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Seeking Actors for Short Film - 'Apocalypse FM'

Seeking Actors for Short Film - 'Apocalypse FM'

London, UK. Apply from all UK.
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A dark comedy about a night DJ working the midnight shift durring the zombie apocalypse, sitting in the studio spining tunes and giving his 2 cents on things to the listeners who call in, smoking weed and eating edibles he's comfortable maybe - just a little too comfortable.
When the zombie apocalypse begins he doesn’t believe the callers but as the night continues he finds that he must face the terror at his door. Meeting an old friend, fighting the undead and finally facing the mad scientist who has caused this madness our hero comes to realise that stepping out of your comfort zone is the only way to push forward and avoid stagnation, the path to zombiehood.

StarNow note for talent: Please note the Advertiser has indicated this production contains scenes involving drug use. Applicants may wish to clarify details regarding these themes with the advertiser before attending an audition.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting , Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th August
Rehearsal will be scheduled closer to the shoot working around cast commitments

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - will provide full breakfast lunch and dinner (no sandwiches) as well as travel and showreel material

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

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Please note that the original shooting dates have changed and will be within the next few weeks dependent on casting
Thank you for your applications

Edited 31 August 2021


DJ

Cool, relaxed happily self-medicating, spins tunes and gives advice to listeners. Wanted to be a recording artist and pushed for a while but after a hard road found a nightspot at the studio and has fooled themself into believing this is good enough. Charismatic, has an indie vibe, liked by people but tonight they will remember the passion and drive they once had The final act brings drama, high emotion and an impassioned speech about life and what it takes to follow you dream

Anyone, aged 22 to 38

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

ils

Childhood friend to DJ, the 2 spent their teens making tracks and dreaming of a life as recording artists but the road was hard and ils gave up on his dream for financial stability, lightly apathetic, non threatening and cheeky / funny he's our intro into the film as he is chased by zombies later to meet the dj and talk about how he let life get in the way. a later scene shows ils face his fate with courage and sacrifice for his friend he’s an audience favourite

Anyone, aged 22 to 37

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

Mad Scientist

Highly theatrical, over the top chews the scenery. Has concocted a scheme to transmit a signal that will compel people to conform. Believes that as long as there is individuality there will be conflict, as long as there is division we will not no peace the only answer is the collective

Anyone, aged 25 to 80

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

Denial

Caller number one (seen on screen) wont accept this is happening even as they fight off zombies while they talk on the phone about why this is all some grand conspiracy, finds solace in the over inflated belief that having certainty about a topic even if its false is better than accepting that you don’t know something - represents the type that will tell you its impossible to reach your dream because they were turned away by the hard work and wont admit it to themself

Anyone, aged 18 to 45

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

Arrogance

Hipster type that does yoga is vegan and has been to India all so they can tell you about it. Likes to be superior to people by flaunting the spirituality they picked up a few weeks ago. Doesn’t understand the hard work and development that goes into becoming a better person but instead believes that they are already at the top of the mountain and know everything - represents the type that acts like they have accomplished thier dream but is afraid to admit they havent

Anyone, aged 18 to 40

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

Discipline

Partner to Commitment, the two are self made young entrepreneurial and realistic, they worked hard, adapted to he changing world and are living their dream of designing and selling clothes with their artwork on, they tell the DJ that this is happening and give a practical advice on what people should do which mirrors their methods for successfully fulfilling their dreams. They would fit in on a vice special or ted talk. - Represents the mentality and actions that it takes to follow your dreams

Anyone, aged 18 to 36

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

Commitment

Partner to Discipline , the two are self made young entrepreneurial and realistic, they worked hard, adapted to he changing world and are living their dream of designing and selling clothes with their artwork on, they tell the DJ that this is happening and give a practical advice on what people should do which mirrors their methods for successfully fulfilling their dreams. They would fit in on a vice special or ted talk. - Represents the mentality and actions that it takes to follow your dreams

Anyone, aged 18 to 37

Applications closed 1 October 2021.

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Listing created: 3 August 2021
Applications closed: 1 October 2021
Casting #1138498