Saturday, March 10, 2007

Tucson: Open auditions for independent short film

Open auditions for independent short film

posted: March 8, 2007, 09:32 AM

Actors wanted for a Non-Union, Independent Short Film shooting in Tucson, Arizona. Pay (stipend), copy of film, food and transportation to the shooting location provided. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Production slated for early June. Film will be submitted to festivals worldwide.

Looking for people of Hispanic decent, with Spanish speaking ability between the ages of 8 - 50 years old. We have two border patrol agent roles which can be any ethnicity. Those casted will be required to attend rehearsals prior to production.

Synopsis: Nieto and Cinto's crusade across the U.S. - Mexican border leads them into a world, where one's reality is stranger than its fiction in this satirical tale called The Crossing.

Characters: Roles are categorized below.

Border Crossers
Nieto (Lead): A courageous boy between the ages of 13 - 15 years old.
Cinto (Lead): Mischievous know it all between the ages of 8 - 12 years old.
Irene (supporting): Innocent but rugged. Ages 18 – 40 years of age.
Paco (supporting): Father figure. Ages 35 – 50 years of age.
Rodrigo (supporting): Mindlessly vengeful. Ages 30 – 50 years of age.
Border Crossers (extras): Ages 17 and up. Both male and female.

Raul (Supporting): Charming yet Ruthless. Ages 25 – 40 years of age.
Papan (Supporting): Clueless but dependable. Ages 25 – 40 years of age.
Ciegue (Supporting): An absentminded monster. Ages 40 – 50 years of age.

Border Patrol Agents
Vogel (supporting): Ages 25 – 35 years of age. Any Ethnicity.
Kinnard (supporting): Ages 35 – 45 years of age. Any Ethnicity.

Open Auditions

Dates: March 17th and 24th
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: University of Arizona
Harvill Building
1103 E 2nd ST
Room 108 (bottom level)
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Please contact Jorge Urbina if you would like more information or if you would like to schedule an appointment. Appointments preferred but not required. Picture and resume may be submitted prior to audition but not required. Parents are required to be at the audition with children under the age of 18. Be prepared to perform a short improvisation. A treatment of the film will be available to read at the audition.

Contact: or phone (520) 271-5383
  • Location: UA Campus Building
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  • Compensation: Small Stipend

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