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Casting Needed For Personal Drama/ Mumblecore Short Film

Casting Needed For Personal Drama/ Mumblecore Short Film

Lincoln, UK
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Two females - 21-26 years old (main roles)
One male - 35+ (interviewer)
One female - 26+ (interviewer)

Specific dates for the main filming has not been confirmed yet between the dates given. However the filming for the interviewers will be looking to record on Saturday 21st November 2015.

Will be filmed in Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Genre: Personal drama/mumblecore

Pitch: Best friends Erin and Ada must band together as they face unemployment in a man’s world. But their pasts, tainted with sexual harassment, blackmail and a criminal record, threaten both their friendship and chance of employment.

Outline: Quirky and laid back best friends Erin and Ada are struggling to make a place for themselves in the world. Erin is rejected again and again for her dream job whilst Ada refuses to settle on any one thing, currently working as a "save the bees" campaigner. When Erin is evicted she is forced to think more seriously about her future as Ada assists with her unique schemes by taking her into her home, helping her build her strength and inventing business ventures for them both. Yet an underlying friction grows ever more apparent, until it finally comes to a head on board a canoe, courtesy of Ada’s latest job scheme. Ada who has a criminal record after blackmailing Erin’s former boss in a bid to stop him sexually harassing Erin, blames her for never coming forward and for making employment almost impossible. Meanwhile, Erin blames Ada for getting involved and losing her her dream job and also blames herself for her boss’s actions. The pair are left furious and stranded in open water. After heading to the high street, Erin observes the diversity and strength of everyday women and finally comes forward to the police. She then returns, red eyed and clearly distressed. Ada recognises what she must have done and provides comfort before lightening the mood with a crude joke. The pair laughs together, recognising that they can now face the world of work and the difficulties it may provide together.

This opportunity is unpaid work. However we will happily provide you with a copy of the finished film once the edit is complete.

We are a third year degree student production team at the University. We apply ourselves to filming professionally and have had worked with previous actors who have praised our work ethic heavily. If you are interested in any of these roles or want to find out more then please get in contact with us so we can send you a copy of the script for you to send us an audition tape and/or answer any questions.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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

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FILMING DATES ARE : 16/11/15-20/11/15

Edited 05 November 2015


Main focus of the film. Smart and witty. She is a little reserved and doesn't like to create unnecessary fuss. She has a great humour that bounces off of her friend Ada's crude comments. She doesn't want to accept help and would rather find her own way. She has very little self-pity and values inner strength. The way she dresses is very thrown-together but she doesn't care .

Female, aged 21 to 26

Applications closed 14 November 2015.

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Listing created: 25 October 2015
Applications closed: 14 November 2015
Casting #715817