Copy

#CASTINGCALL

Cuffed Uncuffed

Produced By LBJ Media

Directed By Luis Bardales Jr

Poem Written By Jose Rosado

Video Treatment

Cuffed Uncuffed will be a video focused on helping people become liberated from conditions that restrict you or keeps you bound. This 2 minute piece will be focused on the lives of 8 people imprisoned by social pressures in society and the judgement they face. Each of these 8 people will symbolize one of the following:

Casting List: Main Characters

 #

Role

Actor

Description

T1

Mentally Ill Person

Briana Paniagua

Female - Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar

T2

Alcoholic/Mental Incarceration

Jose Rosado

Business Man Going Out of Business because of alcoholism

T3

Drug Addict

Robert Ramos

Male - Injection

T4

Domestic Abuse Victim

Monica Travostino

Female - Abusive relationship

T5

Lesbian Adolescent

Haley Nguyen

Lesbian female who gets judged at by E2 at Bus Stop

T6

Gay Adolescent

Victor Abreu

Male with feminine traits

T7

Transgender

Liam Frank

Before and after their transformation

T8

Prisoner

Kevin Mendoza

Starts in prison but then getting out of prison by the end

E1

Gay Adolescent’s Father

Open Slot

Talent 6’s Dad who finds out son is gay and flips out. Hispanic Male Mid 40s.

E2

Older Woman At Bus Stop

Irene Oehmke

Irene Oehmke

E3

Bi-Sexual Woman

Janeisha Negron

Has a relationship with talent 5

E4

Bi-Sexual Man

Norberto Collazo

Has a relationship with talent 6

E5

Abusive Husband

Open Slot

Talent 4’s Abusive Husband.

Fit Male in Mid 20s.

Actors Availability

#

Name

Time of Day

M

T

W

R

F

S

S

T1

Briana Paniagua

Morning/Afternoon

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

T2

Jose Rosado

Afternoon & Evening

x

x

x

x

x

x

T3

Robert Ramos

Anytime

x

x

T4

Monica Travestino

Evenings

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

T5

Haley Nguyen

All Day

x

x

x

x

T6

Victor Abreu

Morning/Afternoon

x

x

T7

Liam Frank

T8

Kevin Mendoza

Anytime

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

E1

E2

Irene Oehmke

Evenings

x

x

x

x

E3

Janeisha Negron

Mornings

x

x

x

x

x

E4

Norberto Collazo

Morning

x

x

x

x

x

E5

Cuffed Uncuffed Script

Location

Shots

Video

Audio

Fountain Hill or

LBJ Media

MS

Dolly

Each individual that represents each societal pressure. Introducing characters with the different conditions in each shot: T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, & T8

Know that you are not alone

Somewhere out there someone feels the same,

As if your clone.

Fountain Hill

LS

MS

CU

T1 on bed displaying signs of anxiety.

Fear, sadness, despair

Fountain Hill

Slow-Mo

CU

T1 has a blank expression with the overlaying shots of her flipping out. The overlapping shots fade out and then she shakes her head and struggles to catch her breath.

The overwhelming anxiety and

Confusion restricts your air.

LBJ Media

MSDI

OTS

T2 looking at the business papers that list foreclosure on it and debt

We have all been cuffed…

Fountain Hill

POV

T4 arguing with husband (Extra 5)  and things get physical

In life, by life… Physically, psychologically

LBJ Media

LS

MS

INT

T1 sitting with cuffs on in a black room. With handcuffs pressed against their forehead.

Bound by your own mind,

Or detained and confined.

LBJ Media

MS

INT

Side profile of T2 looking out the window

Whether by your thoughts, feelings, emotions or anxieties

Bethlehem Prison

MS

CU

INT

T8 hands through the prison bars (No Cuffs)

Or the steel bars of a penitentiary

Fountain Hill

MS

CU

Three different arms:

T3’s needle holes

T1’s cutting scars

T4’s bruises...

 If possible at the end three side by side split screen.

