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Six Actors Required for Main and Supporting Roles in a Short Realist Film.

Newport, United Kingdom

The relationship between a family dealing with a mental illness

Six Actors Required for Main and Supporting Roles in a Short Realist Film.

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We are a crew from Newport Film School looking to cast for a short realist film based in Newport. Below are the details of the roles including dates for auditioning and filming.

A broken family struggles with a troubled child, and relationships are tested. An attempted suicide; sets the family on the road to recovery and understanding when it is discovered that the eldest child has a mental illness. Already under strain, will each family member change and adapt to accommodate an illness that they can finally start to understand or will old habits die hard?

Character (main) Alexi Corde -

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 16-year-old female character. She is a typical plain girl who is very arty, quiet and introverted. She cares for her family but is aware that they're growing apart due to the strain caused by her sisters recent diagnosis.

Character (main) Anna Corde -

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 24-year-old female character. She is the eldest daughter with BPD. She's an extravert but has problems witch empathy. She's a confident person with little fear of the world. She adapts her personality to what she sees on the tv and what see's in other people. Partial nudity may be required in the role, can be discussed further.

Character (secondary) Sharon Bennett -

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 45-year-old female character. She suffers with depression partially due to her daughter. She swears a lot and is short tempered. She cares about her children a lot but struggles to show it. In public she hides how she truly feels an uses a front that shows her as a regular content.

Character (secondary) Michael Corde -

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 50-year-old male character. He is laid back and is content in his working class lifestyle. He's quite quiet although can be quite humorous when conversation is directed toward him.

Character - Nurse (secondary)

Actor needed to play a 30-50 year old female character for a short scene in a hospital.

Character - Doctor (secondary)

Actor needed to play a 30-50 year old male character for a short scene in a hospital.

We are also looking for 20 extras aged between 20-30 and 50-70 male and female.

Auditions will be held on the 27th and 28th February between 11am and 6pm, at Newport City Campus.
Filming dates: 10th-14th March

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Payment: £4.10 an hour

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Character (main) Alexi Corde

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 16-year-old female character. She is a typical plain girl who is very arty, quiet and introverted. She cares for her family but is aware that they're growing apart due to the strain caused by her sisters recent diagnosis.

Females, aged 16 to 18 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Character (main) - Anna Corde

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 24-year-old female character. She is the eldest daughter with BPD. She's an extravert but has problems witch empathy. She's a confident person with little fear of the world. She adapts her personality to what she sees on the tv and what see's in other people.
Partial nudity maybe required.

Females, aged 23 to 26 from Newport, United Kingdom (nudity may be required)

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Character (secondary) - Sharon Bennett

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 45-year-old female character. She suffers with depression partially due to her daughter. She swears a lot and is short tempered. She cares about her children a lot but struggles to show it. In public she hides how she truly feels an uses a front that shows her as a regular content.

Females, aged 40 to 50 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Character (secondary) - Michael Corde

Actor needed for short film about a broken family before and after the discovery of the eldest daughter having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Actor to play a 50-year-old male character. He is laid back and is content in his working class lifestyle. He's quite quiet although can be quite humorous when conversation is directed toward him.

Males, aged 45 to 60 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Character (secondary) - nurse

For short scene in a hospital dealing with an attempted suicide.

Females, aged 25 to 50 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Character (secondary) - Doctor

Actor required for a short scene in a hospital.

Males, aged 35 to 55 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Extras

Extras required for a hospital scene and for a meeting scene.

Males, aged 25 to 60 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Extras

Extras required for a hospital scene and a meeting scene.

Females, aged 25 to 60 from Newport, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Previous audition:
Participants needed for Game Show

Next audition:
Beauty Presenter

Listing created: 14 February 2014

Applications closed: 24 February 2014

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