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Feature Film ‘Campin’ Buddies,’ Starring Mel Tillis, Needs Shreveport-Area Actors

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If you’ve been wanting to be part of a locally-filmed movie, here’s your chance. Producers of “Campin’ Buddies” are looking for a principal actors and some background extras for the feature film, which stars Mel Tillis.

You *must* be from the Shreveport area. Here are the roles that need filling:

PRINCIPAL ROLE – Overweight boy ages 9 to 13 – Caucasian, crazy country kid running through the campground, falling and thrashing on the ground, due to the “Shimmy-Shams” (8 lines)


Young boy ages 8 to 13 – Any ethnicity, seen walking through the brush, mistaken for a duck

Three young boys or girls ages 10 to 16 – Any ethnicity, one boy/girl extremely tall, one boy/girl very skinny, one boy/girl odd-looking, unique, maybe nerdy, seen running through the campground

Townspeople age 18 to 99 – ALL ethnicities, country, deliverance types, rednecks, odd looks, missing teeth, long beards, etc.

Three thug/gang guys ages 18 to 40 – ALL ethnicities, tough, thuggish, maybe big, mean, scary

Email submissions to Include a headshot/photo, age, height, weight and contact info. Again, you MUST be located in the Shreveport area. Filming begins May 12th.


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