Treasure Lies

“For where your treasure lies, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21

LOGLINE:
A hardworking, all-American kid learns a faith lesson through an unexpected windfall. It’s a life and death story of greed, jealousy, gratitude, character, and forgiveness.

Feature Film
Non-Union
Producers: Scott and Diane Peterson – ii Films, L. L. C.
Writer: Scott A. Peterson

Our first 2 films are:
– The Current – Winner of the Gold Crown Award for Best Youth Film and rated the 2nd Best Christian Movie by ChristianCinema.com in 2014.
– Miles Between Us – Winner of the Gold Crown Award for Best Drama Under $250,000 and the Bronze Crown Award for Best Picture.

Trailers of our previous films and more info can be found at www.TreasureLies.com.

Auditions will be done first by monologue, then a self-taped side followed by in-person callbacks in OKC. (it is possible that some roles might be filled prior to the callbacks on the strength of the monologues and self-tapes)

Callback Dates: 3/23/2019-3/24/2019 in OKC area (tentatively)
Filming: 5/27/2019 – 7/3/2019
Shoot Location: Oklahoma City and surrounding area

For the most part, this is an unpaid gig. Film is our mission field. My wife and I have regular full-time jobs but do this as a way of honoring God with talents He has given us. The project is largely funded with gifts and low-interest loans from individuals who believe in what we are doing.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Submission Deadline: 02/28/2019

SPEAKING ROLES

LEADS
SEAN (18) white, fit and attractive but still not exactly a homecoming king
MELISSA (18) white, your typical all-American beauty, cheerleader, prom queen the whole package

SUPPORTING AND OTHERS
TIM (18) any race – comedic sidekick of Sean
MOM (42) white
DAD (44) white
WAYNE (18) white, He is much shorter than Sean but is stocky and athletic. He is a lower weight wrestler and a feather-weight boxer and a bully.
MR. SHERMAN (late 50’s) any race – owner of a convenience store
MELISSA’S DAD (45-50) white – very wealthy business owner
PASTOR (50’s or 60’s) any race
MR. SMITH (50’s or 60’s) any race – a successful lawyer
JENNY (11) white
PAM (14) white
WRESTLER (18) any race – typical jock (upper weight classes)
BRAD (18) any race
MRS. WAHL (80’s) any race – slowed by age, uses a walker
MELISSA’S MOM (early 40’s) white – somewhat of a “trophy” wife to her older husband
COP (40’s to 50’s) any race
STUDENT (18) any race
COACH (40’s) any race
TEACHER (40’s – 50’s) any race
TEACHER 2 (40’s – 50’s) any race
KID (15) any race
TV REPORTER (30’s) any race
STUDENT (18) any race
CORY (18) any race
MANAGER (40’s) any race
MAITRE D (30’s) any race
WAITER (20’s) any race
DRIVER (Late 20’s – early 30’s) any race
WRESTLER 2 (18) typical jock (upper weight classes) any race
RYAN (18) white
MINISTER (60’s) any race
TIM (50’s) any race
WAYNE’S DAD (50’s) white
ALEX (18) any race

TO SUBMIT TO THIS PROJECT:

– Email a headshot, acting resume, and a link to a short dramatic or comedy monologue to casting@iifilms.com
– Include your Name, phone number, email address and the city and state where you live. If you are auditioning for one of the teenage roles please include your age.
– Make the subject line the name of the character
– Send everything in one email.

If you are selected you will be contacted by email and asked to perform a side on a self-taped audition and sending it to us. Please do that as soon as possible as some roles might get filled prior to the callbacks.

Please set casting@iifilms.com as a safe email in your address book so that any reply doesn’t get lost.

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