Meet William H. Ashe. That's kind of like William H. Macy, so it must be a sign, right? William Ashe is 30 years old, but he seems more like 16, still living at home with mother with no ... See full summary »

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Sam Holdren
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Todd A. Waters Todd A. Waters ... William Ashe
Natasha Lee Martin ... Veronica Malone
Mark Kochanowicz ... Detective Drake
Lewis Korff Lewis Korff ... Detective Grayson
Dylan Clements Dylan Clements ... Hotel Clerk
Scott Ross ... Director (as Scott Skversky)
Hannah Tsapatoris Hannah Tsapatoris ... Lawyer
Jasmine Andersen Jasmine Andersen ... Melissa
Bryan S. Clark Bryan S. Clark ... Bartender
Rodney Gray ... Guy at Bar, Voice from Television
Shannon DeVido ... Curious Girl
Daniel Johnson Daniel Johnson ... College Guy
Bryan Yeshion Bryan Yeshion ... College Guy
Linda M. Burns Linda M. Burns ... Woman at Bar
Saida Etheriage Saida Etheriage ... Blonde Distraction
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Meet William H. Ashe. That's kind of like William H. Macy, so it must be a sign, right? William Ashe is 30 years old, but he seems more like 16, still living at home with mother with no concrete plans in life other than a belief in signs, which today, have him convinced to be an actor. And with all the signs in place, William Ashe travels to the big city all by himself to audition for a movie in this absurd character study where life may lead anywhere once you choose to see the signs. And even though murder, mayhem, and mistaken identity sidetrack him along the way, a sign's a sign... right? Written by Sam Holdren

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A dark comedy about a guy who is trying... very trying See more »

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Short | Comedy | Drama | Mystery

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This movie took 33 months to go from idea to screen. Originally conceived in July 2004, principal photography was completed that December. The movie would then remain in post-production until July 2006, exactly 24 months from inception, and its first official public screening would take place 9 months later. See more »

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After William runs across the street in pursuit of a key character, he is just a few feet away from catching up. In the next shot, he is suddenly more than 30 feet behind. See more »

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William Ashe: Hi... William Ashe... I'm an actor in town for a movie audition...
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Quirky and Pleasant Film
21 May 2007 | by mark-960See all my reviews

"Audition" is an interesting short that contains many genres wrapped up into one quirky film. It stands up well despite its low budget. Todd Waters is perfect as the sappy lead and the rest of the cast deliver solid performances under the steady direction of Sam W. Holdren.

Taking over two years to make, and well worth it, "Audition" is not perfect but certainly that deserves repeated viewing. Great locations and an interesting twisted plot set the backdrop for this dark-comedy/mystery full of many memorable characters.

It's a little bit of "Forest Gump" mixed with Hitchcock and Altman. Could be a festival sleeper.


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19 April 2007 (USA) See more »

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Charleston, West Virginia, USA See more »

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$4,500 (estimated)
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