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Casting Call: 'At Swim Two Birds'

Jun 5, 2017



Nicholas Heet, Writer/Director
Tanmaya Shekhar, Producer

Production Description

Casting "At Swim Two Birds," a short film. An age dynamic story about an older man, Leo Sandhill, and a younger unnamed man who meet one afternoon in a quiet tavern and strike up a conversation about the book the young man happens to be reading.


Leo Sandhill (Lead): Male, 38-55

Leo Sandhill is an advertising agent and functions as a sort of Everyman. Leo is compassionate and curious. He is preoccupied by his estrangement from his wife, Molly. Leo often wanders around the city after work and finds himself in a quiet tavern where he meets the other lead character from the story.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

Unnamed Young Man (Lead): Male, 23-33
He's a mysterious character. Intelligent and well-read. He seems to exist more for himself, in a cerebral way. We find him in a tavern reading quietly in the corner booth.

- Would consider casting someone gender-neutral.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Required Media: Headshot/Photo


Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses in mid-June, Shooting in late June in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Copy, credit, travel, and meals.

Key Details

Seeking talent from:

Brooklyn, NY; New York, NY

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