Murder Mystery Film
- Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
- Paid (Performers will be given a flat rate/stipend at the end of the production)
- Production Type: Short Film
- Genre: Drama/Mystery
- Director: Jonathan Kemp
- Producer: Matthew Walker Production
- Dates: July 13th-16th, 2023
Filming Location: Virginia Beach, VA & surrounding locations. (Must be willing to work as a local)
Logline: When a dead body is found on the opening night of a theatre’s first all-black production, a murder mystery actress must solve the unfolding murder mystery before it ruins the show.
Wallace: African American Male, Aged 25-35, Supporting Confidence is his friend and success his lover, but none of that matters because he’s dead. Not dead inside, he is dead. Stick a fork in him, he won’t move dead. Take the hint and play dead. Forget lines, have fun and be the best dead body you can be! Send us a video of your best dead body impression, get creative with it 😉
Leon: African American Male, Aged 40-60, Supporting The uncle that everyone loves and who has his stuff together. A good cop, but you wouldn’t know unless seen in uniform.
Sidney: Caucasian Female, Aged 25-35, Supporting Theatre, it kissed her when she was young, and with poised confidence and her chin always with a slight tilt upward, she has blessed the center stage. On or off stage she’s always playing a role.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for sides or for more information about our production! In your email, please include a headshot and resume/acting reel. Extended Submissions Due by May 29, 2023