Feature Film - Runner


Job Details:

Type: Feature Film

Title: Runner

Director: Marian Mathias

Producer: Joy Jorgensen

Executive Producer: Cinetic

Director of Photography: Jomo Fray

Casting Director: Kate Antognini

Talent Rate: SAG Scale Modified Low Budget  ($335/day or $1166/wk) 

Film Budget: Modified Low Budget - $650k, full funded

Usage: Film Festival Circuit & potential theater distribution

Shoot Date: TBD (tentatively) March 2021

Shoot Location: Indiana (all travel and board will be covered)


Runner follows Haas, an eighteen-year-old girl raised by a single father in Missouri. Growing up in an isolated town composed of mostly German immigrant families, she is unsure of the life that has been set out for her by her community. When her father dies suddenly she is left to bury him alone. In order to meet the terms of his will, she must bring him to the town where he was born, a community battling both the stresses of climate and economy. In the process of this journey, she meets another wayward soul and through this friendship her understanding of loss begins to take shape. 



Male, Caucasian, 45-60. Strong and silent type, rural


Male, Caucasian, 18-27. Preppy. A boy who comes from a better family than the protagonist, in her hometown. Plays trombone. Described as "free of doubt." *Bonus points if you actually play the trombone.


Male, African American, Caucasian, Latinx, Ethnically Ambiguous, Native American 38-50. Casket driver. 5 scenes. 

Choose only ONE role to audition if you fit the specs for multiple. If the casting directors would prefer you to read for a different role they'll request it.

Audition Information:

Below are PDFs with audition instructions for each role.  Find your role and download the PDF.

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File size 50MB or less.  .Mov or .mp4 format