The Astronaut

Production Company
InFocus FIlm School
Producer(s)
Zane Forbes
Director(s)
Bijan Moterassed
Casting Director(s): 
Bijan Moterassed
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

You will be provided for food and drinks

Audition Location
Infocus Film School, 554 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1J5
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
July 28-30
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Vancouver
Submission Deadline
Friday, July 26, 2024
Submission Instructions

Contract us with your demo reel and headshots at: Bijan31@hotmail.com

Project Synopsis
For John’s entire life he has wanted to do something of meaning. He wants to be remembered for something. Following in the footsteps of his idol Neil Armstrong, he Leaves his family to embarks on a journey to a new inhabitable planet. After landing, everything quicky goes south and he learns that there is more to life than fame and fortune that he so desperately desired.
Character 1
John Anderson
Age
28-36
Gender
Male
Description
John Anderson is a man driven by determination and passion. With a strong will that propels him forward. He has a burning desire for the fame and glory that comes being an astronaut. Inspired by his idol, Neil Armstrong, John aspires to follow his footsteps and make history by becoming the first man to set foot on a new inhabitable planet. Despite the sacrifices required, John prioritizes his work above all else, even at the expense of precious time with his wife and children. He is determined to leave his mark on the world and secure his place among the stars.
Character 2
Kitty Anderson
Age
25-30
Gender
Female
Description
Kitty Anderson is strong and resilient. As a devoted mother, she gives her life to providing and supporting her family. Her actions are driven by the desire to ensure the well-being and happiness of her children. While she supports her husband dream of space exploration, she feels the weight of the sacrifices he make for his ambitions. Despite her own fears and concerns, Kitty selflessly stands by John side, bearing the burden of his decisions.
Character 3
Emily Anderson
Age
10-14
Gender
Female
Description
Emily Anderson possesses incredible strength, her willpower matched only by her intelligence and determination. Stubborn, she stands firm in her convictions, refusing to yield in the face adversity. Much like her father, she exceptionally bright. Emily’s has a kind heart and cares for her family, particularly her father whose departure weighs heavily on her
Character 4
Charles Connor
Age
23-28
Gender
Male
Description
Charles is a rookie astronaut embarking on his first mission. He is eager to learn the robes but struggles with the weight of the situation. He wants to do right by his team but also doesn't want to fail them. He has also dreamed of being an astronaut but is afraid he'll crumble under pressure.