London Film School
Casting "An Economy of Grace," a graduate thesis film. A sheltered 13-year-old girl is pressured into getting baptized in the fundamentalist christian religion in which she was raised. The film focuses on the impressionistic rituals leading up to her baptism in water and the climatic decision she must make.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Shoots mid-June in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Copy, credit, transportation costs & meals provided. The producers plan to apply for SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Pascale Guillaume (Lead):
Female, 12-14, African Descent, African American
intensely introspective, quietly strong-willed, melancholic. She is always watching, questioning, and noticing the things unsaid. Her eyes g...
Mrs. Guillaume (Supporting):
Female, 35-45, African Descent, African American
Pascale's mother, fiercely religious, harsh with her only daughter but charismatic to others. Slightly vain streak but underneath fragile, a...
Pastor Benoit (Supporting):
Male, 40-65, African Descent, African American
a zealous believer but a subtle and persuasive orator, compassionate. His post is in jeopardy because of his flailing congregation. Must spe...
Valerie Cineus / Visiting Woman (Supporting):
Female, 25-35, African Descent, African American
an outsider with a troubled past now about to be baptized. She has a religious ecstatic experience during the ritual of her baptism.
Deaconesses (Day Player):
Female, 35-65, African Descent, African American
three small speaking parts for the deaconesses who help in the baptism rituals. Knowledge of Haitian Creole a plus, but not required.
Church Goers (Background / Extra):
Males & Females, 18-65, African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African American
formally dressed church goers.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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Clip from previous film: The Things I See