March

Production Company
Emily carr University
Producer(s)
Daniel Loo
Director(s)
Farzana Yussuf
Casting Director(s): 
Farzana Yussuf
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

This is a volunteer project

Audition Date(s)
Online Audition- contact through email or phone as soon as possible
Audition Location
Pending
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
December 5 - 6
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
1. Emily carr University 2. Pending
Submission Deadline
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Submission Instructions

Currently looking for actors with a Middle Eastern, Indian or South Asian background. Please submit your resume and demo reel to - [email protected]

Project Synopsis
This is 10 minutes long short with 30 seconds of credit and 30 seconds of written text about the Christchurch Mosque shooting. The story is an adaptation of the mass shooting that happened in New Zealand (2019). The story focuses on Adam and his son Emad and about their relationship after the death of Halil due to Cancer (Adam's wife )Adam's relationship with Emad was never connected, but after the death of Halil, Adam becomes more attached and compassionate towards Emad. As their relationship progress, adam loses his only family due to islamophobia.
Additional Comments & Safety Protocol: 

Emily Carr's student film follows strict COVID19 Safety protocols on set including the wearing of masks, use of handwashing and hand sanitizer, and physical distancing. Scenes have minimal actors and crew members.

Character 1
Adam
Age
35-45
Gender
Male
Description
Works at IT company as a regional manager. Really outgoing and very family-oriented. Doesn't know how to cook but still tries new recipes for fun
Character 2
Emad
Age
8-16
Gender
Male
Description
Goes to forby Middle school. Loves architecture and want to do something related to it one day. He likes to play outside with his best friend
Character 3
Halil
Age
30-40
Gender
Female
Description
is the late wife of Adam and she passed away at the age of 40 due to cancer. She was a Middle school teacher and taught at the same school as Emad.