The Mental Notion Society with Second Level Productions present
“Ale Obsession” (short film, 2013)
Written by Bryna Berezowska & Julie Chereson ; Music Composed by Bella Seris ; Directed by Jonald Jude Reyes
Synopsis: Ara, a successful musician/songwriter, attributes her success to her lucky charm – an extremely rare craft beer! “Ale Obsession” follows the rise & fall of Ara’s music career and the relationships with the people involved.
The Mental Notion Society seeks 2 male roles. Non-Equity. Compensation: None, but will receive on-screen film experience, networking opportunity with active actors & producers, and participate in support of a film festival run.
Chet (early 30s to early 40s): Ara’s agent. A charismatic business man with a strong personality. Good orator. Versatile knowledge of music is a plus but not required.
Scott (mid 20s to mid 30s): Ara’s lover, and extremely charming, attractive, likable man. The character has an extensive beer collection, and is an avid beer trader/collector. Beer knowledge (of crafting, brews/brands) is a plus, but not required.
Audition Date: Monday, January 14th, 2013 – between 6 to 9pm
Location: Theatre Momentum, 1800 W. Cornelia, Chicago, IL 60657
(Auditions shall be in Studio B. If you’re waiting for your timeslot, please wait within the hallway and NOT within the main building lobby. Thank you.)
Time Commitment: Shooting schedule shall begin on January 19th and wrap-up late February. Approximately a 10-14 day shoot (non-consecutive). 1 or 2 rehearsals prior to shoot. Shooting timeline for each role (Chet or Scott) comprises of a total of 2 to 3 nights.
Audition Prep: Audition is based on 3 factors: 1. a 1-3 minute contemporary monologue ; 2. cold read & 3. short improvised scene work. Please bring a headshot and resume to the audition. You will NOT be accepted without these.
To audition, pls sign up online:
For more information and/or any inquiries may be sent to the Director/Producer, Jonald Reyes, at jonald[at]mentalnotion.com.
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