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Short Film Casting - UK

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Short Film Casting - UK

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When JAMES (9), whose brother has recently died from smallpox and whose family are struggling to find enough to eat, is chosen by DR JENNER (50) as the first test subject for his smallpox vaccine, James’ father, JOHN (30s), allows him to be vaccinated in order to get work in Jenner’s garden. With James recovering quickly and their new jobs putting food on the table, it looks like their prayers have been answered. But when Jenner announces that he must now test the vaccination by giving James smallpox, the family find themselves faced with an impossible decision

The film is funded by The Wellcome Trust and is based on a true story.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Payment: Detailed In Each Role

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

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act. Find out more

James

James must be over the age of 9 (due to hours) but have a playing age as young as possible.
Flat Fee including chaperone : £170 per shoot day. (5 shoot days) Travel and accommodation will be provided by production.

Males, aged 9 to 12 from United Kingdom

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin colour: White

Sarah

Flat Fee: £117 per shoot day (1 shoot day). Travel and accommodation will be provided by production.

Females, aged 27 to 35 from United Kingdom

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin colour: White

Hickes

Flat Fee: £117 per shoot day 1 shoot day). Travel and accommodation will be provided by production.

Males, aged 50 to 70 from United Kingdom

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin colour: White

John

Flat Fee: £117 per shoot day (5 shoot days) Travel and accommodation will be provided by production.

Males, aged 28 to 39 from United Kingdom

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles

Dr Jenner

Flat fee: £117 per shoot day (3 shoot days) Travel and accommodation will be provided by production.

Males, aged 47 to 55 from United Kingdom

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles - Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin colour: White

Previous audition:
Become a Contestant on The Flair Debate Show - London

Next audition:
Did online dating experience leave you cold? - UK

Listing created: 6 June 2013

Applications closed: 23 June 2013

Views: 7165

Casting #467062