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Lead Actors, Support and Extras for Micro-Budget Short Film - Queensland

Lead Actors, Support and Extras for Micro-Budget Short Film - Queensland

Queensland, Australia
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Multiple roles for Actors and Extras of varying ages and ethnicity in a QLD-based short film production.

PRODUCTION: Short film 'In Place of Grace'

PAYMENT :
- Deferred/TBA, dependent on crowdfunding
- Catering and meals on set will be provided
- Credit listed in IMDB
- Footage will also be made available for showreels

Payment will be deferred, if crowdfunding is not successful then please consider this to be unpaid with catering, showreel footage and IMDB credits.

The film will also be entered into film festivals.

AUDITION:
Auditions will be via self-test. Script and information for self-test will be made available following initial application success.

REHEARSALS AND SHOOTING DATES:

Promotional Shoot with minimal cast and crew will occur on weekend of April 1-2.
Rehearsal for this shoot will occur on weekend of March 11-12.
Please note (as indicated in character descriptions) the actors required for the Promotional Shoot, MUST be available on these dates.

Principle photography dates still TBC, but several weekends across July and August are the likely times. Rehearsal will also be scheduled leading up to principle photography.

Please also be available in these periods.

LOCATION:
Shoot will be in QLD, likely in the Brisbane/Gold Coast hinterland or NSW Northern Rivers regions. Some vehicle travel may be required dependent on location.

Full script and concept art will be made available to successful actors and extras.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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


Audition deadline is Tuesday 14 February without exception.

Edited 12 February 2017


We have now closed applications.

We would like to thank each and every one of you for your applications to this project.
The calibre of applications has been sterling, so many of you are incredibly talented.

Successful applicants will be contacted directly from this point.

Edited 14 February 2017


MOMO CADENZA (Lead - Protagonist)

Momo is a tired, slender woman with an ageless face. Abrupt, sarcastic, and prone to snappy retorts. Her core beliefs lie in what is proven, in what she can see. Momo likes her whiskey and to be in control of her surroundings. Despite spending months in medical testing, growing slowly sicker, Momo has chosen to continue working, having little else to occupy her time. NOTE: Role may require latex/blood makeup and some fight choreography Some kissing required

Female, aged 27 to 35

  • Height: 154 cm / 5ft 1in - 177 cm / 5ft 10in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair length: Medium

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

THE DOCTOR (Support)

A middle-aged professional with thin, greying hair. Appearing kindly, a soft spoken individual versed in the care of the sick. However, this Doctor is process-focused with interests in science, facts and very little else.

Anyone, aged 40 to 55

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Hair color: Grey

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

THE DRINKING MAN (Support)

Lanky and loose, wearing dark sunglasses despite the gloom of his favourite haunt, a dark and poorly lit bar. The deep cracks in his face bespeak a long life, yet he still retains a youthful glow. Shrouded in mystery, full of quiet confidence and mischief. NOTE: this role may require latex makeup and some fight choreography

Male, aged 30 to 55

  • Height: 167 cm / 5ft 6in - 200 cm / 6ft 7in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

JESS BELL (Support - Antagonist #1)

Born lonely into a rough environment, Jess Bell walks with a chip on her shoulder. Tough and remorseless with a penchant for short hair, boots and trench coats. Zealous and angry, she is dedicated to studying archaic knowledge and obtaining ancient religious relics. NOTE: this role may require latex makeup and some fight choreography

Female, aged 25 to 33

  • Height: 165 cm / 5ft 5in - 185 cm / 6ft 1in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Hair length: Short

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

PAUL ROMAN (Support - Antagonist #2)

Paul spent many years searching for answers to the universal questions, but came up empty-handed. He eventually crossed paths with Jess Bell, whose powerful personality quickly engulfed him. A weak-willed, stocky man prone to anxiety and anger, he follows Jess on her quest to discover an ancient power. NOTE: this role may require latex makeup and some fight choreography

Male, aged 30 to 40

  • Height: 152 cm / 5ft 0in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

THE DRIVER (Support)

A grinning, dark-skinned vagabond. Youthful skin belies the prolonged age of this mischief-maker. Dark-eyed, full of laughter and absurd wisdom, the Driver likes nothing better than to discuss philosophy while conveying travellers to their destinations.

Anyone, aged 25 to 40

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin color: Brown

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

ANJA (Support)

Anja lives in an isolated community away from the hustle and bustle of society, the place of her birth. Calm and collected, she carries herself with poise and grace. Her waif-like stature and soft nature give no indication of her inner strength.

Female, aged 19 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

ABE (Support)

Abe's mind is ancient, his thoughts, ideas and manners descending from another time. He is kind and wise, but too old for pointless social constructs and false pleasantries. Despite his age, grey hair and beard, he stands tall, his shoulders wide with confidence. As the elder of his community, Abe casts a watchful and protective eye over his people. NOTE: this role may require some physical labour

Male, aged 50 to 75

  • Height: 175 cm / 5ft 9in - 200 cm / 6ft 7in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Grey

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

DEX (Support)

Dex is tall, dark and handsome, rugged but attractive. His broad, muscular build and easy demeanour fit him perfectly into the community where he lives and works in the wilderness. Dex is carefree and kind, but also ruled by his emotions. NOTE: Role may require latex/blood makeup and some fight choreography May also require physical labour Some kissing required

Male, aged 27 to 35

  • Height: 175 cm / 5ft 9in - 190 cm / 6ft 3in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Hair color: Black

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

LINA (support)

Lina was born in a city environment and so her ties to the world beyond are stronger than those of her fellow members of the wilderness community. Lina spent her early years being bullied in high school and was an outsider at college. Lina is quiet, slight, full of empathy, and softly spoken.

Female, aged 18 to 23

  • Height: 147 cm / 4ft 10in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

BAR EXTRAS

4 extras for a bar scene. Dishevelled and 'dusty' looking. Must have some experience as an extra.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

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

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

COMMUNITY EXTRAS

5 to 7 extra roles for various scenes in the 'isolated community' part of the film. 'Country' and 'hippie' dress style preferred. Must have some experience as an extra.

Anyone, aged 18 to 50

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

Applications closed 14 February 2017.

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Listing created: 6 February 2017
Applications closed: 14 February 2017
Casting #830466