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Actors/Actresses Wanted for Student Short Film

Actors/Actresses Wanted for Student Short Film

Wellington, NZ. Apply from all NZ.
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Short Film Story:
A comedy-drama about a mother-daughter relationship, between a young Chinese Kiwi girl and her Chinese mother.

Production & Creative Team:
This short film is part of 2020 MFA FILM programme at Victoria University of Wellington. We have an amazing key creative team lined up, with over a decade of Film & TV experience combined.

Where this project will be seen:
A screening at Park Road Production; Film Festival Entry; Online.

What's required:
Commitment to several rehearsals & workshops with the director.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting (TBC): 9th-15th Nov 2020

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student Film

Expenses paid - Travel, accommodation, food

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


Female Lead 1

The character is a second-generation Chinese immigrant girl, bi-sexual.

Female, aged 19 to 29

  • Ethnicity: Chinese, Eurasian / Pan Asian, Japanese, Korean, South Asian
  • Accents: Chinese, New Zealand

Applications closed 21 October 2020.

Female Lead 2

The character is a first-generation Chinese immigrant, a single mother.

Female, aged 45 to 60

  • Ethnicity: Chinese
  • Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Accents: Chinese, New Zealand

Applications closed 21 October 2020.

Male Lead

The character is a therapist.

Male, aged 38 to 60

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 21 October 2020.

Male Supporting Role

The character is a PhD student with a nerdy feeling.

Male, aged 24 to 33

  • Ethnicity: Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander, Black / African descent , Chinese, Eurasian / Pan Asian, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Latinx / Hispanic, Māori, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern , Native American , Pacific Islander , Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 21 October 2020.

Female Supporting Role

The character is the girlfriend of the lead female character.

Female, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 21 October 2020.

Previous audition:
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Next audition:
Santa Clause, Mrs Clause & Elves Required for Online Video Calls

Listing created: 27 September 2020
Applications closed: 21 October 2020
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