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3 Actors Required for a Student Comedy / Fantasy Short Film!

3 Actors Required for a Student Comedy / Fantasy Short Film!

Victoria, Australia
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Title: 'Facial Action Coding System'

After wondering if anyone in the class can mind read, Anya screams into her mind to gain a reaction. When Darcie flinches, Anya tries to figure out where to go from here...

This is a student short film from SAE Institute, Melbourne, the shoot will take place over 3 days within a classroom setting within the city!

Everyone on this project have had at least one year of experience, with Pre-Production, Post-Production and on set experience.

There is no stunt work for this film, other than comedically dragging you're school chair to the left a few times.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

The 11th, 12th and 13th of November, day shoots. Between 5 to 8 hour times for 3 days!

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - *To be considered for these roles, you need to be double vacced and we will be following COVID-19 restrictions on shooting days*

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


Anya; is the protagonist of 'Facial Action Coding System' -She is socially awkward, causing her to be shy and barley talk during class -But, its quite the opposite within her mind, it runs with thoughts and crazy possibilities! -Causing Anya to think up the possibility; "could mindreading exist"? -Because Anya doesn't listen in class, she needs plenty of catch-up classes, resulting in her being where she is in the film!

Female, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 29 November 2021.


Darcie; as a result of Anya's curiosity, she gains Darcie's attention -Darcie is very snappy, and likes to get in everyone's face when there's conflict -Darcie is also very confused throughout the film as she wonders how anyone could have the idea to see if people can mind read

Female, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 29 November 2021.

Mr. Paul

Mr. Paul is the teacher who has to sadly reteach the class to those students who never pay attention This character has limited dialogue, but when he does speak he has long paragraphs to remember !

Male, aged 35 to 60

Applications closed 29 November 2021.

Little Alberta

Quirky background character, but will have a moment within the film where you are introduced Narrator: "And of course we can’t forget little ALBERTA, whom spends her class time perfecting her spit ball skills" You will have no dialogue, but you will need to be good with expressing facial features!

Female, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 29 November 2021.


You are a background character and will need to be good with facial expressions and acting with your face only, you will be introduced by the narrator, and then at the end it is reviled that you are causing the narration, you will then have a few lines of dialogue

Male, aged 18 to 20

Applications closed 29 November 2021.

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Listing created: 23 October 2021
Applications closed: 29 November 2021
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