Production Title: Tinseltown
Independent/Student/Studio: Independent
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Web Series
Production Format: HD

Production Location: Dallas/Fort Worth

Production Start Date: 02/22/2015
Production Wrap Date: 03/13/2015

Writer(s): Josiah Rizzo
Director(s): Josiah Rizzo
Additional Attached Crew: Avery Johnson (DP/Cinematographer)

Synopsis: A dark comedy adventure series. When a local reverend prophesies the End of the World, best friends Danny Swann and Pucket Green embark on one final quest for fame, fortune and the greatest partier to ever party. But as the clock nears twelve, their night takes a dark turn into the absurd and they soon come to realize that when the sun sets in Tinseltown, ANYTHING can happen.

Character Breakdowns:
THE KING OF PARTY/MORDECAI HIGGINS: Male; Caucasian; mid-20’s, early 30’s. Everyday schmuck turned nomadic ronin of the night. Hasn’t slept in years; roaming from town to town, spreading the party. His name is whispered by all as if legend. Driven mad by obsession; believing himself to be under the influence of the GODS OF PARTY. Desperate to be free of the night’s hold. Needed for (possible) 6 full days of shooting. (Feb 22nd – March 13th)

ARIA WALTON: Female; African-American, Italian, Hispanic, Islander, darker Caucasian. Age range: 10-13 years old. Smart, creative but distant. Wise beyond years. Wry and playful with a biting sense of humor. Danny’s younger best friend just trying to survive the supposed ‘end of the world’. Needed 2-3 days of shooting. (Feb 22nd – March 13th)

REVEREND WALTER HIGGINS: Male; Caucasian; late 40’s – early 60’s. Southern pastor; well dressed; imposing; dispassionate; subversively flamboyant, relishing each word – yet composed. Needed 1 full day of shooting. (Feb 22nd – March 13th)

DEREK SAUCE: Male. Age range: 14-16. Self indulgent Youtube star; haughty; bombastic; willing to do whatever it takes for the highest views. Needed for (possible) 6 full days of shooting. (Feb 22nd – March 13th)

ROSIE MONAGHAN: Female; Caucasian; early – mid 20’s. Jennifer Lawrence type; America’s sweetheart with a hint of darkness underneath. Hollywood actress returning to her home town for the end of the world. No spoken lines. Must be able to emote through silence and facial expressions. Needed 1-2 days of shooting. (Feb 22nd – March 13th)

Audition Date: 12/19/2014

Crew Positions Needed:
Line Producer
Sound Engineer/Boom Operator
Someone to help provide food (paid for through budget)

Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages

Production Company: RIZZO STUDIOS Motion Pictures

Email Address for Cast / Crew Submissions:

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: FILM REEL or SCENE if possible. Headshot, and resume. Let me know when you’re available on Friday, December 19th for auditions.