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Actors Required for Stylised Short Film in London

Actors Required for Stylised Short Film in London

London, UK
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Log line- "A young business man falls in love with a foreign architect but an extreme nationalistic government threatens to deport her."

Our incredibly talented team are looking for actors to work on this stunning short film which will be entered into film festivals (e.g. Berlin Film Festival.)

Looking for professional applications only.
A student film with Director and DOP both have worked on BBC films. There will be a lot of experience on set.

The film is inspired by the great Jacques Tati and subtly explores the fragile relationship of a couple, destined not to be together.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Dates will be confirmed as soon as location is confirmed.

Rough Guide-
Auditions/Rehearsals- The week of 13th May.
Shooting will happen either week of 20th May or the week of the 27th of May.
Estimate 2 day shoot.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - Possibility of payment TBC.

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

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Male Lead (Ajax)

A young engineer going through various stages of being interviewed for a job. Favours wearing grey (until he meets Penelope). Youthful, happy. Ignorant. Inspiration - Monsieur Hulot Ideally actors would know the work of Jacques Tati.

Male, aged 25 to 50

  • Accents: UK English

Applications closed 21 May 2019.

Female Lead (Penelope)

A young, fashionable architect. An “immigrant”, whose family have been living in the country for 3 generations. She is deported due to the dystopian government that is progressively becoming more nationalistic as it progresses. Loves colour. Inspiration- Young Eliza Esposito Ideally someone who doesn't have a British Accent or can do an convincing accent that's anything other than British.

Female, aged 20 to 50

Applications closed 21 May 2019.

Male (boss- Polyphemus)

Small role. This character is a strong and "scary". Represents "government" or "state". Emotionless when not being aggressive. Keeper of the keys. Alfred Hitchcock's stoic mannerisms are an inspiration (and his looks).

Male, aged 25 to 60

  • Accents: UK English

Applications closed 21 May 2019.

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Listing created: 24 April 2019
Applications closed: 21 May 2019
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