‘Semana Santa’ Indie Short Film Casting Call for Several Speaking Roles

Project Casting

Semana Santa is now casting speaking roles in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Albuquerque, New Mexico this Winter 2018.

Producers are seeking the following roles:

  • FERNANDO – MALE: 35-40, Mexican, Nerdy, Portly or out of shape, Must speak fluent Spanish
    A stern yet nerdy father of two, born in Mexico and left to the United States at a very young age, He now wants to return to reconnect with his family and expose his family to the beauty of a home he once loved. In process harden his soft Americanized children by exposing them to Mexican culture.
  • MARIELA – FEMALE: Age 25 – 35, Mexican, Latina, or Mixed Ethnicity, Dark hair, Must Speak fluent Spanish. A young and pretty superficial mother of two, who has abandoned her Mexican heritage in favor of a glamorous Americanized life.
  • KAREN – FEMALE: 12-15 Mexican/American, Latina or Mixed Ethnicity, Dark hair, Preferably speaks fluent Spanish A first-generation American, stylishly depressed and too cool for her lame parents.
  • JR – MALE: 8-12 Mexican/American, Latino or Mixed Ethnicity,
  • Overweight, Dark hair. Preferably speaks fluent Spanish.  Funny and awkward sensitive young boy.
  • RODRIGO – MALE: 30-40 Mexican, Handsome, Must be Fluent in Mexican Spanish. Handsome, a dapper executive type with good manners and a pleasant and collected facade.
  • DAMIAN – MALE: 17-25 Mexican, Must be Fluent in Mexican Spanish. A wannabe tough guy, a bully who has outbursts of maniacal laughs that reflect a possible mental disorder.
  • LALO – MALE: 17-25 Mexican, Latino, Mixed ethnicity, potentially Native Preferably Fluent or Intermediate Spanish. A scrawny, scrappy, messy and nervous young hoodlum.
  • OLD MAN – MALE 60- 80 Mexican, Latino or Mixed Ethnicity, No speaking lines. Calm collected Old man, drug cartel elitist.

How to audition?

To audition for a role in the upcoming indie short film, check out the casting call breakdown below.

New Mexico Casting Call

CASTING NOTICE

Production title: Semana Santa
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Short Film (15-20 minutes)
Posted on: November 23rd, 2018
Production location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Producer: Nolan Rudi and Nora Montaño
Audition Location: 237 Eubank Blvd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123
Shooting Location: New Mexico
Email: [email protected]
How to Summit:
Email [email protected] ASAP and please follow all instructions:
In the subject line, please write SEMANA SANTA and CHARACTER
Include:
Name
Age
Language background
Acting background
Phone number
Attach Headshots

City of residence (must be New Mexico)

KEY DATES
Summit by:
No later than Nov 28th

Auditions:
November 30th, 2018 5:00 – 9:00 PM
(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)

Call Backs: Dec 3th and 5th 2018 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Shooting Starts: Late December or Early January
Character BIOS:
FERNANDO – MALE: 35-40, Mexican, Nerdy, Portly or out of shape, Must speak fluent Spanish
A stern yet nerdy father of two, born in Mexico and left to the United States at a very young age, He now wants to return to reconnect with his family and expose his family to the beauty of a home he once loved. In process harden his soft Americanized children by exposing them to Mexican culture.

MARIELA – FEMALE: Age 25 – 35, Mexican, Latina, or Mixed Ethnicity, Dark hair, Must Speak fluent Spanish.

A young and pretty superficial mother of two, who has abandoned her Mexican heritage in favor of a glamorous Americanized life.

KAREN – FEMALE: 12-15 Mexican/American, Latina or Mixed Ethnicity, Dark hair, Preferably speaks fluent Spanish

A first-generation American, stylishly depressed and too cool for her lame parents.

JR – MALE: 8-12 Mexican/American, Latino or Mixed Ethnicity,

Overweight, Dark hair. Preferably speaks fluent Spanish.
Funny and awkward sensitive young boy.

RODRIGO – MALE: 30-40 Mexican, Handsome, Must be Fluent in Mexican Spanish.

Handsome, a dapper executive type with good manners and a pleasant and collected facade.

DAMIAN – MALE: 17-25 Mexican, Must be Fluent in Mexican Spanish.

A wannabe tough guy, a bully who has outbursts of maniacal laughs that reflect a possible mental disorder.

LALO – MALE: 17-25 Mexican, Latino, Mixed ethnicity, potentially Native Preferably Fluent or Intermediate Spanish.

A scrawny, scrappy, messy and nervous young hoodlum.

OLD MAN – MALE 60- 80 Mexican, Latino or Mixed Ethnicity, No speaking lines.

Calm collected Old man, drug cartel elitist.

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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