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Four Actors Required for a Student Time Travel Short Film

Four Actors Required for a Student Time Travel Short Film

New South Wales, Australia
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Rite of Passage, a short film
Logline: An overachieving, young dancer is awarded the most prestigious award at her graduation ceremony: a 10-minute session to travel back in time.

Summary:
This is a short film that takes place at a graduation performance and a graduate recital. The protagonist, Claire, will time travel from her graduation back to her graduate recital where she will perform metaphorical choreography about the myth of Icarus.

What you get out of this film: to have the storytelling capacity of dance immortalised in film.

What we want out of this film:
To convey the feeling of emptiness that follows great accomplishment and how we should find our own self-worth by detaching ourselves from the ephemeral attention that a crowd provides us

PEOPLE TO FIND:
Choreographer: Modern/Contemporary dance, can come up with choreography for the myth of Icarus

ACTORS:
Claire (protagonist):
Ethnicity: any
Age: minimum 18-maximum late twenties, ideal: 20-25
Skills: skilled modern/contemporary dancer, will have to learn choreography and interpret a story into dance
Character traits:
1. a disillusioned dreamer
2. perfectionist/overachiever
3. traditional, doesn’t look like the type of person to break out of a set path

Chancellor:
Ethnicity: Caucasian male
Age: 50-70
Role: to say a speech at the graduation ceremony, needs to be able to mime being frozen when time stops

Marcelo:
Ethnicity: any POC
Age: 20-late twenties
Character traits:
1. heart-throb
2. either very flirty or a sweetheart
3. happy-go-lucky

Danny Ling:
Ethnicity: Chinese or East/South-East Asian
Age: 18-27
Character traits:
1. confident, very refined and neat appearance
2. secretly emotional
3. mama’s boy

Leah (Claire’s best friend):
Ethnicity: any
Age: 18-27
Character traits:
1. honest
2. comforting friend

We are a group of Film school student try to make a great short film during our holiday, the shooting stage will be during 31/05/2021- 06/06/2021

This project will be seen online and some recent film festival!

??LET’S MAKE A GREAT FILM TOGETHER!??

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting will be on 31/05/2021- 06/06/2021

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student film

Expenses paid - Food and drink

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


Choreographer

Modern/Contemporary dance, can come up with choreography for the myth of Icarus

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

Clarie (protagonist)

skilled modern/contemporary dancer, will have to learn choreography and interpret a story into dance Character traits: 1. a disillusioned dreamer 2. perfectionist/overachiever 3. traditional, doesn’t look like the type of person to break out of a set path

Female, aged 18 to 27

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

Chancellor

to say a speech at the graduation ceremony, needs to be able to mime being frozen when time stops

Male, aged 40 to 70

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

Marcelo

Character traits: 1. heart-throb 2. either very flirty or a sweetheart 3. happy-go-lucky

Male, aged 19 to 29

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

Danny Ling

Character traits: 1. confident, very refined and neat appearance 2. secretly emotional 3. mama’s boy

Male, aged 18 to 27

  • Ethnicity: Chinese, South Asian

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

Leah (Claire’s best friend)

Character traits: 1. honest 2. comforting friend

Female, aged 18 to 27

Applications closed 7 June 2021.

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Listing created: 21 May 2021
Applications closed: 7 June 2021
Casting #1126827