Film: Feature Films

'Cool Apocalypse'

Casting notice expires: April 28, 2014

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Company

Clare Kosinski (prod.)
Michael Smith, writer/dir.

Production Description

Casting "Cool Apocalypse," a feature length indie romance film. Producer states: "This a passion project we are very excited to be finally casting. The film will focus heavily on the performance of the actors."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin May; shoots June 21-22 & 28-29, July 5-6, 12-13, & 19-20 and Aug. 1-3, 9-10, & 16-17 in Chicago, IL. Note: The days will be roughly 10 hour work days.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Producer states: "The lead actors will receive a $200 stipend for the role and access to footage for their professional reel upon request. All actors working a full day on set will be fed one full meal, including extras. Likewise, speaking roles and extras may request footage for their reel. The actress playing Tess will receive extra compensation for new headshots based on agreed upon rates, because she must shave her head on camera."

Auditions

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Synopsis

'The Cool Apocalypse' is the story of four people during a summer day in Chicago. Paul and Julie are a couple just beginning. Julie finally takes the first step to introduce herself to Paul and they immediately connect. At the same time, Paul’s roommate Claudio and his ex-girlfriend bicker like an old married couple as they run errands to prepare Tess for a summer job in Italy. These two couples come together for a good-bye dinner for Tess, where one relationship blossoms while the other shatters.

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