CASTING CALL!

Casting Call

 

SYNOPSIS: The first portion of a two-part short film-- a young man holds out all night for a last chance to explain his shortcomings to an ex-partner before his departure to a new city the next morning.

 

PRODUCTION

TITLE: Right Now a Moment

TYPE: Super 16mm short film

UNION STATUS: Non-Union, Paid

FORMAT: 16mm Film

 

KEY POSITIONS

DIRECTOR: Maurice Vellas

PRODUCER: Hyekang Shin

 

PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATES: April 3-6, 2015, (2-3 days of that weekend)

LOCATION: Richmond, Virginia

 

SEEKING TALENT

Kris - Female. Early 20s. Any ethnicity. An ex-partner of the film’s protagonist who is trying her hardest to remain his friend without making any promises she can’t keep. Two years after their ambiguous separation, she feels secure in her current relationship but worries about her ex. She is compassionate, level-headed, and forward-thinking.

 

Marie - Female. Early 20s. Any ethnicity. An acquaintance of the film’s protagonist. She’s easy going and responsive to others, but often doesn’t know what she wants. They’ve felt something for each other before, but have never been together. She’s been hurt in relationships before and isn’t in a hurry to get into one now, but is also tired of shutting people out of her life with whom she might connect.

 

Extras - Males and Females - Partygoers. One speaking role.

 

COMPENSATION

PAY: 100 for principal, 50 for non-principal

OTHER: 1 Meal per 6 hours, Film Credit, Copy of Film

 

TALENT AUDITIONS IN-PERSON

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Thursday, March 19th

SEND EMAIL TO: rightnowafilm@gmail.com (SUBJECT LINE for physical audition should have: CASTING_FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME)

INCLUDE: Resume, Headshot

DATE/TIME: March 20th

LOCATION: Richmond, VA


 

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Saturday, March 21st

SEND EMAIL TO: rightnowafilm@gmail.com (SUBJECT LINE should have: VIDEO_FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME) 

INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Link to Video of Line Read (youtube.com link or wetransfer.com link)

 

Thank you! (Contributions UPDATE)

Thank you Valerie Balester for donating!

Thank you Mark, Nora, and Bud Balester for donating!

Please send us some pictures or notes or comment on the website! Thank you for being a part of the Right Now a Moment family!

That's $450 so far! Only around $2000 more to go for Part 1!

Please refer to the website for more info and updates.

-Right Now a Moment Team

Introducing the moms 'n' dads: Producer, Hyekang Shin

Hyekang Shin was the first person Maurice approached about collaborating on the project. His easy-going but determined attitude and great people skills make him easy to work for. With his background on a number of independent projects in various roles, including sound, camera, and electric departments, he's got a grasp on both the creative and practical processes of filmmaking. All he wants to do in life is help and support the new generation of independent filmmakers to find their voices and get heard.