JGC - Jesse Griffiths Casting
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ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM NON-UNION TALENT ONLY
*** ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS CANADA-WIDE ***
PRODUCTION TITLE: BEFORE I CHANGE MY MIND
MEDIA: FEATURE FILM
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
We are seeking submissions from across Canada
At Sundance 2020, the script was named to The GLAAD List: a curated list of the ten most promising LGBTQ+inclusive screenplays in Hollywood.
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.
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
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.