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Female Young Adult Lead and More Wanted! -  Yoobee Student Short Film

Female Young Adult Lead and More Wanted! - Yoobee Student Short Film

Wellington, NZ
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FILM TITLE: Décalé (working title)
ACTORS:
- Young adult female lead
- Young adult male secondary role
- 3 Young adult extras
- Adult female role
(ALL MINIMAL TO NO LINES)

DURATION: 4 - 7 Min short film.

This film will be viewed among peers of our Yoobee course class. If film exceeds expectations this will be put towards CV, posted to social media (Instagram) and potentially film competitions.

FILM BRIEF:
A young woman finds herself sick of being isolated and unhappy, her newfound crush may be her answer for happiness. The only thing stopping her is her body's ability to teleport to new locations anytime she feels afraid. Her plan is simple, get control over this power and she might be able to spare enough time to talk to him. However, after the success of this plan she finds herself still longing for more, she got what she wanted and yet she was still unhappy. Will she figure out a way to find happiness or will she forever be stuck in a never-ending cycle of teleporting isolation?

PRODUCTION DETAILS:
We are an enthusiastic team of Yoobee film students who will have access to professional equipment and are well trained in the knowledge of film. We have been training in this course for almost a year, and myself the director of this film have been creating films for years now. I know how to work with actors and crew members, as well as organising and editing films.

Please note that this will be unpaid work as the budget is small and so is this production. However, transport fees may be covered depending on where you are located, and this film will be viewed by a variety of groups of people.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

DAYS OF FILMING - 1 to 4 days MAX

Early November will hold auditions and mid to late November will be when we film.
Specifics around auditioning and shooting dates are to be confirmed, you will be notified when these dates are set to allow you to plan your weeks

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - 1 - 4 days (depending on roles)

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


Female Lead - Amelia

A reserved female with large amounts of emotion and frustration as they embark to overcome their uncontrollable power to teleport when feeling fear. This role requires the actor to have skill in portraying strong emotions such as anger, sadness, or frustration as there will be little to no lines to support the characters' emotions. Personality traits: Reserved, emotional, strong-willed, creative, book enthusiast, enjoys nature, easily intrigued

Female, aged 18 to 23

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 8 November 2021.

Leads Crush - Lucas

Lucas is a sporty male with a lot of kindness and energy to give, he is a massive extrovert and loves meeting new people. A flaw of his is his inability to stop talking. This role is seen only a few times, once for the first time our lead sees him, secondly during a montage, and thirdly when he walks up to say hello to our lead female. Lucas in this film will be encountering the female lead once and will have little to no touching contact with her.

Male, aged 18 to 23

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles

Applications closed 8 November 2021.

Luca's Friend 1,2 or 3

As an extra you will be standing alongside Lucas in a park chatting away about sport and other outdoor hobbies, lines will be improv and will be quietly in the background. You will be seen for only two scenes both doing the same act of standing and talking. The first time our lead female sees Lucas and during the montage of her getting closer to Lucas. - All of your scenes will be shot in one day - Personality traits: All 3 friends will be - Energetic, sporty, playful

Anyone, aged 18 to 23

  • Acting experience: Extra

Applications closed 8 November 2021.

Woman in the park - Bianca

As Bianca, you will be acting as a content female adult who is set in who she is. She is peaceful, calm, and wise. She adores flowy colourful or white clothing and loves to spend time by herself outside enjoying her own company with a good book or art sketch. You will be seen in one scene only when the lead female looks across the park to see you having a solo picnic enjoying being outside. This role will have no lines and only requires you to sit and look happy and at peace

Female, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 8 November 2021.

Previous audition:
Vox Pop Street Interviewer

Next audition:
Two Actresses Needed for a Student Short Film

Listing created: 19 October 2021
Applications closed: 8 November 2021
Casting #1150303