Language We Know

Production Company
Marginal Production Ltd.
Producer(s)
Yael Carnet
Director(s)
Athena Han
Casting Director(s): 
Yael Carnet
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

$100/day

Audition Date(s)
Mid December
Audition Location
Vancouver
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
February 18, 19, 20
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Vancouver
Submission Deadline
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Submission Instructions

Please submit your headshot, resume, and/or demo reel (if available) and to lwk.casting@gmail.com

Project Synopsis
This is a 3min short film about a 13-year-old newly immigrated Chinese girl going to her first soccer practice in Canada.
Additional Information & Safety Protocols: 
Character 1
Grace
Age
12-14
Gender
Female
Description
Grace has just immigrated to Vancouver with her parents. Even though she studied English back home, she has a hard time understanding native speakers. Being passionate about soccer, her parents signed her up with a local girls’ soccer club. Upon going to her first practice, she prepares herself by memorizing all the necessary soccer terminologies. Knowing how to speak Mandarin is a plus. Knowing how to play soccer is a plus.
Character 2
Father
Age
45-50
Gender
Male
Description
Chinese father. Only recently immigrated to Vancouver with his daughter and wife. He is not fluent in English, but he’s not afraid to speak. Knowing how to speak Mandarin is a plus.