Casting Call

MEMORY: Short Film Casting Call

Synopsis
Memory is a UNCW MFA in Filmmaking film project. This will be Dustin Abernathy’s
debut science fiction film about the trust one places in a new technology in order to
retrieve memories from the past. Inspiration will be taken from series such as The
Twilight-Zone, Black Mirror, and Close Encounters of The Third Kind. Seeking actors
to play the following:

Primary Characters – Open to all genders and ethnicities.
(Lead) Howard Shaw: age 25–40; An unassuming, pleasant, reserved, blue collar,
relatable person searching for forgotten past.
Dr. Naomi: Age 30–50; Technology guru with dreams helping those with memory loss
or disease place the pieces of their past back together.
Connelly: age 25–40; A stony faced technician in coveralls and graduated large thick
lensed glasses.

Secondary Characters – Open to all genders and ethnicities.
Young Howard: 10–15; Happy to be alive, easy to please.
Howard’s Mother: 25–40; Single parent, working class.
June: 18–25; Love interest of Howard, motivated, wanting something more.

Contact
Please send link to headshot and resume, by May 15th to Dustin Abernathy at
dra1621@uncw.edu. The Shoot is taking place June 17th–20th in Wilmington, NC.
More work by Dustin Abernathy can be seen on Instagram @dustyabernathy or Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/user64214003.