ACTORS WANTED FOR THE SHORT FILM ‘TALISMAN’ – PAYS $200.00 PER DAY – NON-UNION

    Carly Granovsky Casting

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: Talisman

    MEDIA: Short Film

    STATUS: Non-Union

    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.

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    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.

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    CASTING/SEEKING:

    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.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    FRI. JULY 17TH AT 5:00PM

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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 – 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.

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