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Actors Needed for Student Short Film

Actors Needed for Student Short Film

Queensland, Australia
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Production Title: Black Water
Production Type: Independent
Project Length: Short Film (10 – 15 Minutes)
Project Format: 4:3
Posted On: Film Festival Entry - Otherwise shared online
Production Location: Brisbane and surrounding areas
Audition Location: Online
Shooting Locations: Northern Suburbs
Audition Dates: 1-7 Feb 2021
Shooting Starts: Late February

Synopsis:
Black Water is a short Drama based on a man – Jesse in his early 20s who is struggling to recover from the trauma of his father killing his mother and sister in a drug-fuelled rage when he was only 15. The story will explore Jesse’s life 5 years later and his struggle to stay sober as battles addition to various drugs that keep him feeling sane. In a turn of events, Jesse’s deteriorating sense of self begins to be rebuilt by a fighting instructor that he meets – Miles.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

End of February 2021

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student Production

Expenses paid - Fuel, Food, Travel

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


Male Lead

Young Jesse Parker (Male, 15 years) - Medium brown hair, freckles.

Male, aged 18 to 23

  • Hair color: Auburn , Black , Brown
  • Hair length: Short , Medium

Applications closed 5 February 2021.

Mother of the lead - supporting role

Sarah Parker (Female, 42 years) - Tall, skinny, short light brown hair. - Jesse’s mother.

Female, aged 32 to 50

  • Weight: Any - 65 kg / 143 lbs
  • Hair color: Auburn , Black , Brown
  • Hair length: Short

Applications closed 5 February 2021.

Father of the lead - Supporting role

Jim Parker (Male, 45-50 years) - Tall, built, black hair. - Jesse’s father. Stubborn meth addict.

Male, aged 39 to 58

  • Height: 169 cm / 5ft 7in - Any
  • Weight: 76 kg / 167 lbs - Any
  • Hair color: Black

Applications closed 5 February 2021.

Second Lead

Miles (Male, 40 years) - Short, built, bald. - Jesse’s fighting instructor, charismatic, inspirational.

Male, aged 35 to 49

  • Height: Any - 174 cm / 5ft 9in
  • Hair type: Bald

Applications closed 5 February 2021.

Supporting Role

Ryan (Male, 38 years) - Tall, scruffy hair.

Male, aged 31 to 45

  • Height: 174 cm / 5ft 9in - Any

Applications closed 5 February 2021.

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Listing created: 5 January 2021
Applications closed: 5 February 2021
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