CORRECTION: To the below Audition originally sent out November 3.

  • CORRECTION: To the below Audition originally sent out November 3.

    CORRECTION: To the below Audition originally sent out November 3.

    The audition date for the MNTC student film auditions for the Red Carpet Film Festival shorts was reported as Monday, November 13. That date is incorrect. The audition date for that project is Monday, November 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    CASTING CALL: Actors Needed for MNTC Red Carpet Film Festival Shorts
    Actors are needed to star in several short films produced and directed by Digital Video Production students at the Moore-Norman Technology Center. All films will premiere at the Red Carpet Film Festival next spring.
    Auditions for the films will be held Monday, November 10 in Norman, OK. Auditions will be in the evening.
    Filming for all short films will be in the Oklahoma City and Norman areas beginning in December. One film will shoot in January. Filming is on half-day shoot schedules, Monday – Friday for one week. All roles film 1-5 days. Actual
    It is the third year Freihofer Casting has provided casting services for the films. “In years past, actors had nothing but great things to say about their experiences on set,” Casting Director Chris Freihofer said. “Not only did they have fun working with the emerging filmmakers, but each actor now has footage for their demo reels.”
    Actors will receive a $25 Visa gift card, a DVD copy of the finished film, a professionally printed poster of the film, and two VIP tickets to the Film Festival.
    The films are produced by MNTC instructors Amy Smith and Joe Magrini.
    Freihofer Casting assistant Tiffany Feese is a graduate of the MNTC Digital Video Production program.
    In addition to screening at the Red Carpet festival, some shorts could be selected to screen at the deadCENTER Film Festival next summer.
    BREAKDOWN OF ROLES AND FILMS
    A BLIND DATE Production Dates: TBD
    Production Times: 9:30 – 12:20
    A young man who is growing jaded by the shallow dating scene tries blind dating. He claims to want a new challenge, but inwardly he hopes for a fulfilling relationship.
    Sam -Mid to late 20’s, Caucasian, handsome. Medium build; athletic. Totally self absorbed and vain.
    Rebecca Early 20’s, Caucasian, slender with ivory-skin. Red hair. Has a terrible, horrendous laugh.
    Ashley – Early 20’s, Caucasian, exotic brunette. Obsessed with social media.
    Anna – Early 20’s, Caucasian, fair skin and auburn hair. She is classically beautiful, but approachable. Blind.
    OMERTA Production Dates TBD
    Production Times: 9:30 – 12:20
    Omertà tells the story of a seemingly normal housewife who turns out to be involved in organized crime. Soon enough, her husband begins to catch on to her odd behavior and decides to investigate.
    Elanor – Late 20s, early 30s, average height and lean/physically-fit build. Elanor is highly feminine, never seen on screen without a face of makeup and a nice dress. She has a 1950s aesthetic. Her act as a housewife is merely a cover for her life of organized crime, so she will not stand out to authorities.
    Charles – Late 20s, early 30s, average height and build. He’s clean cut and gives off the air of the typical American businessman, the kind you might see in a 1950s sitcom. He is seen wearing either a full suit or some kind of a button-down shirt and slacks.
    Leon – 30s-40s, gangster-like. Leon wears black suits and ties, gloves if possible. Mean-looking and scary.
    VIOLA Production Dates (TBD)
    Production Times: 9:30 – 12:20
    Viola tells the story of a recently widowed and depressed older woman who mistakenly begins receiving love letters at her new home. Viola has to decide what to do with the letters as they slowly change her life.
    Viola – late 50s to 70s, Caucasian, female. Viola is despondent, living each day simply going through the motions. She is unsure of herself now that she is all alone. Viola is somewhat timid and has stopped taking care of her appearance.
    Christopher – early to mid-20s, male. Christopher is a romantic. He is eloquent and gentle. He is trying to reconnect with a past love but is unaware his letters and gifts are being received by an old woman instead.
    Deliveryman – 30s to 50s, male. The deliveryman is somewhat impatient and unpleasant. He delivers Viola the packages and letters.
    FACE YOUR FEARS Production Dates (TBD)
    Production Times: 9:30 – 12:20
    Face Your Fears is about 4 friends. After daring Kevin to enter an abandoned house alone, the prank goes terribly wrong when they find out the house is truly haunted.
    Kevin- Caucasian, late teens to mid-20s, shy. Kevin has a secret crush on Emily, so he hangs around the group to be around her.
