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Child and Adult Characters + Extra's Wanted for Short Clown Student Film

Child and Adult Characters + Extra's Wanted for Short Clown Student Film

Queensland, Australia
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We are seeking 20 parent/child extra's for a clown children's party scene, filmed on the Gold Coast.

Our film, 'Funny Business' is a Bond University graduation film that will detail a clowns comedic squabble with his son, who admits his desires to quit the family clowning business in pursuit of a medical career.

For their performance, they're in a grand theatre with eager children and their parents waiting for this birthday performance.

We are seeking both a child for the supporting role (speaking role) of 'Timmy' and his father (note you do not need to be related these can be separate roles).

We are also looking for child extras to be accompanied by their parents to be on screen for the audience of the show.

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

Sunday 10th October - Extras + Supporting Roles
Sunday 17th October - Supporting Roles Only

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - This is a student production and will only be shooting over 1 half day for extra roles. This is a great opportunity for parents and kids to experience a film set together or gain acting experience!

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


Child Supporting Role

Excited and enthusiastic, all Timmy wants to see for his birthday are CLOWNS. This supporting role will involve minimal dialogue alongside his 'father' and friends.

Male, aged 6 to 11

Applications closed 6 October 2021.

'Father' Supporting Role

Strict. Stern. Professional. This father is all business. This supporting role will involve minimal dialogue, as the role relies heavily on a menacing nature and look.

Male, aged 35 to 55

Applications closed 6 October 2021.

20 Child + Parent Extras

We are seeking 20 Children for the crowd of a clown performance, alongside their parents. The role does not require acting experience, but the child needs to comfortable enough to sit down and take direction/ instruction when needed! A very fun environment and a chance for parents and their kids to be involved in a short film together.

Anyone, aged 4 to 50

Applications closed 6 October 2021.

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Listing created: 13 September 2021
Applications closed: 6 October 2021
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