Sunday, August 14, 2022

Oxford Film Fest Community Film Looking for Extras

Firemax is about a superhero who saves people in Oxford.
Firemax is about a superhero who saves Oxford from villians.

The Oxford Film Festival is producing its newest addition of the community film, Firemax, and will need extras for a large scene on Saturday, August 13.

Taking part in the Art-Er Limits Fringe Festival, the experience is designed to allow for people in Oxford to take part in the creative process of making a movie.

Firemax is directed by Rory Ledbetter and produced by Melanie Addington and the Oxford Film Festival. The movie is about a superhero that must save Oxford from villains. A light-hearted comedy, the movie is family friendly.

Extras of all ages are needed. If a minor, an adult must check you in during filming.

Extras are asked to email Melanie Addington by Thursday, August 11 to receive more detailed instruction at

Extras will be part of a scene on the Courthouse Lawn on Saturday, August 13, filming at 9:00 a.m. and ending before noon. Extras must wear comfortable clothes that they would wear to an arts fair and clothing should have no logos on them. Check in on Saturday will be Shelter on Van Buren beginning at 8:00 am and no later than 8:30 a.m.

Artists are also needed to take part to showcase their art in the fair. Contact Melanie Addington if your artwork could be loaned for the scene.

The movie will premiere on Wednesday, February 15 as part of the 14th annual Oxford Film Festival to be held February 15 to 19, 2017.

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