Casting Call for Short Film “The FREEMANS Story” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting
Posted July 16, 2018
PLOT SUMMARY: A sister attempts to rebuild her relationship with her veteran brother while supporting their ill mother.
When Donna returns home to visit her brother, Bailey and mother, Joyce Freeman, she thought it’d be just like old times. While serving in the military, Bailey had been diagnosed with Major Depression which caused him to lean to more dangerous substances when is medication isn’t working. Curious as to why her brother hadn’t reach out Donna, decided to surprise him at his home. What she soon learned will change the dynamics of their relationship forever.
Upon returning to her normal life Donna would learned her mother had gotten ill and needed serious medical attention. Donna, saw this as an opportunity to reconcile with her brother while supporting their mother and hope it’d be a wake up call for Bailey, because he’s walking a fine line between life and death. If goes unchecked it’d be a tragic end to their story.
TITLE: The FREEMANS Story
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals, Internet
COMPANY: TLK Films
DIRECTOR: Terrence Kirton
WRITER: Terrence Kirton
PRODUCER: Terrence Kirton
CASTING: Terrence Kirton
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: Filming Starts between July and September (2018)
LOCATIONS: Brooklyn, New York; New York City
Donna Freeman – Lead age 25 – 35
A career driven woman who cares about her community; she’s a social worker on a journey to making a difference in young teens’ lives, especially when it comes to dealing with harsh family issues; she always wants to help with finding a solution; her dad died when they were young and she holds her memories of him very close to her heart.
Bailey Freeman – Lead age 30 – 35
A man who cares about his family and country; he puts his life on the line for these things with no questions asked; he served in the military for four years and has now been discharged to be back home with his family; he’s been very close with his sister Donna Freeman since they were kids and is married to Emily Smith Freeman whom he met the first year of college; Bailey is a man who’s not too big on surprises and has always done things on his own time; while serving in the military, he saw and had to do has changed his life forever.
Joyce Freeman – Supporting age 40-50
Proud mother to Donna and Bailey, Joyce Freeman is a soft spoken, selfless and free-spirited woman who cherishes her family; after her husband, Joseph Freeman, died, Joyce decided she would live out the rest of her life one day at a time with no regrets; occasionally, she’ll reminisce about her late husband and the stories he would tell- a talent that made her fall in love with him.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film
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