Title: Short Film “Atlantic City” Seeking Teen Actress
Date: 13 June 2016 | 6:35 am
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Short Film Atlantic City Seeking Teen Actress

Casting Call for Teen Actress for Short Film in Austin

Estebandido Productions is casting for its next short film, Atlantic City. This is an independent production, to be shot over four days in Austin/San Antonio in mid August.  This is a paid gig.  The casting team is now casting for a female to play the role of Marie.  They are looking for an African American teen.  The role calls for a fifteen year old, however, they prefer someone aged 18 and up.  They will consider younger actresses for the part.

About “Atlantic City”

“Atlantic City” is about two day laborers drifting through south Texas find themselves at odds when one decides to take a job from a local thug in order to raise money to search for his estranged mother.   The independent film is being produced by Rachel Ecklund and being written by Migueal Alvarez.

Estebandido Productions is the offspring of writer/director Miguel Alvarez. He has received awards from the Directors’ Guild of America, Panavision’s Emerging Filmmaker program, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, and the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund for his previous short films, Tadpoles, Veterans, KID, and Mnemosyne Rising. Most recently he became a Screenwriting fellow for the 2013 Latino Screenwriting Project sponsored by Cinefestival and Sundance. He currently teaches in the Film Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

What They Are Looking For

Character Description:
MARIE – [Age 15, Female, African American] Scrappy teenage runaway who has lived a lifetime in her fifteen years. ** Please note: Adult situations (no nudity).

Audition Dates: TBD, early July
Audition Times: Please email to schedule an audition time

Paid / Non-Paid: Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals/Lodging/Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages provided. Transpo as needed.

Special Notes for Potential Cast: Adult situations (no nudity). 18+ actors preferred, but all will be considered

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the role, simply email rachel@estebandido.com with your name, contact information, resume and headshot.

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