Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Casting Call: Feature Film - PAID - Fixer Productions "600 Miles"


From: tucsonstage-owner@yahoogroups.com [mailto:tucsonstage-owner@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Victoria Lucas
Sent: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 5:01 PM
Subject: Feature Film casting announcement


Fixer Productions, LLC will be holding auditions for actors for the Tucson portion of a feature film shooting in Mexico and Southern Arizona.


600 Miles


U.S. production company is Fixer Productions LLC, Vicky Westover, producer.


Gabriel Ripstein


600 Miles is a character-based action-drama centering on a naïve young Mexican man smuggling guns from Arizona into Mexico and a close-to-retirement ATF agent who unexpectedly find themselves on the run together.


SAG and non-SAG actors are welcome to submit.

Submission Procedure:

Auditions will be held Saturday, January 18 in Tucson, AZ by appointment only.    You will be contacted for an audition time if the director feels you are right for a role.  There will be no open call.

To be considered for one of the available roles, please follow these specific submission details:

•  submit headshot/resume to fixerproductionscasting@gmail.com.  .jpg and .pdf files preferred and please make certain your name is on both attachments;

•  please put your name and the word ‘casting’ in the subject line of your email;

•  if you have a link where footage of your work can be viewed, please include that.  Do not attach any video files in your email.

•  no phone calls, please.


Union and non-union actors will be paid SAG minimum daily rate.  

Shoot dates:

Filming in the Tucson area is currently scheduled for the last two weeks in February, but is subject to change.

Available roles – Tucson shoot:

Ray Wilson.   Caucasian, forty-something, thin.   Harris’ boss at ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms).  Strong actor required.   Two scenes.

Willy.  Caucasian male, mid-forties to early fifties.  Owner of a family gun business with a stand at a second-rate gun show.  Wary of the ATF agent but generally friendly.  Must be comfortable handling guns.   One scene.

Shoe Shiner. 50s and up, any ethnicity. Must be able to convincingly shine shoes.  One scene.

Nancy.  Mid 30s to early 40s.  Overweight, heavily made-up employee at ATF office.  One scene.

Gun Store Owner #1.  Male.  White.  50s+.  Overweight and walks with a limp.   Must be comfortable handling guns and demonstrating firearms operation (gun is not fired).  One scene.

Gun Store #2 Salesman.  Latino.  Any age.  One scene.

Gun Store #3 Saleswoman.  40-something blonde who clearly spends many hours in the gym.   One scene.

Hispanic Buyer.  Young Hispanic man.  Mid-twenties+.  One line. 

Grey-haired Salesman.  50s+.  (any ethnicity).  Uneasily checks documentation for ATF at a gun show.  One line.

Gun Store Owner #5.  Male.  Angrily chases after shoplifter carrying a shotgun.  Must be comfortable handling shotgun (gun is not fired) and some physicality.  One line but this is an action scene, two days work. 

Walmart Cashier.   Teenage girl. Must be comfortable working a register.  One line.

Walmart Assistant Cashier.  Any age, ethnicity.  One line.

Young Guy.  Late teens, early twenties.  Trying to sell a possibly stolen gun to a gun store.  No scripted lines but will be heard conducting business so ability to improvise is important.

Prisoners #1 and #2.  Hispanic.  Young, dangerous-looking.  One line each  – need authentic Spanish accent.  Possible stunt.

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