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Actors Needed for Magical Realism Road Student Film

Actors Needed for Magical Realism Road Student Film

New South Wales, Australia
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The introductory of the short film.

LOGLINE: A young lady takes a road trip with a jar of goldfish and her dead father, she makes up the regrets of not saying goodbye to her father one last time, she learns to move on and releases the goldfish at the end.

SYNOPSIS: 2014 is a magical realist, poetic road movie about a young lady and her dead father. After losing her father in 2014, she lives with the regret of not saying goodbye one last time. One day driving on an aimless road trip with a jar of goldfish, she checks into a motel, room 2014. At night she gets a mysterious phone call from an old phone outside her door, then visions of a masked man dancing around a bonfire, the jar broke around the bonfire, she saves the goldfish. The following morning she sees her dead father, and they take a road trip. During the trip together, her father urges her to move on. She must finally say goodbye to her father one last time and releases goldfish into the river.

ROLES:
1. The 'ghost' man: Western. Visual age 50 years old, wise. Strong voice.
He is the “ghost” in the film, but as this is a magical realist film, he exists as a real person. He appears during her daughter’s road trip and tells her a fairy tale which helps her to move on.

2. Family video actors: Asian mother (Visual age 30 years old), Western father (visual age 30 years old), Asian daughter (Visual age 6 years old).
Our team will shoot a short video which is a happy family daily life, such as dancing, eating, playing, etc.

Our team information. (Student filmmaker)

Hi there, we are students from the University of Sydney, majoring in Master of Moving Image.
We are casting for our final project, we have an amazing story here, the film will submit to film festivals afterward. Our crew members are very good at their roles, have won international awards before. What we can offer to you is an amazing film shooting experience, food, transport, and accommodation (if needed) during shooting.

We might shoot this road film remote from Sydney, make sure that you can come with us for several days leaving from Sydney.
Please feel free to contact us if you interested!!! Let us show you our passion for filmmaking!

Look forward to your joining

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Probably be shot at the end of October

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student Film

Expenses paid - Travel and food expenses covered

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


The ghost man

Strong voice

Male, aged 30 to 50

Applications closed 3 October 2020.

Family video actors (father, mother and child)

Asian mother (visual age 30 years old), Western father (visual age 30 years old), Asian daughter (visual age 6 years old). Our team will shoot a short video which is a happy family daily life, such as dancing, eating, playing, etc.

Anyone, aged 7 to 35

  • Ethnicity: Eurasian / Pan Asian, White / Caucasian

Applications closed 3 October 2020.

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Listing created: 1 October 2020
Applications closed: 3 October 2020
Casting #1091775
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