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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Cool Chess Austin, Texas Short-Film: Call for Auditions!

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Hi everyone,
This looks like some fun. There's a casting call for Austin, Texas Student Short Film 'Rematch'! (For fun sake: Photo on left is chess scene from Harry Potter!)
Project Type: Short Film
Production Location: Austin, Texas
Production Start Date: October 31, 2012
Shooting Schedule: TBD
Producer: Nicolai Sinyakov
Writer: Nicolai Sinyakov
Director: Nicolai Sinyakov

Synopsis: “Rematch” is fun little short film. A young middle school aged boy plans to trick his grandfather during a chess game over the phone. It’s the nephew’s way to get revenge after loosing to several friendly chess games in the past. His plan is to use a simultaneous chess-game with a pro, online, against his grandfather.

Character Breakdowns:
JERRY, grandfather around the age of 60, keen, smart, playful. He loves kids especially his grandson, Bradley. He loves playing chess and he loves a good challenge.
BRADLEY, average middle school aged boy, likes video games wants to win against his unbeatable chess playing grandfather.
PRO-CHESS PLAYER, plays chess against Bradley online, unaware of who/how old Bradley is. In reality he is playing against Bradley’s grandfather, Jerry. Bradley uses his grandfather’s moves against the Pro-chess player.

Paid/Non-Paid: Non-Paid

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

Production Company: A.V. Club Productions
Film/Production Company Website:

*Email Your Casting Submissions To:

Audition Date: October 14, 2012

Audition Start Time: 10:00
Audition End Time: 05:00
Audition Location/Address: McCallum High School / 5600 Sunshine Drive Austin, TX 78756

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