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Actors Wanted for Short Film - Paid

Actors Wanted for Short Film - Paid

Tasmania, Australia
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Bowerbird is an independent short film set in Australia in the 90s. The team working on this has extensive experience in filmmaking, as well as advertising. Most of the film has been shot in Victoria but due to COVID restrictions, we are shooting the final two scenes in Hobart, Tasmania. Note that these scenes are from a sitcom that plays on the TV in the short film.

Logline:
Lacking proper moral guidance, a socially dislocated young man’s fantasies become a threat to his small town.

Scenes:
Shooting two scenes from a sitcom that exists within the world of the short film.

Genre:
Drama





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

Rehearsals and shooting will take place in late October/early November. Exact dates TBC.

Job payment

$100 per day - Exact payment details to be discussed with success applicants

Expenses paid - Travel, food and drink


Uncle Johnny

The charismatic, if not a little bit douchey, Uncle Ricky lives in the garage at his sister's place. When he isn't hitting on women, scheming to get rich or nursing a hangover, he's providing misguided advice to his nephew Billy. Full character brief provided to shortlisted talent.

Male, aged 38 to 47

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 23 October 2021.

Sue

Sue is the matriarch of the family. A widow, a mother to 14 year old Billy and older sister to her mooching brother Johnny, Sue has her hands full. Depending on her mood or if she has just come off a long shift at the hospital, she can be motherly and caring or short and snappy. Full character description provided to shortlisted talent.

Female, aged 41 to 51

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 23 October 2021.

Billy

Billy is the star of the sitcom. He is 14 years old, a little bit geeky, with a big heart and brains to match. Full character description provided to shortlisted talent.

Male, aged 12 to 16

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 23 October 2021.

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Listing created: 8 October 2021
Applications closed: 23 October 2021
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