a short film proof of concept

by Britnee Blake

What are the smiles on the cameras hiding?

'Smiley' is a suspenseful short film about Mary and Michelle, a mother and daughter living in central Florida who deal with frequent missing person cases paired with break ins around their city. The suspect, known as Smiley, tags the victims' home security cameras with Smiley face stickers on home cameras to conceal their identity.

Shooting Dates: 1/05/22 - 1/08/22
Location: Tallahassee, FL
(Near FSU and FAMU campus)

This is a non paid opportunity, but meals will be provided during production and all cast/ crew involved will receive official IMDb credit!


  • Michelle (16-24) Lead, African American Female

    • Description​: Independent high school student, but not by choice… her mom’s work schedule makes sure of that. Her timid personality makes it hard to fight against this circumstance.

  • Mary (30-40) Lead, African American Female

    • Description​: Single mom who works a lot to support her daughter. This takes away time from their relationship. She prides herself in getting a promotion at work and this is the ultimate example of where Michelle stands in her life.

  • Wendy (20-30) Supporting, African American Female

    • Description​: Young news reporter that covers the ‘ Smiley’ news story. Very serious about her job and doesn’t allow distractions to ruin her composure on camera.

  • Michael (20-30) Supporting, Amy ethnicity

    • Description​: News reporter that tries but fails to keep up his composure on camera as bystanders take reporting their feelings a little too far.

  • Terry (Male voice actor)

    • Description: Radio personality​ (similar to Orlando from Orlando & the Freakshow on 94.1)

If interested, please email your headshot, acting reel and/or a self tape to

If interested, please email your demo reel and/ or portfolio and resume to


  • 1st AC

  • Grips

  • Sound mixer (production)*

  • Boom operator*

*Equipment needed

If interested, please email your demo reel and/ or portfolio and resume to