Casting Call for Music Video

Casting Call for Music Video
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Casting Call for “Nefertari”

TriFilm Pictures

Production Description

Casting “Nefertari.” Synopsis: Egyptian queen Nefertari is betrayed and killed by her advisers in an attempt to steal the throne. Unable to move on into the afterlife, she convinces gods Anubis and Sobek to send her back from the dead in order to exact revenge on those that wronged her and once again take her place as queen of Egypt.

Roles

Anubis (Supporting): Male, 25-35

the Egyptian god of mummification, Anubis helps escort the souls of the dead to the afterlife by weighing their hearts to determine their character; as she was buried without her heart and unable to move to the afterlife, Anubis brings Nefertari back from the dead to exact revenge on her murderers; tall, with a lean, muscular build.

Ethnicity: African American, Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Sobek (Supporting): Male, 25-35

the god of the Nile, Sobek offers protection, especially from threats attributed to the Nile; here, he shares similar traits to the demon Ammit, accompanying Anubis at the scale and devouring the hearts of Nefertari’s enemies; tall and with a very broad, bulkier bodybuilder-type build.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Khenemsu (Supporting): Male, 25-35

is Nefertari’s lover, and betrays her to take the crown as pharaoh. He and his advisors murder Nefertari, seeing her as unfit to rule Egypt being of Greek Macedonian lineage; in a final effort to shame her, he removes her heart before she is buried, believing her to never be able to move on to the afterlife; he rules Egypt as pharaoh, not expecting Nefertari to return from the dead.

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Khenemsu’s Advisors (Background / Extra):  25-35

Khenemsu’s generals and advisors who help him to murder Nefertari and become pharaoh; when Nefertari returns from the dead, they are each killed which in turn restores her to her former self.

Ethnicity: Caucasian, African American, Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent

Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

One weekend at the end of July in upstate NY, and one weekend early August in Outer Banks, NC- depending on role

 

Compensation & Union Contract Details

All production associated travel costs and arrangements will be covered, professional photographer on set to provide stills for talent use in addition to project footage, catered meals on set and any days of employment that must be taken off for filming will have wages covered.

 

Key Details

Seeking talent from:

New York, NY; Warwick, NY; Norfolk, VA; Kinnakeet, NC

 

Please email inquiries and headshots to:

Kalen Eriksson

Producer, Founder

TriFilm Pictures, LLC

trifilmpictures.com