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New York University
Nicholas Giuricich, casting dir.
Casting "The Commitment," a student film for NYU. Synopsis: Lisa Harris, a young woman, is getting ready to join the army and finally leave her rich, self-centered family for good. However, she realizes abandoning them like this is just as selfish and the most important and honorable thing she can do is commit herself to her family, no matter how hard that may be.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses Feb. 8, 9, 15 & 16 (flexible and subject to change) in downtown Manhattan; shoots approx. Feb. 28-March 4, 2014 in NYC and NJ.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
No pay, but copy, credit, meals and travel provided. SAG Student Film Agreement.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Lisa Harris (Lead):
Female, 17-19, Caucasian
a recent high school graduate, stoic and self-reliant in times of insanity, think Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone."
Alice Harris (Supporting):
Female, 46-56, Caucasian
rich, alcoholic Long Island, improbable blonde, jealous woman who is emotionally unstable.
Michael Harris (Supporting):
Male, 45-56, Caucasian
successful, self-absorbed businessman who only cares about money, power and women.
Marcus (Day Player):
Male, 16-18, All Ethnicities
openly gay high school guy who's frustrated his boyfriend is not out of the closet.
Army Recruitment Officer (Day Player):
Males & Females, 25-45, All Ethnicities
authoritative, honorable recruitment officer.
Mr. Sampson (Day Player):
Male, 46-59, Caucasian
a successful businessman who cares about money.
Mrs. Sampson (Day Player):
Female, 45-55, Caucasian
a rich businessman's wife, socialite, seductive, unfaithful.
Daniel Harris (Supporting):
Male, 16-18, Caucasian
spoiled, high school brat, insecure, closeted homosexual.
Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
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