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Multiple Actors Wanted for Short Film

Multiple Actors Wanted for Short Film

Victoria, Australia
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We're casting multiple roles for a short film written and directed by Clayton Smith, and produced by Joseph Gaines.

The film will be shot in multiple locations around the Brunswick area. Exact dates are TBA, but most likely mid-June. 3 shoot dates total, but not all roles will be required for all dates.

First round of auditions will be by self-tape.

Project title:
Human Bean

Project synopsis:
Flynn is a proud coffee-maker, one of Brunswick’s finest, but when Frank unexpectedly drops into his life ahead of the Best Brunswick Beans competition, he is forced to reassess his methods.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Mid-June, TBA. 3 shoot dates (not for all roles). Likely 1 rehearsal day.

Job payment

Payment TBC


Flynn is an aspiring and obsessive coffee maker. He’s lived in Brunswick for a few years, and is desperate for official recognition of his coffee making skills. He wants to win the Best Brunswick Beans competition. He needs friendship, and to come to peace with his father’s death. Flynn could pass as a ‘hipster’. A mustache and some coffee making ability would be great, but not a deal-breaker. Speaking role 2.5 days shooting

Male, aged 22 to 32

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Frank - The Human Bean

Frank is a 1 day-old man who is mysteriously created from a blood red coffee bean. He adopts some characteristics and subtleties from Flynn, his creator – Flynn is everything he knows about the world. Frank might mimic Flynn sometimes, and adopt his manner. He’s pretty straightforward due to his social infancy, but can get shy. He wants to please Flynn, and looks up to him as a father. He has the ability to urinate the best coffee anyone has tasted. Speaking role 2.5 days shooting

Anyone, aged 22 to 34

Applications closed 1 July 2021.


Edgar has lived in Brunswick his whole life. He’s seen it change from being a simple place, to becoming more and more multicultural, and more recently a haven for more creative expression. He hates this crap, and would rather things stayed like they were in the 70’s. He enjoys a beer at the local pub on Friday nights, the rest of the week is devoted to watching sport. Speaking role 1.5 days shooting

Anyone, aged 60 to 75

Applications closed 1 July 2021.


Rose is a coffee connoisseur. If it’s been brewed in Melbourne, she’s tasted it. She likes her coffee hot, her cars fast, and her men faster. She may have a cool haircut. Speaking role 1 day of shooting

Anyone, aged 45 to 60

Applications closed 1 July 2021.


Tabitha has her own coffee distribution chain, and is only judging to find out what’s going to be hot to sell next year.­ Young, hip, cool, progressive. Speaking role 1 day of shooting

Female, aged 28 to 42

Applications closed 1 July 2021.


Ned gained notoriety in the 80’s for winning the best coffee brewer award a few years in a row. Ned likes his coffee not too hot, and his men not too smart. Speaking role 1 day of shooting

Male, aged 60 to 70

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

Flynn's Dad

Flynn’s Dad is obsessed with coffee, which he passes onto his son. He forces his son to make him endless ristrettos, searching for the perfect flavour extraction. Visual only role 1/2 day of shooting

Male, aged 55 to 70

Applications closed 1 July 2021.

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Listing created: 25 May 2021
Applications closed: 1 July 2021
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