Title: Casting for Indie Film in Southern Georgia (Valdosta, Tifton, Nashville, Alapaha)
Date: 2017-12-06 00:47:41

Casting for Indie Film in Southern Georgia (Valdosta, Tifton, Nashville, Alapaha)

[CASTING CALL – MEETING A MONSTER – EXTRAS AND SECONDARY CHARACTERS]

Production title: Meeting a Monster Filming Location: Alapaha, Georgia

Synopsis:

Meeting a Monster is a short virtual reality film exploring the mind of a former white supremacist named Angela King. The film is set in the early ‘90s in a small rural town. The film follows Angela, a pudgy, awkward teenager who is trying to find her place in a town where she doesn’t truly fit in. Living in a challenging home environment and enduring a relentless stream of bullying, Angela eventually joins a group of young punks involved in the white power movement, giving her a sense of power she has never felt before.

Through the VR experience, the viewer watches Angela rise and fall in the movement and eventually, her decision to ultimately leave the movement. After her departure, the viewer is left wondering if individuals have the capacity to change and if life truly is possible after hate. The film is based on real-life interviews with Angela King, a former white supremacist who is currently working with the organization Life After Hate, using her voice to get people out of the movement. The film will blend documentary interviews of Angela King with narrative dramatizations by actors. The final product will be viewed as a 360-video virtual reality experience, providing a total immersive environment for the viewer which will be pitched to Sundance, Tribeca, Sheffield Doc Fest and other film festivals focused on new media. The film is supported by Oculus’ VR for Good program.

Production Type: Non-Union, Independent Project length: 7-8 minutes Project format: 360-video virtual reality film, hybrid of documentary and narrative Production Location: Will film in Alapaha, Georgia Film Director: Gabriela Arp Casting Contact: Gabriela Arp, arp.gabriela@gmail.com or 561.902.7556

ROLES

Men/Women Group of “Fresh Cuts” (3-4 people) $50/day + credits in the film (3-4 hours of filming) – WE CANNOT REIMBURSE FOR TRAVEL AT THIS TIME.

FILMING DATE: Wednesday, December 13

We are looking for three to four people to play a group of high school “fresh cuts.” These “fresh cuts” were part of the punk scene in high school. In the film, as they begin to become more involved in the white power movement, they recruit the lead actress, Angela, to join and shave off part of her hair in the school bathroom. We are looking for caucasian men and women who look like they could be 15-20 years old.

High School Extras: $30/day + credits in the film (2-3 hours of filming). WE CANNOT REIMBURSE FOR TRAVEL AT THIS TIME.

FILMING DATE: Tuesday, December 12

We’re looking for 10 people to play high school extras in the film during a bullying scene between the lead actress, Angela, and the notorious school bully. We are looking for caucasian men and women who look like they could be 15-20 years old.

If interested, please send headshots, bio and availability beforehand to arp.gabriela@gmail.com.

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