Velvet Secrets

Production Company
Independent
Producer(s)
Prakrit Kamra
Director(s)
Shanthini Balasubramanian
Casting Director(s): 
Shanthini Balasubramanian, Prakrit Kamra, Melanie Vizuete
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Film
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

Volunteer Project. Transportation fees will be covered and food will be provided.

Audition Date(s)
TBA
Audition Location
Greater Vancouver Area
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
May 17-19th
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Greater Vancouver Area
Submission Deadline
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Submission Instructions

Please email velvetsecrets8@gmail.com with the character(s) you are auditioning for along with your headshot, portfolio/demo reel.

Project Synopsis
A conservative mother's discovery about her daughter leads her to question tradition, love, and the ever-evolving dynamics within her family.
Additional Information & Safety Protocols: 

COVID-19 safety measures will be taken.

Character 1
Asha
Age
40-55
Gender
Female
Description
Traditional Tamil widow navigating the complexities of cultural expectations and societal pressures while raising her daughter, Deepthi, in Canada. We are seeking a South Indian actor who can speak Tamil and English with an Indian Accent.
Character 2
Deepthi
Age
20-25
Gender
Female
Description
Modern Tamil woman balancing Indian roots and Canadian upbringing, seeking freedom from cultural norms. We are seeking a South Indian actor who can speak English.
Character 3
Lakshmi
Age
40-55
Gender
Female
Description
Asha’s sister-in-law and constant headache. The matriarch of tradition and problem-making in the family. We are seeking a South Indian actor who can speak Tamil and English with an Indian Accent.
Character 4
The Aunties
Age
40-55
Gender
Female
Description
Ranjani, Madhumitha and Durga are a group of gossiping Tamil aunties who embody tradition and impose societal expectations. We are seeking South Indian actors who can speak Tamil and English with an Indian Accent. Please specify which aunty you'd like to be considered for in your email.