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Title: How Socrates Bought the Farm
Producer: Daniel Hogg
Director: Jeremy Lutter
Writer: Connor Gaston
Description: Short, dark comedy. An introverted young man carries out a plan to poison his creepy step-father.
Format: HD, to be shot on the RED
Submission Procedure: Please email your headshots/resume to email@example.com with the role that you would like to be considered for in the subject line. If you have a demo reel, then please include a link. Auditions will be held on May 25th from 4:30pm to 8pm and May 27th from 4pm to 7pm.
Submission deadline: May 26th, 2011 at 4:00PM
Shooting days: June 6th for the Father
-June 6th, 8th, 9th for Rowan, and Mother
- June 8th and 9th for Mark and Leonard
Other info: This film is a non-union, non-paid shoot. Compensation will be experience, hot meals, and a copy of the film for your demo reel.
- We are only looking for actors in that will be in Victoria for May and June.
- This production is a professionally-modelled film shoot crewed by University students, mentored by award-winning filmmaker Daniel Hogg, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Jeremy Lutter. Last year's production, "Freshman's Wharf" is nominated for 2011 Leo Award for Best Web Series, and can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/thewritersroom
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Rowan||0||Any Ethnicity||18-24||18. Protagonist. methodical and well-read. Obsessed with all aspects of death. Likes to film death around him. Approaches most things with an apathetic and cynical attitude, which he got from his father.|
|Mark||0||Any Ethnicity||18-24||18. Long time friend and neighbour of Rowan. Hyper, funny. Has freak-out moments. Likes to make fun of Rowan by attempting to put him in embarrassing situations.|
|Leonard||0||Any Ethnicity||41-50||30s-50s. Rowan’s creepy step-father. Hates Rowan and would do anything to spite him. Has a twisted sense of humour.|
|Rowan\'s father||0||Any Ethnicity||31-40||late 30s-40s. Has an apathetic and cynical attitude, which he passed onto Rowan. Deceased, appears on Rowan’s videotapes of his deathbed.|
|Rowan\'s mother||0||Any Ethnicity||31-40||Late 30s-40s. Loves Leonard despite past abuse.|