTOR: Jon Aldebot
AUDITION LOCATION: New Paltz Community Center
SHOOTING LOCATION: Hudson Valley
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: tim@sweetvictory.tv
SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Snapshot okay, Resume, Demo reel link.
COMPENSATION: No
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, meals, snacks/beverages.

KEY DATES:

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: March 10th
AUDITIONS: March 11, 2013 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: We will setup time for audition after we receive your materials.
CALL BACKS: March 13th, 2013 6:00 -- 8:00 PM
SHOOTING STARTS: March 23, 2013
SHOOTING ENDS: March 31, 2013

SYNOPSIS:
"Marrow" is a post-apocalyptic morality tale about Lindsay and her siblings will to survive. Lindsay must set out on her own into a bleak world for the first time to bring back food for survival. On her journey she is faced with a dilemma that reveals the direction of her moral compass.

Character BIOS:

[LINDSAY] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 16-18]
Mid to late teens, petite, smart, brunette. With both her parents dead Lindsay was forced to grow up at an early age. Maternal figure and sole caregiver to her younger siblings Jake and Sadie. She is nurturing, yet calloused. This role requires emotional range. (Emma Watson)

[JAKE] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 10-12]
Jake is the middle child. Learning survival skills and how to hold his own. Energetic, sense of humor. (Chandler Riggs)

[SADIE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 8]
Sadie is the youngest of the family. She is innocent, playful, curious, child-like. (Drew Barrymore)

[MOTHER] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 30-40]
Mother is Lindsay's backbone. She teaches Lindsay, Jake and Sadie everything they need to survive on their own. She's a strong-willed determined character, petite, pretty, caregiver. (Frances, McDormand, Sarah Wayne Callies)

[SAM] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30-50]
Sam is a cop who helps Lindsay's family. He teaches Lindsay survival techniques.
Ordinary guy, family man, honorable, athletic, helpful, disarming, man of honor. (Bruce Willis, Andrew Lincoln)

[MYSTERY MAN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-30]
He is a friendly faced man who gets caught up in a mistaken identity. He is an ordinary guy, kind, disarming, and sincere. (John Caroll Lynch)

[JIMBO] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30-50]
He is a creton hell bent on his own survival. His only friends are Bobby, Cleave, and Hank. (Michael Rooker)

[CLEAVE] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30-50]
He is a creton who is all action. If there's a skull that needs cracked he's all for it.

[BOBBY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-30]
He's trying to survive by becoming more of a creton every day. He's with Jimbo, Cleave and Hank because he wants to live. (Peter Stormare)

[HANK] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30-40]
He completes the four cretons. He loves rock & roll and can't wait to kill another person.


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