Casting Call – (Waco, TX) (UNPAID) – Student Film


Independent/Student/Studio: Student
Production Type: Short Film
Production Format: HD
Production Location: Waco
Production Start Date: 10/20/2015
Production Wrap Date: 10/29/2015
Production Schedule: 4 days of shooting over two weeks
Producer(s): Tori Ewing
Writer(s): David Randall
Director(s): David Randall
Additional Attached Cast/Crew: Tyler Ruckstuhl

Synopsis: ?Step Back is a film about a a woman who finds a collection of her family’s old home videos and through watching them, learns that her family has a secret and disturbing past that will change her life forever.

Character Breakdowns:
[JACKIE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 24-30] Jackie is a woman in her post college years whose mother has suddenly passed away. She has been living on her own for several years and has returned to her childhood home for the funeral. She is a strong-willed, curious woman who searches for the truth regardless of where it leads her.
[MARTIN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 35-60] Martin is a father of two children. His wife of many years has just passed away and he is in grief. He is loving but very reserved. He dresses well, speaks well and lashes out violently from time to time.
[YOUNG JACKIE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 4-7] Young Jackie is a precocious little girl who knows what she wants and will fight to get it. She likes to play outside, make herself dizzy, and open other people’s Christmas presents.
[BOBBY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 4-7] Bobby is a very methodical little boy who likes things his way. He’s competitive and very protective of his things but he also loves playing outside and doing all kinds of athletic activities.
[DAD] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 24-30] Dad is a warm, loving man who is a phenomenal father to his kids. Unfortunately, his marriage isn’t doing so well and might come to an abrupt end sooner than he thinks.
[BETH] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 24-30] Beth is a reluctant wife and mother of two children. She dreamed of a life of luxury but instead ended up supporting a bum who doesn’t contribute. She wants out.

Audition Date: 10/15/2015
Audition Start Time: 07:30 pm
Audition End Time: 10:00 pm
Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages

Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions:

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Please bring two short dramatic monologues (1 to 3 minutes in length each) prepared and ready to perform. There are several to choose from at the following site:

Of course, you can feel free to bring in whatever scripts you would like to read from though. I would just ask that whatever you choose involves a decent amount of dramatic dialogue.
Contact me in advance to set up a 30 minute block for your audition!