CANADA-WIDE CASTING CALL FOR THE FEATURE FILM “BEFORE I CHANGE MY MIND” – PAYS $200.00 PER DAY – NON-UNION

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    PRODUCTION TITLE: BEFORE I CHANGE MY MIND

    MEDIA: FEATURE FILM

    STATUS: NON-UNION

    CASTING DIRECTOR: JESSE GRIFFITHS

    CASTING ASSISTANT: IZAD ETEMADI

    SHOOT START DATE: SUMMER 2021

    SHOOT LOCATION: ALBERTA

    PAY RATE: $200.00/DAY
    TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION PROVIDED FOR OUT-OF-TOWN PERFORMERS

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    CASTING NOTE:
    We are seeking submissions from across Canada

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    PRODUCTION NOTE:
    At Sundance 2020, the script was named to The GLAAD List: a curated list of the ten most promising LGBTQ+inclusive screenplays in Hollywood.

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    STORYLINE: At a small town middle school in 1987, nobody can tell if new kid Misha is a boy or girl. Misha forges a complex bond with the school bully, making increasingly dangerous choices to get popular.

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    CASTING:

    MISHA – LEAD ROLE – TRANSGENDER BOY OR ASSIGNED FMALE – 11-15 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
    MISHA is 11-15 years old, any ethnicity, transgender boy, or assigned female at birth non-binary kid. At a small-town middle school in Alberta, Canada in 1987 nobody can tell if the new kid Misha is a boy or girl. Misha’s father brought Misha to Alberta abruptly, escaping Misha’s mom, an abusive alcoholic. Misha doesn’t talk about that, but those experiences inform the choices Misha makes. Quiet and watchful at first, Misha soon begins making bold moves to find a place of safety and power within the school’s pecking order. Approx 20-25 days. LEAD ROLE

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    We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
    but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.

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