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Older Woman Required for Role in Short Ghost Story Film

Older Woman Required for Role in Short Ghost Story Film

Bath, UK
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Hello, I'm a Bath filmmaker and this year I'm making a short ghost story.

The film is called The Family Tree. It's about an author on Britain's strangest trees who stumbles upon a mystery concerning the whereabouts of the grave of a 16th century witch finder.

At the end of the film she discovers that the witch finder was turned into a tree by the women he tormented, as she accidentally awakens his ghost.

The role I'm casting is that of the heroine: she is a modern witch, a good witch – who appears twice in the film. Early in the film she is perceived as someone to be fearful of – this part does not involve talking, just a close up appearance.

The second time she appears is at the end of the film to save the day, by reciting a spell that casts away the witch finder's ghost.

This would be filming near Bath in July, with a pay of £100. You would be needed once in daylight and again at night, with the night scene likely taking place in a nearby forest.

We are looking for someone who is slightly ambiguous – ie, you can't quite tell if they're malevolent or benevolent.

Please get in touch if this role interests you!

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Early July

Job payment

£100 per day - To be paid within one month of shoot.

Expenses paid - Travel expenses will be paid.

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The good witch

Please see film description. Actor must be able to learn and recite a spell in a dispassionate and controlled manner.

Female, aged 65 and over

Applications closed 9 May 2021.

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Listing created: 8 April 2021
Applications closed: 9 May 2021
Casting #1119346