Thursday, January 6, 2011

Open casting call for 'Deep in the Heart'

The biggest interest I get on my blog has to do with extras casting. Here's your chance with the indie film Deep in the Heart, starring Jon Gries of Napoleon Dynamite fame. The open call is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Austin Studios (the red building), 1901 E. 51st, in Austin, TX.

The film is "the true story of Richard Wallrath and his family. The story begins in 1938 when he is eight years old and spans his lifetime as a Texan. He started the Richard Wallrath Education Foundation which is still awarding thousands of dollars to help FFA kids go to college. Looking for men,women, teens, kids, and babies of all ethnicities and ages. We are looking for non-speaking roles to participate in this feature film to be shot in and around Austin. Filming starts January 10th through February 4th (Shooting will be Monday - Friday). NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! We are looking for real people! Specifically looking for these types: babies, 2 year old – 4year old boys and girls, kids and teens, high school students, college students, livestock show attendees, former FFA participants of all ages, and we will also need adults of all ages to populate our rural environment (bar, coffee shop, restaurant, and wedding). All you need to bring is yourself and your friends and family.

*Background Extras Pay is $7.25 an hour with a guarantee of at least 4 hours. A meal will be provided for anyone working during our official break for lunch.

For more information please email brockallencasting at Office ph# 512-992-1956 If you are unable to attend our open call, please email for alternate registration.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting this Joe! For more updates on "Deep In The Heart" follow us on Facebook and Twitter! See you on set!

Best, Sara Woo
- FILMsortium LLC
"Deep In The Heart"

Helen Ginger said...

Years ago, I was an extra in about 3 or 4 movies. My advice to anyone who is chosen: bring flats 'cause you'll be standing around, sometimes for hours. It is fascinating, though.