AWD & Shoot ‘Em Up Short Film Productions

The final stage of the Shoot ‘Em Up! evolution series is here! Our six AWD directors have scripts in hand and are prepping for their shorts. We would like to ask you — our AWD supporters  — for your support in making this inaugural AWD production event a resounding success. Please review the list below for open crew/cast positions and other production needs. The projects are ultra low budget and will be shooting at the end of September.

If you have referrals for any and all of the below, please send them to:

OPEN CREW POSITIONS (small stipend or seeking volunteers)

—Script Supervisor
—Hair & Makeup
—1st A.D.
—Steadicam Operator (with equipment)
—1st AC (focus puller)
—Production Sound/Sound Mixer
—Grip and Electric
—Production Designer
—Art Assistant
—Wardrobe/Costume Designer
—Production Assistant (PA)
—Post – Colorist  (freelance or color house sponsorship)
—Post – Sound Engineer/Editor/Sound Designer

—Casting facility needed
—Child Actor: 6 year old girl (any ethnicity)
—2 young girls (one Hispanic, one mixed Hispanic/Caucasian)
—1 Spanish-speaking grandma

EQUIPMENT (small stipend or seeking donations)
—Camera and Lens Package
—Grip and Electric Package
—Ronin MX Stabilizer
—Walkie-Talkies (17-20)

—Small house that looks like it is in the poorest part of El Salvador. Dirt surroundings would be wonderful.
—Older house that might belong to a grandma. It should have an attic or basement or playroom space. Ideally the home would belong to a Latino family or couple, but most important is that it feels very lived in. Interiors and front porch/yard needed. Small stipend available.
—College campus  – interiors and exteriors (free or super-low under $500)
—Interior Bar (college bar looking; dive bar is fine)
—Interior trailer/mobile home + trailer park locations

-Fiscal sponsorship from props/costume house
-3 sexy clown outfits
-Halloween costumes
-Pink dishes

Any and all donations are welcomed. If you know of any businesses or restaurants who would be willing to support women directors, please let us know.


Photo Credit: Tricia Lee

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