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Male Actor Required to Play Popular College Jock in Student Short Film

Male Actor Required to Play Popular College Jock in Student Short Film

Stoke-on-Trent, UK. Apply from all UK.
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Project Description:

A visceral audio and visual experience that explores the world of peer pressure through social media in an overly digital and connected world. Specifically looking at the effects of the modern-day teenage club culture and the dangers of young people being introduced to drugs and alcohol. This short film draws inspirations from real life experiences with the intent of educating audiences on these dangers. This project will be Directed, Produced and Written by a passionate student filmmaker, with the help of a talented production crew, who wants nothing more than to share nail biting, 'on the edge of your seat' narratives.

This is a non-profit production and is part of a University Final Year Semester 2 Professional Graduation Project. The final film will be used a preventative marketing / promotional material for charity and awareness organizations, who tackle the following issues: Suicide Prevention, Hearing Loss in Young People, Depression and Anxiety, Peer Pressure and Bullying, Drug and Alcohol abuse in Young People and the harmful effects of Social Media Pressure on Young People.

This project would be suitable for individuals looking for more experience on a film set and in front of a camera, to help build up their skills and showreel. However, all experience and abilities are welcome if you’re looking to be part of a professional and reliable production which will be shared across a multitude of online channels and seen by 1000’s of audiences members.

Film Synopsis:

Set over a 24-hour period, in our modern and vast interconnected social media world, Kaleidoscope follows a young teenage girl called Molly who is hearing impaired and struggles to socialize because of her condition. She’s recently turned 18 and has been invited to a girl’s night out in a nearby house party, but her parents aren’t so encouraging of such activities. She wants to experience a ‘normal life’ and not let her condition or parents continue to control her, so she lies to her parents and sneaks out to go the party. When she reaches the party, it’s not the glorious and fun filled event that it’s made out to be on social media, it is instead a drug and alcohol fueled event that takes a turn for the worst. The decisions that follow, throughout the rest of the night, will mean life or death for Molly.

Main Shoot:
27th March 2020 (Friday)
28th March 2020 (Saturday)
29th March 2020 (Sunday

Re-Shoot[s] (If Required):
25th April 2020 (Saturday)
26th April 2020 (Sunday)

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

27th - 29th March 2020
26th - 27th April 2020

Job payment

This job is unpaid - The successful applicant will receive: a full copy of the final film, high quality screen grabs of their performance and access to all of the marketing materials.

Expenses paid - Travel and Food (Negotiated)


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Jake

This is the stereotypical 'popular guy' in college, who the main female character has an attraction for. He is self confident and comes across as quite cocky and athletic. However, once you get to him know on a personal level he is very likable and friendly. This character is introduced during a house party scene within the film, in which he interacts with the main female character. He is an important part of the final narrative twist.

Male, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 17 March 2020.

Previous audition:
Actors for Student Short Film 'The Package'

Next audition:
German Speaking Actors Required

Listing created: 12 March 2020
Applications closed: 17 March 2020
Casting #1067392
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