ACTOR NEEDED FOR LEADING ROLE IN FEATURE FILM!

Title of film: THE DEAF KID
Production company: Life Tale Films
Casting: Catrine McGregor, CSA catrine@lifetalefilms.com
Madalyn Van Valkenburgh madalyn@lifetalefilms.com
Genre: Family/spiritual/drama/action
Rating: Anticipated PG
Union Status: Will be done through the SAG-AFTRA low budget agreement
Filming in Kentucky Mid-May, 2018 until mid-June, 2018
As per SAG-AFTRA, all travel, lodging and per diem paid for actor and guardian

Synopsis: An unpopular deaf boy becomes the unlikely hero in a gang-related kidnapping that takes four pre-teens into an adventure in the mountains.

NOTE: DARRELL IS THE LEAD ROLE -MUST BE A STRONG ACTOR!

Character description:
AFRICAN-AMERICAN – NO EXCEPTIONS
DEAF – NO EXCEPTIONS. WOULD PREFER IF ACTOR CAN SOMEWHAT VOCALIZE.
11-14 YEARS OLD OR A YOUNG 15 – NO EXCEPTIONS
In good physical health.

PREPARE SCENES 16, 65, 59 and 119
Note that these are scene numbers, NOT page numbers.
Link to access the script: https://goo.gl/SpvEUN

SELF-TAPE AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS: Deadline: March 15, 2018
-Make sure that actor slates at the beginning (name, contact info, height, age, and city actor lives in – this can be written in big letters and held by actor)
-The actor should be in a frame that is mid-chest to just above his head and reader should be right next to the camera, where we can’t see them.
-Record the two scenes making sure that the actor is not looking down at the script. If the actor can vocalize, SIGN and VOCALIZE.
-Upload the scene to YouTube or any other upload service and send link to casting director. Make sure to send the password if it is private.

Thank you!

Madalyn Van Valkenburgh
madalyn@lifetalefilms.com