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Three Actors needed for short film based on George Orwell's 1984

Three Actors needed for short film based on George Orwell's 1984

Manchester, UK. Apply from all UK.
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We’ve all read the book and seen the film, now 1984 gets revitalised by a modern crew in short film form. A CCTV operator working for an Oppressive Government is tasked with tracking down a defector of the INGSOC Party. However, following her leads him into a world of doubt and curiosity. As the operator Elias and rebel Kat grow close, he learns to become his own person, but the intrusive eye of his superior is continuously catching up to them.

This will be a must-see Short film. If you have a passion for acting, and a desire to collaborate in the building of a role, please contact us for details. No experience is necessary, just a gift in bringing a character to life! Please review the additional content area for the full casting brief with self-tape audition details as well as COVID-19 guidelines.

£100 Flat fee for film to assist in covering extra expenses

Submission Deadline 27th February 10 pm. March 1st Midday you will know if you’re invited for a callback audition, we will let you know if you do not get it as well.

Callbacks will be spread over 4th-6th March. You will know if you get the role by 7th March, we’ll send a zoom call link and begin contract negotiations on the same day.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Self-Tape audition submission deadline 27th February 10 pm (responses by 1st March Midday)
Callbacks 4-6th March (Responses and contract negotiations 7th March)
Rehearsal’s 8th - 21st March (Six selected days within this period)
Filming 22nd March – 7th April
Pickup 8th – 10th April

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - £100 Flat fee for film to assist in covering extra expenses

Expenses paid - Travel and Food within reason will be reimbursed, as well as £5 if you get a Callback

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.

Elias/ #043TS

Elias is a young man who has been raised in a world where free thought is illegal, only able to talk in newspeak (INGSOC approved language). He struggles to accept the life he lives and becomes desperately curious when the hope of a different way to live is presented to him.

Male, aged 22 to 35

Applications closed 28 February 2021.


Kat is a fiercely independent woman who has a tendency to care for those who escape INGSOCS grasp, relating to them as she too had managed to escape to live a life of her own, free from INGSOC's grasp.

Female, aged 22 to 35

Applications closed 28 February 2021.


Black-hearted, and drunk with the power INGSOC provides her, Schmitt is a tactile woman who will stop at nothing to achieve higher ranks within the party.

Female, aged 30 to 60

Applications closed 28 February 2021.

Background Roles

Ten background characters required, anyone who looks appropriate for an Orwellian style film is more than welcome to apply!

Anyone, aged 21 and over

Applications closed 28 February 2021.

Two INGSOC Officers

Unspoken roles that require well-built Males or Females

Anyone, aged 25 to 45

Applications closed 28 February 2021.

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Listing created: 22 February 2021
Applications closed: 28 February 2021
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