Film: Student Films

'The Pop Warner'

Casting notice expires: October 6, 2013

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Company

NYU
Carlos Perez, dir.

Production Description

Casting "The Pop Warner," a short film about Warner, a 20-something young man who has something of an absurd predicament: At random moments throughout his everyday life, a man whom he does't know appears out of nowhere and punches him in the face.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses mid-Oct. 2013; shoots Oct. 25-27 in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Food, transportation, accommodations, and copy provided. The producers are seeking both union and nonunion performers for this production, but no union contract is currently planned. Union performers should check with their union before accepting any work.

Auditions

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Plot

Not knowing why this is happening to him, Warner learns to accept his peculiar situation, resigning himself to a life of loneliness. This all changes while on a blind date with Cybill, a beautiful girl who, though put off at first by his awkward advances, gradually begins to warm up to his unique charms. Everything is going well until… BAM! A well-timed punch introduces Cybill to Warner's strange situation firsthand, and thus Warner, recognizing that she may be the kindred spirit he's been searching for, must now get her to accept him as he is before the night is up. Funny, sweet, and entirely absurd, "The Pop Warner" is ultimately a film about acceptance, relationships, and the baggage, both physical and emotional, that we bring when trying to connect with another human being.