‘Good Material’ Cast/Crew Call

Oct 13, 2017 | Cast/Crew Calls, Front Page

Casting Call


Production Title: Good Material
Director: Morgan Lee McDonald
ACM Course: 375 (Directing the Camera)

Shooting Days: 10/28-29, 11/4-5
Reshoot Days: 11/25-26

Synopsis: This is the story of Leigh, an aspiring comedian, who is constantly trying to change others to cover up her denial of her true self. When Leigh catches a cheater in the act at a local park, she is faced with infinite possibilities of how one would react. The run in leads Leigh to reevaluate her friendships and ultimately, overcome her fears and accept her true self. Showing that letting go leads to true acceptance.


Character Breakdowns:

Leigh: Sheltered and reserved, Leigh is a by-the-rules woman who envies Jackie’s carefree confidence but ultimately must follow her own moral compass.

Jackie: Narcissistic socialite who takes what she wants without concern for others. Pretty, charismatic, but a toxic friend.

Kris: Impulsive, selfish, and persuasive, Kris (Kayla’s girlfriend) manipulates people regardless of consequence.

Kayla: Hard-working, pretty, business-minded woman who is trusting to a fault. Kayla looks almost identical to Jackie.

Extras: Couple of people to fill up a small park


Audition Dates:
Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:00 – 3:30pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 3:00 – 5:30pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 5:00 – 8:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:00-8:00 pm

Audition Location: Sinclair Library Room 110, 2425 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822

*Contact in advance for appointment. May schedule appointment for private auditions for different dates.


Open Positions:

Assistant Director: Will need to have motivation and capability to assist director in creating and executing the shooting schedule.

Makeup: Will need to have some experience in specialty theater/movie makeup. Ideally will need to create realistic bruising on face (we are willing to teach you if you have other makeup experience).

Wardrobe: Will need to have some skill in dressing an individual to specifications of character.

Set Design: Will need to have some skill in arranging organic and inorganic staging for Director and Director of Photography. Ideally should be able to give suggestions where necessary for any additional props, lighting, etc.

*If you feel confident in performing more than one position we encourage you to inform us upon initial contact


Paid / Non-Paid: Non-paid
Additional Compensation: Meals, film credit, copy of the film


Contact: Charli Knight (Producer)
Contact Email: goodmaterialshort@gmail.com
Contact Phone: (808) 745-7251