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Two Actors Required for Lead Roles in Drama Short Film

Two Actors Required for Lead Roles in Drama Short Film

Leeds, UK
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Its 1988 and Finbar and Billy have finished their exams. For them, football is a lifestyle, a fashion and a distraction from the shit adult world around them. Until they discover the rave scene.

The lifestyle begins to consume Billy and Finbar. Billy begins living for the weekend and selfish decisions cause the boys to drift apart, ultimately leading to a heart-breaking end where this community he finds, isolates him more than he ever has been.

This will be released as a proof of concept for a further funding. We plan to enter in film festivals and will be used as our Degree final piece.

Kaya Mitchell (Director) has over 3 years experience in writing and directing for the screen. Expected crew of up to 15+.

These roles are imperative to the film. There is much backstory to the characters and we expect the relationship to reflect that. Other requirements will be smoking, stunt work and driving licence.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions will be held as soon as possible in regard to COVID-19.
Rehearsals will be in early January.
Shooting will begin February 1st.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - This will be used as a proof of concept for a potential feature film. Based of true events. Funded through crowdfunding and personal budgets.

Expenses paid - We will be providing food according to COVID-19 precautions. The budget will be pre-dominantly focused on Production Design. We will reimburse travel costs as much as feasible.

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

All advertisers agree to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act and are responsible for defining the nature of their production and any payment requirements. Find out more.


William/Billy

Protagonist, playing age of 16/17 years old, loves music and playing/watching football. Supports Leeds United, Fun-loving, Instant gratification, Football enthusiast, Best friends with Finbar, Good with girls, Develops a love for music and rave, Steals money from his mum, Conflict arises when he begins to fall into the rave scene and let down his friends.

Male, aged 18 to 24

  • Height: 171 cm / 5ft 7in - 189 cm / 6ft 2in
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Accents: UK English
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Medium , Long

Applications closed 21 January 2021.

Finbar

Billy’s best friend since childhood. playing age of 16/17 years old. happy go lucky, very likeable, Mixed Ethnicity, loyal to a fault, chivalrous, financially stable from working in his dad's corner shop, follows Billy’s every step, kind, naïve, football nerd, takes care of his little sister, takes Billy’s fun to another level and gets into drugs.

Male, aged 18 to 22

  • Height: 150 cm / 4ft 11in - 179 cm / 5ft 10in
  • Accents: UK English
  • Hair length: Short

Applications closed 21 January 2021.

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Listing created: 12 November 2020
Applications closed: 21 January 2021
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