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Starting in January 2015, in time for the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, the SPLC will begin to offer the film at no charge to every school in the nation. We’ll also show the film in a theatre for a week to make it eligible for Academy Award consideration.
I’m looking for voice over actors to read the parts of the former African American high school students who were interviewed for the film. This part is a few high school sounding males. We are looking for actors who can read in an authentic sounding southern accent, not an over the top stereo type.
We are facing a very tight deadline and need to cast these roles immediately. Our goal is to have people audition by recording on their own a few lines which we will provide, and then sending them to me via email. We’re hoping to set this up now, lock in actors and record them in studio the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. 2014-12-23 22:24:25 GMT 2014-12-30 12:16:59 (GMT -08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Yes (click here to learn more about ) Closed - Note: This project was manually closed by the voice seeker before it reached its original deadline. 3 3 0 direct invitation(s) have been sent by the voice seeker resulting in 0 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far. Voice123 SmartCast is seeking 100 auditions and/or proposals for this project (approx.) Invitations sent by SmartCast have resulted in 3 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far.
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Male African American
Age range: 15-18 years old (Student from Alabama in early 1960s)
Accent: Southern; Alabama
Lines (PLEASE SELECT AUDITION BITES FROM FULL SCRIPT BELOW)
1. One of my friends asked “What do we need to do?” Bernard said we just need you to go to Hudson High and tell your classmates we would you like to meet with them at the Tabernacle Baptist Church basement.
Duration: 11 seconds
2. Bernard explained that voter registration was going to be the key to gaining power to make the changes. The voting age was 21 so we couldn’t register to vote, obviously.
Duration: 10 seconds
3. Everything that’s segregated we’re gonna integrate. We’re gonna go to lunch counters. We’re gonna go to Carter’s again. We’re gonna go to libraries. We’re gonna go where only white kids could go in. We’re gonna go and drink out of the white fountains.
Duration: 12.5 seconds
4. It was extremely frightening because there we are in a sea of white people in the dark, a place that we’ve never been allowed to go before.
Duration: 8.5 seconds
5. There was never a time when we were without fear. There was never a time when we didn’t think that we may get seriously hurt, we may get killed.
Duration: 8.5 seconds
6. Tear gases start popping like bombs. It burns your skin and it makes your eyes water, and it makes you almost implode inside.
Duration: 7 seconds
7. We went into the church. John Lewis’ head was split open. He tried to talk and he collapsed. They had to rush him out to the hospital.
Duration: 10 seconds
8. We were kids who had grown up in the cotton fields and had just gone out and started demonstrating. We didn’t know that we would attract so much attention.
Duration: 7.5 seconds
9. It meant that we were right. We had a right to go into the lunch counters. We had a right to vote. We had a right to be free like all the white people in Selma.
Duration: 10.5 seconds
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