Looks for Role of Baraka

Casting African American Boy (Age 6-12) for Feature Film (Principal Role)

Type of Project Feature Film
Paid Project YES $630 per day / (or $2190/Week)
Location Los Angeles
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Hi everyone,

 

Here’s CASTING INFO for a young AFRICAN AMERICAN BOY (ages 6-12) for a principal role in the feature film, Nomad.

 

RATE:  $630/day, guaranteed (or $2190/Week).

 

Details are below – as always, feel free to forward if you know someone who might be interested, and be sure to mention I sent you for priority consideration!

 

Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!

 

-Jeff

 

Jeffrey R. Gund

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CASTING AFRICAN AMERICAN / AFRICAN BOY (ages 6-12)

PRINCIPAL ROLE IN FEATURE FILM

 

We are CASTING ACTORS NATIONWIDE for young AFRICAN OR  AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY (ages 6-12) for a principal role the feature film Nomad.

 

ROLE:

 

YOUNG BARAKA (Principal role)

Male / Ages 6-12 (looks age 6-10) / Black/African.

This role requires a mature actor who can look very young.  The physical appearance of the actor must specifically match the already-established actor.  Casting has confirmed there are no adult themes or intense scenes with underage talent.  The only intensity comes from the emotions as the characters struggle with loneliness, fear, uncertainty, and anxiety at having been thrust into the wilderness without survival tools or help.  There are no dangerous scenes and talent will not be in the wild alone.  Parents/guardians will be on set and a set teacher will be available.  For additional photo references, search the internet for images of “Masai kid”

RATE:  $630/day, guaranteed (or $2190/Week)

 

Looks for Role of Baraka
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LOGLINE:

A stifled city girl discovers a mysterious nomad with a bizarre condition, which rips them inexplicably across every corner of the earth.

 

The film is currently in post-production, this shoot is part of the process of filming pick-up scenes to complete the film.  For more info on the film, you can search for “Nomad the Film.”

 

Actors need to look young (appearing 6 to 9 years old), but be mature and capable of emoting intensely.

The scenes require the actor to lay in dirt, emote, cry, be afraid, be alone, etc. This is done with no dialog since the characters don’t speak each others’ language.  These are intense roles and demand a strong dramatic performance.

The physical appearance of the actors must specifically match established the already-established actors.  Photos are provided for reference.  For the role of YOUNG BARAKA, we will need someone with very short hair, or willing to cut it.

 

CASTING IMMEDIATELY – SUBMIT ASAP (preferably by Wednesday, January 5th, 2022).

 

Audition Location:  Los Angeles, CA

Audition Dates:  January 5th – 9th, 2022
Submission:  Submit PHOTOS ONLY at this time.  If you have the right look, we will contact you and request self tapes and provide callback info.

Callbacks:  January 11th, in Los Angeles

Shoot Dates:   January 15th – 17th, 2022

Shoot Location:  Talent will shoot 2 to 3 days in Los Angeles.  Prefer local talent, but will consider someone from out of area, although there is no travel stipend at this time.

Union Status:  Non-Union

RATE:  $630/day, guaranteed (or $2190/Week)

 

Project Type:  Feature Film (“Nomad”)

Casting Company:  Leslie Brown Casting

Casting Directors:  Leslie Brown 
Director:  Taron Lexton
Producers:  Milena Ferreira, Nathan Lorch, Nicole Pase

Production Company:  TXL Films

 

NOTE:  Regarding Covid-19 safety protocols, please note that all in-person filming will be done in accordance with all federal and local standards at the time of filming.

 

TO SUBMIT:

Be sure to mention you heard about this from Jeff Gund at INFOLIST.com for priority consideration, and email ALL the information requested below to:

talentsubmission@lesliebrowncasting.com

Be sure to include:

1. Child Actor’s name (first and last) and Age

2.  Name and Contact phone number for parent or legal guardian

3.  City/State where you live

4.  Optional – if available:  Resume/credit list

5.  Optional – if available:  Links to any online reels or samples of your acting

6.  Required:  Photo(s) of child, with at least one closeup of face (jpg format please)

7.  Be sure to mention you heard about this from Jeff Gund at INFOLIST.com for priority consideration!

 

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