After You've Gone

Production Company
AYG Production
Producer(s)
Sherry Rashidan & Serena Bickerstaff
Director(s)
Janice Mingas NGouama
Casting Director(s): 
Rogin Rashidan
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

Lead role (Ivy): $200 honorarium
Supporting roles: (Erik, Young Ivy, Grandma, Anna): $100 honorarium

Audition Date(s)
Self-tapes due by August 1st. In-person callbacks on August 17th
Audition Location
Vancouver, BC
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
October 12-14, 2024
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Vancouver, BC
Submission Deadline
Thursday, August 1, 2024
Submission Instructions

To receive the self-tape materials, please email your headshots, resume and demo reel (if applicable) to: roginrashidan@hotmail.com with the SUBJECT LINE as: "AYG Audition Request - [Character Name]".

Project Synopsis
Struggling with grief, a teenage girl revisits the past to make peace with the loss of her mother.
Character 1
Ivy
Age
16
Gender
Female
Description
[BIPOC] - LEAD, 16. A teenage girl struggling to process her mother’s recent passing. She lives with her father, but their mutual loss has strained their relationship. Through her beloved grandma and memories of the past, Ivy must learn to face her grief head-on in order to heal. *For this role, we are looking for submissions from adults that can pass as 16. Please do not submit actors under the age of 18.
Character 2
Erik
Age
40s
Gender
Male
Description
[BIPOC] - SUPPORTING, 40. Ivy’s father, a widower who is farther along in processing his grief than his daughter. He has his struggles but is on the path of moving forward in their home. He is both concerned for Ivy’s well-being and exhausted with her defiance.
Character 3
Anna
Age
30s
Gender
Female
Description
[BIPOC] - SUPPORTING, 38. Ivy’s mother and Erik’s wife. A source of happiness, love, and direction in the family, her passing from cancer three months prior has left a void in Ivy and Erik’s household.
Character 4
Grandma
Age
70s
Gender
Female
Description
[BIPOC] - SUPPORTING, 70. Erik’s mother and Ivy’s grandmother, a content and peaceful woman with a passion for dance. She is no stranger to grief — losing both her husband and daughter-in-law has taken its toll. However, like Erik, she has learned to accept it and wants to help Ivy do the same.
Character 5
Young Ivy
Age
8-10
Gender
Female
Description
[BIPOC] - SUPPORTING, 8-10. Ivy as a child, appearing as a vision of the past. Nestled in the coziness of what her family once was, she is carefree and joyful.
Additional Characters

We are also looking for background actors to work volunteer. Feel free to reach out if interested in taking on a background role.
Background roles will have no lines and are open to all ethnicities (unpaid + IMDB credits).