Monday, July 06, 2009

Casting for 'The Glass'

Memphis-based production company Parabolos will hold a casting session for the short film "The Glass" Tuesday, July 7 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in room 201 of the Community Life Center on the campus of the Church of Christ White Station, 1106 Colonial Rd.

Those wishing to audition are asked to contact directors dan baker and chris pollock (901.361.9189 or e-mail:, scripts will be provided for cold readings. headshots and resumes are appreciated, but not necessary.

production dates are july 13th - july 21st, 2009. roles are unpaid, but actors will receive a copy for their reel. this film is part of an international film contest and will be seen by thousands of online viewers, including many top-tier film and television industry producers, directors, actors, agents, etc.

Tim Stendal (male, 11) - adventurous son of missionaries Elliot and Olive Stendal.
Elliot Stendal (male, late 30’s) - American missionary in Chile.
Olive Stendal (female, mid-30’s) - Elliot’s wife, Tim’s mother; nurse.
General Seve (male, late 40’s/early 50’s) - Chilean guerrilla leader.
Lt. Chimo (male, 19-25) - Chilean guerrilla.
Carlos (male, 40-50) - native Chilean; informant to Gen. Seve.
Pepe (male, 16) - Chilean guerrilla; new recruit.
New Recruit (male, 16) - shaky Chilean guerrilla kid.
Worship Leader (male, 35-45) - Elliot’s devoted partner; native Chilean.
Little Boy (8-12) - story-loving friend for Tim to play with; native Chilean.
Little Girl (8-10) - native Chilean; separated from her family.
Chilean Military (men, 20’s) - young men; pawns in the military’s efforts
guerrilla fighters (men, 16-25) - young men who fight with General Seve.
townspeople (mixed, all ages) - people of Morado village; native Chileans.

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