Van Cha

Production Company
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s)
Maria Castro
Director(s)
Rico Espinoza
Casting Director(s): 
Maria Castro
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
Yes
Compensation Details

-No monetary compensation -
Crafty and catering will be provided.
Single page credit at the end of the film.
Footage for demo reel.

Audition Date(s)
February 18th to February 25th, 2021
Audition Location
Online-Only
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
March 12th, 2021
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Downtown Vancouver
Submission Deadline
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Submission Instructions

Please submit headshot and demo reel to [email protected]

Project Synopsis
Van Cha is a hight concept that explores the journey and growth of a young Chinese woman into a strong and determined adult, steeped in traditional culture. The taste of tea goes from sweet to bitter, as life does as well, when we learn to understand the world around us.
Additional Comments & Safety Protocol: 

We have a COVID-19 safety plan to comply with provincial and regional protocols. Also, we will have on set a Covid supervisor to make sure all protocols are been followed.

Character 1
Spring
Age
15-20
Gender
Female
Description
Young and excited, but reserved and dignified, SPRING is practicing a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with respect and poise.
Character 2
Summer
Age
20-25
Gender
Female
Description
Summer is depicted as the journey into adulthood, discovery of knowledge and hope for the future. Summer is seen playing a traditional Chinese instrument before retiring to read a bamboo book.
Character 3
Autumn
Age
30-35
Gender
Female
Description
Autumn is discovery of the self and of romance. Autumn is seen performing a soft movement piece with paper umbrellas, ancient robes, and red maple leaves.
Character 4
Winter
Age
40-50
Gender
Female
Description
Winter depicts determination, strength of character and energy. Performing a powerful movement piece signifying the ambition to break new ground and embrace life.