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Six Actors Required for Roles in Short Film

Six Actors Required for Roles in Short Film

Auckland, NZ

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  • Located in Auckland, NZ
  • Joined July, 2015
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Auditions will run August 12-16
Potential shoot dates will either be August 26, 27, 28, September 7; or September 2, 3, 4, 7

This short film is being produced as a 3rd year final project at Auckland University of Technology by the television majors for their communications degree.
The film is about a young bartender who is mistakenly kidnapped by the Russian mafia and coerced into mixing alcoholic beverages for the group.
We are working as a crew of seven and treating this as a professional setting in practice for the industry, however actors will unfortunately be unpaid.

Job payment

This job is unpaid


Sean

Sean begins clumsy and nervous, wanting desperately to be a great bartender yet lacking direction and support he is struggling. Bullied by his boss and being granted one last chance he sets out on his journey, interrupted by a kidnapping. Sean is put under pressure to perform and succeeds, growing in confidence, he must stand up for himself as a bartender and physically fight with his boss's parallel character. Sean then returns to his real boss to one up him and end the abuse.

Male, aged 18 to 20

  • Weight: Any - 90 kg / 198 lbs
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

Sergei

Sergei is the leader of the Russian mob. Living underground and believing his mob is the real deal, when in reality they are a joke. Sergei has been a lifelong alcoholic and enjoys strong drinks as opposed to good tasting ones. He is no stranger to violence and will not hesitate to pull the trigger, death is an event to be brushed off. He asserts his dominance and unfortunately being too drunk is defeated by Sean. Sergei is drunk for a large portion of this film and is involved in a fight scene.

Male, aged 35 to 45

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White
  • Hair color: Black

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

Nikolai

Nikolai is the lead mobsters right hand man, he is next in command and considers the leader a father figure despite him being cold towards Nikolai. He tries hard to impress the leader but finds himself messing up his orders, on this occasion he has kidnapped the wrong person. For this role there is a single line of dialogue but will be used heavily in the background and foreground of action.

Male, aged 23 to 27

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White
  • Hair color: Black

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

Vladislav

Vladislav is one if the mobsters and has no dialogue yet is heavily used in the background and foreground of action.

Male, aged 26 to 30

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White
  • Hair color: Brown

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

Alexei

Alexei is the quietest and sheepish mobster. Heavily influenced he will do whatever the mobsters tell him. He has no dialogue yet is heavily seen in the action and is shot dead.

Male, aged 20 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White
  • Hair color: Brown

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

Gary

Gary is Sean's boss, condescending and arrogant he shows no respect for Sean and treats him as a waste of space. He bullies Sean with terrible jobs and verbally abuses him and his work. Gary is shocked by Sean's change of character at the end of the film and finally respects Sean's strength and confidence. This role has a lot of angry dialogue.

Male, aged 29 to 37

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 16 August 2015.

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Listing created: 24 July 2015
Applications closed: 16 August 2015
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