ACTOR WANTED FOR THE SHORT FILM ‘SNOW BIRD’ – PAID – NON-UNION

    • Casting Call
    • Toronto, ON
    • Applications have closed.

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    ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM NON-UNION TALENT ONLY

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: Snow Bird

    MEDIA: Short Film

    STATUS: Non-Union

    COMPANY: Inside Out Film Festival

    CASTING BY: Jesse Griffiths Casting Inc.

    CASTING DIRECTOR: Jesse Griffiths

    CASTING ASSISTANT: Rebecca Ostroff

    AUDITION DATE: Casting from submissions received

    SHOOT DATES: Sat. March 7th and Sun. March 8th

    SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto

    PAY RATE: Small Honorarium.
    Food and TTC fare will be provided and all actors will receive a copy of the film and tickets to the world premiere

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    PRODUCTION COMMENTS:
    Snow Bird will have its world premiere at The Inside Out Festival
    Inside Out is a not-for-profit registered charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of film made by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people of all ages, races and abilities. For nearly three decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto’s LGBT community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives. Short Film Mentorship Program A professional training program for LGBTQ2SAI++ emerging filmmakers of all ages who are looking to make their first short films. November 4th kicked off the recently revamped Inside Out Short Film Lab, in partnership with the Alliance of South Asian AIDS Prevention. 8 South Asian and Indo Caribbean emerging filmmakers will receive over $20k of In Kind Support from community partners to make a short documentary or narrative film.

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    STORYLINE:
    A coming of age story about two young women as they navigate their friendship and potential romance.

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    CASTING:

    ELIJAH – PRINCIPAL ROLE – MALE – 40-60 YRS OLD – VISIBLY DIVERSE
    Visibly diverse. A man who is constantly at war with the world around him. Elijah has unresolved childhood trauma which ferments as adulthood anger issues. He communicates harshly almost all the time when around his daughter Neelam. He too, like his wife, wishes his child would be more ‘women-like.’ He cares for her but can’t be nice about it, he doesn’t know any other way because of the way he was raised.
    Required for 1 day.
    An honorarium of $40.00 will be provided.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    THURS. FEB. 20TH

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    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
    We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
    but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.

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