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Female Actress Required for Motion Captured Main Role in Short Film

Female Actress Required for Motion Captured Main Role in Short Film

Wellington, NZ
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Looking for an actress to act for motion capture as the main character in a 10-12 minute student-made, CG animated short film.

20 - 29 year old female.
Approximately 164 - 175cm tall.
Slender to medium build.
Must be able to act with expressive body language as this role is motion captured.
Will be required to act out a hybrid of human and monkey-like locomotion.

Film Title:
Night Light

The story of the Hiraya people, who harvest light in order to survive within a world shrouded by darkness.

Character Role:
Mata (age 24), a female, young adult Hirayan with a curious and resilient nature.

Fantasy, Dystopian, Survival and Existential.

Where will this be shown:
The film will premiere at The Roxy Cinema in Miramar, Wellington and will be viewed by the students and staff from Miramar Creative Centre and film industry guests from Weta Digital, Pukeko Pictures, Fox & Co and more.
The film will posted online most likely via Vimeo.
The film will also be entered into a number of film festivals after production.

Who are we:
My name is Emily To and I am one of the producers of this film.
Our team is comprised of 8 students who started the Master of Design Technology programme at Victoria University of Wellington in February 2021. Producing a short film is our final project for our course.

We look forward to hearing from you :)

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting will take place roughly somewhere between 1st - 14th of November and take around 3 - 5 days.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - This is not a paid role as this is a student film. We are looking for someone willing to collaborate. Mocap work can be used in your personal portfolio.

Expenses paid - Catering will be provided. Transportation can be arranged.

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

Motion Capture Female Lead

Character is strong-willed and resilient. She questions why?- which sets her apart from the rest of her kind.

Female, aged 20 to 29

  • Height: 164 cm / 5ft 5in - 175 cm / 5ft 9in

Applications closed 26 October 2021.

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Listing created: 20 October 2021
Applications closed: 26 October 2021
Casting #1150418