Carly Granovsky Casting
*** PLEASE READ THE CASTING DETAILS CAREFULLY ***
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM NON-UNION TALENT ONLY
*** ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM TORONTO/GTA TALENT ***
PRODUCTION TITLE: Talisman
MEDIA: Short Film
PRODUCER: Angela Wang
DIRECTOR: Reangsei Phos
WRITER: Reangsei Phos
CASTING BY: Carly Granovsky Casting
CASTING DIRECTOR: Carly Granovsky
AUDITION DATE: Via Self-Tapes
SHOOT DATES: Starts Monday July 20 to Wednesday July 22, 2020 – TBC
SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto / GTA
SCRIPT AVAILABILITY: Yes
PAY RATE: $200.00/day. 3 day shoot.
STORYLINE: When a superstitious Chinese family moves into a new house, a series of incidents leads the son, Yi to believe that there is a ghost among them. Things take a turn for the worst when the family lets their superstitions get the best of them.
YI – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 9-14 YRS OLD – ASAIAN/ENGLISH ONLY
Chinese boy born and raised in Canada, living with his immigrant parents. After expressing disapproval for moving, Yi’s family ignores his sentiments and moves into a new house. Yi does everything he’s told by his Mother- Because he loves and seeks validation from her. Yi quickly believes the house to be haunted and struggles to convince his parents.
DAD – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 35-45 YRS OLD – ASIAN/SPEAKS FLUENT MANDARIN
Father of Yi. Cool immigrant parent and adapted to being “American” after years living in the country. He is a realist, doesn’t believe in anything: religion, superstitions, etc. He will step on others if that means his family will succeed, even if it crosses the line.
MOM – LEAD ROLE – FEMALE – 35-45 YRS OLD – ASIAN/SPEAKS FLUENT MANDARIN
Mother of Yi. Strong believer of “old ways”, including tradition and superstitions. She feels tremendous guilt that she hides well. She’s a true immigrant parent, speaks Mandarin although her English is fully functional. Strong motherly qualities, will put the family before herself. She thinks of Yi as a kid and wants to protect him from the harsh realities of how the world works. She is blessing Yi with ignorance.
ELIZABETH – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 20-30 YRS OLD – CAUCASIAN
She wants revenge but has been waiting it out. She’s strategic about it but she’s waiting in one location for weeks… Emotionally unstable- she has lost everything including her husband. She is grieving but she hasn’t even processed her loss properly. Has a lot of built up anger she’s been suppressing most of her life.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
FRI. JULY 17TH AT 5:00PM
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 – IF YOU HAVE AN AGENT, PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR NAME & CONTACT INFO
3 – MENTION THAT YOU SAW THIS NOTICE ON eBOSS CANADA
4 – PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING EMAIL SUBJECT LINE FORMAT:
(Subject Line Example: TALISMAN – <ROLE> – <YOUR NAME>)
(Subject Line Example: TALISMAN – MOM – JANE SMITH)
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.