Thursday, September 17, 2009

Casting Notice for New Web Series Written & Directed by Ernest Thompson

[Received this notice from John Campanello at BetweenGigs Casting and Lori Murphy at Whitebridge Farm Productions.]

Whitebridge Farm Productions is holding an open call (several roles) for a new web series written and directed by Oscar winner Ernest Thompson. The series will shoot Saturdays, Sundays, and occasional weekdays (talent schedules permitting) in the greater New Hampton NH area. There are 11 episodes already written, each of which will be 3-5 minutes in length. Many of the characters below will have recurring roles.

If you are interested in this open call, please contact Lori Murphy to let her know (contact info is below). Lori will provide the address and put you on "The List" :-). Union & Non-Union actors are welcome. This film will be a "No/Low or Deferred Payment" project, pending discussion with SAG.

The audition will take the form of cold reads. That being the case, scripts will be available for each character listed below.

Please be sure to bring your availability for the coming months as well as a headshot & resume if you have them.

Good Luck!

John Campanello
BetweenGigs Casting

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Actors Wanted!

What: A web series called “Time and Charges”, written and directed by Oscar winner Ernest Thompson. Each episode will be 3-5 minutes in length.

Who: Ernest Thompson and Whitebridge Farm Productions.

When: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Where: Whitebridge Farm in New Hampton, New Hampshire. Please call or email for address.

Why: A great opportunity to work with an acclaimed writer/director and a professional production team on an exciting new project. And … what else are you doing on Sunday?

Details:

Whitebridge Farm Productions is looking to cast several roles in its new web series “Time and Charges”, written and directed by Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson.

Casting will take place from 10:00am to 1:00pm on Sunday, September 20th at Whitebridge Farm in New Hampton, NH.

“In a time-bending adventure through the parallel universes of money and love, Ernest Thompson plays Jeremiah Ward, a man so driven by his insatiable demons that he literally can’t stay on the road.”

This is a great chance to meet and greet some local talent, show off your stuff, and be a part of an exciting new project! Come out and give it your best shot!

If you have questions, or want to sign up for the casting, call Whitebridge Farm Productions @ 603.744.3652 or email Lori@whitebridgefarmproductions.com

For more information please visit our website: www.whitebridgefarmproductions.com

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Whitebridge Farm Productions

“Time and Charges”

Written and Directed by Ernest Thompson

CAST:

Jeremiah Ward- 60ish tall , handsome, quick witted New Yorker. CEO of TWI (Taney Ward) Investment Company. (Ernest Thompson)

Mosey Moshier- A simple man with a thick New Hampshire accent whose job is to sweep up trash at a rest stop.

Captain Bob- A well-travelled but energetic police Captain in a small NH town who drives a vintage Ford Fairlane as his police cruiser.

Caleb- A disgruntled driver of a Hummer who has run-ins with Jeremiah Ward.

Boreas Victorias- A 60ish wealthy and sophisticated African-American man.

TWI Investment Company cast:

Ryan Taney- 30’s, calculating and seemingly humorless, board member and co-owner of TWI Investments.

Byron Taney- The youngest Taney brother, not a genius, the least bright and, therefore, most dangerous.

Lolly- The young and pretty receptionist at TWI, smarter than she seems.

Martin- A no nonsense security Exchange officer wearing a black suit.

Funeral procession cast:

Pax- A mellow young hippie from the 60’s.

Beast- A round, young white man with an afro.

Simone- A dour looking African-American woman.

Alice- A 15 year old hippie girl.

Cassius- A big, burly, young African-American man.

Doe- An achingly beautiful hippie girl in her 20’s.

Lavender- A high energy young woman.

Darly Nims- A lovely and waif-like 70 year old hitchhiker. Captain Bob’s wife (old lady).

Extras:

Executives and secretaries for “Money Happy Returns” and “Securities and Extra Change”.

Funeral procession of young hippies for “Passing Fantasy”.

Men in suits for “Securities and Extra Change”.