Oscar winning production company, SAMSON FILMS, in association with ESCAPE PICTURES, is currently casting for “LOSING IT,” the second feature film from award-winning director, Macdara Vallely. Filming will commence in August of 2010 in NYC, the film is a bitter-sweet comedy about a girl’s struggle to care for her irresponsible mother.
LENA (15) – a funny, smart, resourceful nuyorican girl who perhaps takes herself a little too seriously.
DAISHAN (16) – latina, confident, a quick temper and an answer for everything.
CSC is looking for fresh new talent with passion and a commitment for the role – so you don’t need a fancy headshot or impressive resumé to apply. The roles are open to both Union and Non-Union actors. All actors will be paid. All interested actors, please visit: http://www.castinglosingit.com If you do not reside in the NYC area, please be aware that they do appear to be accepting video submissions.
Director Macdara Vallely, was born in Craigavon, County Armagh in Northern Ireland. He graduated with a BA HONS in Theatre Studies and Irish Language from the University of Ulster in 1994. Macdara wrote and directed his feature, “Peacefire,“ in 2008. It stars John Travers and is currently completing a very successful international film festival run. It was premiered at Karlovy Vary, and won Best First Feature at Galway Film Fleadh, it also won the Special Jury Prize at the European First Feature Festival at Angers and the Grand Jury Prize at the Annonay Film Festival.Festivals for which Peacefire was officially selected include: Sao Paulo International Film Festival; Athens International Film Festival; Goteborg International Film Festival; Shanghai International Film Festival and Cairo International Film Festival. Visit the Peacefire website at www.peacefiremovie.com
Chrystie Street Casting has cast the films & televisions shows: PRECIOUS, SEX AND THE CITY (TV SHOW), SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, GOOD WILL HUNTING, CIDER HOUSE RULES, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, THE WRESTLER and 200 more major films.
Thank you to Jessica of AClassActNY.com for the heads up on this casting.