NYU Graduate Student
Marly Hernandez, dir.
Casting a third-year grad short for NYU sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, "La Memoria de Octavia," in which Octavia, is a neuroscientist who came to the United States under asylum. She suffers from PTSD and is trying to erase her memory of a tragic event that occurred with her mother when she was a child. The story is based in real science.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Shoots Mar. 28-30 in NYC. Note: All actors must be available to rehearse at least four times; rehearsals will be scheduled around actors' availability.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
No pay. SAG Student Film Agreement.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Female, 28-40, Hispanic
a neuroscientist who came to the U.S. under asylum as a child, suffers from PTSD and is trying to erase her memory of a tragic event that oc...
Male, 28-45, All Ethnicities
a neuroscientist, very in control of his life, except when it deals with Octavia.
Mother (Mami) (Lead):
Female, 25-37, Hispanic
dialogue is in Spanish, has suffered a great loss in her family and is seeking asylum, must have a Latin American accent, not Caribbean or S...
Octavia as a Child (Lead):
Female, 5-10, Hispanic
dialogue is in Spanish, this role involves a great amount of emotion as it deals with a tragic event of being stuck in an elevator in a stra...
Customs Officer (Supporting):
Male, 34-65, All Ethnicities
must be able to speak minimal Spanish, does not have to be Hispanic or have Spanish accent.
Neuroscientists (Background / Extra):
Males & Females, 35-75, All Ethnicities
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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