Mailman

Production Company
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s)
Una Ching
Director(s)
Elmo Liao
Casting Director(s): 
Loki Wang
Union Status
UBCP Agreement
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

Non-Paid.

Audition Date(s)
Oct 16th, 18th, 19th and 20th, 2019
Audition Location
151 West Cordova St, Vancouver
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
Nov 10th - 13th, 2019
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver District, Burnaby District, Richmond District
Submission Deadline
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Submission Instructions

Please submit your resume and head shot to mailmancasting@gmail.com for further notification.

Project Synopsis
Tim, A judgmental, timid mailman believes in luck and delivers mail to neighborhoods ridden with misfortune, and is suffering from his miserable life after inheriting his father’s debt. When he meets Jesse, the son of his debtor, Mrs. Smith, he starts to pin his hopes on Jesse to not follow the same old disastrous road as he does.
Additional Comments: 

Both Union and Non-Union actors are welcome in our project.
Non-Paid Project from Vancouver Film School, but we provide amazing crafty and catering services along with the IMDB credits.

Character 1
Tim
Age
19 - 30 yrs.
Gender
Male
Description
Tim is a young mailman, who is suffering from his miserable life after inheriting his father’s debt. He delivers drugs for others in order to pay his father’s debt. His father was a drug addict, so Tim never received any love from his father when he was a kid. He always has self doubt in himself about if he still has any chance to move away from this desperate life of his which he finds himself stuck in, with no way out. Notes: Need voice over skills
Character 2
Jesse
Age
12 - 16 yrs
Gender
Male
Description
Jesse is a 12-year-old boy. His mother, Mrs. Smith, is a drug addict so she doesn't take care of him as well as she should and refuses to send him to school, which hinders him in getting any education or friends. His long-gone father gave him a walkie-talkie before he leaving them for the war and promised that he would contact Jessie through this walkie. Since then Jesse has been waiting on his contact and it’s the only hope in his child life. He really wants to go to the school, and he has great interest for science. Notes: Story contains suggestion of drugs and intense language and scenes
Character 3
Mr. Wells
Age
45 - 65 yrs
Gender
Male
Description
Mr. Wells is a cynical 50-year-old man who looks tacky and philistine and he owns a small convenience store. He’s been living in this neighborhood all his life and he knows everything about this place and is used to the inconsistency of human relationships.
Character 4
Mrs. Smith
Age
30 - 45 yrs
Gender
Female
Description
Mrs. Smith is a drug addict and also a drug dealer, she lives with her son Jesse. She starts to use drugs after Jesse’s father left for the war and never came back. In order to make more money to support the family, she sells drugs to the neighborhood. She does cares about Jesse, but she cannot break away from the drugs and her pain caused by Jesse’s father. Tim’s father was buying drugs from her and owes her a lot of money. Now, that Tim’s father has died, she asks Tim to repay the debt and deliver drugs for her. Notes: Story contains suggestion of drug using and intense language and scenes