Roommate

Production Company
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s)
Yanni Szmick
Director(s)
Juliana Han
Casting Director(s): 
Yanni Szmick, Anaí Diaz
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

No compensation provided.

Audition Date(s)
Jan 11 - Jan 25
Audition Location
audition tapes - callbacks on zoom
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
March 3-6 2021
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Vancouver area
Submission Deadline
Monday, January 25, 2021
Submission Instructions

Please e-mail [email protected] with your headshots, resume and demo reel (if applicable)

Project Synopsis
Lucy (24) welcomes a new roommate Lydia (30), only to find that she was sneaking in her son Brody (8) in her suitcase. Lydia abandons her son, leaving Lucy alone with the boy. Lucy starts forming a special relationship with Brody and finds out that his father Thomas (35) is abusive towards him and his mother. Lucy relates with his situation and wants to protect Brody when Thomas comes to her house to get him back. However, she finds herself helpless and unable to defend him.
Additional Comments & Safety Protocol: 

We will be following COVID Safety protocols. We will have a certified Covid officer on set at all times, and also provide masks and hand sanitizers and face shields for cast and crew. There will be a limited amount of people allowed in working areas, and safety will be our priority at all times.

Character 1
Brody
Age
8-15
Gender
Open
Description
Brody (open ethnicity and gender) is mature and thoughtful for his young age. But at the end of the day, he is just like any other eight year old. He likes dinosaurs, enjoys drawing and playing in the park. However, when the night comes, he is scared of the dark. He understands that his father can be aggressive towards his mother and him, so when he is dropped in Lucy's house he connects with her, but also worries and misses his mom.