A second round of open auditions for the feature film, Trade In, will be held this Friday, 9 October, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The audition location is Aufmuth Motors, 3981 N Business Center Drive, Tucson (just west of I-10, north of Prince Road). Auditions will be held at the northwest corner of the building. If you have previously auditioned, you do not have to audition again, unless notified to come in for a call back.
We are seeking actors for about 20 supporting and principle roles of various ethnicities and adult ages. All actors will be paid a daily rate. We will also be casting about 25 extras, also adults. Extras will receive a daily stipend.
Filming will be in Tucson, Tuesdays through Saturdays throughout October into the first week of November, during the daytime.
No appointments are necessary for the auditions, however you can request a specific time in advance by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please bring resume and headshot or photo to the auditions, if you have them.
Trade In is a comedy about a car dealer looking for an innovative way to get out of financial trouble and only finds himself in a bigger mess.
The director of the film is Jackie Lee James. Jack has directed nine short films, several documentaries, and three music videos. His short The Morning won 1st Runner-Up for Best Short Film at the Peoria Film Festival. No Way Out won Best Film in the IFASA Three-Minute Thriller Contest and With Us won 3rd Place the following year. His first film, Liquid Country, was an official selection in the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.
The Director of Photography is Derek Griffith. Derek has eight years professional experience as a producer and videographer at the UA and now owns Director's Seat Productions. As DP, director, and 2nd unit director, his films have won many awards, including the Audience Choice Award at the Sedona Film Festival, winner of Reel Inspiration, two-time winner of the IFASA Three-Minute Thriller Contest, and runner-up in the 48-Hour Film Contest. He has also had official selections in the Arizona International Film Festival and Peoria Film Festival.
The producers are Brian McLaughlin and Jeremy Womac. Brian has produced five feature films, including Red 71 and Good Boy, and eight short films, including Alma, which has won various awards including Best Narrative Film at the University Film and Video Association Conference. Red 71 premiered in New York City and is currently playing at the Harkins Valley Art in Tempe. He has also acted in almost 60 films under the stage name Brian Mulligan. Brian is on the board of the Independent Film Association of Southern Arizona. Jeremy produced the feature 13th Hour and several short films and music videos. The short With Us won 3rd Place in the IFASA Three-Minute Thriller Contest and the Year of Acceleration music video was an official selection of the Peoria Film Festival. He has also assistant directed several films, including six festival selections.
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