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Cast Needed for Exciting Student Film - ODD JOB

Cast Needed for Exciting Student Film - ODD JOB

Alberta, Canada
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Looking for 7 cast members to join our exciting student short film! COVID guidelines will be enforced on set to ensure safety of the cast and crew (although masks are not required when shooting).

Some roles will require stunts such as running or stunt fighting but that will be outlined in the character description. This film will be premiering in our end of the year Film Festival in August 2021. We look forward to hearing from you!

Storyline: Scott is a twenty-something loser living from odd job to odd job, trying to make a decent living. His immaturity and lack of motivation has left him in a tough spot after an acrimonious breakup with his ex-girlfriend Maddie that he still has not moved on from.
When a strange man named Malcolm offers him $700 to steal a plush dog toy from an empty home, he thinks it will be the easiest gig of his life. Unbeknownst to him, however, the plush dog is actually a secret government weapon with bizarre (and dangerous) powers. A trio of G-men hunt Scott across town, determined to retrieve the mysterious plush toy, leading Scott to ask Maddie for help. As Scott’s day continues to get more dangerous by the minute, he begins to reflect on his personal failings and uses the unusual situation to try and make something of himself... or die trying.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student film, lunch will be provided

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


Scott

•Late 20s- Early 30s, Male •Medium Height, thin build, short hair, stubbly beard •Stunts: Running, Fight Scenes Scott is a man who has coasted through life and is beginning to realize his mistakes. He plays off conflict with humour, but it is usually ineffective for him. He is shameless, and immature but hyper focused on his goals (and not above using manipulation to get what he wants).

Male, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Maddie

MADDIE: Scott’s Ex- Girlfriend •Late 20s- Early 30s, Female •Tall •Has the ability to have “alt” style, glasses Maddie is a sarcastic, independent woman with a caustic sense of humour. Her independence has allowed her to move on from Scott and have a new relationship. She has a somewhat quirky interest in UFOs and aliens.

Female, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Malcolm

MALCOLM: Government Agent •Late 30s- Early 50s, Male •Short, heavier build, receding hairline, glasses Malcolm is a government agent who hires Scott under false pretences. He is nerdy, cowardly and anxious, but has taken it upon himself to get the weapon out of the government’s hands.

Male, aged 35 to 55

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Agent 1

AGENT 1: Lead Agent •30s-40s, Male •Tall, medium build, slick hair •Stunts: Running, Fight Scenes The chief agent who commands the operation. As the day commences he becomes more and more obsessed with stopping Scott at all costs.

Male, aged 30 to 49

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Agent 2 & 3

•20s-30s, Male or Female •Stunts: Running One of the other two agents hunting down Scott. Dressed in black suits, following Agent 1’s orders.

Anyone, aged 20 to 39

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Layton

LAYTON: Maddie’s New Boyfriend •Late 20s- Early 30s, Male •Tall, muscular build •Stunts: Fight Scenes A macho man who is sick of Scott harassing Maddie.

Male, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

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Listing created: 14 June 2021
Applications closed: 1 July 2021
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