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I'M DIRECTING A FILM!

BREAKDOWN RELEASED TODAY ON ACTOR'S ACCESS, BREAKDOWNS EXPRESS, AND BACKSTAGE

I'm happy to announce that I will be directing a short film I wrote called "Hide/Seek" April 6-10 in Guilford, CT!   This has been a pet project of mine for a while, and I'm very excited to bring you along for this journey.  

I will be documenting the entire process of making the film, from casting, to pre-production, to filming, to post production, and I invite you to follow us on Instagram and Facebook, as well as my blog to witness the entire process.   We will share our journey through interviews and pictures as I think it's important for actors to really understand what goes on behind the scenes.

I will be holding auditions at my studio on March 3-5, so be on the lookout for the breakdown in the next two days on Backstage, Actors Access, and Breakdowns Express.   This will be a SAG Short Film Agreement, will pay $100/day, and you don't need to be SAG to submit.  I will simply be looking for the best actors, union or non-union.   That's the way it should be, right?  Oh yeah, and I will also give the actors their footage.  :)

So here is all the info.   Yay!  

HIDE/SEEK BREAKDOWN

DIRECTOR:  Matt Newton
WRITER:  Matt Newton
CASTING DIRECTOR:  Kimberly Graham ("Homeland")
PRODUCER:  Missing Bolts Productions
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:  Doug Keeve ("Unzipped")
SAG SHORT FILM AGREEMENT:  Pay $100/day
SHOOT DATES:  April 6-10 in Guilford, Connecticut
AUDITIONS:  March 3-5 in NYC
CALLBACKS:  March 7-8 in NYC

STORY
The story of a young couple for whom a carefree walk in the woods takes a sinister turn when Sherry mysteriously vanishes. As Jake faces this terrifying situation, he quickly learns that Sherry's disappearance is only the beginning of the nightmare.

JAKE  - Lead.  Mid to late twenties.  Sherry’s boyfriend.  Ambitious, good looking, all-american, non-threatening, mild mannered, charming, with a dark secret.   Deeply in love with Sherry.

SHERRY - Lead.  Mid to late twenties.  Jake’s girlfriend.  Sexy, fresh faced, genuine, strong, and fun.

SOPHIE-  Supporting.  6-8 years old.  Innocent, unaffected, playful. 

TIM - Supporting.  Late fifties to early sixties.  Sherry’s dad.   Odd character type.   Average looking and very difficult to read.  Rough around the edges.  PLEASE SUBMIT NAMES.

Thanks for your support!  I look forward to sharing this process with you!!!!!   And if you are right for one of these roles, by all means SUBMIT!!!!!

Sincerely,
Matt
 

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