web based video series

A colleague of ours is seeking Mid-Atlantic and East Coast talent for the following web based video series as part of a project by James Madison University (JMU) and the Health Education Design Group (HEDG). Please submit to the email address provided below to be considered for their project!
The VA web based video series aims at prevention of teenage pregnancy and STIs. The narrative video resources are tools that school personnel and community program directors can use to encourage positive youth and family development.

Writers: Tim Estep, Brent Finnegan, Alex Kent, Luanne Austin
Directors: Tim Estep, Brent Finnegan, Alex Kent
Producers: Tim Estep, Brent Finnegan, Alex Kent
Production Company: Health Education Design Group at James Madison University

Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Rockingham County; Staunton, VA
Payment: $150-$400/day
Travel/Lodging: Provided, if necessary
Shoot Dates: April 17 – June 17, 2017 (roles will likely work 1 – 3 days within this span)

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING:

[KEISHA] Female, African-American, Age 18. Masculine-presenting. Brainy, shy, engaging.

[JAMES] Male, African-American, Age 41. Keisha’s father.

[CHERYL] Female, African-American, Age 40. Keisha’s mother.

[LACEY] Female, any ethnicity, Age 17. Southern girl, passive, sweet.

[CHRISTY] Female, any ethnicity, Age 36. Lacey’s mother. Recovering, newly pious.

[HUNTER] Male, any ethnicity, Age 17. Athlete. Confident exterior, vulnerable underneath.

[ALEXIS] Female, any ethnicity, Age 17 – 18. Passionate, insecure.

[AUSTIN] Male, any ethnicity, Age 18. Country boy, rough around the edges, abusive.

[MICHELLE] Female, any ethnicity, Age 17. Spoiled, intense, unfulfilled.

[MADISON] Female, any ethnicity, Age 16. Humble, loyal.

[HEATHER ALLEN] Female, any ethnicity, Age 32. School counselor.

[TYLER] Male, African-American, Age 17. Feminine-presenting. Outgoing, passionate, sensitive.

[TYLER’S FATHER] Male, African-American, Age 40. Quiet, stern, but compassionate.

[DAKODA] Male, any ethnicity, Age 16. Friendly, bubbly, emotionally intelligent.

[TONY] Male, any ethnicity, Age 17. Artistic, introspective, loving.

[LUIS] Male, Latino, Age 19. Loyal, introvert.

[MARCOS] Male, Latino, Age 3. Son of Luis.

[JANETTE] Female, any ethnicity, Age 18. Supportive, patient.

[NICK] Male, any ethnicity, Age 17. Class clown, quick-witted, well read. Dating Jennifer.

[JENNIFER] Female, Latina, Age 17. Outgoing, funny. Dating Nick.

[BRIANNA] Female, African-American, Age 17. Outgoing, sarcastic, intelligent.

[JACOB, ANTHONY, SARAH] Any ethnicity, Age 16 – 18. Friends of Brianna.

[DR. RAMIREZ] Male, Latino, Age 42. Serious but approachable.

[DR. CAROL] Female, any ethnicity, Age 45.

[EDWARD] Male, any ethnicity, 30s – 40s. Sex Education teacher. Reluctant, awkward, sweaty.

[SARAH] Female, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Party girl, enjoys hanging out with the guys.

[CHRIS] Male, any ethnicity, Age 16 – 18. Just started dating Sam.

[SAM] Female, any ethnicity, Age 16 – 18. Just started dating Chris.

[MICHAEL] Male, Caucasian, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Athletic, well put together.

[EMILY] Female, any ethnicity, Age 17. Lesbian, on a first date with Taylor.

[TAYLOR] Female, any ethnicity, Age 17. Lesbian, on a first date with Emily.

[JOSH] Male, any ethnicity, Age 17. Gay, dating Brandon.

[BRANDON] Male, any ethnicity, Age 17. Gay, dating Josh.

[ALEXIS] Female, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Very popular, well-traveled.

[ANDREW] Male, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Into video games and hanging out with friends.

[TYLER] Male, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Gay, loner, risk taker, reckless.

[HANNAH] Female, any ethnicity, Age 15 – 18. Volleyball player.

[NOOR] Female, Pakistani Muslim, Age 16. Feminine-presenting lesbian. Wears a hijab.

[SOFIA] Transgender female, any ethnicity, Age 14 – 16. Passionate photographer, in the yearbook club.

Please submit a recent headshot or snapshot, resume, and link to reel (if any) to [email protected]. Also copy the resume into the body of the e-mail if possible – don’t worry about formatting.

Please include ALL of the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:
Actor’s Name:
City and State of Residence:
Phone Number:
Email Address:
Height:
Weight:
Age Range:

Confirm FULL AVAILABILITY for April 17 through June 17, 2017:
If not fully available, please list date(s) you are not available:
Confirm your FULL KNOWLEDGE this is a NON-UNION project:
Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to the ACTOR): Actor’s First and Last Name, ROLE, JMU  Videos
For example: John Smith, ANTHONY, JMU Videos

Thank you!

Please note, arvold. is not casting this project. All submissions, questions and concerns should be directed to [email protected].