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Actors Required for Australian Short Film

Actors Required for Australian Short Film

Victoria, Australia

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Christopher, who finds himself isolated on his beautiful Australian farm in the 1960's is suddenly confronted when his wife Catharine and son Charlie are struck down with fate that would impact any mans conscience.

Looking for three experienced actors to star in a 1960's Australian short drama, set in rural Victoria filming December this year. The story explores the love between a man and a woman and the effects of traumatic grief and deep sorrow the father endures after unexpectedly losing his son and wife through complications of childbirth.


All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions will be held 13th & 14th November (Unfortunately, no self tapes will be accepted.)
Must be available 11th - 14th Dec for shooting

Job compensation

Paid


Christopher

Christopher, a simple hard working man struggles with the traumatic and sudden death of his partner and son. The actor would need to play a man that is suffering a psychotic break from the events of loss. His coping mechanism is believing that his child does in fact exist after dying 8 years earlier. This character will show signs of PTSD, traumatic grief and loss while also showing signs of living a life he made up with his non-existent child.

Males, aged 25 to 40 from Victoria, Australia

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin color: Olive, Tanned, White
  • Hair color: Black, Brown
  • Hair length: Medium, Long

Catherine

Catherine is a mother who is experiencing life threatening labour of her child. The actress will need to portray a woman in intense pain delivering a child in a horrific, bloody mess who relies strongly on her partner and will to live.

Please note, the character in this scene will be showing the outline of her breasts through a sweaty white nightgown as she gives birth.

Females, aged 25 to 35 from Victoria, Australia (nudity may be required)

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Charlie

Charlie is a young boy who shares an unusual connection with his father. This actor would need to portray a sense of helplessness with traits of being timid, shy and scared at the same time, attempting to create a special bond that only a father and son share .

This character is a figment of his fathers imagination.
Please note, all minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire shoot.

Males, aged 6 to 11 from Victoria, Australia

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Skin color: Olive, Tanned, White
  • Hair color: Black, Brown
  • Hair length: Medium, Long

Radio Presenter

Radio Presenter will broadcast snippets of the night news during a scene in the film over a radio. He will report on a missing child.

Please note, this role is only a voice over part and the actor will not be required on screen.

Males, aged 35 and over from Victoria, Australia

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Listing created: 29 October 2018
Applications closed: 12 November 2018
Casting #967556
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