SEEKING BOXING REFEREES FOR FLINT STRONG
Looking for real boxing referees who have Recreational/Amateur/Professional Boxing experience to be featured in feature film.
The feature film, FLINT STRONG is casting real boxing referees (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles of referees who worked bouts for the indomitable boxer, Claressa Shields during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics. (Must be willing to travel to TORONTO at your own expense.)
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Audition date: Candidates must fully submit the required items listed below. If selected for next phase, you will be contacted to come in for an audition (timing to be determined)
Shoot date: Various dates through April and May
Casting Position(s) Available: (Requesting Real Boxing Referees)
[NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL REFEREE] FEMALE & MALE. ALL AGES. ALL ETHNICITIES. 5’2-5’6 HEIGHT. ATHLETIC BUILD
If you are interested in being considered for one of the role listed above, please Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE:
- Subject line: [Flint Strong] Role Name_Your Full Name
- Full Name
- City in which you live
- Action Photos – Full Referee Outfit (close up and full body)
- (1min) Referee Video – preferable to be actual footage, if this is not possible please create a mock bout with two boxers. Include: cautions, standing 8-counts etc.
- Training Experience: Please state if your experience is in Competitive Boxing (amateur/pro), sparring only, provincial/national/international achievements… etc. and pictures.
This is a great opportunity and will be a lot of fun! Please pass along to anyone you know who might be great. Thank you for the help!
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PLEASE NOTE: Our story is set in the impoverished world of Flint, Michigan so we are trying to reflect that hard scrabble world. Please submit all different body types, looks, ethnicities where possible. Looking for lots of grit and character here.
|FLINT STRONG (Female Boxing Roles)
|Producers: Michael De Luca, Elishia Holmes, Barry Jenkins
Director: Rachel Morrison (Black Panther)
Writer: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
Casting Director: John Buchan & Jason Knight
Casting Assistant: Chandler Boriska
Outside dates: March 16 – May 6, 2020