“The Devil of the Desert Sands” Casting Call for Indie Film (Jackson, MI)

Casting Actors for Small Supporting Roles

“The Devil of the Desert Sands”, an independent film currently shooting in and around Jackson, Michigan, is casting for small supporting roles. Roles may lead to additional work in future productions we have in development. Actors chosen must be available for rehearsals as well as shooting dates.

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in downtown Jackson, Michigan. Rehearsals are also held in downtown Jackson from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Shooting is currently done almost exclusively on Sundays, and usually lasts from about 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or until wrap. We have tentative shooting dates of Sunday, July 24 and Sunday, August 7, but those are subject to change. Any Sundays in August and September are possible, with the exception of the Sunday which falls during Labor Day Weekend.

Available Roles:

  • Jonas “Barbary” Walker: Male. 24-30, PMC.
  • Claudia Dade: Female. 30-40, PMC.
  • Ted Foley: Male. 30-50, security thug.
  • Dave Granger: Male. 30-50, security thug.
  • Al Jefferson: Male. 20-30, PMC.
  • Pat Morris: Male. 30-50, security thug.
  • Mike Oliver: Male. 30-50, PMC.
  • John Rawlings: Male. 30-50, PMC.
  • Zeke Sutton: Male. 40-55, security thug.
  • Sashima Kitamura: Female. 25-40, PMC.

NOTE: PMC = Private Military Contractor, or mercenary, but not necessarily dressed in military clothes. All role names and ethnicities subject to change. Please don’t let assumptions prevent you from applying for a role. There is also some flexibility in genders and age ranges. All roles have at least a little dialogue.

Compensation:

All roles are for credit only. No pay, expenses, or other compensation is being offered at this time.

How to Apply:

Please send one headshot, one full-body shot, resume and contact information to: thedevilofthedesertsands@hotmail.com

NOTE: Please include “Casting Call” in the subject line of your email. Include availability restrictions regarding rehearsals and filming and anything else you deem pertinent. You may qualify for and be asked to audition for more than one role. Lack of prior acting experience will not disqualify anyone as long as you are willing to attend rehearsal meetings and follow acting instruction. If you have specific questions, please ask.

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