Casting Call for Short Film “Faced With” [Chicago, IL] #casting
Posted March 29, 2019
LOGLINE: Oliver, a male college student suffering from face blindness, descends into paranoia after he is brutally beaten and cannot identify the perpetrator, leaving him in a world where everyone is a threat.
Casting FACED WITH, a short drama meant to build empathy and prompt discussion around the issue of personal safety as it relates to ability and gender.
TITLE: Faced With
TYPE: Student Film
CATEGORY: Short Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DIRECTOR: Kaia Skillman
WRITER: Kaia Skillman, Margaux MacColl
PRODUCER: Sydney Yockey, Arie Cu
CASTING: Lydia Hartman
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
DATE: April 26-28, May 3-5 (only needed one day) 
LOCATION: Chicago, IL; Evanston, IL
PAUL, 28-45, white, man
Oliver’s sleazy landlord; says uncomfortable things, but most people brush it off. Almost charming, but not quite–a washed up fraternity brother.
POLICE OFFICER, 30-60, open ethnicity, man
By-the-books man of the law. Not understanding after Oliver’s attack, closed-minded and unhelpful. Not cruel, but extremely professional.
OTHER: Film Credit, Meals, Snacks/Beverages
NOTES: Travel will be fully reimbursed
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 7, 2019
SEND EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
NOTES: Please email Lydia Hartman with your headshot and resume. Include reel if available. She will send you sides for a video submission, and a full script for reference.