Casting Call for Short Film “Jacob” [New York City] #casting

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PROJECT TITLE: Jacob
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: DV
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Darrell Perry, Justin John Costello, Christopher Robin David Girhardi
WRITER: Justin John Costello
DIRECTOR: Justin John Costello
PRODUCTION COMPANY: BLACKAngel Films
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: blackangelfilmandtv.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: April 19th-21st
SHOOTING LOCATION: Manhattan, NYC, NY

SYNOPSIS:

BLACKAngel Films presents JACOB. An experimental short gay-themed erotic thriller, JACOB explores a pivotal moment in a young man’s life as he comes face to face with his Ideal. Structured around the workings of the Greek Tragedies, JACOB explores themes such as Identity, Sexuality, Religion, Murder and Madness in a downward spiral of a young man’s emotional and intellectual psyches. The film is based on the play which had its NYC premiere in 1997. The completed film will be submitted into festivals, as well as have an online and DVD release.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Uninhibited, daring actors are needed for the following:

MOTHER, woman in her thirties-forties, formidable, a singer (sings a lullaby), a force to be reckoned with

TRUST and INFATUATION, two private, personal demons who haunt Jacob throughout the film, aiding in his downfall, and taunting him with dark fantasies. Note: Roles require partial to full nudity, with body paint covering the body.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: March 30th, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: oblivion.productions@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay

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