ACTORS WANTED FOR THE WEB SERIES ‘MAPLE TEA’ – PAYS $150.00 TO $200.00 PER DAY – NON-UNION

    • Casting Call
    • Edmonton, AB
    • Applications have closed.

    Alpacalypse Productions

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    NAME OF THE PROJECT:  Maple Tea

    MEDIA: Online Web Series & TV
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    STATUS:  Non-Union
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    PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Alpacalypse Productions
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    PRODUCER:  Gabby Moukhiaber
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    DIRECTOR:  Harvey Li & Arthur Mah
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    CASTING DIRECTOR: N/A
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    AUDITION DATES:  March 15-16th, 2020
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    AUDITION LOCATION:  Edmonton, Alberta or Video Audition
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    SHOOT DATES:  April 2-6, 2020
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    SHOOT LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta
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    PAY RATE:  $150.00 to $200.00 Per Day CAD
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    PRODUCTION NOTE:
    MAPLE TEA is part of TELUS Storyhive 2019 web edition.
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    SYNOPSIS:   Jonathan is a young Canadian Chinese boy struggling to fit into his small town school. One day, a new Asian student transfers to his class, the only other one in the whole school. Jonathan rushes to make friends, only to experience more culture shock and confusion by not fitting into his new friend’s South Korean family. Together, Jonathan and Kyungmin tackle the strange world as they seek acceptance while learning about
    themselves, each other, and their community.
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    CASTING: 
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    LEAD ROLES:
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    JONATHAN – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 7YO TO 12YO – CHINESE
    Fluent in Cantonese & English
    Jonathan is a Canadian born to Chinese immigrants, struggling to fit into his school in small town Alberta. He’s self conscious and, and makes every stride possible to not seem different.

    KYUNG-MIN – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 7YO TO 12YO – KOREAN
    Fluent in Korean & English
    Kyng-min is a student who recently moved from the much larger city of Toronto, and before that, South Korea. He’s not used to other kids pointing out his differences, back home he had many friends, in this school, he feels like an outsider.

    SUPPORTING ROLES:

    MEI – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 25YO TO 35YO – CHINESE
    Fluent in Cantonese & English
    Jonathan’s mom, Mei, is a single mother struggling to support Jonathan.

    SEOHYEON – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 25YO TO 35YO – CHINESE
    Fluent in Korean & English
    Seo-hyeon is Kyung-min’s mother. She’s strict and doesn’t often take notice to Kyung-min’s struggles.

    TREVOR – SUPPORTING ROLE – MALE – 7YO TO 12YO
    Trevor is the cool kid in class, he is loud and obnoxiously curious. He can sometimes be a bully to other kids.

    KEITH – SUPPORTING ROLE – MALE – 7YO TO 12YO
    Keith is Trevor’s sidekick, and backs him up whenever he can. He is equally obnoxious and can sometimes be a bully.

    TARA – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 7YO TO 12YO
    Tara is both smart & popular, but sometimes the wrong words slip out of her mouth.

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    MARCH 10TH, 2020

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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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