ACTORS WANTED FOR THE FILM ‘OLD MAN AND THE SEA’ – PAYS $100.00 TO $200.00 – UNION AND NON-UNION MAY APPLY

    • Casting Call
    • Toronto / GTA
    • Applications have closed.

    York University / OMATS Prods.

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    PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

    UNION AND NON-UNION MAY APPLY

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: Old Man and the Sea

    MEDIA: Film / Student Film

    STATUS: Union and Non-Union may apply

    PRODUCTION COMPANY: York University

    PRODUCERS: Dylan Alsop and Nick Collier

    DIRECTOR: Dylan Alsop

    WRITER: Dylan Alsop

    AUDITION DATES: Sat. Nov. 16th to Mon. Nov. 18th

    AUDITION LOCATION: York University

    SHOOT DATES: Fri. Dec. 6th to Mon. Dec. 9th

    SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto / GTA

    PAY RATE: Honorarium
    $200.00 – Lead Roles
    $100.00 – Principal Roles

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    CASTING & PRODUCTION COMMENTS:
    • We can accept union and non-union actors through our student agreement with ACTRA.
    • No permit is required.
    • Actors will receive a copy of the finished film for their demo reel.
    • Meals and transportation will be included on the shoot dates.

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    STORYLINE: “Old Man and the Sea” follows Bill, a near retirement professor of environmental studies as he tries to get his job back after the dean has dismissed him as being not modern enough for the job. He goes on an adventure to discover what being modern means. Eventually he fails and returns to work in shame, only to discover that his students have been impressed by his attempt it comforts him. He keeps his job and becomes a more self-actualized person.

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    CASTING:

    BILL HEM – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 60-80 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    12 SCENES
    Bill Hem is a elderly professor of climate studies who hasn’t joined the internet epoch. He has fallen into a comfortable routine in his cosey tenure. He wants people to like him, but since much of his job has transitioned online, he feels like no one cares enough to talk to him in real life anymore.

    DEAN – PRINCIPAL ROLE – FEMALE – 30-50 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    2 SCENES
    The Dean is a savvy fiery business woman, hell bent on efficiency and growth.

    TALIA – PRINCIPAL ROLE – NON-BINARY – 19-25 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    5 SCENES
    Talia is a Graduate student who wants to be heard and make their mark on the planet by solving climate change.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    WEDS. NOV. 13TH AT 6:00PM

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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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