Production title:  Jesus (Pilot Scene)
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union

Production Type: Independent / Short 
Project length: Short Film (10 minutes)
Project format: 16:9 HD/4K
Posted on: 06 /13/19
Production location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Production Company: Deaf Missions
Company website: www.deafmissions.com/jesus
Producer/Director:  Joseph D. Josselyn 
Audition Location:  Online only – see below for instruction. 
Shooting Location: Near Fort Worth, Texas
Email: casting@deafmissions.com
Compensation: Yes, for principal talents only.  

Audition Steps:

  1. Please email to casting@deafmissions.com
    what role you want to try out for, share some of your acting experience, and be sure to attach your headshot (picture of yourself).
  2. We will follow up with you on audition details.  

KEY DATES

Auditions:

Deadline to submit your video is  July15th, 2019.  Please email to casting@deafmissions.com

Call Backs: TBD – August 2019

Shooting Starts: October 7, 2019

Shooting Ends: October 10, 2019

Synopsis:

After being caught in adultery, a woman faces a judgment call between Jesus and the religious leaders.

Character BIOS

[JESUS] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25s-35s]

Jesus, the Son of God, came to earth as a human, teaching with authority and humility.  

[ADULTEROUS WOMAN] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 20-40] 

Adulterous woman is ashamed of her actions and hopes to get out of this situation.  She is hungry for love that her mean husband does not provide.

[HUSBAND] [MALE] [AGE 30-50]

Husband is mean to his wife (adulterous woman) and wants her to be stoned to death for her adultery.

[LEADING PHARISEE] [MALE] [AGE: 40-70]

Leading Pharisee loves attention from people, dislikes Jesus for his radical teaching.  He has a secret sin.      

[ASSOCIATE PHARISEE] [MALE] [AGE: 30-50]

Associate Pharisee is loyal to the leading pharisee and tries to impress him.  His heart is not for God but for money.

[RELIGIOUS TEACHER] [MALE] [AGE: 30-50]

Religious teacher knows the Jewish law yet is willing to break it for his own gain. He has a secret past. 

[PETER] [MALE] [AGE: 25-40]

Peter, Jesus follower, is a fisherman who tends to sign or act without thinking, but grows to be a leader.   

[JOHN] [MALE] [AGE:25-40]

John, Jesus’ closest follower, is a deep-thinker and observant.   

[MAGDALENE] [FEMALE]  [AGE: 25-35] 

Magdalene is a loyal follow of Jesus with a servant heart.  Jesus healed her from being possessed by demons. 

[ROMAN SOLIDER#1] [MALE] [AGE:30-40]

Roman solider#1 wants peace in Israel.  He enjoys being in charge. 

[ROMAN SOLIDER#2] [MALE] [AGE:30-40]

Roman solider#2 is bored with his everyday job and eager to see some chaos.