... for "Trick or Treat?", a short film
Saturday, September 16, 2006 from 9 a. m.-3 p. m.
at The Complex, 704 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN, 38109
Sunday, September 17, 2006 from 9 a. m.-3 p. m.
at The University of Memphis, Theater and Communication Building, Rooms 207 and 209
Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152-3150
Synopsis: Gene’s life as a lower-class preteen with an aloof mother and a menacing slum outside their apartment, does not leave him with much hope for his future. He tried to find beauty in his world but starts to retreat into his books and imagination. Then, one day, he comes across a new neighbor, Mary, and his life will never be the same.
Produced by: Funny Farm Films, Rachael Moeller
-EUGENE “GENE” FIG=male, preteen (on the cusp of puberty), smart and curious, unique features a plus
-MARY=neighbor, female, late 20s-early 40s, angelic and welcoming, like Virginia Madsen in A Prairie Home
-DEANNA FIG=Gene’s mother, female, late teens-early 20s, harsh and angry at the world, like Brittany
Murphy in 8 Mile
-STANLEY=Deanna’s “boyfriend”, male, late 30s-early 50s, unique features a plus
-CAMILLE=bag lady, female, late 40s-early 60s
-THREE GANGSTERS=male, late teens-late 20s
highly encouraged to come with an one minute monologue, resume, and headshot, but not necessary
Sides and improvisation exercises will be part of the auditions.
Minors must be accompanied by adults.
This is deferred payment.
Call backs will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2006 from 6:00 p. m. – 9:00 p. m. at The University of Memphis, Theater and Communication Building, Rooms 207 and 209, Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152-3150.
Rehearsals start Friday, September 22, 2006, and shooting takes place the last three weekends in October.