The Right Swipe

Production Company
University of British Columbia
Producer(s)
Daina Zachariah
Director(s)
Omorose Osagie
Casting Director(s): 
Daina Zachariah, Omorose Osagie
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

Unpaid

Audition Date(s)
November 8th - December 5th
Audition Location
Online Auditions
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
January 22nd - 24th
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Vancouver
Submission Deadline
Friday, December 4, 2020
Submission Instructions

Please submit your Headshot, Demo Reel, and Resume to: [email protected]

Project Synopsis
After a breakup with her ex-boyfriend, a lonely romance writer joins a VR dating app to escape reality, but ends up addicted to the app.
Additional Comments & Safety Protocol: 

The production will work to ensure a safe and healthy work environment and will abide by Worksafe BC COVID-19 guidelines.

Character 1
Amora Ivie
Age
22 – 28
Gender
Female
Description
(Ethnicity: Black) Amora is a lonely romance writer who just broke up with her boyfriend and joins a virtual reality dating app to get over him. She prefers the fantasy world of the app to reality and is completely afraid of her loneliness.
Character 2
Tisa James
Age
23 – 29
Gender
Female
Description
(Ethnicity: Open) Tisa is Amora’s best friend and introduces Amora to the dating app. She is a huge support for Amora but has always feared alienation and wants to feel included.
Character 3
Elle
Age
18+
Gender
Female
Description
(Ethnicity: Open) Elle is the friendly voice of the dating app. She wants to keep consumers on the app as long as possible for the benefit of advertisers. *Off-screen role.
Character 4
Michael Jones
Age
22 - 28
Gender
Male
Description
(Ethnicity: Open) Amora’s ex-boyfriend. He wants to be alone, and separated from Amora because of how codependent their relationship was.
Character 5
Liam
Age
25 - 29
Gender
Male
Description
(Ethnicity: Open) One of Amora’s dates on the app. He is not looking for a relationship on the app, and prioritizes himself and his needs