Casting notice for Opening Night of the Living Dead.
UPDATE 9/16/10: ALL AUDITION SLOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT FOR THIS PROJECT, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO THE CONTACT EMAIL BELOW. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET BEEN SCHEDULED FOR AN AUDITION, YOU WILL NOT BE SEEN AT THIS OPEN CALL. THANKS FOR THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE.
Low Pay, Non-Union
LOGLINE: When their town is overrun by a horde of brain-craving zombies, a group of community theatre actors struggle for survival -- and applause.
ONLD will be shooting 3 scenes from the film to be used as a teaser. These scenes will be included in the final feature. Unique opportunity to work with well known effects makeup and stunt professionals in addition to experienced crew.
SHOOT DATE: OCTOBER 8,9,10 in Clermont, FL (Night Shoots, est. 8 PM - 5 AM)
REHEARSAL DATE: TBD, the week prior
When: Sat. Sept. 18, 12-5 PM
Where: MUA-TV, The Joe Blasco Studio (map)
521 N. Kirkman Rd. (Corner of Kirkman and Concord)
Orlando, FL 32808
Pay: Low, Non-Union, varies with role and experience
Experienced talent only as we will be on a tight shooting schedule. Improv skills a must. Please email picture/resume with all contact information for audition time. You may include a link to a website and demo reel.
Send all materials to:
***NOTE: All actors MUST be available for additional filming in the first half of 2011 (you must be local and/or available for additional filming). We will make every effort to accommodate schedule conflicts, however, you must be able to clear approx. 2 days for additional filming. We will give adequate notice for you to do so. Please DO NOT audition if you think this will be a problem.
BREAKDOWN: (all ethnicities welcome)
MARISSA (20) Exotic good looks and oozing sexuality. She has a fascination with Comics, Horror and the Occult, and thinks goth girls are poseurs. Must be physically agile and able to be rigged for levitation stunt. A young Angelina Jolie type.
BILLY (20), tall, athletic and handsome former high school football star. His varsity jacket is his prized possession. A real cocky ass with limited aspirations. Must be comfortable with fights and stunts. -- Requires brief appearance with no shirt.
SKY (18), a pretty, curvy but awkward girl who doesn't seem to fit with the others. She is Billy’s rebound girlfriend with very little self-respect. Obsessed with texting and her iPod. -- Requires brief appearance in bra and panties (Possible brief partial nudity. Negotiable)
KAYA (19), an attractive former cheerleader. She realizes she is hanging out with losers, but they’re the only friends she has left after HS.
SEAN (18) athletic and good looking. Billy’s former teammate. Typical former jock flunking out of community college.
TROY (19), non-athletic with a mess of hair. Has few prospects for a career beyond his job at the local video store.
CARETAKER (50+) A curmudgeonly cemetery caretaker. We are looking for strong character types who can play both crotchety and comedic, without being too campy.
We are also in need of several actors to play ZOMBIES. If you are interested in being a zombie, please specify that in your inquiry. Serious inquiries only. No fanboys, only pros please.