Open Casting Call for Short Film “The Visiting Hour” [New York, NY] #casting
Posted March 15, 2019
PLOT SUMMARY: Mia is a young woman engaged to John, who was recently convicted of a felony and is in prison. John is guilty, but plays innocent when Mia comes to visit him through the prison booth window. As John tries to keep their relationship alive hilarity ensues when Dale, a corrections officer, won’t stop interfering with the phone line.
TITLE: The Visiting Hour
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
COMPANY: Awesam Productions
DIRECTOR: Sam LoPresti
WRITER: Jack LoPresti
PRODUCER: Aubrey Benmark
CASTING: Aubrey Benmark
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: April 8th-11th, 2019
LOCATION: New York, NY
Seeking people in their 20’s-30’s who are interested in, or have a talent for sketch comedy.
John – a fresh fish recently convicted of a felony, he is out of his league and depending on his fiance Mia to help him from the outside, even after all the mistakes he’s made.
Mia – a hard working woman who loves her fiance John despite his mistakes, but isn’t sure she is willing to stay committed to him for such a long prison sentence.
Dale (voice over) – a new corrections officer assigned to monitor the prisoners’ conversations with visitors via the prison window booth (with phone connection), but he can’t stop himself from interrupting at the worst possible moment.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
TYPE: Open Casting Call
DATE/TIME: March 25th, 2019 12-3PM
ADDRESS: The New School, 6 East 16th Street Room 609/610, New York, NY
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: March 25th, 2019
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