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5 Actors Needed for 10min Post-Apocalyptic Graduate Film

5 Actors Needed for 10min Post-Apocalyptic Graduate Film

Queensland, Australia
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Decades after a global nuclear devastation, the world’s environment has changed drastically. And so has its people. In the derelict Australian landscape, a young girl - Goose - is hunted relentlessly for the powerful electricity her body produces.

BEACON is a short post-apocalyptic sci-fi graduation film being produced at Griffith Film School around Brisbane. The film is filled with stunts, visual effects, special effects and gritty locations.

StarNow note for talent: Please note the Casting Professional has indicated this production contains strong themes including sexual abuse/violence and minors are not involved in shooting these scenes. Applicants may wish to clarify further details with the advertiser before attending an audition.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions: June to early August (currently accepting video self-tapes)
Rehearsals: July to September
Principal Photography: 7 consecutive days in August-September
Pickups: a few days in October-November

Job payment

This job is unpaid

Expenses paid - Meals and a per diem will be provided to cover transport costs.


Female lead - the Underestimated Charger

GOOSE (16) is a CHARGER - she can power electrical devices simply by being near them. She starts out naive and inexperienced, but being constantly sheltered by her overprotective sister ALLY (22) makes her hungry for life and adventure. Navigating a derelict Australian landscape with ALLY, the pair must fight for their survival and evade GOOSE’s captors. *CONTENT WARNING* BEACON contains an attempted sexual assault scene, where ALLY is attacked by CHRIS. This encounter is witnessed by GOOSE.

Female, aged 12 to 25

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Female supporting lead - the Overprotective Sister

ALLY (22) is the overprotective sister of GOOSE (16). GOOSE is a CHARGER - she can power electrical devices simply by being near them. Navigating a derelict Australian landscape, ALLY and GOOSE must fight for their survival and evade GOOSE’s captors. *CONTENT WARNING* BEACON contains an attempted sexual assault scene, where ALLY is attacked by CHRIS. This encounter is witnessed by GOOSE and DOM.

Female, aged 18 to 35

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Male supporting actor - the Callous Raider

RUSTY (35) is a raider who captures CHARGERS (young girls who can power electrical devices simply by being near them) like a resource. After his colleague CHRIS (21) dies at the hands of the Charger GOOSE (16), RUSTY sets out on a mission to capture GOOSE, with the help of the less-experienced DOM (23). *CONTENT WARNING* BEACON contains an attempted sexual assault scene, where ALLY is attacked by CHRIS. This encounter is witnessed by GOOSE and DOM.

Male, aged 25 to 60

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Male supporting actor - the Wary Scavenger

DOM (23) is a scavenger who gathers supplies to ensure the survival of his home community. After his colleague CHRIS (21) dies at the hands of the Charger GOOSE (16), DOM and a more experienced raider/scavenger RUSTY (35) set out on a mission to capture GOOSE. *CONTENT WARNING* BEACON contains an attempted sexual assault scene, where ALLY is attacked by CHRIS. This encounter is witnessed by GOOSE and DOM.

Male, aged 18 to 35

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Male supporting actor - the Hostile Scavenger

CHRIS (21) is a hostile scavenger who seeks supplies and CHARGERS (young girls who can power electrical devices simply by being near them). One night while searching a barren convenience store for supplies, CHRIS discovers ALLY (22) and attempts to sexually assault her, consequentially being electrocuted by ALLY’s Charger sister GOOSE (16). *CONTENT WARNING* BEACON contains an attempted sexual assault scene, where ALLY is attacked by CHRIS. This encounter is witnessed by GOOSE and DOM.

Male, aged 18 to 35

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Listing created: 10 June 2020
Applications close: 1 September 2020
Casting #1075490
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