Duck, Duck... Gone!

Production Company
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s)
Paul Tirado
Director(s)
Praniti Chandrapandey
Casting Director(s): 
Paul Tirado, Praniti Chandrapandey
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

NO MONETARY PAYMENT - VOLUNTEER PROJECT
Compensation: Lunch/lunch money provided on both shoot days, IMDb credit, footage of your scene from completed film for demo reel

Audition Location
Online-only
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
Saturday February 5th 2022 - Sunday February 6th 2022
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Area
Submission Deadline
Monday, January 24, 2022
Submission Instructions

Please send Headshots, Resume, & Demo Reel to duckduckgonemovie@gmail.com. No prior experience necessary but it will help in consideration.

Project Synopsis
An absurd corporate thriller about Jane, a secretary charged with investigating the office to find out who stole the boss’ prized rubber duck. She unsuccessfully interrogates her coworkers, slowly loses her sanity, and is subsequently fired. However, it is implied in the end that she might have been the culprit all along.
Additional Information & Safety Protocols: 

No intimate scenes or stunts. Any questions can be sent to duckduckgonemovie@gmail.com.

COVID Safety Protocols: Will have a COVID officer and will be following all up to date COVID guidelines.

Character 1
Jane
Age
20s
Gender
Female
Description
LEAD: Jane is a hardworking secretary who is brought to her wit’s end after her boss sends her on a wild rubber duck chase. She prioritizes the duck hunt over her own well-being, her exhaustion and stress leading her to have hallucinations that bring her to a breaking point, all as a result of the burnout from working in this corporate environment.
Character 2
Donald
Age
20s
Gender
Male
Description
SUPPORTING: Donald is an ambitious receptionist whose passion for the company makes him willing to do whatever it takes to move up in the office hierarchy. His discontent about the missing duck is rivaled only by the boss, and he makes sure to let Jane know about it.
Character 3
Mr. Dodgers
Age
30s
Gender
Male
Description
SUPPORTING: Mr. Dodgers is the overly confident boss of Mallard Tech who is devastated by the loss of his prized rubber duck. He takes himself and his company very seriously and has no tolerance for incompetence or sabotage, to the disgruntlement of his employees.
Character 4
Daisy
Age
late 20s
Gender
Open
Description
SUPPORTING: Daisy is an overworked employee just trying to squeeze in a meal in between all the work. They feel some resentments towards Jane for having what they perceive to be a better job but are eventually brought around to feel sympathy for someone in a similar plight to theirs.
Character 5
Dewey
Age
late 20s
Gender
Open
Description
SUPPORTING: Dewey is a formerly loyal employee who was recently fired after requesting a well-deserved raise. After investing so much time and effort into this company, they’re feeling bitter and vindictive, and they’re not leaving without taking a piece of it with them.