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Actors Needed for Pandemic Themed Drama

Actors Needed for Pandemic Themed Drama

Job can be done from home worldwide
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Short Film
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Based on real people and real events

Cat, 19, a pregnant uni student. finds herself isolated during the the 2020 pandemic, away from home and away from the baby's dad. The baby is born and subsequently dies from an undisclosed illness, causing Cathy (and her partner, Jay) to become distraught and inconsolable.

The story will be to told through video confessionals and video calls between the couple, an absent doctor and Cat's Mother.

If chosen, you will need to be able to film and audio record your own segments/monologues and send them onto the filmmakers to edit. (this will be discussed with the you if cast)

There will be meetings moving forward to instructed how the filmmakers would like it to look i.e. camera position, lighting etc.

The film is a zero budget 8-12 minute short and is full of mono/duologues which can be used for show reels.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Production completion date - End of August 2021
Due to the nature of filming, dates will be given to individual cast members for how long they will have to complete the work

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Collab

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

Cat F. Lead

Fresh faced, bubbly university student who has recently fallen pregnant, just as the country has gone into lockdown. Attempting to stay sane, through her isolation she makes video blogs through her pregnancy.

Female, aged 18 to 26

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Dr Kelly M or F Supporting

Absentee doctor who seemingly has no time from anyone. Can be male of female, current draft used he pronouns but can be easily changed

Anyone, aged 40 to 71

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Mary F. Support

Workaholic, well meaning mother.

Female, aged 35 to 58

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Jay M. Support

Young labourer who isn't the best at showing his true emotion, often being passive aggressive, due to the relationship with his father.

Male, aged 18 to 27

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Listing created: 1 June 2021
Applications close: 30 June 2021
Casting #1128505