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Mature Male Actor Wanted for Lead Role in Student Short Film

Mature Male Actor Wanted for Lead Role in Student Short Film

London, UK. Apply from all UK.
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A mysterious ghost tale in which the spirit of a famous jazz guitarist, who led a troubled life with his family, passes on his legacy and his guitar to a promising aspiring musician (unbeknownst to said musician), whilst giving advice on family. A dual lead piece consisting of only these two characters in a short interaction, the role would be vital in the film's production.

I'm a film student in Basingstoke, not too far from London. I'm inexperienced as a filmmaker so am looking for someone with patience as I work my way around what difficulties may be encountered. It should, however, be a short and simple shoot, likely only consisting of one day of filming. This film would be used for my film A level, though also likely released on a public platform such as Youtube.

I am looking to shoot the film in Basingstoke, in an antiques shop with their permission.

Whilst this is a student film, I am aware of travel costs for some, and the commitment to travel and work, especially in today's climate, and I am willing to pay for the work and time put in.

Nothing physically demanding is required, only a mysterious and knowledgeable atmosphere, with a hint of mischief.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student Film

Expenses paid - Travel costs to get to the shoot, and any other essential costs required. Also willing to pay for the work itself if that is an essential requirement

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

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Male lead

The character is the mysterious spirit (unknown to the viewer) of a long-deceased jazz guitarist looking to pass on his wisdom and passion to an aspiring yet equally troubled musician

Male, aged 60 and over

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Skin color: Black
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Listing created: 18 October 2020
Applications close: 31 December 2020
Casting #1094501
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