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6 Actors Required for Planet Ark Comical Environmental Social Series

6 Actors Required for Planet Ark Comical Environmental Social Series

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Sydney Video Production company Mane Collective are teaming up with Planet Ark for an exciting new social series.

Its time to bust the myths on recycling, and here at Mane Collective we love sharing information through comedy.

Planet Ark are one of Australia’s leading environmental behaviour change organisations with a focus on working collaboratively and positively. Their aim is to unite people, businesses and governments through positive environmental actions.

During this 4 episode series (1 min each) We follow a Hero - his misconceptions about recycling are slowly broken down. We begin in the first episode with the Hero feeling jaded about the recycling process. He seems to believe that recycling is a pointless task. Each episode has him playing out a scenario in which he is making an ignorant decision based on rumours or misinformation he has heard from the media.

There are 3 key roles, and 3 minor roles.

We after someone to play:

The hero (learning to recycle)
The presenter (quick witted and engaging)
The daughter (embarrassed by her dad)

minor role
Cranky Grandma
Elderly man on a toilet
Recycling lady

The video series will be released on social media platforms during recycling week in November.

Filming will be in Sydney or within 1 hour drive of CBD. Talent to arrange their own transport to location

Please read all information in individual role listings before applying.



All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Production will take place over 29th, 30th, 31st October
Note, not all roles will be required all 3 days. Please see individual role. Payments listed on individual roles

Job payment

Paid - $150 - $1500 please see role descriptions


Male Role to play Father in Comical series

Hero role - Hero character is "blokey" and bit rough, mid 40's father. We follow him throughout 4 episodes as his misconceptions about recycling are slowly broken down. He seems to believe that recycling is a pointless task. Each episode has him playing out a scenario in which he is making an ignorant decision based on rumours or misinformation he has heard from the media. This role is speaking role, with lines to rehearse. A video/ phone audition may be required. Payment $1300 for 2.5 days

Male, aged 40 to 55

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

Male Presenter Role- Comical series for Planet Ark

The presenter role is snappy and engaging. We want a quick-witted Presenter who can fit a lot of info into these short episodes, speaking quickly, confidently and clearly. the presenter's role is to teach the father how to recycle in a comical and condescending way. Video/ photo audition may be required you will be required between 29th - 31st oct - exact times TBA Payment $1500 for the 3 days

Male, aged 25 to 40

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

Lead Daughter Role in Comical social series

Looking for an actress to play the role of a daughter who is embarrassed and frustrated by her Father and his lack of ability to recycle. exaggerated frustration and attitude is what we will be looking for in the video auditions. 2.5 days required between 29th - 31st oct - exact times TBA Payment $1000 for the 2.5 days

Female, aged 10 to 17

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

Older Woman required to play "Cranky Old Lady"

we need a sweet little old lady to crankily yell 1 line at our hero 1-2 hours between 29th - 31st october - exact time TBA Payment $150

Female, aged 65 and over

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

Older man - required to play comical toilet scene

talent to play a cut away scene of a man on a toilet wiping his butt with newspaper to look up in surprise to see a cameraman filming. Note: no nudity required Cuts away to a random man on a toilet wiping his butt with newspaper who looks up in surprise to see a cameraman filming. Required for 1 -2 hours between 29th - 31st october - exact times TBA Payment $150

Male, aged 60 and over

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

Minor speaking role "recycling lady" comical

Woman to play "recycling lady" in comical series for Planet Ark. role is comically promiscuous this is a speaking role and video/ phone auditions may be required Required for 2 hours between 29th - 31st October - exact times TBA Payment $200

Female, aged 40 to 65

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 21 October 2019.

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Listing created: 15 October 2019
Applications closed: 21 October 2019
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