- ‘Directing and Producing’ class open casting call
- March 8, 2013 9:00 am
- March 8, 2013 12:30 pm
- Annenberg Hall, Studio 1
2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122, United States
Students in the Media Studies and Production Department’s “Directing and Producing” class will hold an open casting call to fill roles in their original television pilots.
Four groups will be producing, writing and directing a pilot for class.
The students also are looking for volunteer production assistants and extras. Principal shooting begins March 22.
A full description of the shows and open roles follows. For more information, contact Assistant Professor Kristine Weatherston at email@example.com.
SLEEP WHERE YOU FALL
A dark comedy that blurs the lines between dreams and reality.
ADAM WYATT – 21+, white, depressed, narcoleptic, hopeless, in love with is best friend’s girl.
COLE DeFRANCO – 23, white, successful, handsome, happy, Adam’s best friend.
HANNAH SIMON – 21+, latina, pretty, free-spirited, a photographer, Cole’s girl and Adam’s love.
STEVE ROWE – 30+, black, quirky, nerdy/hip, suspicious, owns a comic books store, hires Adam.
DR. CHRIS LEWIS – 40+, white, psychiatrist, wise, experienced, becomes Adam’s mentor
A comedy about getting everything done by doing nothing.
SHANE LEVY – 20+, white, jewish, tall, thin, awkward, college-student, easy-going, kind of shy, protagonist.
STEVE COHEN – 20+, white, lazy, average, bum, wavy hair, laid-back, Shane’s roommate.
JOE BROWN – 19+, white, loafer, instigator, college-student, Shane’s roommate.
DEVON MACINTOSH – 19+, black, tall, fit, goofy, makes silly faces, college student, Shane’s roommate.
STACY COOPER – 18+, white, short, curvy, brunette, nasty attitude, college student, Shane’s girlfriend.
KARA MCDEVITT – 18+, white, blonde, short, attractive, sarcastic, college student, Shane’s romantic interest.
DEBORAH SWEENEY – 27+, white, professor, pushover, slightly heavy, short, lenient.
LUTHER KING – 55+, black, professor, tall, salt n pepper hair, wears a suit.
A sitcom where old school just won’t fly.
FRANK GERHART – 67, white, eccentric, tall, grey hair, good humor, lonely, longing, retiree, protagonist.
RYAN WILLIAMS – 21, black, athletic, tall, momma’s boy, college student
MATT CHO – 21, asian, athletic, lithe, overachiever, college student
CHRIS MONROE – 20, white, med height, Irish descent, athletic, self-conscious, displaced.
ANDREA ORTIZ – 19, latina, med height, self-sufficient, fiercely independent, sarcastic.
BEVERLY CATIN – 39, white, average, adjunct college professor, divorcee.
MRS. WILLIAMS – 40+, black, RYAN’S mom, overbearing, helicopter mom.
The journey of one man’s decision to disappear for good.
JAKE STEVENS – 21+, white, athletic, unemployed, former HS Football star, unambitious, overwhelmed, thief
CHRIS D’AMATO – 21+, blue-collar, Jake’s best friend, athletic, good work ethic, tough.
SOFIA CRUZ – 19+, latina, skinny, petite, Jake’s new girlfriend, first-generation American, upbeat, energetic
“KARINA CATFISH”- black male, 40+, secret online “girlfriend” of Jake, impersonates a female online
- Dominick and Peggy/Jake’s Dad and Mom – 40+, Republicans, ex-military, serious, wealthy
- Charlie – Jake’s very successful brother, clean-cut MBA grad.
SOFIA’S FAMILY – Dominican immigrants, traditional, hard-working, family-oriented, religious
- Jorge and Carmen/Sofia’s Dad and Mom – late 40s, postured, have accents
- Victor/Sofia’s Brother – sarcastic, plays baseball, dislikes Jake.