SAG-AFTRA Members Needed for Atlanta Film Festival Script Readings - Submissions Needed by Friday, March 28

SAG-AFTRA Members Needed for Atlanta Film Festival Script Readings - Submissions Needed by Friday, March 28
Start: 04/02/2014 - 6:30pm
End: 04/02/2014 - 8:30pm

The following message is being posted on behalf of the Atlanta Film Festival.

Seeking SAG-AFTRA members for screenplay readings
Members will cold read excerpts from the winning submissions of the
2014 Atlanta Film Festival

Submission Instructions: Submit your headshot and resume and put the role you are interested in the subject line. Send to Sue–Ellen Chitunya/Programmer-Education at sue.ellen@atlantafilmfestival.com. Headshot submissions are needed by this Friday, March 28. Please be sure to include your contact information. You will be contacted if you are chosen to participate.

Screenplay Readings Take Place: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Where: Highland Inn Ballroom
644 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA  30306    

In return for your time, members will receive two complimentary tickets to any screening at the Atlanta Film Festival (except closing night).

2014 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition Winning Titles and Synopses

  • Be Normal, by Lyvia A. Martinez - Orange, CA
    When a young, Mormon woman finds herself in love with her roommate, she must find the balance between her religion and her feelings, and go through the difficult process of coming out to her family, her friends, and, most importantly, herself.
  • Whatever Happened to Barbara Brown by Lutfu Emre Cicek - Istanbul, Turkey
    Whatever Happened to Barbara Brown depicts the past and present ordeals of a young housewife in 1950s Baltimore as she unravels under heavy scrutiny following the disappearance of her husband and his mistress.
  • Rattle the Cage by Lane Skye & Ruckus Skye - Atlanta, GA
    Despite his best intentions, Tucker Lawson finds himself locked in a holding cell in the sleepy town of Avery, GA with no I.D. and a few bruises from last night’s mistakes. But being unable to make bail is the least of his problems when a stranger disguised as a deputy kills the Sheriff in cold blood. With nowhere to run, Tucker is forced to play along with the madman’s twisted game or risk setting off a bloody chain of events that will forever scar this once peaceful town.

Seeking actors able to portray:
*PLEASE NOTE: In the event a child's roles is not cast, an adult will fill the role.

FEMALE

Molly Rooks - 20, Caucasian
Kaylin Ferris - 22, Caucasian
Emily Rooks - 25, Caucasian
Ashley, mid- 20s, Caucasian
Female Voice
Ada Hall - 20s
Woman - 20s-30s
Janet - 50s, Caucasian
Ms. Stewart - elderly
Barbara - A mother
Mary Katherine - 8

MALE

Michael, mid- 20s, Caucasian
Peter Lowens - 20s, Caucasian
Tucker Lawson - 40s,
Male Voice
Virgil Tabot - 40s
Sherriff Henry - 50s
Narrator

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting.  For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.