Feature Film holding auditions 14th Oct - Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Auditions being held for feature film full cast required

Feature Film holding auditions 14th Oct - Birmingham

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

This is a full feature film, 100 mins running time (the genre is drama) being shot in and around the Birmingham area over 14 days (12 film days "i.e. 11 hour days [1 hour break]" and 2 pick up days) to be divided up over the three week allocated time period (between 19/11/12-09/12/12).

The feature has a letter of intent from distribution company "Grand Independent" and is holding auditions 1-3pm on the 14th October at the studios in the Custard Factory,Birmingham. This is a low budget feature with high expectations. All cast and crew will be fed and watered and their expenses covered. There are several actors already attached to the project and the project requires the full commitment of any actors applying for roles (all involvement is voluntary only, the production promises to deliver a high quality product which is intended for market, to raise the profile of all involved).

We invite all applicants to audition. Please express an interest in a specific character to receive further details such as a copy of the script, an audition time and a scene to read. (Please note all auditions are "off book" and please prepare a 1 minute monologue of your choosing as well.)

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Payment details: expenses paid

Applications to this casting call require:
  • A phone number
  • A profile photo

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Lead - Tom Knight

Tom is a man who looks after his friends to the point of having a self instilled code of honour. He is his own man; strong minded and uses his wits to fight his battles. An insurance broker by profession with a personal obsession with regards life insurance. In the story, Tom has a brain cancer but he does not reveal this to anyone choosing to walk towards his fate without any medical assistance. His main goal is to see his best friend Georgie right, no matter what the cost.

Males, aged 35 to 45 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Height: 167 cm / 5ft 6in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
  • Weight: 65 kg / 143 lbs - 90 kg / 198 lbs
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Lead - Georgie Watkins

Father to one (Robbie) and a doorman by profession. Georgie has a good heart which is put to the test when he kills his abusive ex in a blind rage. Filled with regret he finds himself looking to his friend Tom for help and guidance. Georgie struggles to live with what he done and the burden of keeping such a dark secret from his new partner Karen. With outside pressure bearing in on him from a nosey social worker, can Georgie hold it together and win the battle with his own conscience?

Males, aged 32 to 52 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Height: 182 cm / 6ft 0in - over 208 cm / 6ft 10
  • Weight: 84 kg / 184 lbs - 114 kg / 250 lbs
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Tilly

Tilly is Robbie's alcohol dependent mum. She is also the ex which makes Georgie's life hell. Tilly had Robbie when she was young and she has lived off the state ever since. She is a cruel vindictive woman who takes little care in her appearance. Tilly has had a long string of boyfriends since Georgie left her but is unable to form close ties with anyone. Tilly is a user and despite her relationship ending with Georgie some years back she refuses to relinquish her abusive hold over him.

Females, aged 32 to 40 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Height: 152 cm / 5ft 0in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
  • Weight: 40 kg / 88 lbs - 60 kg / 132 lbs
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Karen

Karen is a strong caring woman who loves Georgie with all her heart and supports him through his trials and tribulations with Robbie and his mum. Karen is a nurse by profession and she travels far away to see her own mum who is lying dying in private care. When Karen returns home after a visit she finds Georgie acting differently and in her heart she knows something is wrong. With Georgie keeping his secret it threatens to destroy the couples relationship and any hopes of a good future.

Females, aged 30 to 45 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Robbie

Despite his mum taking poor care of him, Robbie loves her and holds deep resentment for his father - Georgie - for leaving them. Though Karen (Georgie's new partner) has always tried to show Robbie kindness he refuses to let her into his life. Robbie spends his time looking for ways to destroy himself by hanging around with no-good friends and partaking in drugs and drink. Robbie hides it behind a hard exterior but in truth he is a sensitive soul that cries out for stability and love.

Males, aged 13 to 16 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Jo

Jo is drug dealer "Sootie's" boyfriend and he is the camper of the psychotic couple. Despite being the physically weaker one in the relationship he keeps control of Sootie behind closed doors limiting his time on his video games and demanding his attention. Jo is prone to mood swings and is not afraid to honestly express himself in any situation. When Tom arrives on the couples doorstep after having disappeared years ago from working under them, Jo is none to pleased to seen him.

Males, aged 25 to 40 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Height: 160 cm / 5ft 3in - 180 cm / 5ft 11in
  • Weight: 40 kg / 88 lbs - 70 kg / 154 lbs
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

John Head doorman

John is male aged 45-60 he is a tall strong character. John is a head doorman and is a natural leader. He takes his work very seriously but always has both the public's and his fellow doorman's safety at heart. John is firm but fair.

