In a Pickle

Production Company
InFocus Film School
Director(s)
Devon Widrig
Casting Director(s): 
Devon Widrig
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

This is a volunteer project. Food will be provided on set, and you will have free access to footage for your reel, and copies of the final film.

Shoot / Performance Date(s)
March 10
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Vancouver, BC
Submission Deadline
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Submission Instructions

Please email which role you are interested in, your resume, headshots, and demo reel (optional) to devonwidrig@gmail.com. Selected candidates will be sent self-tape instructions.

Project Synopsis
In a world where pickles are illegal, Gerk and Dill run an underground pickling operation, disguised as a small produce shop. When they get the news that a new inspector, Sebastian, is coming to review their shop, they must figure out a way to cover up their scheme, or risk losing it all.
Additional Information & Safety Protocols: 

A COVID safety plan will be in place.

Character 1
Gerk
Age
30-50
Gender
Male
Description
Gerk is the owner of the pickle operation. He has a heavy New-York accent. He is a passionate, charismatic person. He is a bit dishevelled and inattentive but manages to keep a smooth and organized operation. He is level-headed when faced with adversity and can bring this sense of calmness to people around him.
Character 2
Dill
Age
30-50
Gender
Male
Description
Dill works for Gerk. He speaks in a New-York accent. He is a cheerful, boisterous person with a child-like charm. He is prone to panic and can quickly escalate a situation beyond what is called for. He tends to be subservient and will blindly do what needs to be done for those he loves.
Character 3
Sebastian
Age
18-25
Gender
Male
Description
Sebastian is a young inspector, who is new to the job. He is very clean and well put-together. He is arrogant, poised, and follows the rule of law with an attitude, but is secretly hypocritical. He relishes laying down the law and craves the power that comes with this.