The resource will provide immersive work experience to young people in urban, rural and remote areas, in the area of Aged-care and disability services.
The creative team consists of Melbourne-based VR producer Jess O'Farrell and NT-based writer/Director Tamara Whyte.
The resource will allow users to transport themselves to different scenes, showing support workers providing friendship & support to their clients.
One of the scenes we are casting will take place on a fishing jetty, where a support worker RYAN will be assisting his client JAMES on a day out fishing. The scene is laid back, and there is fun banter between Ryan & James. The scene will also include a fishing game to be played by the user.
The role of JAMES is a young person with a disability who is spending a day with his support worker at a local fishing hole.
The person cast will be required on set for 2 x full days and 2 x rehearsal days
We are casting an actor WITH a physical disability for this role, so please only apply if you are an appropriate candidate. We plan on tweaking the script to match the actor that we cast for this role, so let us know how your ability is different so we can understand how to adapt the character, and how to support you on set.
The character of James is able to see and hear, so we will not be casting blind or deaf talent for this production.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesTBC (due to corona)
Estimated: The project will shoot in Darwin in October, able to fly talent in interstate.
2 x full days and 2 x rehearsal days
Fixed price of $1444 - Includes fee for time, and rights for usage of performance in perpetuity on the VR platform (TBC) and usage in promotional materials for the client and producer.
Expenses paid - Travel & accommodation to Darwin for the rehearsal and shoot dates.
JAMES, a young man with a disability
James has a good sense of humour and a great relationship with his support worker. The scene will show him enjoying a morning on a jetty, fishing with his friend. Talent of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander heritage encouraged to apply. The character of James is able to see and hear, so we will not be casting blind or deaf talent for this production.
Male, aged 19 to 33
Applications closed 22 September 2020.