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Meadowlark Casting Call

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Project Overview

Title: Meadowlark

Feature Film

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Logline:

An artist's quest for recognition collides with a daughter's unique gift and a neighbor's lost connection to the other side, leading to a journey of self-discovery and redemption amidst tragedy.

 

Location: Metro Detroit Area.

Date: Starting Mid to Late August 2024

Director: Andrew Alden

Obscura Broadcasting Company and Making Shapes Media Co-production.

Non-Union, Paid Project.

 

Roles available

Moondog

Paid

Number of Days 1 -2

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Supporting. Male. 30-50. African American

Moondog is a homeless poet with a heart of gold. Despite his eccentricity, he possesses worldly wisdom. He wanders through life, trying to sell his poetry, which he painstakingly handwrites in blue books.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Fat Richard

Paid

Number of Days 1 - 2

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Supporting. Male. 30-50. African American

This character is a photographer and schemer who is also a competitive chess player. He is a friend of Noah, the main character, and he finds more enjoyment in trying to steal a dollar than in making one.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Dorothy

Paid

Number of Days: 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Female. 70’s plus. Open Ethnicity

An elderly woman, nearing the end of her life, is grappling with a childhood trauma that has haunted her for decades. Desperate for resolution, she enlists the help of Thea, hoping that her abilities as a medium can provide closure.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Emmy

Paid

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Female. 50-60’s. African American

A senior woman of wealth who effortlessly transitions from glamorous galas to humble work at a soup kitchen, exuding grace in both settings. She resides in a historic home and is the wife of Mitch

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Mitch

Paid

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Male. Late 50-60’s. African American

A self-made man who has made wise investments throughout his life, enjoying the fruits of his labor in retirement. A former collegiate athlete, he takes pride in his historic home. He is the husband of Emmy.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Ketanji

Paid

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Female. 20’s - 40’s Non White

A beautiful and wise woman who serves as a Greek chorus alongside Sonia.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Sonia

Paid.

Number of Days 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Female. 20’s - 40’s. Open Ethnicity

A beautiful and wise woman who serves as a Greek chorus alongside Ketanji.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Thief

Paid

Number of Days 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Male. 20’s - 40’s. Open Ethnicity

Twitchy and unpredictable. Forced into a corner.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Flock Of Seagulls

Paid

Number of Days 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Male. 20’s - 40’s. White.

A wild-haired individual who won the lottery and now indulges in daily gambling, fueled by an excess of espresso.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Cashier

Paid

Number of Days 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Male. Any Age. Open Ethnicity

A cashier who is remarkably bland at every single turn.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Clerk

Paid

Number of Days 1

Virtual Audition, Email for Sides

Bit. Male. Any Age. Open Ethnicity

A convenience store worker who is extremely risk-averse.

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

 

 
To submit please email:

films@obscurabroadcastingcompany.com

 

with the role(s) you would like to audition for. Attach a headshot to your email.

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