Two Lead Actors Wanted for Drama Short Film
It aims to be an emotional study of a relationship that dissects masculinity and personal sacrifice. The role is unpaid, as it’s a graduate film. Some of the references include Free Fall (German), and Blue Valentine (US).
It's currently casting for it's two leads, Jordyn Simmons (27-35, open ethnicity) and Hunter Aubin (26-33, open ethnicity). Character briefs are below.
Shortlisted applicants will be sent sides for the audition. Auditions will be held on the Thursday and Friday, the 24th and 25th of January, at JMC Academy, Sydney.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesProduction Dates: 4 consecutive days on location (North-West Sydney, locations TBC), between the 22nd-26th of February, 2019.
[LEAD] JORDYN SIMMONS (27-35, Open Ethnicity) is a 29-year-old male, who is physically fit, and broad-shouldered. He is someone who has achieved some amount of international fame. He struggles with the guilt of leaving the only boy he’s ever loved, while trying to deal with his sexuality being leaked. He’s torn between love and his career and believes coming out would be career suicide. On the surface, he can be abrasive and distrusting; quietly, he’s gentle and sensitive.
Males, aged 27 to 35 from New South Wales, Australia
[LEAD] HUNTER AUBIN (26-33, Open Ethnicity) is a 29-year-old male. He’s an openly gay writer, who’s stayed in the same town his entire life. He’s in love with Jordyn, despite their years apart. There’s always been a gravitational pull towards Jordyn, that he’s never been able to break. While he’d move mountains if it meant being with Jordyn, he struggles with the idea that their relationship would need to be kept under wraps. He’s gentle, and caring, but stubborn.
Males, aged 26 to 33 from New South Wales, Australia
- Located in New South Wales, Australia
- Joined June, 2017