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Arthurs Gift

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Sigil Digital

PRODUCER(S)

Andrew Baker

DIRECTOR(S)

Ryan Curtis

UNION STATUS

Non-Union

PROJECT TYPE

Film

STUDENT PRODUCTION

No

COMPENSATION DETAILS

There will be crafty and food provided. This is a movie trailer with lots of industry experience in film and tv. Its will be self funded and no one is getting paid, all costs will be going towards gear,locations and food.

AUDITION DATE(S)

Self Tape

SHOOT / PERF. DATE(S)

November 15

SHOOT / PERF. LOCATION(S)

Greater Vancouver Area

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Please Send us a Self Tape to Arthursgifttrailer@gmail.com, and indicate witch role you would like to read for in the subject.

PROJECT SYNOPSIS

Set in 1940’s Brooklyn a young man discovers that he has a unique ability that goes beyond the ordinary, however being different as an adolescent is anything but good. Immediately our young man is faced with shysters, criminals, government officials and the even the scorn of his peers for being different. Feeling helpless and trapped with a curse rather than a gift our young man gets help from an unlikely source.

Arthur
AGE

(10-13)

GENDER

Male

DESCRIPTION

Quite, curious, and thoughtful. Arthur has discovered that he has an ability. He can control things with his mind. It has started small but Arthur is growing nervous to find out where this new found ability might lead. When his special gift is accidentally revealed he is rejected by those around his as a freak. This isn’t something he asked for, why is it happening to him?

Granny
AGE

(55-65)

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

1940’s Brooklyn Italian Granny. Old school, set in her ways, Protective. Granny is raising Arthur and has become increasingly uncomfortable that Arthur is discovering his powers at such a young age. This is something Granny has seen before with Arthur’s mom, and maybe with other in her family.

Arthurs Mom
AGE

(35-45)

GENDER

Female

DESCRIPTION

Arthur’s mom has spent most of his life in hiding from government officials we call G-men. She is a fierce and embattled warrior woman who has spent her life fighting in a resistance, but can not resist returning to her son in his time of pain. She explains to Arthur that he has a very special Gift, but it is up to him to decide how he will use it.

Rufus
AGE

(10-13)

GENDER

Male

DESCRIPTION

Rufus is Arthur’s best friend, and thinks Arthur’s powers and really cool, maybe one day he will be able to lift a car.

Clyde
AGE

(10-13)

GENDER

Male

DESCRIPTION

Clyde hangs out with Arthur and Rufus, but is sceptical about Arthur’s powers, there must be some scientific explanation for this.

ADDITIONAL CHARACTERS

Young Girl (12-16) Arthur has a crush on this young girl, but when she witnesses him use his powers during a bully attack, she wants no part of him.

Shyster Man: (20’s) A mafia wannbe witnesses Arthur use his powers, and offers him money to show off his unique ability to a group of powerful and influential friends. The Shyster man in an opportunist and has no problem with trying to use Arthur’s gift for his own financial gain.

The Mechanics: (2x 20-30) Greasers. – Two unlikely characters help Arthur when he is in trouble, and eventually become a powerful influence to the man he will become.

Teacher: (20-30) Arthurs 1940’s style 6th grade teacher