By addiction or affliction…

Or perhaps by an abusive relationship

Fountain Hill

CU

T4 taped mouth with the words “I’m fine” written on it and a bruised face

Hesitant to speak…

For fear of being categorized as weak.

Fountain Hill

OTS

T4 looking into the mirror judging self. She is crying with mascara down her cheek. Flashback of her getting get beat.

Scared, panicked… Unsure!

Torn, conflicted... Insecure!

Fountain Hill

MS

CU

T6 kissing with E4 then his father (extra 1) walks in and looks surprised

We are guided by social norms and rules…

Which steer us away from the “so called” taboos.

Fountain Hill

CU

T1 Bipolar - Split screen of a smiling face and an angry face

Made to believe Bi is bad…

Bi-polar Bi-Sexual,

They must be mad

Fountain Hill

MS

T5,T6 & E3,E4- Split screen interchanging each side profile of the talent looking at each other.

Fountain Hill

2S

MS

E1 arguing with T6 about his sexuality

Some people debate human sexuality and nature…

While talking like a preacher

Bus Stop

LS

CU

OTS

E2 Woman at bus stop judges talent five  holding E4’s hand

They pass judgment on others based on ignorance…

Regardless of the consequence.

Public Park

LS

MS

CU

T2 is walking in a public park then sees T6 crying and checks up on him.

Feel free to come out I say…

I’ll have your back everyday.

LBJ Media

MS

T7 Transgender showing a picture before their surgery in front of their face and then revealing their face now.

For some, nature requires an amender…

Due to missing on their true gender.

Fountain Hill

LS

MS

CU

T1 crying on a bed and shaking, holding head angrily (Overlay of them throwing a tantrum

We have all been cuffed…

For many, the screams and cries for relief are internal

Fountain Hill

LA

CU

ECU

OTS

T3 looking at needle in the bathroom then smacking it off the bathroom counter

Resonating in one's head, feeling as if it’s going to bust.

LBJ Media

CU

T1 cuffs falling on the floor in slow motion next to feet

Regardless of how you are cuffed...

To be liberated, you must believe and trust.

Bethlehem Prison

LA

MS

Talent 8 walking out of prison with belongings in his hand

Church

MS

T1 in a church pew praying

Some may find trust in their faith.

Some may find trust in others.

Fountain Hill

ECU

T4 crying calling 911

LBJ Media

MS

OTS

CU

CU

T3 going to rehab and the first person he sees is T2 sitting in the circle

LBJ Media

LA

MS

T7 2x shots:walking in public (Hamilton Street)  with confidence (Sun Flare In Post)

Fountain Hill

OTS

E1 opening the door for T6 then hugging each other while crying

LBJ Media

LA

MS

CU

T2 reading the last lines of the  poem in a rehab session. Everyone starts clapping.

It’s not for me to say, because above all else...

You must first trust yourself!!!

Shooting Schedule

Day #

Color

Location

Shooting Date

Actors Needed

1

Fountain Hill

12/2/2017

T1, T3, T4

2

Bethlehem Prison

TBA

T8

3

Bus Stop/ LBJ Media

TBA

T5, T7, E2,E3

4

LBJ Media

TBA

T1, T2, T3

5

Fountain Hill/ Public Park

TBA

T2, T6, E1, E4,

Call Time: Jose/Relative’s House 12/2/2017

Talent

Actor Name

Time

Location

T1

Briana Paniagua

12:00 AM

Fountain Hill

T3

Robert Ramos

4:00 PM

Fountain Hill

T4

Monica Travestino

6:00 PM

Fountain Hill

Entire Content Copyright © LBJ Media LLC All Rights Reserved

Share
Tweet
Share
Forward

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

LBJ Media LLC
931 Hamilton St,
​3rd Floor Office G
​Allentown, PA 18101
Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM

Entire Content Copyright © LBJ Media LLC All Rights Reserved







This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
LBJ Media LLC · 931 Hamilton St, · ​3rd Floor Office G · ​Allentown, PA 18101 · USA

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp