April 5, 2013
Seattle based independent film production company seeks experienced actors for “MosaiXlogue,” a documentary about actors, writers and the audition process. Selected actors will each perform 3 memorized monologues (that we will provide) from a collection of pieces written by a team of local writers. Release date will be September of 2014 with film festival submissions and a private screening at NWFF in Seattle.
Principle Photography will be held May 18 and 19, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Please email your resume, headshot and clip links to email@example.com. The date of auditions and filming is May 18 & 19.
Your audition and interview will be filmed, and may be included in the film. Monologues will be emailed to selected actors and will need to be memorized. Filmed auditions will be scheduled, and will be held in Seattle’s Roosevelt Area. You can expect your filmed audition/interview to run 2 – 3 hours, and you will be encouraged to bring wardrobe and make-up. Drop-ins are welcome, however preference will be given to actors with scheduled call times.
Location: New Discovery School 7219 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA – May 18 – 19 8:00 AM – 8:00 pm.
Drop-ins: are welcome, but preference will be given to those who have a scheduled time slot. If you decide to come, you will need to select 3 monologues from below, memorize them, and bring your own wardrobe. See the instructions below.
Describe any monetary compensation:
We are offering a non union $100 deferred contract, a video copy of your interview and audition, a DVD copy of the finished film, and an invitation to a fully catered cast/crew/writers/friends preview bash at Northwest Film Forum. Craft Service will be provided on the days of filming.
: We are only seeking actors with professional training and experience in theater or film. Prior film acting experience is preferred.
What should I wear? Bring wardrobe that is solid and neutrally colored (tans, browns beiges, grays, blues). No greens, whites, blacks or busy patterns please.
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your audition or if you have any questions.
Character Breakdowns and Monologues: for MosaiXlogue are shown below. Please select 3 from your age range and memorize them. Alternatively, you can use your own monologues, but they will have to be written by YOU, and memorized. There will be no readings.
Crutch: 35 – 45 Unemployed factory worker who has lost his wife, house and job. He’s desperate and has nothing more to loose. His luck is about to change.
Merritt: 40 – 50 Neo-noir film director, acclaimed for his character driven films and know for his deceitfulness.
Tom: 25 – 35 Overly enthusiastic screenwriter who will do anything thing to sell his script.
Flynt: Mid 40 – Mid 50s Rugged and charismatic a “man’s man”. A cross between Hemingway, and a mobster.
CEO: Mid 40′s – 50′s Business man. Conservative, but highly polished and egotistical.
Garret: Mid 50′s – 60′s Farmer and Left Wing political activist. Right out of the “Grapes of Wrath”
Nicole Merritt: 30 – 40 An attractive starlet with a drinking problem and bad marriage.
Stan: 35- 45 A Vietnam War veteran with psychological problems.
Freddie: 16 – 18 A poor high school kid dealing with the opulence of his rich friends.
Gretta: Late 60′s – 80′s An elderly woman reflects on the life she has lived and death.
Maryanne: 30 – 40 A battered female reflects on Money, Sex, Adultery, and Death.
MARYANNE 2 AND 3
Sarah: 20 – 30 female reflects on Love, Sex and Death.
Brian: Late 30s – mid 40′s A reformed meth addict and HIV sufferer coming to terms with both of his illnesses.
Please indicate the monologues you have chosen on the survey below and submit it. Alternatively, you can perform your own monologues, provided that you are the original author and rightful owner of the pieces. Please limit them to be no longer than 5 minutes each.
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