Casting: Joplin, Missouri

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Katz Casting is seeking actors for an episodic short film narrative! NOW CASTING: CIY “Discipleship Rabbit” Paid$ + Lodging/Travel!

PROJECT NAME: The Discipleship Rabbit

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Aeffect Films/Christ in Youth Productions (CIY)

FILM TYPE: Christian Short Film for High School Students and youth workers participating in Kingdom Worker Week, an online event. https://www.ciy.com/aeffect/kw7

CASTING DIRECTOR: Katrina Cook, KatzKasting

DIRECTOR: MD Neely

NOTE: Do NOT contact the Director or CIY organization by phone or email (they will say it’s immediate disqualification).


What is it?: A 5 part, episodic narrative short film exploring what it takes to have meaningful conversations within the context of church youth small groups. In addition, we want to film a separate conversation with the actors playing Whit and Ryan to get an idea of the challenges facing underrepresented people in the U.S. today. The goal is to use the films to start honest conversations with students about difficult topics.


Dates: First week of October 2018, 2 shooting days (12 hour days) 1 rehearsal day (6 hours) which would be paid as a half day. The evening of rehearsal day will be a cast and crew dinner (provided by CIY.) Exact dates TBD.


Overtime if necessary will be paid as time and a half.

Shooting location: Joplin, MO

CIY will cover travel costs up to $250, no matter if traveling alone or with a parent.

Included: Lodging, meals and craft services day of filming.

Not included: Dinner, or any other meals outside the filming day. We do not pay per diem.

Transportation to and from set is responsibility of talent.

NON-UNION TALENT ONLY.


CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

The Discipleship Rabbit – 20-40 years of age, Male or Female, speaking, Eric’s spirit guide on his Christmas Carol-esque journey. (Open to ethnicities) Paid $250 for 2 shooting days, + $125 for 1 rehearsal day, plus 20% Agency Fees Total Pay: $625 + 20% agency fee ($125) = $750

Whit – 15-25 years of age, speaking, $125/day for 2 days, a transgendered person who is longing for an honest conversation. (Must be transgender, open to ethnicities) A separate video to be filmed with this actor sharing their experience as transgender will take place during this time. Total Pay: $250 + 20% agency fee ($50) = $300

Ryan – 15-25 years of age, $125/day for 2 days, an African American male who wants to speak out against injustice. (Must be African American) A separate video to be filmed with this actor sharing their experience against injustice will take place during this time. Total Pay: $250 + 20% agency fee ($50) = $300

Alex – 15-25 years of age, Male, $166/day for 1 day, speaking, open to ethnicities, youth group kid, class clown. Total Pay: $166 + 20% Agency Fee ($34) = $200

Juan – 15-25 years of age, Male, $125/day for 1 day, nonspeaking, open to ethnicities, youth group kid. Total Pay: $125 + 20% agency fee ($25) = $150

Tria – 15-25 years of age, Female, $125/day for 1 day, nonspeaking, open to ethnicities, youth group kid. Total Pay: $125 + 20% agency fee ($25) = $150

Julie – 15-25 years of age, Female, $125/day for 1 day, nonspeaking, open to ethnicities, youth group kid. Total Pay: $125 + 20% agency fee ($25) = $150

Angel Girl – 8-15 years of age, Female, $125/day for 1 day, nonspeaking, open to ethnicities wants to reach out to people different from her. Total Pay: $125 + 20% agency fee ($25) = $150


To self-submit

via the Katz Kasting database:
Go to www.katzkasting.com
Click LOGIN or Join Database
Click EVENTS
Locate the Event “CASTING: CIY “Discipleship Rabbit” /PAID$ + Travel” and change your status to CONFIRM

NOTES: CONFIRM simply means that you would like to do a video audition and are available for this casting. Once selected to do a VIDEO AUDITION you will receive a separate invitation (via email) for a new event “VIDEO AUDITIONS: CIY: “Discipleship Rabbit” and this page will have all the video audition guidelines, script and deadlines.