UBCP Agreement

Alma

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Maria Dontsova
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7787519256
Production Company or School: 
Simon Fraser University
Director(s): 
Ubair Shaheen
Casting Director(s): 
Maria Dontsova
Audition Location: 
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings
Compensation / Rates: 

No monetary compensation, demo reel footage, food provided, IMDB credit

Synopsis: 
During her shift at a local nightclub, Alma slips into a state of delusion as she struggles to remember her life back home and deals with her fear of growing old without her family. When the disarray of the night fades, Alma calls home, desperate to hear a familiar voice on the other side of the world.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit headshots, resume, demo reel and any other relevant information to casting.almashortfilm@gmail.com with subject “[Your Name] - [Character Name]”

Additional Comments: 

Director’s note: Minor experienced/unprofessional actors with background in immigration are welcome to audition, you will be given an opportunity to incorporate your own experience into the character’s story. We are hoping to explore the character in collaboration with you in a heavily process-based approach.

Audition Date(s): 
October 19th & 20th, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Alma
Character 1 Age: 
30-40
Character 1 Description: 
Working as a bathroom attendant at a local nightclub, Alma fluctuates between brooding solitude and cheerful congeniality. Since leaving her home country with her children several years ago, her fading memories deepen her feelings of despair. Alma takes pride in her work; however, it’s becoming more difficult to balance her professional persona and her unbearable longing for home.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
November 2nd & 3rd, 2019
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Mailman

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Una Ching
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
778-554-7008
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Una Ching
Director(s): 
Elmo Liao
Casting Director(s): 
Loki Wang
Audition Location: 
151 West Cordova St, Vancouver
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver District, Burnaby District, Richmond District
Compensation / Rates: 

Non-Paid.

Synopsis: 
Tim, A judgmental, timid mailman believes in luck and delivers mail to neighborhoods ridden with misfortune, and is suffering from his miserable life after inheriting his father’s debt. When he meets Jesse, the son of his debtor, Mrs. Smith, he starts to pin his hopes on Jesse to not follow the same old disastrous road as he does.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your resume and head shot to mailmancasting@gmail.com for further notification.

Additional Comments: 

Both Union and Non-Union actors are welcome in our project.
Non-Paid Project from Vancouver Film School, but we provide amazing crafty and catering services along with the IMDB credits.

Audition Date(s): 
Oct 16th, 18th, 19th and 20th, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Tim
Character 1 Age: 
19 - 30 yrs.
Character 1 Description: 
Tim is a young mailman, who is suffering from his miserable life after inheriting his father’s debt. He delivers drugs for others in order to pay his father’s debt. His father was a drug addict, so Tim never received any love from his father when he was a kid. He always has self doubt in himself about if he still has any chance to move away from this desperate life of his which he finds himself stuck in, with no way out. Notes: Need voice over skills
Character 2 Age: 
12 - 16 yrs
Character 2 Name: 
Jesse
Character 2 Description: 
Jesse is a 12-year-old boy. His mother, Mrs. Smith, is a drug addict so she doesn't take care of him as well as she should and refuses to send him to school, which hinders him in getting any education or friends. His long-gone father gave him a walkie-talkie before he leaving them for the war and promised that he would contact Jessie through this walkie. Since then Jesse has been waiting on his contact and it’s the only hope in his child life. He really wants to go to the school, and he has great interest for science. Notes: Story contains suggestion of drugs and intense language and scenes
Character 3 Name: 
Mr. Wells
Character 3 Age: 
45 - 65 yrs
Character 3 Description: 
Mr. Wells is a cynical 50-year-old man who looks tacky and philistine and he owns a small convenience store. He’s been living in this neighborhood all his life and he knows everything about this place and is used to the inconsistency of human relationships.
Character 4 Name: 
Mrs. Smith
Character 4 Age: 
30 - 45 yrs
Character 4 Description: 
Mrs. Smith is a drug addict and also a drug dealer, she lives with her son Jesse. She starts to use drugs after Jesse’s father left for the war and never came back. In order to make more money to support the family, she sells drugs to the neighborhood. She does cares about Jesse, but she cannot break away from the drugs and her pain caused by Jesse’s father. Tim’s father was buying drugs from her and owes her a lot of money. Now, that Tim’s father has died, she asks Tim to repay the debt and deliver drugs for her. Notes: Story contains suggestion of drug using and intense language and scenes
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
Nov 10th - 13th, 2019
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Max Lozzer

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Alicia Herzog
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
2067184566
Production Company or School: 
VFS
Producer(s): 
Nicole Angeles Herrera
Director(s): 
Bruno L. Cury
Casting Director(s): 
Alicia Herzog
Audition Location: 
VFS-Animation Campus Entrance, Gastown, Vancouver
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
VFS Writing Campus & Burnaby
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a volunteer project. A digital copy of the movie will be given after post production. Meals will be provided.

Synopsis: 
Max Lozzer wants to celebrate his birthday with his wife and friends, but no one seems to remember it, and everyone treats him like garbage, except for Freddie, his only true friend from work, when Freddie asks Max to celebrate at his apartment they decide to throw their own party.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your headshot and resume to max.lozzer.casting@gmail.com.
You will be sent a confirmation email with the time of your audition.

Additional Comments: 

This short film will use the break of expectations, "Office" style humor/visual comedy, and the breaking of the 4th wall to portray it's unique comedy style.

Audition Date(s): 
Oct 19-20
Character 1 Name: 
Max (Lead)
Character 1 Age: 
40
Character 1 Description: 
Max is turning 40 years old, he has been an accountant for the same company for the past fifteen years. He feels stuck in his life, in a job he doesn’t like and in a marriage without love. Max has no sense of style and does not take care of his appearance. He is an optimistic guy who tries to see the best side of everything. Still, deep inside Max feels lonely and that something is missing from his life. Could it be because he never allows himself to truly be who he is, he only is what others want him to be? On his birthday of all days he hopes to be appreciated, but the only one who does is Freddie. Because of this Max realizes that Freddie could be more than just a friend. It is now time for Max to break free and live his true self, possibly with Freddie. ***Partial Nudity*** Closed set
Character 2 Age: 
38
Character 2 Name: 
Freddie (Supporting)
Character 2 Description: 
Freddie is a good looking, openly gay man, who is confident and humble at the same time. He doesn't like to draw too much attention to himself but people are naturally drawn to him. Freddie has a great sense of style and is always well dressed. He really cares about Max and has had a crush on him for quite a long time. Freddie is the kind of person you want in your friend circle, he will always stand up for his friends and fight for what he believes in.
Character 3 Name: 
Greta (Supporting)
Character 3 Age: 
40
Character 3 Description: 
Greta is an angry, unhappily married woman, who has been cheating on her husband Max for some years with his twin brother Alex. However, she is comfortable in her life and does not want things to change. She treats Max poorly and only thinks of herself because deep down she is also missing out on living her truth. She is very caught up in her appearance and is always wearing the latest trend.
Character 4 Name: 
David (Supporting)
Character 4 Age: 
50
Character 4 Description: 
David is the boss at Max's work. He has a very tough exterior and comes across as a person that only thinks of the bottom line. However, he is actually a lonely widower that truly cares about his employees and wishes he could be closer with them. David speaks loud and fast, like he is on some kind of drug. He dresses very well and likes to keep up appearances.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
11/2-11/4
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: