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Extras Needed for Graduate Student Film - 'Homesick'

Extras Needed for Graduate Student Film - 'Homesick'

Victoria, Australia
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Kate, a soon-to-be-mother, and her partner Charlie, an Iranian refugee, have just moved into a new house, but when Charlie’s visa is cancelled, and he is locked in an Australian Detention Centre, their dream of a home is shattered. Kate now silently suffers as she waits indefinitely for Charlie’s return. But after six years of waiting, the compounding stresses of relational estrangement, emotional isolation, and single parenting have led her hope, mental health, and love to wither. Ultimately, in an essential act of endurance and love, Kate proposes to Charlie in detention – promising to wait forever.

'Homesick’ our 4th-year graduate short film at Swinburne University, is a story about the silent suffering of refugees and their families affected by Australia's strict immigration system. It is a story about the lengths people will endure to hold onto themselves and those they love.

The final film will be submitted to film festivals both nationally and internationally.

We are currently reshooting one day of the film and looking for Extras to fill a Detention Center. We would love for you to join us for the day.

For further details or any questions please contact us here or via email (provided upon application).

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting: August 15th (dependent on COVID Restrictions)

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student project. You will be credited.

Expenses paid - Catering is provided.

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


ROLE: Australian Detention Centre Guard ACTIVITY: Patrolling and guarding the visitation room

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 1 October 2021.


ROLE: Detained Asylum Seeker or Refugee ACTIVITY: Sitting at a table talking with your visitor(s)

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent , Chinese, Eurasian / Pan Asian, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Latinx / Hispanic, Māori, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern , Native American , Pacific Islander , Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 1 October 2021.


ROLE: Relative or friend of The Detainee ACTIVITY: Sitting at a visitation table talking with a detainee

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

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Listing created: 24 July 2021
Applications closed: 1 October 2021
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