CASTING CALL for Short Film "The Whole World" [PAID]

Producer: Katrina Simpson

Writer: Morgan Craven

Director: Katrina Simpson

Production Company: Introspective Journeys

Looking For: CAST

Project Description: 

The School-To-Prison Pipeline. The film is based around a teenage girl with challenges and perspectives which go unnoticed by the school administration.

Auditions Round 1: We are accepting Video Submissions for the following roles.

Video format: Can be shot on an iPhone in HD, rotated horizontally.
Location: A room with a clean blank wall.
Audio: Recorded in a quiet room, be sure to check the audio levels for sound quality
Reading: Have someone assist in reading the lines.

Languages: Must be able to deliver lines in English and Spanish preferred. There must be a level of proficiency in both languages so that lines are delivered authentically and smoothly. All actors will be asked to deliver lines in English and Spanish during the audition.

Auditions Round 2: In-person Austin, TX (selected based on submission)
Date: TBD (1st Week in August)
Location: TBD
Paid and Unpaid roles

Shooting: August


"The Whole World" Cast Description

Main Character/Student
Age: 13 years old
Race: Afro-Latina
Gender: Girls

Kids on the Bus (if we have this scene) + Kids in Class + Extras in the Hallway
Ages: Middle school preferred (or early high school, like 9th grade)
Races: Racially and ethnically diverse kids
Gender: Open to all

School Police Officer
Age: About 45 years old
Race: Latino or White
Gender: Male

Assistant Principal in the Hallway
Age: About 60 years old
Race: White
Gender: Woman

Coach in the Hallway
Age: About 34-35 years old
Race: Asian man (It’s OK if he is a different race, but in the interest of having a diverse cast, we would like to seek out this type of actor)

Helpful Teacher (inside the Classroom)
Age: About 32 years old
Race: Black
Gender: Woman

Student Counselor
Age: About 32-60 years old
Race: Afro-Latina/o or Black

Radio Announcer
Age: 20 - 60
Race: Open to all
Gender: Open to all

CONTACT: Katrina Simpson |