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5 Actors Required for Naturalistic Coming of Age Short Film

5 Actors Required for Naturalistic Coming of Age Short Film

Victoria, Australia
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Title: “Cherry Tomato”

Production: RMIT Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media – Student Short Film

Approx. Length: 7-12 minutes

Shooting Location: Northcote, Melbourne, VIC

Story: “Cherry Tomato” surrounds a young girl named Ollie and her first day and night in her new share house. Some elements of the short film are inspired by “The Wizard of Oz”, including the character motivations and productions design.

Characters: This production requires 5 characters - 3 females (Ollie, Thea and Erin) and 2 males (Arlo and Matthew). One voice over role (Ollie's mum) has been cast. Their character descriptions are below.

Audition Process: Auditions will be done with self-tapes. Further auditions may include a chemistry read over zoom and a final table read also on zoom.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Current shooting dates: within the week of Monday 30th of November to Monday 7th of November (specific dates tbc)

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - This is a student film. Catering will be provided.

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


Ollie - Protagonist

Ollie is an anxious, loyal and compassionate character. Similar to Dorothy, she wants a home and really wants to be liked by her new housemates. She offers to cook them all dinner on her first night. As the day progresses, she relies on the long distance support and advice from her mum.

Female, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 17 November 2020.

Thea - Supporting Character

Thea is an outgoing, intelligent and clumsy character. Thea is writing a thesis on "Gender Studies" but is struggling to motivate herself and get work done, like the scarecrow. She is the first housemate that Ollie meets.

Female, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 17 November 2020.

Erin - Supporting Character

Erin is an observant, passionate and generous character but is struggling in her relationship with Matthew. She feels out of love, like the tin man, so she treats him coldly. She meets Ollie second, after arriving home from work.

Female, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 17 November 2020.

Matthew - Supporting Character

Matthew is a shy, nervous, intelligent and caring character. His longterm relationship with Erin is rocky and he is struggling to pluck up the courage, like the cowardly lion, to talk to her. He is the third character to meet Ollie after keeping to his room all day.

Male, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 17 November 2020.

Arlo - Antagonist

Arlo is the only intentionally mean character in the story. He is assertive, manipulative and ignorant. To Ollie, he threatens her chance to impress by undermining her and causing chaos, like the wicked witch.

Male, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 17 November 2020.

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Listing created: 14 October 2020
Applications closed: 17 November 2020
Casting #1094037
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