Auditions - September 3rd


Auditions will be held on September 3rd.

Production title: Five Feet Web Series

Union / Non-Union: Non-Union

Production Type: Independent

Project length: Web Series Pilot Episode (15 minutes)

Director: Jason Richardson

Audition Location: Kent Free Library - 312 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240

Shooting Location: Kent, Ohio

Email: five@dontgetclose.com

KEY DATES

Auditions:

September 3rd 12:00 – 4:00 PM

(Please note: Auditions will be by appointment)

Call Backs: TBD

Shooting Starts: October 26th, 2016

Shooting Ends: November 2nd, 2016

Synopsis:

Only 20% of the world remains after a fatal virus released 15 years ago continues to kill people when they are within five feet of each other. “Five Feet” follows the story of Jalen and Nina as they survive in a small town in this Pre-Apocalyptic world. Everyone is trying to carry on with life but the threat of death looms anytime somebody is near.

Please send headshot, resume and link to video reels to five@dontgetclose.com and the role you would like to audition for. Email invitations will be sent with further instructions upon selection.

Character BIOS

[JALEN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-45] [RACE: African-American] [PAID]

Jalen is a funeral director who still maintains hope that the world will survive. He is also falling in love with Nina and knows that love can still exist.

[NINA] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 35-45] [PAID]

Nina has been fighting her way through life from day one. She is guarded both physically and emotionally and is hanging on by a thread.

[NINA’S DAD] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 55-65] [PAID]

Nina’s dad used to run a small grocery store in town. That was until his dementia began to take over. Now he’s a risk to the community, himself and Nina.

[MAURICE] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 55-65] [PAID]

Maurice is a scientist who is focused on eliminating the virus. It’s been 15 years and he might finally be getting closer. If he does, it could wipe out a secret that he’s been carrying with him the whole time.

[STANLEY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 50-65] [PAID]

A hoarder who eventually pays a price for being careless.

[ESTHER] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 65-75] [PAID]

A kind and elderly woman who provides a glimpse into the post-virus world.

[HANK] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-50] [PAID]

Hank has had enough of the post-virus world and he’s decided to move on.

[EILEEN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-50] [PAID]

Hank’s wife who comes home to find him in a horrible situation.

[CRAIG] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-50] [PAID]

Craig is trying to keep the town together with a set of ramshackle laws. But he was never in law enforcement and he is barely keeping the town safe.


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