Blacksburg native and film student holding open casting call Dec. 7-8
Paddle Productions and The West Film Company will hold an open casting call at the Blacksburg Community Center on December 7-8 for their new film “Restitution.”
Matthew Pickett, a native of Blacksburg, is a film student at Rochester Institute of Technology and will be shooting the film in the Blacksburg area during the first week of January.
The film is about a young man named Roy. Roy’s family lives in the Appalachian Mountains during the 1890’s. Roy’s older brother is killed and Roy feels obligated to become the new man of the house.
But Roy, who has a childish sense of revenge, puts a plan of deception into place that sets off and uncontrollable chain of events that leads to a showdown that even Roy may not be able to stop.
All actors must be 16-years or older.
Roles open for auditions:
Kathryn – a woman in her mid-50’s; physically weathered, but a strong mother
Sara – a woman in her mid-to-late 30’s who has a face full of expression
Floyd – a man in his early 30’s; a creased face of pensive and cautious thoughts
Eugene – a man in his 40’s; imposing in a loving and fatherly way
Aimie – a young looking girl, full of innocence. Wide-eyed and expressive
Preacher – an elderly man. Severely wrinkled from many years living around the tough reality of hardship and death
Extras for cemetery scene – two families, husbands and wives that have kids of various ages from 16-24
For more information please call 315-1558 or visit www.thewestfilm.com.
–Mike Shaw, The Burgs
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