“Still” is the story of two high school friends,
one who is imaginary. The two cope with adolescence and struggle to find
identity in different ways amid death, domestic violence, and sexual
abuse. 20 minutes; drama.
Principal Character Descriptions:
JEMINA (LEAD) - Late teens. Jemina is an imaginary
friend, but more real than she seems. Mature, but confused and angry about her
place in the world, she longs to be heard and to live more than just
vicariously through Dimitri.
DIMITRI ARTHUR(LEAD) - Late teens. Dimitri is a
high school student who has grown up under judgmental eyes, as he never outgrew
his imaginary friend. Frustrated and sarcastic, he struggles to accept his
social isolation and is, as a result, vulnerable to the influence of others.
VIOLET ARTHUR (SUPPORTING) - Late 30s/Early
40s. Dimitri’s mother. Compassionate, but heartbroken, she feels helpless for
her son and spends most of her time trying to keep her family afloat despite
being a widow.
ROBBY CELIS (SUPPORTING) - Late teens. Self-centered
and manipulative, Robby becomes Dimitri’s first “real friend”, and puts him in
positions he never thought he’d be in.
YOUNG JEMINA - Roughly 6 years old. Sweet, but
YOUNG DIMITRI - Roughly 6 years old. Loyal and
TAYLOR MACAVOY (SUPPORTING) - Late teens. Robby’s
wealthy and shallow friend.
JOEL (SUPPORTING) - Late 30s/Early 40s. Violet’s
jealous and abusive husband and Dimitri’s stepfather.
*We are seeking people of various
shapes/ethnicities for the remaining roles. Roles such as:
JAMES - Violet’s deceased 1st husband (photograph
& voice recording only)
GIRL (Katrina) - Young and beautiful, becomes a
victim of sexual assault
GIRL 2 - Katrina’s friend
Katrina’s other friends
Robby’s other friend
Students at school
Audition Date: December 15th & 16th for
principle and supporting roles.
If necessary, a second round of auditions will be
held on January 5th and 7th.
*Skype auditions may be arranged for those
unavailable on these dates*
Audition Times: Will be scheduled on an individual basis
Shoot Dates: February 2014
Location: Spring Lake and Allendale areas
Compensation: Talent will be receive IMDB credit and
will be provided meals on set. Gas compensation negotiable.
Additional Personnel and Production Info:
Writer and Director: Jesse Routhier
Producer: Brian Gotberg
Director of Photography: Sean Mouton
Editor: Brad Stencil
Submission Instruction and address:
Please, submit headshots and resumes
electronically to email@example.com