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Actors Wanted for Short Comedy Film

Actors Wanted for Short Comedy Film

London, UK. Apply from all UK.
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Actors required for a short comedy film to be eventually turned into a sitcom. 'Corner Shop' is a comedy about the lives of Britain’s modern assimilated Asian community. The conflicts between the new generation reaching for all the new opportunities like Seema and the older generation like Kabir who can’t quite let it go.

This film is part of The London Film Jam.

We hope to screen at various film festivals around the country and hopefully even further afield.

Shortlisted candidates will receive the script to submit a self tape.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

TBC - Zoom meetings will take place with successful candidates.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - TBD

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

All advertisers agree to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act and are responsible for defining the nature of their production and any payment requirements. Find out more.


Seema

21 yr old who has finished uni, good looking 5ft 4, bubbly personality, has a complex about her sexuality. She want to please her parent rather then enjoy her own happiness. Best gay friend Jeffy. She is extrovert loved by everyone and not scared to she what she thinks amongst her peers.

Female, aged 18 to 30

  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Jeffy

Jeffy: 5ft 8, gay, has a complex about how he looks, always having a manicure, bubbly personality, but it’s a front as he was bullied for being gay when he was young and his parent never accepted him for coming out as gay. Best friend of Seema.

Male, aged 18 to 35

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Ranjeet

Ranjeet: 5ft 2 married to Kabir mother of Seema and Kuldev, was married at 17, but regrets it as she wasn’t ready. Very quite and subdued, doesn’t go out alone unless it’s with her husband. Strict Sikh goes to the Gurdwara and perform are regions duties.

Female, aged 18 to 40

  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Lucinda

Lucinda: 45 yr old, young looking, wears short skirts, dresses in the latest designer wear, always attracting attention, but she is Kabir’s mistress. She loves him but does not want to break his marriage as she is friends with Ranjeet, who doesn’t know or suspects anything between her husband and her friend.

Female, aged 35 to 45

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Tramp

Tramp: 5ft6, Irish accent, been on the streets for years after a bitter divorce, where he lost contact with his children and came down to London to find work but alcohol got the better of him and became homeless, disheveled and unkept, leader and of the tramps.

Male, aged 35 to 50

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Police man

Police man: 6ft English, parent were racist but he was not but found it hard coming to terms with his parents views on race and gender. He is gay and takes a liking to Jeffy.

Male, aged 30 to 45

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Priest

Priest: 65 yr old, bookkeeper by day and priest by knight.

Male, aged 50 to 65

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

Old Woman

Old woman: 80yr old, married to an Indian but hates people who abuses animals. She loves the Indian culture and has embraced it. She is a regular customer at the corner shop where she gets are groceries and sits down in the shop for a chat to pass the time as her children have all left home.

Female, aged 60 to 80

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 2 December 2020.

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Listing created: 1 November 2020
Applications closed: 2 December 2020
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