Film: Student Films

'By Chance'

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Rowan University
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Production Description

Casting "By Chance," a student film for Rowan University. Synopsis: When coincidence becomes fate, you must accept the repercussions. Wesley O’Connor is at the threshold of becoming an adult. Deciding to go to college or to get a job are in the front of his mind as his last year of high school is at an end. Meanwhile, family trouble arises as his mother is unsure of his father’s love for her. Trying to juggle life’s hiccups then becomes menial, as he discovers he may have inadvertently shot a neighbor. Unsure and panicked, Wesley begins to cover up anything that would lead the police to himself being a suspect. Unfortunately, the cover up backfires as his father is taken in and indicted for the murder of Bill Mannheim, a sergeant who just returned home from active duty.

*There is no formal dialogue in this film. The storyline is driven by the actions of the characters rather than words. The film also has plans to become a feature film in the future.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots May 16-18 in the southern New Jersey area. Exact location is TBA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No pay, but meals provided and compensation for travel upon request of the principle actors.


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