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Actors Required for Roles in Thriller Short Film 'Prey'

Actors Required for Roles in Thriller Short Film 'Prey'

Victoria, Australia
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Prey - Short Film

'A naive and sheltered first year uni student, William, seeks an escape from his strict study routine enforced by his conservative parents by discreetly arranging a date on 'LoveHub' with an appealing match...who happens to be a catfishing predator, named Denise'

Darkly comic and very suspenseful, Prey will combine visceral thrills with rich and unpredictable dialogue.

All shortlisted applicants will receive a copy of the script and audition details.

This is a self-funded, minimal crew production.


Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

4 day shoot during April or May in Melbourne. TBC.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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


William - Lead

A first year bio-medicine student, who is painfully shy and inexperienced when it comes to dating. Due to his conservarive upbringing, he feels a great sense of guilt and shame for using a dating app to meet someone, and hence keeps it a secret.

Male, aged 18 to 24

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

Denise - Lead

Denise is a predator. She has a wildly unsettling and forthright disposition. Hyper sensitive and controlling. She uses a profile photo of someone else to 'catfish' Andrew on the dating app. A highly comedic but also terrifying character. Will be a lot of fun to play.

Female, aged 30 to 45

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

Louise - Supporting

Andrew's high-school friend and crush. Louise happens to bump into Andrew during his nightmare date, adding to the extreme awkwardness of the situation.

Female, aged 18 to 24

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

Rodrick - Supporting

Andrew's conservative and strict father. He accepts nothing but the very best when it comes to exam and test results. He is unaware of the side affects he causes in the manner he pressures his son to succeed.

Male, aged 45 to 60

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

Helen - Supporting

Andrew's Mother. Generous and kind, the gentler parent. Has trouble sticking up for Andrew in front of Rodrick, who is a dominant presence in the household.

Female, aged 40 to 60

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

Mia - Supporting

Andrew's older sister. She loves to pick on and scrutinise her younger brother, and is immediately suspicious of his behaviour leading up to the date.

Female, aged 20 to 28

Applications closed 15 March 2021.

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Listing created: 14 March 2021
Applications closed: 15 March 2021
Casting #1114963