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Four Actors Needed for Cosmic Horror Short Film - The Statement

Four Actors Needed for Cosmic Horror Short Film - The Statement

Preston, UK. Apply from all UK.
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> What is the film?
THE STATEMENT is an upcoming Psychological / Cosmic Horror short film - two men descend into a cave, seeking answers to a book of unknown horrors. What will they find and will their sanity prevail?

> Synopsis:
The short film focuses on the main character - Vernon, our unreliable narrator, who awakens disheveled and exhausted in a police interrogation room.

The story revolves around Vernon as he recalls the terrible events which transpired in a cave to two inquisitive police detectives, as they investigate a local disappearance and the unimaginable horrors of a book whose origin remains unknown...

> Where will the project be shown?
This exciting upcoming short film will be seen at many film festivals across the world and will be distributed online.

> Who are we?
This short film is being produced by Colossal Productions, an independent production company in the North West of England.

> What is our experience?
We create short, documentary and feature films that deliver compelling stories and memorable characters that stay with you forever. Filmmaking is our passion.

Our incredibly talented crew have worked on many successful films such as the emotional documentary film BREAKING BREAD (2019) and the amazing murder mystery feature film - THE HANGED (Currently in Post-Production).

> What is required of you?
Acting in cold and dark environments, including the inside of a cave.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting Dates: Monday 25th January 2021 - Wednesday 27th January 2021.
Rehearsal Dates: To Be Confirmed - Est. December 2020 - January 2021.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Deferred Payment

Expenses paid - Travel and Food

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

All advertisers agree to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act and are responsible for defining the nature of their production and any payment requirements. Find out more.


VERNON - Male Lead

Our unreliable narrator, VERNON has always been an outsider and feels like he doesn't belong around anyone. His mysterious and troubled past haunts him. He fears getting attached to people.

Male, aged 18 to 40

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent , Latinx / Hispanic
  • Languages: English

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

STANLEY - Male Supporting

A mysterious and oppressive patriarch figure, STANLEY's quest into the cave seems to be one of redemption. His relationship with Vernon is strange, however, the origin of the book of unknown horrors he has is even more bizarre.

Male, aged 18 to 50

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Languages: English

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

DETECTIVE ROTH - Male Supporting

A respectful and collected detective, ROTH is a very malleable person who wants to uncover the truth, no matter the cost. His connection and relationship with Vernon is complicated.

Male, aged 18 to 65

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

DETECTIVE DOYLE - Male Supporting

A grizzled and confrontational detective, DOYLE believes in justice above all else. He lets his anger and passion get the better of him. He cares not for Vernon or this mysterious book - he just wants to solve the case.

Male, aged 18 to 45

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

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Listing created: 11 November 2020
Applications closed: 2 December 2020
Casting #1098064