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CASTING: “Moving Out” UNION & NON-UNION submissions accepted SAG-AFTRA Short Project Agreement: $125/day deferred. 12 Available Roles. Ages: approx. 8 - 69 “Moving Out” is an Independent Short Film and is a fiscally sponsored project of FILM INDEPENDENT. Producer & Director intend to submit Moving Out to top film festivals, including Sundance & Tribeca. Logline: Moving Out is a family drama about the complexities of faith, community and parent/child relationships. It's about the subtle and delicate shift from being a child to becoming an adult while under your parents' roof; the moment where a young adult realizes that their parents are just as fallible as they themselves are.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|SAM||Female||Caucasian||18-25||18 to 25 years old, Caucasian female. Sam’s hair color is either brown or black. Film student; surfer; intelligent, kind, and caring; a practicing Christian from a non-affirming Evangelical church; closeted lesbian; worried about moving back home with her parents; afraid of losing her family if she comes out. *Actively seeking LGBTQ+ actors for this role *Housing Available for this role, if you are not local to San Diego.|
|MOM||Female||Caucasian||45-55||45 to 55 year old, Caucasian female. Mom’s hair color is either salt and pepper, grey, white, black, or brown. A member of the praise band at her church; serious about her Christian faith; attractive; friendly, nurturing, charismatic, social and outgoing; the cool Mom; an elementary school teacher; desperate to connect with her daughter; believes in keeping up appearances.|
|DAD||Male||Caucasian||45-55||45 to 55 years old, Caucasian male. Funny, smart, and sarcastic; taught Sam how to surf; an Elder at the church; a middle school teacher;|
|PASTOR DAN||Male||Any||40-59||40 to 59 years old, male. Head pastor at the church for twenty years; friendly and outgoing, with a smile for everyone. He has known a lot of hardship and comforted many members of the congregation at the end of their lives; prefers a sports coat and a tie rather than a robe on Sundays; Holds a conservative stance on LGBTQ issues; believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman.|
|CODY||Male||Any||18-25||18 to 25 years old, male. Youth pastor at Sam’s church; good looking, popular, charismatic, and charming; a surfer; loves to wear flip flops; a conservative stance on LGBTQ issues. He believes that acting upon same sex attraction is a sin and that marriage should be between between a man and woman.|
|LINDA||Female||Any||50-59||50 to 59 years old, female. Mom’s long time friend; a member of the church for twenty years; one daughter who went to high school with Sam now goes to college at NYU, her other daughter has special needs and still lives at home.|
|SHELLY||Female||Any||50-69||50 to 69 years old, female. Mom’s friend; a member of the handbell choir; warm and welcoming; a librarian at Sam’s elementary school.|
|PETE||Male||Any||50-59||50 to 59 years old, male. An Elder at the church; progressive; his straight daughter was married at the church, but the church is rejecting his gay son’s request.|
|DIANA||Female||Any||40-69||40 to 69 years old, female. An Elder at the church; conservative; home schools her kids; her brother was gay and died during the AIDS crisis.|
|EMILY - NON-SPEAKING FEATURED TALENT||Female||Any||18-25||18 to 25 years old, female. College student; Sam’s former roommate/best friend; recently came out as queer and began dating a woman; beautiful in a way that’s all her own; long dark hair *Non-Speaking Featured Talent: Will be featured in photos and/or video clips. *Emily's Fiancee and Emily may share a kiss. *Actively seeking out LGBTQ+ actors for this role.|
|EMILY’S FIANCEE - NON-SPEAKING FEATURED TALENT||Female||Any||18-25||18 to 25 years old, female. Emily’s fiancée has been out as queer for a year; she has decided to take the next step and tie the knot with Emily. *Non-Speaking Featured Talent: Will be featured in photos and/or video clips. *Emily's Fiancee and Emily may share a kiss. *Actively seeking out LGBTQ+ actors for this role.|
|YOUNG SAM - NON-SPEAKING FEATURED TALENT||Female||Any||8-13||8 to 13 years old, Caucasian female. Long dark hair, freckles, enthusiastic, very involved in the church *Non-Speaking Featured Talent: Will be featured in photos and/or video clips.|