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Actors Required for Lead and Supporting Roles in Dramatic Short Film

Actors Required for Lead and Supporting Roles in Dramatic Short Film

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  • Located in Luton, UK
  • Joined September, 2016
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This is a dramatic short film with a running time of 20 minutes. We are currently in the pre-production stages and looking for an all talented Cast and Crew.

The film is about a young writer suffering from writers block due to a heartbreak. As his memory holds him back from his future he seeks a way for finding closure.

The film is set in Luton and will be filmed in the Luton and Hemel Hempstead area.

All performing applicants must have an Agent and showreel to be considered for a role.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Rehearsal dates will be in January 2020, dates will be confirmed in November.

Filming dates are Monday Feb 3rd- Friday Feb 7. You might not be required for all dates but until notified, ensure they are free.

Job payment

Payment TBC - Rates of pay depends on roles and experiences.

Expenses paid - Travel will be added to overall payment and will be negotiated prior to filming.


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JOSEPH - LEAD

Jo is an ambitious writer who finds himself in a predicament and needing closure. He is jovial and likeable with a smooth voice.

This character goes through a major arc in the film and would require the chosen applicant to grow their hair and get a hair cut as the film progresses.

The nudity involve in the film will only be topless.

Males, aged 22 to 40 (nudity may be required)

  • Acting agent: I have an agent
  • Height: 173 cm / 5ft 8in - 192 cm / 6ft 4in
  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
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SOFIA - SUPPORTING LEAD

Sofia is the love interest of the main character. She is the character that helps the lead character finds his feet, so she existent is very important.

She goes through a make-over change through out the film, so I will be looking for someone who has diverse acting ability.

Females, aged 18 to 30

  • Acting agent: I have an agent
  • Height: 157 cm / 5ft 2in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Languages: English
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ASHANTI - ANTAGONIST

This Character does not like confrontation so she runs at any possibility for this happening.

This is the character that has caused all the drama. She goes through a change through out the film. Due to the diverse change in the film, I will require someone with trained or previous speaking acting roles.

The only nudity might be the upper shoulder however a love scene is required for this character. But nothing explicit.

Females, aged 18 to 30 (nudity may be required)

  • Acting agent: I have an agent
  • Height: 153 cm / 5ft 0in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Other
  • Languages: English
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MAXINE - SUPPORTING ROLE

This character is the comedic light hearted joy of the film. She is fun to watch and very entertaining.

The character is feisty and say what is on her mind. She is flirtatious and mainly interacts with Sofia. They are best friends and Maxine always has Sofia's back. She knows how to have fun and make any situation into a fun experience.

The actress must be naturally spontaneous and brings an element of flavour to the role.

Females, aged 18 to 30

  • Acting agent: I have an agent
  • Height: 153 cm / 5ft 0in - 173 cm / 5ft 8in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Latinx / Hispanic
  • Accents: Spanish
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KELVIN - SUPPORTING ANTAGONIST

This is a big bad bully. He is soft when it comes to the ladies but he does not take shit from anyone. He instigates some mischief in the film. He has a group of guys who he is close with but this is the boyfriend of Ashanti who made Joseph's life very unbearable.

Males, aged 20 to 35

  • Acting agent: I have an agent
  • Height: 172 cm / 5ft 8in - 192 cm / 6ft 4in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American, South Asian, Other
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2 GUYS - SUPPORTING ROLES

These guys causes some pain to Joseph. They are in Kelvins group and they are serious guys who don't take shit from anyone. They have an important role to help drive the story forward.

Driving will be required.

Males, aged 18 to 27

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
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CINEMATOGRAPHER REQUIRED

Needing a reliable, professional and confident D.O.P with own equipment that can shoot in HD-4K. Also someone with Editing access and ability.

Casting will be done via a phone interview and a meet.

Must have examples of work and be free for a day of planning for the shoot in January.

Filming will be from Mon Feb 3rd - Fri Feb 7th. Must be free for all dates.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Camera Crew ability: Intermediate, Expert
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LIGHTING PERSON REQUIRED

Needing a reliable, professional and confident Lighting person with own equipment and a sense of creating scene mode and tone for a specific genre.

Casting will be done via phone interview and a meet.

Must have be free for a day of planning for the shoot in January.

Filming will be from Mon Feb 3rd - Fri Feb 7th. Must be free for all dates.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Lighting ability: Intermediate, Expert
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SOUND PERSON REQUIRED

Needing a reliable, professional and confident Sound person with own equipment. Someone who has access to sound editing software and an ability to fix defects in sound quality. A person with good ear for small details.

Casting will be done via phone interview and a meet.

Must have a free for a day of planning for the shoot in January.

Filming will be from Mon Feb 3rd - Fri Feb 7th. Must be free for all dates.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Sound Crew ability: Intermediate, Expert
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About the advertiser
  • Located in Luton, UK
  • Joined September, 2016
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