Casting Call for Las Vegas Short Film
Submitted by: Corbin Lopez
Directed by Rashida Makeda & Maciel Lara
An Afro-Latina who goes to a private school on scholarship tries to earn her spot to stay as the school loses funding, while also navigating the highs and lows of high school.
Applicants must be 18+.
CHOYCE- Actress, high school student, Afro-Latina
Quirky and off-beat teenager who is able to laugh at herself, but grows confident in her insecurities. Private school student but she doesn’t fit in. Spanish speaker.
RENEE- Actress, 40’s, African-American
Choyce’s mother, shows her tough love while still maintaining her nurturing qualities.
LORENA - Actress, high school student, Latina or Asian
Encouraging but sarcastic best friend to Choyce. Down for whatever.
LACY - Actress, high schooler, Caucasian
Private school mean girl. Confident and smart with an attitude to match.
SANTIAGO - Actor, high schooler, Asian or Latino
Cool (but not too cool) and smart, student government president. Love interest for Choyce.
CHARLES - Actor, high schooler, African-American
The cool nerd! Funny and sarcastic.
BRANDON - Actor, high schooler, Caucasian
Goofy and passionate student athlete & theater kid. Comedic relief.
CAMILA - Actress, high schooler, Latina
Sarcastic member of the school’s Spanish Society. Spanish speaker.
Also seeking recurring extras for both high school students (18+) and school faculty!
Planning to shoot in Las Vegas during Veterans Day weekend - November 10-12.
Credit, copy, and meal provided.
Reach out for sides at email@example.com by September 24th!