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7 Background Actors Wanted for Student Documentary

7 Background Actors Wanted for Student Documentary

Bournemouth, UK
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We are working on a student project, stylised like a documentary, that focuses on mundane human activity. We are looking for background actors who will be going about a daily task that suits you best from the list below:

- Reading
- Talking on the phone
- Watching television
- Woodwork (in a shed)
- Practicing a musical instrument
- Cooking a meal
- Ironing clothes

Shooting would take anywhere between 15-45 minutes, depending on the activity in question, plus 10-15 minutes conversation and set-up of the static camera shot pointing through an unobscured window with a large view of an interior room.

If you are interested then please message with which of the tasks works best for you, and if you have any questions about us or the project then please get in contact.

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Background Actor

Anyone can take the role, but your house and task availability is key as per the project description. Also someone who can avoid looking towards or playing up to the camera, as we want nothing but naturalism.

Anyone, aged 25 and over

Applications closed 1 May 2021.

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Listing created: 21 January 2021
Applications closed: 1 May 2021
Casting #1107077