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Project name: MARTIN

Casting Call ID: 547 (enter in Audition form Call ID area)

  • Request type: Casting Call
  • Project type: Film
  • Casting for: Lead
  • Pay: PAID. $2,000/WEEK
  • Union: None / non-union
  • Role / Character: MARTIN
  • Production dates: 11/9-11/17
  • Location Requirement: LA
  • Production location: LOS ANGELES, CA
  • Gender: Male
  • Equipment: Manual Wheelchair
  • Equipment: Power wheelchair
  • Equipment: Scooter
  • Age range: 16-23
  • Veteran Status: Doesn't Matter
  • Any Disability
  • Role / Project description: [MARTIN AT AGE 16 - 20] Male. White. Upon becoming conscious again at 16, Martin has no memory of who or where he is. Trapped in a barely responsive body, his family and caretakers assume he has the mind of an infant but he’s fully conscious and aware of his surroundings. His struggle to break from isolation to connection is the heart of the film. Once he succeeds, the hard part of living a life begins. PLEASE SUBMIT ACTORS WHO ARE WHEELCHAIR USERS...LEAD (but non-speaking).
  • Submission deadline date: MONDAY 11/6
  • Submission instructions: We are pleased to invite you to audition for this documentary. As we are not holding in-person auditions. We do not expect actors to pay for professional taping please feel free to send a phone video. We prefer these to be taped in the safety of the actor’s home or whichever location they feel most comfortable in. A full script is not available.. GHOST BOY is the story of Martin Pistorius journey from isolation to connection. As a boy, he fell into a coma, and when he woke up a few years later he could barely control his body even though he was fully aware. It took him almost a decade to break through to the world around him and that odyssey makes up the greater part of our project. Today he’s an author’s computer programmer and public speaker (using AAC technology) Photo attached FYI (but not in need of a lookalike.) Please send us then following in a self-tape: SLATE INFORMATION (full body): 1) Name 2) Height 3) If Under 18, please let us know actor’s age and/or if actor is emancipated 4) Please note if you are a wheelchair user 5) Tell us a little bit about yourself Please send directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in a small downloadable file. Ideally via wetransfer or Vimeo. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thanks so much!
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Casting / Agency Contact Details

  • Day and Page Casting
  • Christina Blevins
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