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World War Two Short Film

World War Two Short Film

Liverpool, UK. Apply from all UK.
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This World War Two drama tells the story of an Anglo Italian family living in England whose lives are thrown into turmoil when Italy joins forces to become Germany's ally attacking the country they have come to call home. All actors will receive an IMDB credit and be invited to a cast & crew premiere prior to the festival run.

This project is expenses only so ideally looking for actors based as close to Liverpool as possible. Accommodation can be provided to those who are suitable but do not live within commutable distance. If under 18, you would need to bring a parent or guardian if staying overnight.

We have chaperones and TAs on set who have enhanced DBS certificates. Any actor working with children will require a DBS certificate or be willing to complete one.

The team is currently undertaking COVID training to ensure everyone's safety on set. Each cast member will be required to wear a mask during rehearsals and between takes and have their temperature checked on arrival to filming.

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

Auditions/self tape selections December 2020/January 2021
Filming in and around Liverpool/Wirral/Southport areas in March 2021 to June 2021


Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Expenses

Expenses paid - Travel fuel/train/hotel

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.


GIO

Italian. The life and soul of the party. Warm and engaging, everyone's friend. Speaks English in an Italian accent. There is also some Italian dialogue. Required up to 5 days for filming in and around Liverpool/Wirral.

Male, aged 48 to 75

  • Accents: Italian

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Tomas

Anglo Italian born in England to and Italian father and Irish mother. Speaks English. Dark hair. Fully of energy, intelligent and musical. The ability to play and instrument would be an advantage. Required up to 3 days for filming.

Male, aged 16 to 24

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Luca

Tomas' younger brother. Born in England, speaks English. Dark hair. Feisty, lively, full of energy. Must be able to convey a range of emotions as this is one of the most important characters who goes on an emotional rollercoaster. Required up to 6 days during filming

Male, aged 7 to 11

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Maria

Sister to Tomas and Luca. Maria is 16. Dark hair. Would consider auburn as her mother is a redhead. Since her mother's death, Maria has become the mother figure to her siblings. Looking for an older actress who can convincingly pass for this age. Needs to convey a range of emotions. Speaks English. Required for up to 5 days filming

Female, aged 18 to 28

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Celia

Anglo Italian. Dark hair. Born in England to Italian parents. Feisty, strong-willed. Not afraid to speak her mind. Speaks English and Italian. Her scene is crucial, an emotional passionate monologue spoken to Maria. In this scene, she is distraught, frustrated, devastated at the events that have happened the night before. Some of the monologue is delivered in Italian. Required up to 2 days filming

Female, aged 18 to 28

  • Languages: Italian

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Maria (aged 9)

Maria as a young girl in a flashback scene with her father Gio. Required for one day filming. Dark hair. Would consider auburn as her mother is a redhead. speaks English.

Female, aged 7 to 10

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Timmy

Best friend to Luca. Two peas in a pod. Blonde or redhead. Liverpool accent. A cheeky chappy. Needs to have a genuine chemistry with Luca. These two provide a sprinkle of comic relief within the turmoil. Required upto 3 days filming

Male, aged 7 to 11

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Betty

Redhead or blonde. Cheeky and lively. Liverpool accent. Required for up to 2 days filming

Female, aged 7 to 10

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Maisie

Born in Dublin, Maisie is the mother figure to her brother's children Patrick and Elsie whose parents have passed away. strong, matriarchal figure with a southern Irish accent. Needs to have a good emotional range. Preferably a redhead. Will consider other hair colours. Must be comfortable riding a bike. Required for upto 6 days filming

Female, aged 48 to 80

  • Accents: Irish

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Patrick

Redhead with a Liverpool accent. Is a police officer. Desperately wants to join up but is frustrated by the fact he suffers with a medical condition which has initially meant rejection from the forces. When events escalate on the Homefront involving his Italian cousins, he feels trapped by his sense of duty to the force and being powerless to stop the events which directly affect his uncle and cousins. Need to have a good emotional range. Required up to 6 days filming

Male, aged 22 to 30

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Ms McGregor

Stern headteacher full of prejudice. Condescending, cold, old fashioned politics. A crucial role. Required one day filming.

Female, aged 45 to 75

  • Accents: UK Scottish

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Marjorie and Valerie

Any northern accent required. Two women having a short conversation outside the police station. Required for one day filming.

Female, aged 55 to 75

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Gwen and Edith

Two Welsh women discussing the events of Dunkirk at a WI meeting. Required one day filming.

Female, aged 50 to 75

  • Accents: UK Welsh

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Police officers

A pivotal scene. Two officers arrive to arrest one of the central characters. Required one evening filming. This will be a night shoot in Liverpool. From 8pm.

Male, aged 25 to 55

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Camile

Camile is deceased throughout the film. However, she does appear at the start and end of the film which requires one day filming. She is a redhead and Irish and she calls Elsie's name at the start. She also appears in family photographs. Filming will take place in or around Liverpool, possibly Formby.

Female, aged 35 to 47

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Patrick Senior

Patrick is deceased throughout the film and will only be required for family photographs prior to filming. This will take place in Liverpool for one day only.

Male, aged 50 to 70

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Margaret

Blonde. Required for photographs only as this character is deceased throughout the film. She is married to Patrick and mother to Elsie and Patrick jnr. Required in Liverpool for one day only.

Female, aged 50 to 70

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

The Mob

An angry mob gather when Italy joins forces with Germany. As a collective group, there will be dialogue overlapping each other. Each character will have a named role when listed on IMDB. Need feisty, energetic individuals who can show anger and frustration throughout this scene. Required one day filming in Liverpool or Southport.

Male, aged 30 to 78

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Soldiers

Dunkirk scene. Must be energetic, able to run at high speed. Required one day filming in Formby. No dialogue.

Male, aged 22 to 30

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

EVACUEES

Numerous children and mums. Would be interested to hear from families. Due to Covid, would prefer to film those in real families one at a time during designated time slots to ensure safety. Filming in Manchester or Merseyside area. Required one day

Anyone, aged 8 to 13

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

School children

Pupils in Luca and Timmy's class required for one day filming in Liverpool

Anyone, aged 7 to 11

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

Mable

Mable is a bright and bubbly character who provides some light relief to the events unfolding. An actress with a Welsh accent and comic timing is a must. Required up to 2 days filming in or around Liverpool/Wirral/Southport

Female, aged 35 to 75

  • Accents: UK Welsh

Applications closed 5 January 2021.

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Listing created: 10 November 2020
Applications closed: 5 January 2021
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