Amontillado
Independent/Student/Studio: Independent
Production Type: Short Film
Production Format: HD

Production Location: Austin

Production Start Date: 07/01/2015
Production Wrap Date: 07/03/2015
Production Schedule: 3-4 Days

Producer(s): Jordan Gillott
Writer(s): Jordan Gillott
Director(s): Jordan Gillott

Synopsis: Based on the Edgar Allen Poe short story, “The Cask of Amontillado,” this film follows to friends at a dinner with an unbelievable amount of tension between them. The night turns ugly when Monty reveals what his true intentions are…

Character Breakdowns:
Monty – 30-50 years old, cunning, can be calm and polite yet harsh and cruel, main character

Older Monty – the older the better 70-90, two short scenes shouldn’t take long at all

Fortunato (name may change) – Prude, high-up-ish, proud, clueless, rich, powerful yet not cunning

Servants – need as many as I can get!

Crew Positions Needed:
Director of Photography – I have always shot films myself but I will need all of the help I can get to get the best performances possible out of my actors!
Production Designer – In charge of the look of the house we will shoot at and props.
Location Manager – might need to change up one of the two locations
Gaffer – In charge of all lighting gear (moving it, turning on, suggestions)
Boom Operator – In charge of all things sound
Writer – First draft of script is done, would love a collaborators

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: gillottjo@sasaustin.org

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: I am not a professional. I just finished high school and never got the chance to make this movie during my three years of filmmaking. I won’t be studying film in college so I want to make this movie right. I have never worked with a big crew before so this should be a fun experience to have a lot of help!

To check out some of my earlier student films find my YouTube Channel: “Jordan Gillott Filmmaking”

 

H.Cherdon

Creative Superhero & Owner of Humblebee Media Hi, I'm Cherdon, the founder/owner/primary operator of Austin Film Meet. I've been involved with the entertainment industry since I was a wee tot. My background involves a wide range of visual, digital, and performing arts, including acting on stage and film, illustration & book publishing, and graphic & web design. I'm also a skilled photographer, with an extensive knowledge of the filmmaking process. I love animals, traveling, learning and people. I also enjoying helping other creatives as a Creative Coach. Learn more about me at www.hcherdon.com

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