Casting: Joplin, Missouri

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Katz Casting Seeking Actors for CIY Film “Promises” Shooting in Joplin, Missouri!

THEME: This story is about a young man named Joey explaining how he lost his mother and having to move away from his home, but eventually realizing God promises to be with him through it all.

FILM TYPE: Short film to be shown at the Live Event: Superstart

USAGE: Shown during the live event to those 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students attending CIY SuperStart!:


NOTE: Strong Christian worldview content. Talent must be okay with the topic not necessarily aligning with personal views.

SHOOT DATE: Placeholder on the week of August 5th, 1 six hour rehearsal day (paid as half day) and 3 twelve hour shoot days. Not all roles will be needed all days.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: *Please note, all shooting days are estimates at this point. The script is still in draft phase and number of shoot days can change.

Joey: male, 10-14 years old, Caucasian, speaking, loses his mother and has to move away from his home. Will need to be able to cry tears on cue. Will need to be able to portray anger and sadness on camera.

Chris: male, 30-40 years old, Caucasian, speaking Father of Joey, Husband of JoAnn. Has to break the news to his son that his mom has died.

JoAnn: 30-40 year old female, Caucasian, speaking, wife of Chris and mother of Joey. An artist who draws pictures for Joey so he will have these after she is gone. Has an incurable disease.

Eric: 10-14 year old male, African American, moves in next door to Joey in the new town. Plays the same card game that Joey loves so they immediately connect and become best friends.

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