Gay comedy/drama web series pilot is looking for the following:
BENJI – Lead role, 16 (will accept actors 16 – 20 that can look 16). Benji isn’t your stereotypical gay teen. He’s masculine, midwestern, a Jason Segel type. Great comedic timing. He’s confident. This series follows Benji’s journey through high school (best described as a gay male version of the movie Eighth Grade).
VIVIAN – Supporting role. late 40’s – late 50’s. Benji’s mom. Similar to Catherine O’Hara. Professional. City Mayor. Confident. Good comedic timing. (One scene for the pilot episode. 3 hours on-set or less.)
WALTER – Supporting role, late 40’s – late 50’s. Benji’s dad. Blue collar worker. A quiet, simple, midwest man. (One scene for the pilot episode. 3 hours on-set or less.)
MRS. RIVERS – Guest star. One scene. School Counselor. 50’s. Any ethnicity. Professional, approachable, compassionate. (2 hours on-set or less.)
The pilot will be on YouTube. We will also use the pilot to get funding for additional episodes.
There will be future roles for Benji’s high school friends/classmates, age 16+. All must have good comedic timing.
Looking for a small crew….someone that owns their own camera and/or is part of a small team that can shoot, light and do sound.
Shoot date: a Saturday or Sunday in June. (We can be flexible.)
Shoot location: Denver, CO.
Actors, you may submit your headshot/resume/reel to: email@example.com by 4/22. Actors selected will be sent the audition sides for a self-tape.
Crew may submit a resume/reel to: firstname.lastname@example.org