    Emily- Late teens to early 20s, average height, black hair, attractive. She’s a spoiled prep girl who is friendly to others but depends a lot on her boyfriend Stan.
    Erick- early to mid-20s, average physique, black hair. Erick cracks jokes and is the mastermind behind the prank.
    Stan- early to mid-20s, tall, athletic, Caucasian. Stan is an attractive and handsome guy who dates Emily.
    CAMILLA & JANE – Production Dates (TBD)
    Production Times: 1:15 to 4:10 pm
    Camilla & Jane tells the story of Camilla who thinks she and Jane are married after she suffers brain trauma. They fight after Jane can no longer hide the fact that in reality she is engaged to Cameron.
    Camilla- A closeted gay woman in her early to mid-twenties, Camilla is usually selflessly silent about her love for Jane. Camilla has no real family and depended on Jane greatly for support.
    Jane- An average, sweet woman in her early to mid-twenties, She is a nurse and loves taking care of people. She has always been protective of Camilla.
    Cameron- A funny, sarcastic man in his early to mid-twenties. Jane’s loving fiancé and Camilla’s boss.
    LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON – Production Dates: TBD
    Production Times: 1:15 to 4:10 pm
    Like Father, Like Son tells the story of a boy that is living in a mental hospital when his father comes to visit him.
    Jack Chaney – teenaged boy, Caucasian, on the small side, dark hair and light eyes. He’s shy, but very polite, easily scared, and does not like breaking the rules. He has mental health issues that make him hear things.
    Jack’s Father – middle-aged Caucasian, very imposing, dark hair, rugged. He’s a very intense person, loves his son very much.
    Jack’s Mom – middle-aged Caucasian woman, matronly, sweet, but dramatic, cries easily.
    Doctor Nussbaum -50-60, wears glasses, average-sized, gray or white haired. Very studious, pragmatic, and stern.
    Nurse Joyce – an early to mid-twenties Caucasian woman, attractive, kind, and compassionate.
    CASSEROLE – Production Date: TBD
    Production Time: 1:15-4:10 pm
    Casserole tells the story of Ryan and Lorraine who have a troubled marriage. Lorraine and their daughter, Daniella, leave during an argument. They later return and share a tension-filled dinner. It is then revealed that Lorraine and Daniella actually died in a car accident and Ryan only imagined their return.
    Ryan- mid-20s. Ryan suffers from severe social anxiety and rarely goes outside. He dresses casually and is usually wearing his reading glasses.
    Lorraine- mid-20s. She is adventurous at heart and longs to experience more of the world. She dresses casually, but is well put together.
    Daniella- roughly seven years old, escapes the family’s tension through her imagination.
    THE BABYSITTER – Production Dates TBD
    Production Times 1:15-4:10 pm
    The Babysitter is about Monica, a mom who calls a babysitter to watch her son Carson. When she leaves it starts as a pretty normal evening, until a character from Carson’s video comes to life and starts to murder them all.
    Monica – Mid-20’s, Caucasian, average height. Monica is a scatterbrained single mother who is too dedicated to her job to always be there for her child.
    Jessica – Attractive older teenager who doesn’t really care a whole lot about Carson but takes the job because she knows Monica pays well.
    Carson -6 year-old boy, Caucasian, glued to an iPad, Monica’s son.
    Buster – Character in the children’s video. Will be dressed up in a costume throughout the movie.
    TO SUBMIT FOR THIS PROJECT:
    READ AND FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY.
    Failure to follow the instructions will likely result in your submission being lost, mis-filed or accidentally deleted.
    -Email recent headshots and acting resume all contact information including NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS
    -Make the subject heading of your email the RED CARPET (Name of Film, Name of Role) you are submitting for. No other subject headings will be seen. (Example: RED CARPET – FACE YOUR FEARS -Emily)
    -Please submit for any and all roles you are available and eligible for.
    -You must audition in person on Monday, November 10 at The Actor Factory in Norman in front all filmmakers. No taped auditions.
    – SEND ALL PICTURES AND INFO IN ONE EMAIL. DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE EMAILS.
    -Send the email to submissions@freihofercasting.com (If you do not send to the email address listed, your submission will not be seen)
    -If you are selected to audition for the project you will be notified by email. Please check your email and spam filter regularly and allow submissions@freihofercasting.com into your address book.
    -Submissions must be received ASAP
    Actors are asked to submit ASAP. Auditions are very soon.

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