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Actors required for Gold Coast based Short Film "The Hostage".

Queensland, Australia

Three young male actors, and supporting female roles required for intense short film

Actors required for Gold Coast based Short Film "The Hostage".

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

Caught in the grip of Australia's expanding lower class a band of brothers fall prey to sensless violence and are forced into a life or death stand-off with the police.

Written and to be directed by Gold Coast/Brisbane based Dp/ Director Jason Muir the short film "The Hostage", will make a dramatic statement about violence in Australian Society.

To be filmed on the Gold Coast May-June.

Actors must have acting experience or be in study.

Basic reel preferred.

Also looking for older woman (35-50) to play the role of the the main characters mother.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

$

Unpaid

Applications to this casting call require:
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  • A profile photo

Main lead - Daniel

Agressive older brother who wants the best for his brothers but has a flawed understanding of the world around him, this comes with a menacing evil smile. Could be landmark role for young male actor who wants to show strong personality.

Males, aged 18 to 25 from Queensland, Australia

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: Australian

Kyle

Middle brother of three, Kyle is the smarter brother who will always survive.

Males, aged 16 to 25 from Queensland, Australia

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: Australian

Shannon

Youngest brother of three (must look no older than 16) be able to film at night and have parental consent (if under 18), A very powerful role for a ambitious young actor who wants show a lot of raw emotion.

Males, aged 15 to 19 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: Australian

Mother of three boys just surviving on low income.

A great speaking role for a female acting looking for showreel shots, must be able to have the tired mother look. Half day shoot - no rehearsal time required. 3 lines and some cutaway shots.

Females, aged 35 to 50 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: Extra
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: Australian

Mother of 8 year old becomes hysterical

A young boys mother becomes hysterical when a group of older boys threaten her son. Speaking role, 2 lines, intense. Great lines and images for a showreel.

Females, aged 28 to 40 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

2 Shop Assistants

2 female shop assistants are shocked as a group of young men become violent in a late night supermarket. Happy to make footage avail for show reels

Females, aged 18 to 30 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Previous audition:
2x Extras needed to act "back up singers" in a music video - London

Next audition:
Dance audition for music video in London

Listing created: 8 March 2012

Applications closed: 20 May 2012

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Casting #325599