A 10-minute social realist short film about Femi, a teenager who struggles to regain his life after an acid attack leaves his face in bandages. We follow Femi as he deals with the struggle of no longer feeling "normal" and reconnects with his estranged father, Laurence, and his friend Tasha.
We're looking for actors from London for the final few roles within this film. We will be filming in London from the 16th to 19th August, the plan being to submit the finished film to festivals by the end of the year. Following a festival run, we will be distributing this film online on Vimeo.
This production was originally being made by us as a graduation film as students at the University of Gloucestershire. Due to the pandemic we were forced to reschedule filming, and we will now be making it association with the University following COVID-19 filming guidelines.
StarNow note for talent: Please note the Advertiser has indicated this production contains strong themes including violence however the acid splashing scene will not be shown on screen. Applicants may wish to clarify further details with the advertiser before attending an audition.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates16th - 19th August
Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity
Expenses paid - Travel
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A small yet vital role. Must be able to deliver a line, and walk in, an aggressive and menacing manner. The individual who attacks Femi, equipped with an inconspicuous bottle of acid by a rival group.
Male, aged 22 to 28
Applications closed 1 August 2020.