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Katz Kasting Casting Notice:

Project Name; Mom Production Company: LifeLine Entertainment Producer: Roy Thomasson Director: Austin Foxx Casting Director: Katrina Cook Katz Kasting


Notes: Austin Foxx is 12 years old and is the Writer, Director and Lead on this project. This short film's goal is to submit for an Academy Award nomination using marketing buzz: Written and Directed by a 12-year old boy, all 3 lead roles are under 13 years old, and deals with the hard topic of parental drug abuse and overdose.


Project Type: Short Drama

Logline/Brief Synopsis:

Mom is about William Grace a twelve-year-old boy, who lives with his mother Emily and his two younger siblings Alex 10 and Aurora 6. William arrives home on the last day of school, to find his mother dead of a drug overdose in her bedroom. Fearing that the police will come and take him and his siblings away, like he saw happening on the news to immigrant families. He decides to hide her death and take on the role of "Mom" to keep his family together. But the tables are quickly turned when he finds out that being the adult isn’t all it is cutout to be, with juggling book club, shopping, cooking, bills and two younger kids is more than one boy can handle!



Days Needed: 1 DAY

Film Dates: 03/15/2019.

Shoot Location: Around the Fort Worth, TX area.

LOCAL HIRE ONLY. No expenses are paid.

Travel: Not Included/Provided by Actor Lodging: Not Included/Provided by Actor Per Diem: N/A Meals/Snacks: Included


Extras Breakdown:

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT - Age 10-16 to play a Middle School Student. Casual wear.

  • TEACHER - must not look like a high school student. Age 25 & up. Wearing business casual. Clean cut, facial hair must be neat and trimmed.

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