William Hobbs, writer
Casting "North of the Grove," a short film set in South Florida, about Howard, a man who yearns to make amends for his part in his sister’s death by serving as a mentor to David, an angry 10-year-old boy from a nearby Coconut Grove housing project. Tensions at home and the gang culture in the streets lead Howard on a path toward sacrificing his career and family life in order to save David’s life, and Howard’s own sanity.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses and shoots Dec. 15-23 in FL.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
DVD and onscreen credit provided.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Howard Capelton (Lead):
Male, 31-39, African American
smart, guarded, despises pressure, lives between punishing self and protecting loved ones.
Female, 29-34, African American
blunt, intuitive, alcoholic, struggles between motherhood and raw, damaged sensuality.
David Troy (Supporting):
Male, 10-12, African American
proud, untrusting, funny in spite of himself, hopeful, yet a chilling realist.
Tiffany Capelton (Supporting):
Female, 28-34, African American
resourceful, possessive, polished, ready to show full capability to love.
Male, 28-33, African American
territorial, insecure, a lover of order, straight talk and beer.
Female, 30-34, African American
well-mannered, refined, yet prone to show ‘hood roots in tense situations.
Male, 30-33, African American
distant, refuses to be defined by relationships, struggles with self expression.
Males & Females, 41-46, Caucasian
contemplative, overworked, sarcastic.
Male, 31-38, African American
overly manicured and highly inquisitive (especially of racial bias).
Female Reporter (Supporting):
Female, 24-31, Hispanic
overly ambitious, prone to fall for the dramatic.
Juvenile Detention Guard (Supporting):
Male, 39-47, Hispanic
struggles to keep nurturing emotions in check under tough, seasoned exterior.
Male, 18-64, African American
a lover of routine, fearful of deep-seated emotions.
Female, 18-30, African American
early 20's, athletic, stubborn, fiery.
Female, 50-57, African American
a loveable and highly emotional master of denial.
Male, 46-58, Caucasian
messy, fights injustice and being jealous of high profile colleagues.
Female, 1, African American
newborn baby, 3 to 5 months, newly awakened to the world.
Seeking submissions from: Miami, FL
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