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'Fatherhood'

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Casting ID: #19243  

Production Description
Casting "Fatherhood," a short film.

Synopsis: On the same morning that he learns his wife is expecting a child, a young immigrant from Mexico named Mateo receives a call informing him of the sudden death of his father—a man he hardly knew. After dreaming about a photograph his father gave to him before leaving to pursue the American Dream, Mateo is forced to confront his father’s complicated legacy in his nostalgic search for the photo.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Shoots will be divided into three weekends; most scenes will be shot on location either in Santa Barbara and/or L.A.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Stipend

Pay TBD.


Key Details

Location

California, United States

Skills

Acting

Start Date

Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021

Deadline

No Deadline

Casting ID: #19243

Roles

Mateo

protagonist; an immigrant from Mexico who, although warm and amicable on the surface, is deeply broken on the inside.
Must be able to speak in accented English and in Spanish.
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter
Required Skills:
Accents/Dialects: Mexican
Voice Style: Bilingual
Accents/Dialects: Latin American
Languages: Spanish (Latin American)

Gender: Male
Age: 18-25
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Young Mateo

Mateo as a child. Must be able to speak Spanish.
Ethnicity: Latino / Hispanic
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter
Required Skills:
Accents/Dialects: Latin American
Languages: Spanish (Latin American)
Voice Style: Bilingual

Gender: Male
Age: Child-15
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Ignacio

Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter
Required Skills:
Languages: Spanish (Latin American)
Accents/Dialects: Latin American
Voice Style: Bilingual

Gender: Male
Age: 18-50+
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Rosario

Mateo’s confident and caring girlfriend.
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter
Required Skills:
Voice Style: Confident
Voice Style: Caring

Gender: Female
Age: 18-50+
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Barbara

Ignacio’s second wife. Loves Ignacio but is cold and indifferent to Mateo.
Ethnicity: White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Gender: Female
Age: 38-50+
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Julian

Mateo’s half Mexican, half Caucasian stepbrother. Fair skinned.
Ethnicity: Latino / Hispanic, White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel, Cover Letter

Gender: Male
Age: 16-18
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Old Man

a coyote who takes Mateo to the Mexican border.
Ethnicity: Latino / Hispanic
Required Media: Headshot/Photo

Gender: Male
Age: 50+-50+
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Young Julian

Ethnicity: Latino / Hispanic, White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel

Gender: Male
Age: Child-Child
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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Composer

well-talented Spanish/Mexican acoustic style composer.
Required Skills:
Composer

Gender: All Genders
Age: 18-50+
Payment: Paid
Expenses: Yes
Experience Requirement: Amateur
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