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UCF Senior Capstone short film by Spencer Shack, student from the Bachelor of Fine
Arts Film program.
Shooting Location: Jacksonville Florida
Shooting Dates: October 19th, 20th and 21st 2018
Compensation: Non-union, Non-paid. Warm meals and IMDMb credits.
Synopsis: Two group home brothers navigate living poor in a small African-American
KEVIN- Male; Early Teens (12-16); Any Race
The youngest group home resident. Kevin uses his street-smarts and talent for stealing
to support himself and his brother.
JEREMIAH- Male; Early Teens (12-16); African American; Willing to dance
A jokester with a big heart. Jeremiah strives to fill his role as the responsible older
brother in the group home. He suffers from episodes of uncontrollable anger.
SASHA- Female; Early Teens(12-16); African American, Latina, or Mixed; Willing to sing
Next-door neighbor to the Barns Family. Sasha is quick-witted and uses her smart-
mouth to assert herself. She is self-righteous and takes pride in displaying a high-level
DARNELL- Male; Early 20s; African American or Mixed
A high-school dropout with a larger than life ego. Darnell is the best friend of Mr.Barn’s
son. Darnell dreams of becoming a respected drug-dealer in the neighborhood.
MR. BARNS- Male; Late 50s; African American
A neighbor to the group home boys. Mr.Barns takes pride in having the best home on
the street. He spends his days in retirement as a handyman, tidying up his home and
maintaining peace in the neighborhood.
MRS. BARNS- Female; Late 50s; African American
An Evangelist. Mrs.Barns greatest desire is for her only son to go to school and make it
out of the neighborhood. She spends her days serving food to the group home boys
down the street and providing guidance to her own son.
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