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Posted on 04/03/2018

Casting & Crew Call for Houston, Texas Short Film ‘Ruby and Ray’

Production Title: Ruby and Ray
Independent/Student/Studio: Independent
Production Type: Short Film

Production Location: Houston

Production Start Date: 07/20/2018
Production Wrap Date: 07/22/2018
Production Schedule: 2-3 days 10 hours max per day

Producer(s): Shaffiat Folahan
Writer(s): Shaffiat Folahan
Director(s): Shaffiat Folahan
Additional Attached Cast/Crew: Jessica Babineux, Isabel Bravo

Synopsis: In Birmingham, Alabama 1961 a teenage interracial couple strive to gain perspective in a relationship under the pressure of society, expectations and advantages.

Essentially a movie about love. Must be comfortable with exploring the themes of race and privilege.

Character Breakdowns:
Ruby- 18-28 (African American)- High school senior who is very studious and driven towards her goals. Brave and knows exactly what she wants.

Ray- 18-28 (Caucasian) A very popular and likable guy. A high school football player admired by his peers ( think of Troy Bolton from High School Musical). Sweet kid but naive.

Jo-Ann- 30-50 (Caucasian) Stereotypical sweet southern woman with an underlying racial bias.

Guy- 18 (Caucasian)- Alpha Male. Total Jerk. Bully.

Police Officers 1 & 2 ages 20 and up (Caucasian) respond to Jo-Ann’s call for “help”

Extras- All ages, caucasian- Occupy the cafe in which ruby and ray confer. Give judgemental looks.

Crew Positions Needed:
DP/ Cinematographer
Production Assistant
Hair and Makeup

Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages

Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions:

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: Actors Submissions- Please submit a link to your monologue along with a headshot and resume to that best reflect the roles you are applying for.

Director of Photography submissions- Please include a link to examples of your past work

Audio submissions- Please include your resume and an example of your past work

Production Assistant/ hair and makeup- Please include resume/ examples

Preference to female/ POC crew members will be given but does not disqualify male applicants, so apply!

Posted on 10/25/2017:

Kim was a guest on Taylor Gahm's Podcast.  She talks about how she got into acting, what attracted her to Meisner technique, and what got her into teaching.  Click on the link to listen: