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Multiple Roles Required for Psychological Thriller (Uni Major Project)

Multiple Roles Required for Psychological Thriller (Uni Major Project)

New South Wales, Australia. Apply from all Australia.
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We are a student crew making short film as our major project at SAE Creative Media Institute, Sydney.

This project will be seen at Worldwide film festivals, and on Vimeo

Genre | Psychological Thriller

Themes | Religion, Ethics, Family
Logline | A church, long lost siblings. The true meaning of sacrifice.
Synopsis | James is trying to reconcile the relationship between him and his
sister after their parents pass away, but is reluctant on going to The Church of Life
where she is now spending most of her time. After going back and forth whether to
go or not with his friend Michael, James eventually decides to go, leading him to
have strange encounters with a few people. It’s not until the very ending where we
find out that the orphans adopted by the church have been used as human
sacrifices in their baptism rituals.

ASKING FOR A VIEW OF SECTIONS OF THE SCRIPT IS WELCOME THOUGH FINAL SCRIPT HAS YET TO BE LOCKED OFF.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Production Dates 6th - 10th of December

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student Film

Expenses paid - Food will be paid, transport will be paid, all expenses for film will be paid

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


James Lee (Protagonist)

A Strong brother who is trying to reconcile his relationship with his sister after the loss of their parents Further Role Description: James will have most the dialogue in the film, the film overall has quite a serious tone but also has some comedic lines. This character is on a quest to reconcile his sister but what he doesn't realise is he is being set-up to join the cult, where they conduct fatal baptisms. Only one shot of the baptism is needed as we are trying to not make the film graphic.

Male, aged 18 to 25

  • Height: 167 cm / 5ft 6in - 184 cm / 6ft 0in
  • Ethnicity: Chinese, Eurasian / Pan Asian, Korean, South Asian

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Sarah Lee

Sister of the Protagonist. Sarah is a smart sophisticated women. Further Role Description: Sarah is a member of the church / cult she is a caring and loving girl who's mind has been altered by the cult. She does have dialogue and the ability to method act and speak in tongues is required, but the vision of this will be directed and is only for one line in the film.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Height: 163 cm / 5ft 4in - 173 cm / 5ft 8in
  • Ethnicity: Chinese, Eurasian / Pan Asian, Japanese, Korean, South Asian

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Michael Ahmed

Protagonist Best Friend, he is comedic Further Description of Role: Minor Dialogue, Actor needs to be able to be serious, comedic, sarcastic and quick witted.

Male, aged 18 to 25

  • Height: 172 cm / 5ft 8in - 184 cm / 6ft 0in
  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent , Māori, Other

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Sally

Church Receptionist, a loving mother, also a bit of a psycho Further Character Description: Sally plays a creepy elderly women who also is in visioned with the colloquial stereotypical "karen" aesthetic. Must be able to make a macabre grin.

Female, aged 30 and over

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair color: Blonde

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Frank H

Looks like or can dress up like Frank Houston or Brian Houston Further Role Description: Frank plays an elderly man who is creepy and suggested in the film as a bit of a sex offender and murderer, though none of this is visually shown in the film it is just hinted at. Frank is an old cult extremest yet has calm character aspects.

Male, aged 60 and over

  • Height: 172 cm / 5ft 8in - Any
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Little Girl

Play's the little girl (no lines for this role) (more of like and extra) The whole crew has WWCC. Further Role Descriptions: This character is upbeat and has the innocences of a child. She is seen as the daughter to Frank the creepy old member of the church. This character does die in the film but she more or less goes missing and the death is not shown. However she will have to be comfortable with floating in the water as for the final scene of the film she is reveal was drowned.

Female, aged 5 to 10

  • Height: Any - 163 cm / 5ft 4in
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Red

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Little Girl #2

Minimal lines, basically an extra all crew will have their WWCC. Further Role Description: Little Girl 2 is a upbeat and has the innocence of a child. She is apart of the ending scene where she is seen to be drowned under water, though this scene will be quick and only the dunking of her head needs to be done. So swimming and comfortability with water shall be necessary.

Female, aged 5 to 10

  • Height: Any - 162 cm / 5ft 4in

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Extra

Extra 1: is a Pastor of the church / musician, ability to play the acoustic guitar would be helpful. This cast does not have to have the ability to sing well just the confidence to sing in the background in front of the camera. A musician that would be down to collaborate on writing a song would also be good but not necessary.

Anyone

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Extra

This Extra, is just needed for the church scene where they will be seen to be praying and kneeling for god.

Anyone

Applications closed 9 December 2021.

Previous audition:
On Stage Presenter - 16 November - Perth - $500

Next audition:
Seeking Talent for Half Day Photoshoot - $700

Listing created: 8 November 2021
Applications closed: 9 December 2021
Casting #1153699