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Male Actor & Middle Aged Female Actress for Student Thriller Short Film

Male Actor & Middle Aged Female Actress for Student Thriller Short Film

Victoria, Australia
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Hi there!!

My name is Corrina, and I am a female film uni student (18 y/o) looking for a male actor (18-25) and a female actress (roughly 40-50) to play the main roles of a son and mother.

It is a thriller/horror short film/web-episode that is about a son who enters a lucid dream to see his recently deceased mum; for it only to soon turn into sleep paralysis and a place where he can't escape.

Filming will only take one day of your time (date is to be confirmed, but most likely sometime during October 2020) and food will be catered for.

This exciting and fun creation will be displayed online (Instagram, YouTube etc), and it will be a great addition to your portfolio!!

There is no payment from this job. However, you will gain so much experience and joy!!

If this sounds like the job for you, feel free to contact me!!

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student film

Expenses paid - Food will be provided and payed for, and possibly any transport cost

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


Female lead

The character Crystal is a loving mother to her son, Joey, and she has always placed the needs of her son first before her own. Unfortunately, she died around the age of 43 due to an unknown heard illness, and has now reappeared in Joey's life through a lucid dream. Notably, even though the lucid dream is a gift in order for her to see her son, it slowly turns into a nightmare by her caring and calming persona and appearance, turning dark.

Female, aged 37 to 58

  • Height: Any - 179 cm / 5ft 10in

Applications closed 26 November 2020.

Male lead

The character Joey is someone who has had his fair share of struggle throughout his life. That being with his dad leaving him and his mum when he was 5, growing up with financial struggles, and his mum passing away when he was 18. He quite an intelligent guy; but, he soon becomes desperate to see his mum one last time, missing the one person he could trust. So, he is overjoyed when he sees his mum in the lucid dream. But, that joy soon turns to fear when he is stuck in a nightmare.

Male, aged 18 to 28

  • Height: Any - 192 cm / 6ft 4in

Applications closed 26 November 2020.

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Listing created: 21 August 2020
Applications closed: 26 November 2020
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