My Grandma

Production Company
Capilano University
Producer(s)
Tristin Greyeyes, Gavin Tran
Director(s)
Steve Nguyen
Casting Director(s): 
Tristin, Gavin, Steve
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

Food during table read, and shoot dates.
No compensation for student productions.

Audition Date(s)
December 5, 2019
Audition Location
Capilano University
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
February 19-23
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
TBA
Submission Deadline
Monday, December 2, 2019
Submission Instructions

Just email head shot and preferred contact information. We're open to video submissions as well. mygrandmaprod@gmail.com

Project Synopsis
My Grandma is a dramatic short film about a family reconnecting. Annie, a wife and mother, who has expelled all contact with her daughter Leena. Years later when Leena reappears with a secret, Annie must realize how pivotal this relationship is to her or if it is at all.
Character 1
Annie
Age
50-60
Gender
Female
Description
Annie is an adamant wife and mother who believes that her choices and ideals are the best for her family. She’s stern and difficult to please at most times as she puts herself on a higher pedestal. Yet she cares about her husband and takes care of him. When her daughter Leena reappears into her life, Annie is conflicted within herself if she wants a relationship.
Character 2
Leena
Age
30
Gender
Female
Description
Leena is the only daughter of Annie and Elliot. Leena left the family to build an identity of her own and not under her mother’s shadow and expectations for her. She’s calm natured to a point and respects others. She’s learned from her past which doesn’t hold her down.
Character 3
Elliot
Age
60
Gender
Female
Description
Elliot is a great husband and father. Light-hearted and charming, he’s the backbone of the family and wants to keep Annie and Leena both happy. Even for his late age, he’s has an energetic spirit and a love for dance.
Character 4
Marley
Age
8-10
Gender
Female
Description
Marely is the adopted child Leena raises. She is energetic and curious about her mother’s past. When Marley meets her ‘grandparents’ for the first time, she treats them with respect and as a friend.