ACTORS WANTED FOR THE FEATURE FILM ‘CONCRETE VALLEY’ – UNION

    AB Films Ltd.

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: Concrete Valley

    MEDIA: Feature Film

    STATUS: Union

    PRODUCTION COMPANY: AB Films Ltd

    PRODUCERS: Shehrezade Mian, Antoine Bourges, Meelad Moaphi

    DIRECTOR: Antoine Bourges

    WRITER: Antoine Bourges

    CASTING DIRECTOR: Pat Quinn

    AUDITION DATES: Tues. June 18th to Tues. June 25th

    AUDITION LOCATION: Toronto

    SHOOT DATES: Shooting Sun. Aug. 25th to Mon. Sept. 30th – Shooting dates are tentative

    SHOOT LOCATION:  Toronto/GTA

    PAY RATE: ACTRA/TIP RATES

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    STORYLINE:
    Rashid, a new immigrant and former doctor lives in Toronto with his wife and children. He does small jobs to make ends meet and occasionally helps people from his community by offering his medical advice. When he strikes a friendship with a neighbour from a different community, his wife becomes gradually distrustful and tensions begin to surface.

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    CASTING COMMENTS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
    • We are looking mainly for actors of Arabic or Southeast Asian origin.
    • Ability to speak Arabic or SouthEast Asian language such as Urdu is a plus.

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    CASTING:

    RASHID – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 30-55 YRS OLD
    A new immigrant and former doctor who feels a little lost in Canada.

    FARAH – LEAD ROLE – FEMALE – 28-55 YRS OLD
    Rashid’s wife. She is a loving and proud woman who wants her husband and family to succeed in Canada.

    MAWRA – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 13-18 YRS OLD
    Rashid and Farah’s daughter. An optimistic and smart girl who loves her life in Canada.

    AMMAR – SUPPORTING ROLE – MALE – 6-10 YRS OLD
    Rashid and Farah’s son. He is a joyful kid, very curious about nature, but often gets into trouble.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    Saturday June 15, 2019

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    EMAIL SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
    If you are interested – you must email the following to be considered

    1 – EMAIL A RESUME, HEADSHOT (OR RECENT PICTURE) & YOUR CONTACT NUMBER
    2 – PLEASE STATE IF YOU ARE AN ACTRA MEMBER
    3 – PLEASE STATE WHICH LANGUAGES (OR ACCENTS) YOU SPEAK WELL
    – – (For instant:  “I speak Arabic with a Syrian accent”)
    4 – IF YOU HAVE AN AGENT, PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR NAME & CONTACT INFO
    5 – MENTION THAT YOU SAW THIS NOTICE ON eBOSS CANADA
    6 – PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING EMAIL SUBJECT LINE FORMAT:
    (Subject Line Example:  CONCRETE VALLEY – <ROLE> – <YOUR NAME>)
    (Subject Line Example:  CONCRETE VALLEY – RASHID – JOHN SMITH)

    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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