Casting a Short Film – Shelf Life

The auditions are taking place in Atlanta, Georgia 7/22 and 7/23/17

Production Info:

Production title: Shelf Life
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Short Film (10 – 20 minutes)
Project format: 16:9 HD
Posted on: 7/17/2017
Production location: Atlanta, GA
Production Company: Yogurt Productions, LLC
Director: Gordon Giddings
Producer: Leon Dale
Casting Director: D Warren Rose
Audition Location: 650 Hamilton Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312 (Drama, Inc – Suite L – Please wait in hallway until called)
Shooting Location: Atlanta, GA
Email: shelflifethemovie@gmail.com
Compensation: Non-Paid, IMDB Credits and Reel

KEY DATES
Auditions:
July 22, 2017 1:00 – 5:00 PM
July 23, 2017 1:00 – 5:00 PM

(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)

Call-Backs: TBD
Shooting Starts: TBA
Shooting Ends: TBA

Synopsis:

Encouraged by her best friend, Janine, and her ticking biological clock Carol reluctantly sets aside her cynical worldview and embarks on a quest to find love before time runs out in a world where people literally expire. Will she find Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now and at what cost? “Shelf Life” tells the story of one woman’s night on the town and the bad decisions we make when our needs outweigh our judgement.

All submissions should be emailed to ShelfLifeTheMovie@gmail.com and should include a headshot, résumé, and all clothing sizes. Reels are optional but appreciated. You will receive an audition time-frame once submitted. If you have a day or time preference, include it. We will do our best to accommodate you. Last date and time for 7/22 auditions is 7/21 at 11:59:59 PM EST. Last date and time for 7/23 auditions is 7/22 at 11:59:59 PM EST.

Dramatis Personae:

[CAROL] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

A jaded, quirky thirty-something with a quick wit and cynical worldview. She has a clear vision of what her perfect man should be and is unwilling to compromise.

*To be considered for this role, submitting actresses must be comfortable being filmed in underwear as part of a “sex” scene. Sex will be implied but the part will require kissing / “making out.” In addition, the part will require the application of a temporary tattoo, ink, or makeup to the lower belly, just above the panty-line. If you are not comfortable with the above stated conditions, please do not submit for this role. Improv experience is desired but not required.

[JANINE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

Carol’s best friend and housemate. A carefree, nerdy thirty-something smartass with a positive disposition and rockabilly / hipster chic sense of style. She’s a live in the moment kind of girl.

*Improv experience is desired but not required.

[LOUIS] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30 – 40]

Janine’s boyfriend and Carol’s co-worker. A handsome nerdy type with a shy demeanor.

[JUDI] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

Bar Patron. Friendly and chatty.

[CHEEZY PICK-UP GUY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30 – 40]

A handsome, well-dressed black man. Darker complexion. Over compensates for his lack of confidence by laying down terrible pick-up lines to seem clever.

[CREEPY STARING GUY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 50 – 60]

Older man who is at the bar to drink and leers awkwardly at the other bar patrons. Especially Carol.

[BARTENDER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35 – 45]

The bartender. Handsome older man. Graying in a distinguished way. Fit. Takes care of himself. Charming and friendly. Straightforward and honest.

*To be considered for this role, submitting actors must be comfortable being filmed in underwear as part of a “sex” scene. Sex will be implied but the part will require kissing / “making out.” In addition, the part will require the application of a temporary tattoo, ink, or makeup to the lower belly, just above the panty-line. If you are not comfortable with the above stated conditions, please do not submit for this role. Improv experience is desired but not required.

[HASHTAG ACTIVIST] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20 – 35]

Young hipster type. Feels he can change the world from behind his keyboard with big words he doesn’t fully understand.

[MR MARRIED TO HIS CELL] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20 – 35]

Young guy. Completely enamored with his phone and oblivious to the people and environment around him. Communicates with single syllables.

[HOT GAY GUY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

Very fit. Model handsome. Well dressed and groomed. Takes pride in his appearance.

*To be considered for this role, submitting actors must be comfortable kissing another male actor. If you are not comfortable with the above stated conditions, please do not submit for this role.

[HOT GAY BOYFRIEND] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

Very fit. Model handsome. Well dressed and groomed. Takes pride in his appearance.

*To be considered for this role, submitting actors must be comfortable kissing another male actor. If you are not comfortable with the above stated conditions, please do not submit for this role.

[SPORTS FAN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35 – 50]

Heavier. Looks like he played sports once and pines for his glory days. His idea of well dressed is his good jersey and clean hat in his team of choice.

[ROID-RAGER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 28 – 33]

Very fit male. Gym rat. Wears Under Armor as regular clothes.

[LEGEND] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 30 – 40]

One of the bouncers there at the bar. She has a thousand yard stare because she’s seen some shit. Regulars at the bar tell stories of her deeds in hushed tones and warn the newbies not to mess with her. Very fit. Military experience a plus.

[BIKER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 30 – 40]

One of the bouncers there at the bar. Handsome in a road warrior kind of way. Bearded. Inked. Looks like the kind of guy that could be either your drinking buddy or your murderer depending on whether or not you’ve pissed him off.

[MR TAN-TASTIC] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 40 – 60]

Older man. Hair and clothes went out of style in the 70s. Total womanizer without shame. Terrible dancer.

[BAR PATRONS] [GENDER: EITHER] [AGE: 21 – 50]

Well-dressed people out for a night on the town. All ethnicities.

Film teaser available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKFR9NCCtqg