EXCLUSIVE: A feature film titled “Woman Walks Ahead” will film in New Mexico this September. The movie is based on the true story of Brooklyn artist Catherine Weldon, who moved to Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakota Territory to help legendary Native American leader Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull work with the government to retain the land of his people in 1889.
CASTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS
A preliminary casting call has gone out for two main character photo doubles, riding doubles and stand ins as follows:
Casting will also be looking for 1880s era looking Native Americans, Cowboys, Cowgirls, Calvary, and Town Folk with horse Riding Experience. Hopefuls are asked to begin letting their beards and hair grow out to achieve the desired screen looks. To be considered for background casting send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midthunder Casting is currently seeking LAKOTA men, women, and children for SPEAKING ROLES in this film. Must be able to speak or learn LAKOTA LANGUAGE.
If you are in NEW MEXICO and are Lakota and/or speak the Lakota language, email your name, photo, phone number, and location ASAP to: email@example.com.
08/16/16 CASTING CALL: NATIVE AMERICAN ELDERS (ages 60s – 80s) for speaking roles.
SUBMIT: Name, photo (under 2 megs), phone number, email, and city where you live to our email address below ASAP
LOCATION: Santa Fe, NEW MEXICO area
PAY: SAG scale ($900+ 8/hours)