Casting Call for Short Film "The Fade Away"
Production Start Date: 11/18/2016
Production Wrap Date: 11/20/2016
Production Schedule: 2 days
Synopsis: 5 year old Elise is mysteriously cured of cancer, she instead acquires certain abilities beyond any understanding. A tragedy unfolds leaving her an orphan, 24 years later the cause of her tragedy finds her again.
Mr. Pickett - late 30s to 40s then 50s to 60s will have to play an aged Mr. Pickett. Caucasian, cowboy look with an eccentric flair. Calm and collected demeanor similar to Christoph Waltz. This is a central character that follows the main character's life into adulthood.
Mrs. Sillier - late 30s Caucasian/Hispanic, mother to Elise. Fiercely protective of her daughter. Ability to effectively show fear and anguish is needed for this role.
Mr. Sillier - late 30s Caucasian/Hispanic
Father to Elise, a hard working man that only wants the best for his family. A good range of emotions are needed for this role.
Billy - Caucasian, early 20s then late 40s, not very bright, Mr Pickett's errand boy, henchman.
Bartender - older man in his 50s, any ethnicity.
Your typical seasoned, has seen it all bartender of a small town bar.
Trudy - mid to late 20s any ethnicity, biker chick type. Wears heavy eyeliner, you can tell she leads a hard life. Tattoos welcome. Needs to portray sass and attitude. Waitress at a bar.
Mrs Downing - 50s, Caucasian with silver hair. A friendly demeanor. Only in a few scenes but important person for main character.
Dr. Harrington - 40s to 50s any ethnicity. Smart in charge look.
Dr. Lehmann -30s to 40s any ethnicity. A younger but intelligent doctor.
Nurse - 20s to be 30s, any ethnicity.
Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid, Deferred
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
Submissions will be accepted until 11/11/2016.
Please email if interested.
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