Loon Lake

Production Company
Independent
Producer(s)
JP Brosseau, Bryce Adams, Paige Anderson
Director(s)
JP Brosseau
Casting Director(s): 
Paige Anderson of Anderson Talent Agency
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

This is volunteer for now until funding is finalized. Any people coming from outside of Powell River will be lodged and fed

Audition Date(s)
March 1-5
Audition Location
online only
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
August - October 2021
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Powell River, BC
Submission Deadline
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Submission Instructions

Please email [email protected] for self-taping instructions

Project Synopsis
Tragically, Brad, our Jack-of-all-trades, family provider becomes a quadriplegic in 1987, a year before a wheelchair accessible campground is to be built in his hometown. He numbs his emotions with alcohol, pushing family and friends away as he struggles to come to terms with his new life. After many trials and tribulations, hardship, and despair, will he learn to live again?
Additional Comments & Safety Protocol: 

We will be a small set and will follow all COVID precautions to make sure cast and crew are kept safe.

Character 1
Brad Haydn
Age
35
Gender
Male
Description
Caucasian, jack-of-all-trades, family provider, small town guy, athletic and musical, he enjoys drinking with friends. He is competitive, friendly, loyal and loving; becomes a quadriplegic then must endure many trials and tribulations before learning to live again.
Character 2
Lynne Haydn
Age
35
Gender
Female
Description
Caucasian, married her high school sweetheart, has always lived in Powell River, loving mom and wife, co-dependent nurturer looking after others before herself learns to see her needs as important.
Character 3
Rachel Haydn
Age
18
Gender
Female
Description
Caucasian, studious, outgoing, caring and insightful. She must rise above all the hardships within her family to become an independent university student in Vancouver focusing on her own needs and future.
Character 4
Richard
Age
35
Gender
Male
Description
First Nations, hard worker, loyal and friendly, he lives alone, likes his beer, fishing and playing pool. Single with no kids, he longs for a relationship he can never have, though he becomes solid within himself even though he makes mistakes.
Character 5
Janet
Age
35
Gender
Female
Description
First Nations, single mom, hardworking, loyal, straight shooter though kind; loves her heritage and knows a lot about FN spirituality. A nurturer, she helps others through hard times, thus making her feel good about herself.
Additional Characters

Wayne - 18, male, First Nations, quiet, studious and a bit of a loner, he looks after his mom who’s in a wheelchair with MS. He begins dating Rachel and, through their blossoming relationship, he becomes more comfortable in his own skin.

Dave - 30, male, Caucasian, comical, extroverted and loves to hear his own voice. He loves beer, hunting and fishing. He’s in a relationship, though it’s not serious. He learns to think before he speaks, becoming more of a well-rounded adult.