Males, aged 45 to 60 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Terry

Terry is male aged 35-50 he is a strong looking man. Terry is the gossip spreader amongst the doorman and he likes to talk. He is cheerful and cheeky in his manner and most definitely one of the lads. Terry has always got one eye on the ladies and is a doorman for the thrills the jobs reputation provides.

Males, aged 35 to 50 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Pc Fin

Pc Fin's role is not gender specific. Pc Fin is one of two police officers that respond to an incident at the club where Georgie works. Pc Fin is very straight and honest and street wise.

Any gender, aged 20 to 45 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Pc Davis

Pc Davis is a male, medium to tall average build. Pc Davis is Pc Fin's fellow officer. Pc Davis is direct and to the point and takes their job very seriously.

Males, aged 30 to 56 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Julia - MPB

Julia is female aged 28-55. Julia works for the Missing Persons Bureau and while she is caring she likes to get straight to the point and do her work as efficiently and professionally as possible.

Females, aged 28 to 55 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Tim - MPB

Tim is male aged 30-50. Tim works along side Julia with the Missing Persons Bureau. Tim maintains a professional appearance, he is smart and articulate. Driven by the pay cheque he likes to tick boxes and cross jobs off his work load and get on with his day.

Males, aged 30 to 50 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Mr Dough

Mr Dough is male aged 55-70 a business savvy American and the CEO of the Insurance Brokers. Mr Dough is full of confidence and he loves the sound of his own voice. Mr Dough's pitter-patter could open any door in life and he is also a great motivator for his team of brokers. Mr Dough is a strong flowing character who has a dash of flare and charisma.

Males, aged 55 to 70 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Meena

Meena is female aged 22-30 with a figure of eight. Meena is the secretary of the branch where Tom works as a broker and she is flirty and fun with it. She is courted by Tom and loves his sudden dynamic approach and the way he straight talks her about taboo subjects. Meena is a head strong girl who knows how to party.

Females, aged 22 to 30 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Francis - Bar Manager

Francis is male aged 35-60. Francis runs the local boozer where Georgie frequents. He looks out for Georgie and is understanding to his customers. A mild mannered man he always sees of trouble with a smile.

Males, aged 35 to 60 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Jody - head bar person at club

Jody is female 24-40. She is the head bar person at the club. She braves delivering the message of the police's arrival to Head doorman John when he is being shouted at in the toilets by an upset Georgie.

Females, aged 24 to 40 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Paul - Insurance Broker

Paul is an insurance broker at the same firm as Tom and he idolises Mr Dough and wishes to follow in his footsteps.

Males, aged 18 to 50 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Lee - Insurance Broker

Lee is an insurance broker. He is friend's with Paul and he believes that being a salesman is the only way in life.

Males, aged 18 to 50 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Mickey

Mickey is male aged 14-17. He is Robbie's best friend but he gives little respect to any one. Mickey is about the buzz and nothing more. He likes to get high and he does care about hurting anyone's feelings with his rude boy tongue.

Males, aged 14 to 17 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Sharna

Sharna is female aged 14-16, she is one of Mickey's gang but she is practically Robbie's girlfriend. She spends he time listening to music on her phone or watching videos on you tube rather than speaking and engaging with those around her. (none speaking role)

Females, aged 14 to 17 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Deano

Deano is male aged 14-17. Deano is one of Mickey's gang. Kyla is his girl and they like to party with who ever is about. (none speaking role)

Males, aged 14 to 17 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Kyla

Kyla is female aged 14-17. Kyla is Deano's girl and she stays close to him like glue always feeling his vibe.
(none speaking role)

Females, aged 13 to 17 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Jazz

Jazz is male aged 14-17. Jazz is the quiet cool one who is constantly skinning up in Mickey's gang.
(none speaking role)

Males, aged 14 to 17 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Shane

Shane is male aged 40+ strong build. Shane is the hard nut of the doorman crew who is not afraid of tackling anything.
(none speaking role)

Males, aged 40 to 60 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Elderly couple

Mr & Mrs retired, who receive a visit from Tom for life insurance. they are a loving couple who take life in their stride at their pace.
(none speaking role)

Any gender, aged 55 to 85 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

ROBBIE (NOW FEMALE)

Robbie is FEMALE aged 16-18, average height slim to medium build. Robbie is an angry confused teenager. Despite her mum taking poor care of her,she loves her as any daughter should. Deep down Robbie holds a lot of resentment for her father - Georgie for leaving them when he was still young. Though Karen (Georgie's new partner) has always tried to show Robbie kindness she refuses to let her into her life. Robbie has little drive in life and spends her time looking for ways to destroy herself by h

Females, aged 16 to 18 from Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Previous audition:
Presenters Needed ASAP - UK

Next audition:
Feature film female lead required - Edinburgh

Listing created: 22 September 2012

Applications closed: 13 October 2012

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