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Actors Required in a Whimsical Student Film + Family Cast

Actors Required in a Whimsical Student Film + Family Cast

Auckland, NZ
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Arlo is haunted by a shadowy monster, when no one responds to his calls for help he must team up with his imaginary friend to overcome his fears and expel it from his home.

Down the Corridor looks at domestic violence through the eyes and active imagination of a child. As such the actor won’t bear witness to any acted out violence instead this will come together in the edit to ensure the child is protected from the violent underlying theme.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting dates will be between the 7th and the 12th of September for up to four days (to be decided based on the availability of the actors)

Job payment

Payment TBC - As this is a student film payment is by negotiation.

Expenses paid - Meals will be provided.


Male Child Lead Role - Arlo

Arlo is an eight-year-old boy who has a head that swirls with creativity and wonder but the darkness of his home life holds him back. 

Male, aged 5 to 11

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 26 August 2021.

Female Supporting Role as a Mother

Mother/June: A warm gentle mother, she wants the best for Arlo, but she is too scared to leave his father. She puts on a brave face, but she is unhappy in her situation and in the quiet moments it overwhelms her. 

Female, aged 30 to 45

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 26 August 2021.

Imaginary Friend Supporting Role

Keith : A kind supportive soul, sort of monstrous in appearance although he is a big cuddly idiot. Large teddy mascot costume, a voice and movement role.

Anyone, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 26 August 2021.

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Listing created: 28 July 2021
Applications closed: 26 August 2021
Casting #1137454