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Lead British Actress Wanted for a Short Drama £800

Lead British Actress Wanted for a Short Drama £800

United Kingdom
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We are searching for a fragile-looking actress with natural colour medium/long hair, no visible piercing or tattoos. The actress should be based in the uk (ready to travel across the country and abroad) and be able to do British accent. She should be not younger than 18 years old by the start of principal photography, and should be comfortable with shooting a moderate partial nudity non-sexual scene.

Logline: A hardworking insecure girl from a poor family is forced to make an irreversible sacrifice in order to both rescue her family and continue her studies at University.

CHARACTER INFORMATION
NAME: SONIA
GENDER: FEMALE
AGE: 18-19
DESCRIPTION:
Sonia has two main missions/values, at her current stage of life; wanting to excel in her environmental studies in order to make a difference in this world; looking after her family with love, even when they aren’t fully capable to show theirs. These two objectives will make her struggle as they become less and less compatible. She’s modern-minded and forward-thinking. She hides her wounds behind a smile even when there is not much hope ahead. In Sonia, we must see the constant struggle between personal desires and her selfless personality.

This is a Non-Union Independent short film produced by a professional filmmaker making a film as part of her PhD research at Lancaster University. The film is loosely based on a chapter from Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment”.

Project length: 20 minutes
Director: Alessandro Repetti
Producer: Enni Red
Shooting locations: Lancaster (main), Manchester, Cyprus (only lead character)
Compensation: Paid (flat fee) + transport/accommodation/food + insurance

The film is made by the experienced filmmakers (Film tutors at Lancaster University and University of Surrey, award-winning, Bafta-nominated) and it aims to enter International Festivals across the world.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Casting process is going on now with auditions planned for December and
January. the filming is currently planned for 29 May-6 June 2021 (7 days) in
England + 1 day in Cyprus (tba). the rehearsals with the director and other
actors will happen online in April-May 2021.

Job payment

Fixed price of £800 - £100 per day + insurance

Expenses paid - meals + travel + accommodation

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Female lead - SONIA

Sonia has two main missions/values, at her current stage of life; wanting to excel in her environmental studies in order to make a difference in this world; looking after her family with love, even when they aren’t fully capable to show theirs. These two objectives will make her struggle as they become less and less compatible. She’s modern-minded and forward-thinking. She hides her wounds behind a smile even when there is not much hope ahead.

Female, aged 18 to 20

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Auburn , Blonde , Red

Nudity may be required

Applications closed 1 January 2021.

Previous audition:
Extras Needed for Music Video Filming in London

Next audition:
Clothing models needed

Listing created: 1 October 2020
Applications closed: 1 January 2021
Casting #1091851
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