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Actors Needed to Portray Dandy Characters in Quirky Online Video

Actors Needed to Portray Dandy Characters in Quirky Online Video

Manchester, UK
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An online art-house video for a prestigious sofa company portraying their eccentric brand through a quirky 1-2 minute film that will be hosted on their webpage.

The film will be an artistic expression of originality, drawing influence from romanticism and dandyism. It will all be shot in hyper slowmotion and will take place in a traditional stately home livingroom and we're looking for 5 actors that can portray 5 characters doing various actions.

The shoot is 1 full day in a studio in Manchester.

We're looking for all sorts of applicants from all backgrounds, however acting experience is essential. Our cast will be working with our stylist on the day who will be in charge of the attire, then we will require a few simple actions as well as being able to work with simple emotional expressions.


The production is led by Lanor Productions and the creative is led by director Duncan H Kemp and Greg Bass.

Duncan is a director/DoP who has been in the film industry for over 10 years. Last few years he has spent in Manchester working on various art house projects and adverts.

Greg is a producer/filmmaker who has been in the industry for over 10 years too and has worked on ads, indie films and moco videos in Manchester for the last few years.

The applicant would need to be able to drive to and from location near Manchester.

All food and drinks provided.

The applicant will not need to bring their own wardrobe to the shoot.

When we've chosen our applicant, we'll send you the full treatment and arrange a call to discuss the role, wardrobe etc and answer any questions you might have.

We're looking forward to getting your application!

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

1 shoot day in Manchester. one day last week of June (date TBC in May)

Job payment

Fixed price of £200 - Fixed price of £200 per role for the one day shoot and buyout.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act. Find out more


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Listing created: 21 May 2021
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