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Actors Wanted for Dramatic Short Film for a NZ Charity

Actors Wanted for Dramatic Short Film for a NZ Charity

Auckland, NZ. Apply from all NZ.
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We're making a dramatic short film for a NZ charity about maternal suicide. It's a hard-hitting script, you can't be squeamish. It's a 2 or 3-day shoot (TBD) on a micro-budget. While there isn't a lot of money in it, this is a great opportunity for an actor to deliver a powerful performance.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting (TBD) between FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER — WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

Job payment

Fixed price of $1000

Expenses paid - Transport/Petrol + meals


Girl ~ Pacifika or Pacifika/Pakeha mix

A vulnerable young woman in an abusive relationship discovers she's pregnant and slips into an emotional free-fall. It ends tragically. Needs to be able to cry (might be able to cheat tears, but the acting needs to be convincing).

Female, aged 19 to 29

  • Ethnicity: Māori, Pacific Islander

Applications closed 12 September 2020.

Abusive Boyfriend Pacifika or Pacifika/Pakeha mix

He's a troubled young man who takes his frustrations out on his girlfriend. It's a small but powerful role.

Male, aged 19 to 31

  • Ethnicity: Māori, Pacific Islander

Applications closed 12 September 2020.

Father ~ Pacifika or Pacifika/Pakeha mix

He's the girl's father in his own world of hurt. A troubled man who struggles to connect with his daughter, who he loves. When he sees her, pregnant and abusing herself, he gets angry and she throws him out. He comes to his senses, but tragically it's too late. He then decides to take action and organises a protest to highlight the problem of maternal suicide.

Male, aged 44 to 59

  • Ethnicity: Māori, Pacific Islander

Applications closed 12 September 2020.

Previous audition:
3 Actors Required for Student Short Film: KAIYA

Next audition:
Asian Male Actor for Student Short Film

Listing created: 2 September 2020
Applications closed: 12 September 2020
Casting #1087293