Animal Within An Animal

Production Company
Animal Productions
Rosaura Lezama-Arceneaux, Michael Yeung, Nicolas Ayerbe Barona
Rosaura Lezama-Arceneaux
Casting Director(s): 
Rosaura Lezama-Arceneaux, Michael Yeung, Nicolas Ayerbe Barona
Union Status
UBCP Agreement
Project Type
Student Production
Compensation Details

UNPAID passion project. 40/40 UBCP if union. Non-unions are welcome to apply. Will cover food, gas, transportation, provide demo reel, credits, and unmatched appreciation for your talent.

Audition Date(s)
April 27 to 28, 2019
Audition Location
Artist Resource Centre
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
May 25-26, 2019
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Artists Resource Centre
Submission Deadline
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Submission Instructions

If you are a woman of color (Latinx, First Nations, Asian, African-American) actress and this project resonates with you, please submit CV and headshot attached as PDF and JPEG to

We also accept video submissions.

Project Synopsis
ABSURDIST SCI-FI SHORT FILM - In the year 2059 diseases can be easily diagnosed with high-tech scanners and failing body parts are replaced by bionic prosthetics created instantly with 4D printers.Nonetheless anyone with a uterus that is past their prime breeding years and has never had children is increasingly being affected by the Wandering Womb disease. A condition in which the uterus gets inflamed and wanders around the body like an animal thirsty for semen until it explodes, killing the person.
Character 1
“Only nature can cure me.” Linda (55-65) is terrified of technology and believes in the body’s natural power to heal itself with the help of oils, plants and crystals. She lives in a cabin “off the grid” in a retired millennial community but secretly enjoys of an internet conexion. Linda is skeptic of doctors and has managed to avoid going to one for decades but today she is forced by paralyzing migraines to seek out help, only to encounter-
Character 2
Dr. Nuño
“This treatment is absolutely imperative and completely redundant” Dr. Nuño (25-32) an impersonal scientist that gained fame as a teenager by creating medical eyeglasses capable to zap instant relief to a Wandering Womb patient with just one tap. Determined to prove that she “still got it” she proudly informs Linda that her womb has wandered to her head and that the only cure is to chop it off and replace it with a robot’s.