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Actors Needed for Horror Comedy Student Short Film 'ATOMIC'

Actors Needed for Horror Comedy Student Short Film 'ATOMIC'

Queensland, Australia
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- Brief -

Short Black Comedy that takes a turn into horror; focuses on an anxious man's one crazy night in the city, attempting to make it in time for a date. At first it's a simple series of unfortunate calamities, before long the night turns into a deadly nightmare of cults and apocalyptic rituals.

- Content Warning -
Includes moderate swearing and minor drug use; climax features cult imagery and lots of blood

- Distribution -
Made first and foremost for TAFE but will be shopped around to local film fests

- Experience -
Years of experience with High School and Tafe filmmaking; particularly with directing

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Tentative Shooting Dates:
- Thursday 11th November
- Friday 12th November
- Saturday 13th November

All will be night time shoots.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student film for TAFE

Expenses paid - Catering and Travel Costs will be paid for.

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

Kelly Kennedy

The main character's (Stevie) date; who presents herself as affectionate towards him but also wastes no time in chastising Stevie for his anxiety and poor communication, she is very strong-willed. Eventually it is revealed that she is has a malicious side and takes great pleasure in Stevie's pain.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 9 November 2021.

Fiend, The Giant

The leader of a group of cultists deadset on sacrificing the main character STEVIE. As per their title, they are bigger in terms of height and weight than the regular human; and also sport a cold, evil stare in their eyes and a booming voice.

Anyone, aged 18 to 50

  • Height: 183 cm / 6ft 0in - Any
  • Weight: 75 kg / 165 lbs - Any

Applications closed 9 November 2021.

Detritus, The Lurch

A curious individual that helps orchestrate the ritual that the main character Stevie finds themself in. Detritus, like their title can imply, is a deviant figure with a wicked grin plastered on their face; the appearance of a gremlin/goblin type creature.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Height: Any - 173 cm / 5ft 8in

Applications closed 9 November 2021.


An acquaintance of the main character Stevie, whom he goes to for help but ends up involving him in the sacrifice. Rocky brings themself across as a freewheeling, happy-go-lucky type of person but like several other characters, also delights in Stevie's terror.

Female, aged 25 to 45

  • Height: 180 cm / 5ft 11in - Any

Applications closed 9 November 2021.

Stevie Schmuck

The lead of the film. A wiry, overly anxious young man who wants nothing more than to have a simple, nice night out but is met with calamity at every turn. Sincere in their efforts, but cracks easily under pressure and messes up easily. Talks in a rapid-fire, almost squeaky voice.

Male, aged 18 to 24

Applications closed 9 November 2021.

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Listing created: 18 October 2021
Applications closed: 9 November 2021
Casting #1149862