“Crashing Man” Casting Call / Auditions for Short Film (Grand Rapids, MI)

“Crashing Man” Cold Read – Compass Film Academy

Compass Film Academy Casting Call / Auditions

Audition Date: June 4th
Time: 12pm-11pm

Place: Compass Film Academy
4th Floor Conference Room
560 5th Street Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5296

Must be available for shoot dates: July 5th-9th

Style: Steampunk, Victorian Era, 1856

Crashing Man is the story of an inventor whom creates a robot to protect his city from the threat of war, but ends up having to stop it from destroying the city its programmed to protect.


If you are interested please respond with a resume, headshots, and the character/s you wish to audition for.
Email – contact@compassfilmacademy.com


Ulysses – LEAD
Age: Early 30’s
Accent: French
Character description: Tall, scraggly, and slightly unkempt. An obsessive weapons inventor from France who witnessed his mothers death as a young boy. He is eccentric about his inventions and a reserved gentlemen with is love, Lenora.

Age: Mid 20’s
Accent: Brittish
Character description: About 5’6″, Slender/Average. Classic beauty that wears very upscale clothing (Victorian era). She’s the love of Ulysses and is very traditional and supportive.
Background: Daughter of a baker. She was raised to appreciate the small things in life.

Ulysses Creation
Character description: 5’10” or taller. Makes robotic and humanistic movement. Athletic and well dressed. Will be wearing special effects make-up.

Age: Mid 30’s
Accent: German (non-speaking but noise responsive)
Character description: Hulk, large built man whom dresses poorly.
Background: Once a prisoner, he now works as Official #1’s body guard.

Official #1 (Voice actor)
Accent: British
Character description: A preserved brain in a glass dome. Highest ranking official.
Voice: Stern and decisive, like his decision making.

Official #2
Age: Late 70’s
Accent: British
Character description: Well aged, some body parts are robotic, hard at hearing and seeing, pessimistic. 2nd highest ranking official.

Official #3
Age: Early 70’s
Accent: British
Character description: Optimistic, taunts official #2 about his older age.

Young Ulysses
Non-speaking role
Character description: A beginning inventor, specializes in small gizmos like music boxes and clocks. Short and innocent. Deeply loves his mother whom is his only living relative.
Needs to react to the sounds of bombs and his mothers death.

Non-speaking role
Age: Early 40’s
Character description: Mother of Ulysses, lost husband due to war. Classy woman with fair skin and strait dark hair.
Dies from gunfire.

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