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CASTING CALL!

KINETOFILM is looking for the most talented thespians they can find in the Philadelphia/South Jersey region. We are currently in the pre-production stages of several features and short films to be shot over the next few months and are looking for actors of all ages and types and at any level of experience.

Please note: These are NON-UNION and very MICROBUDGET productions. We really wish we could pay everyone involved but it's just not possible at this time. LEADING and PRINCIPAL SUPPORTING roles will be paid a small daily rate-however the other roles will not be. Everyone will receive IMDB credits, DVD copy/footage for reels and expenses/meals for each day of the shoot.

Those interested should inquire at production@kinetofilm.com with headshots/resume and (if possible ) demo reel or links to clips online. Those submitting for the following project will also be considered for several others as well. We are looking forward to hearing from you!



PRODUCTION TITLE: DEATHDREAM OF THE SLUMBERING SPIDER
GENRE: MYSTERY THRILLER
UNION/NON-UNION: NON-UNION
PRODUCTION TYPE: Independent Feature
PROJECT LENGTH: 75-80 minutes (Approx)
PROJECT FORMAT: 16:9 4K
PRODUCTION LOCATION: South Jersey
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: MAY/JUNE
EMAIL: production@kinetofilm.com
COMPENSATION: From IMDB credits to $$$ depending on the role.



SYNOPSIS:

"8 victims of a psychopathic killer! The eyewitness trapped in a web of terror!" DEATHDREAM OF THE SLUMBERING SPIDER is a sly, mischievously funny but still scary and suspenseful thriller inspired by the Italian Giallo films of the 70s and 80s.


CHARACTER BIOS

LEIGH MICHAELS (FEMALE 20's-30s, Supporting Lead)

Leigh Michaels is the very smart and witty founder and president of the Whispering Pines Mystery Book Club. She also runs a local crime blog and is doing an investigation into the unsolved murders terrorizing the small community.

DR. MARISA CHANDLER (FEMALE 30-40, Supporting Lead)

Marisa Chandler is a psychologist who treats patients in the town of Whispering Pines. When one of her patients is murdered, Marisa aids with the investigation. She is married to the town MD, Dr. Robert Chandler with whom she seems to have her own psychologically complex relationship.

TOM RICHARDS (MALE, 40s-50s-Supporting)

Tom is a lonely and broken man who is a key suspect in town. He lives alone and is haunted by his past.

ABIGAIL PAGE (FEMALE 20-30-supporting)

Abigail is a young woman who has come to a crossroads in her life. She has moved back to Whispering Pines from Boston in order to sell her childhood home and to escape her troubles. She discovers that her high school sweetheart, Ben Kramer, has also moved back to town and she harbors hopes that they might reconcile. But danger lurks...

BEN KRAMER (MALE, 20-30 Supporting)

Ben is the All-American boy next door grown up. He broke things off with Abigail Page after high School and ended up in a failed marriage. Having returned home to take over his father's hardware store, Ben is very excited at the prospect of seeing Abby again...

KELLY MADIGAN (FEMALE 20-30, Supporting)

The vivacious and aggressive Kelly is Abigail's oldest and best friend. The two of them lost touch over the years but when they see each other again, it's as though not a day has gone by...

MARY LEEDS(FEMALE, 30s, Supporting)

The frightening and abusive mother of an eight year old boy.

ELLEN PIERCE (FEMALE, 40s-60s Principal Supporting)

Ellen is an elementary school teacher who tried to help one of her students to no avail. She is haunted to this day by what may have happened...

OWEN TAYLOR(MALE, 30s-50s Supporting)

Owen is the handyman at an apartment complex where the first victim of the killer lived. He is poker faced and seems dim witted but he sees everything and is quite shrewd.

WE ARE ALSO SEEKING TO FILL SMALLER ROLES AND EXTRAS-including a homeless male war veteran and a male cemetery night watchman