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Actors Wanted for a Pilot Episode

Actors Wanted for a Pilot Episode

Manchester, UK

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  • Joined December, 2009
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We are looking for actors/extras for a comedy pilot that will be pitched to various TV in UK, and also released on You Tube (Clips only) and released on Amazon.

The pilot episode is planned to be submitted to various film festivals in UK.

The pilot (of what is hoped to be a series) is based on the stage play of "The Community Centre". A culturally diverse comedy, telling the hilarious stories of the likeable, entertaining characters.

Actors must be proactive in promoting the show on their social media accounts & also be skilled improvisers and have great comedy skills.

We are casting for various roles for both Cast and Crew.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions will be held in December (Date and place of auditions will be provided to shortlisted candidates)
Filming is planned for late January or February in Manchester

Job payment

Payment TBC - Payment details will be provided at auditions


Note: Auditions will only be held at:

NIAMOS CENTRE
CHICHESTER RD / WARRICK ST
M15 5EU
HULME

Edited 26 October 2019


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Bev - Community Farm Worker

Bev is kind yet feisty. Bev has a great sense of humour and laughs at her unlucky love life. She was unhappily married very briefly to cheating ex-husband Phil however it’s proving impossible to find a replacement. After getting over the shock of divorce, Bev accepted her new life and set about to replace her ex-husband but this was easier said than done. Bev looks after her 97yr old grandmother who is scatty and possibly suffering from dementia.

Female, aged 35 to 55

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Anisha - Community Farm Worker

Anisha is a pretty, sweet-natured woman. Anisha is seeking another partner and is using the online route because ‘you can see what you’re getting’. So far Anisha has had 102 blind dates, none of which have gone any further than the first meeting.

Female, aged 30 to 45

  • Ethnicity: Eurasian / Pan Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern , Pakistani, South Asian

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Robbie - White actor to play a Rasta Caretaker

Robbie thinks, walks & talks like a black guy, he even wears dreadlocks and a Bob Marley Hat. There’s just one small problem, Robbie is white and lives in Fallowfield, not the Ghetto. Robbie composes dreadful poems & raps all intended to assist the ‘struggle’. But Robbie is happy in his own little world. Successful actor will be versatile and possess a good singing voice in order to sing Bob Marley songs.

Male, aged 30 to 45

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Bob (Marley) – Black actor to play Bob Marley

The inspiration for Robbie and only shows up when Robbie is stoned. We only see Bob from the next down. Actor must be able to sound like Bob Marley and be able to have similar movements to the Jamacian singer.

Male, aged 40 and over

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Brother Myers – African-Caribbean pensioner

Brother Myers is a professional moaner, a stickler for tradition and ritual. fiercely proud of being from Jamaica ‘The rock, the big one’ and anyone else from other Caribbean islands is dismissed as ‘small island people’. Brother Myers has a good voice and takes every opportunity to show off his singing skills.

Male, aged 45 to 70

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Sister Johnson - African-Caribbean pensioner

Female, aged 45 and over

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Marvin

Marvin is Sister Johnson’s 17year old grandson and a really happy teenager; he’s a cool guy with loads of friends (dudes). attractive, intelligent and popular boy. He is socially confident and yearns to have a girlfriend but this hasn’t happened yet despite his bragging stories to his friends.

Male, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Agata - Eastern European Waitress

makes her own rules and stories are made up on the spot for anyone who cares to enquire about her origins. has little respect for the customers who frequent the café and dishes out one-liners to everyone. never calls anyone by their name, but whatever she feels like at the time.

Female, aged 30 to 50

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Extras

Extras for various scenes, both speaking and non speaking roles

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Film Editor

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Post Production & Editing ability: Intermediate, Expert

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

MUA

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Makeup Artist ability: Intermediate, Expert

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Lighting Crew - Must have own gear

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Camera Crew with own gear

What camera gear do you have?

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Soundie with own gear

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

Assistant Director/ Assistant Producer

Anyone, aged 18 and over

  • Runner or Assistant ability: Beginner, Intermediate

Applications closed 25 November 2019.

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  • Joined December, 2009
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Listing created: 26 October 2019
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