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Three Actors Required for Roles in Grant Funded Short Film (Expired)

Cast wanted for Melbourne based short film with grant funding, in development and collaboration with SIGNAL and City of Melbourne.

Julia Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is about a girl who has returned to Australia for her mother’s manslaughter trial, and is about to leave to return to her new home. The film is set at the last dinner at her old share house and focuses on the now distanced relationship with her former housemates.

We are casting two of the roles gender neutrally to broaden the scope of people we wish to welcome into the audition process. Successful actors will participate in rehearsal workshops to contribute to the writing and building of their role with regards to their own background and cultural heritage.

Directed by James Werrett, a Melbourne film-maker and artist. James, a Swinburne School of Film and Television graduate, has been producing and directing films for six years and has had his work featured in Melbourne Underground Film Festival. James’ most recent work is Peeple People, a web series about young people getting their lives together, due for release late 2017.

Rehearsal / production dates

Auditions will be held on 5th August 2017 in Melbourne CBD. Rehearsal workshops will run in the months prior to shooting. Shooting dates will be across 2-3 days in early November 2017. 

Job compensation

$250 (inclusive of rehearsals and shooting days)

Carrie

Carrie is one of Julia’s former housemates. Carrie likes to take the lead in the house and in their friends’ lives. They’re a dedicated friend, but this can sometimes be to a fault. They are head strong and wear their heart on their sleeve. They live within conflicting states of complacency and nostalgia which impacts on their world view.

Any gender, aged 23 to 30 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

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Zack

Zack is one of Julia’s former housemates. They have fond memories of the early days and establishment of the sharehouse, and are trying to find their feet within the shifting dynamic of their home and life situation. Zack is still working out what they want to do with their lives. Zack can come across as insensitive to others emotions. They live within conflicting states of complacency and nostalgia which impacts on their world view.

Any gender, aged 23 to 30 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

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Martha

Martha is a new addition to the house, taking Julia’s room since she moved out. Martha is a careful and quiet person who can get caught up in the drama of the other housemates. Martha spends time observing in order to navigate difficult situations. She struggles to immediately relate to other characters, and may come across as awkward. Julia sees Martha as a replacement, forging an interesting bond between them that comes to be stronger than that which Julia shares with the other housemates.

Females, aged 20 to 30 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Apply now

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Starts
Monday 24 July, 2017
Ends
Monday 31 July, 2017
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

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