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Five Actors Required for Major Roles in MA Student Short Film

Five Actors Required for Major Roles in MA Student Short Film

Manchester, UK
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With the aid of realistic and genuine facts, alongside statistics this docudrama will outline certain aspects that cause bullying. A 16-year-old who has just passed his GCSE’s in flying colours, is forced to move with his parents to a new city. Looking forward to his new school the young man feels confident, however he doesn’t know what awaits his arrival.

This short film is a student project and though it is unpaid there will be refreshments on set. The location will hopefully be in Manchester in Media City, this audition is for anybody in Manchester , surrounding areas or any city/ town that is close by .

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Filming dates will be decided once actor roles are filled in, so I can be aware of your availability I would then be able to schedule around you.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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

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Mr Swindell

Mr Swindell is a strict hardworking father, even though he has sacrificed alot to keep his family happy, he has suffered alot of downfalls in the past. However, he has just received a sensational job offer in another city. His decision doesn’t only affect him but it effects his family too. Mr Swindell was an accountant at a local firm in London, however his new jobs involves him to become head of finance in Salford.

Male, aged 35 to 40

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

Mrs Swindell

Mrs Swindell is a caring and loving mother, she has her own business in beauty. However, she ensures that she gives time to both her husband and son, keeping the house together. Mrs Swindell used to be a nurse before opening her beauty salon, however she now works from home full time, selling beauty products.

Female, aged 35 to 40

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

Jacob

Jacob is a 16 year old young man who has just passed his GCCE's in flying colours , being a happy and confident man he now has been told that he will be moving to a new city. Moving houses means alot of things for a 16 year old such as , leaving his friends especially his school . A new city means a new school and new FRIENDS he hopes that he can fit in well and enjoy the school and the area. But does everything always work out the way you want it Anybody that can play a 16 to 18 years old

Male, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

Mr/Mrs Jefferson

This role can be played by a female or male actor , a simple class room teacher role who seems to understand every student. As well as trying to teach his/her class to the they best of their ability

Anyone, aged 29 to 35

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

Principal Steaven

The Principal role can be played by a female or male actor. This principal aims to keep his/her school in great order ensuring that all rules and regulations are met, however as well as keeping the school in good order are they not seeing students facing problems or are they just brushing it under the carpet ?

Anyone, aged 35 to 45

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

POSTMAN

This role can be played by a women or male actor, THIS IS A NON SPEAKING ROLE!!! The postman conducts his/her job by posting letters to the correct recipients

Anyone, aged 25 to 40

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

2 Actors Playing as Jacobs friends

The two friends support Jacob throughout school , as well as helping the school catch the bullies as the film goes on. At first they are sacred to talk to Jacob , but as they have been bullied in the past all 3 of them stick together to stand up against them. As many failed attempts from the school staff the 2 friends work together to help Jacob bring forward his sacredness and stress since starting this new school.

Anyone, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

3 Friends playing Bullies

The 3 friends often have created problems for everyone in their class. However many times it has gone unnoticed by the teachers. Since the new student (Jacob) has started the school the 3 friends want to make his life miserable and make him aware that they are the "boss" of the year group. However no one has stood up to them , so if somebody stands up against them would they still be strong ?

Male, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

10 Extras wanted , to show other students

Other students part of the class or walking around the school setting

Anyone, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

5 extras wanted as teachers

Teachers that will appear around the school setting or shown during cut aways and at the cafeteria

Anyone, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 8 December 2017.

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Listing created: 24 November 2017
Applications closed: 8 December 2017
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