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PRODUCTION TITLE: Sacrifice
MEDIA: Student Film (Short Film / 15 Minutes)
STATUS: Open to Union and Non-Union
SCHOOL: York University
PRODUCER: Natasha K
DIRECTOR: Hao Fu
CASTING DIRECTOR: Natasha K
AUDITION DATES: Friday, January 31, 2020
AUDITION LOCATION: York University
SHOOT DATES: Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23
SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto / GTA
PAY RATE: As per our ACTRA Agreement this is a non-paying production.
Meal and travel expenses covered
PETERSON – LEAD – MALE – 45-50 – ANY ETHNICITY
The director of the film. Ambitious and stubborn, he fashions himself as the next revolutionary filmmaker – he just hasn’t been discovered yet.
CATHY – PRINCIPAL – FEMALE – 20-30 – ANY ETHNICITY
The female lead of Peterson’s film. A struggling actress who has done bit roles, it’s the first time she’s been a lead part in a film. She clashes with Peterson as she struggles to deliver the performance he’s looking for.
JOHN – PRINCIPAL – MALE – 40-50 – ANY ETHNICITY
The assistant director of the film. He struggles with the challenge of dealing with Peterson while keeping the cast and crew motivated.
ROBERT – ACTOR – MALE – 30 – ANY ETHNICITY
The male lead on Peterson’s film and most seasoned actor on set. He is caught in between
Peterson and Cathy’s drama on set.
CAMERAMAN – PRINCIPAL – MALE – MID 30s – ANY ETHNICITY
A member of the crew who sees his former self within Peterson, and pities him for having a big dream that he knows he’s never going to achieve.
SOUND RECORDIST – PRINCIPAL – MALE – MID 30s – ANY ETHNICITY
A member of the crew who finds Peterson’s approach to filmmaking to be amateur and lacking in vision.
Please send a demo reel or any relevant footage along with your application.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 28
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.