SEEKING LOCAL TALENT FOR SHORT FILM
by S. E. Taylor
WHERE: Filming taking place in and around Norwich, CT. **MINORS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN WHILE ON SET AT ALL TIMES
WHEN: September 1st – 10th. (all actors will not be needed for full 10 days)
WHAT: “Leap” is a contemporary coming-of-age story that follows two young girls, Wren and Mallory, as they grow up together. The friends find comfort and solace at the Yantic Falls, or what it’s otherwise known as, “Indian Leap”. While set during the present, the story echos the legend behind the name “Indian Leap” and forces the girls to fight against struggles they never knew they had to face.
WHO: Seeking actors to play characters:
Wren (female, appearance of ages 7, 10, and 13)
Mallory (female, appearance of ages 7, 10, and 13)
Brad (male, age 18 and above)
Wren’s Mother (female)
Wren’s Father (male)
Mallory’s Mother (female)
Mallory’s Father (male)
Extras (ages 15 and up)
All ethnicities, identities, ages are encouraged to audition.
PHYSICAL AUDITION INFORMATION:
Where: Foundry 66, 66 Franklin St, Norwich, CT 06360
When: Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th. Audition slots will begin at 11:00 am and end by 5:00pm each day.
Prepare: Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an audition application, time slot, and sides to prepare.
VIDEO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 10th. Please submit to: email@example.com with the subject “Leap Audition_[Insert Name]”.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER: S.E. Taylor is an actor/writer/producer based out of New York. A native of Norwich, she has always been awed by the beauty of the Yantic Falls (aka “Indian Leap”) and the rich tale behind it’s name. She’s dreamed of filming a project in her hometown, and now her dream is finally coming true! S.E. Taylor has written award winning plays, such as The Nemesis Effect (winner, the Manhattan Reading Competition), and currently has one published (A Straight Play, available on amazon.com).
WANT TO HELP?: Also seeking experienced Production Assistants or senior high school students/college students who are interested in pursuing film to work as Production Assistants.
HELP FUND THIS PROJECT: Want to help out in a different way? Please donate to the official “Leap” Kickstarter page!Your contribution will help make this production come to life, and depending on the donation amount, you will be able to qualify for incentives such as a personal “thank you” at the end of the credits, memorabilia from the film, and much more.
KICKSTARTER: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1889484063/leap-a- short-film-0?ref=creator_nav