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Selfie

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Alyssa Kostello
Phone Number: 
604-716-8459
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

Please don't share phone number

Production Company or School: 
rice&beans in partnership with FOLDA
Producer(s): 
Alyssa Kostello
Director(s): 
Anthony Lee
Casting Director(s): 
Anthony Lee and Alyssa Kostello
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Deer Lake
Compensation / Rates: 

$2300

Synopsis: 
A long and mutual unspoken crush between Emma and Chris soon turns south after a party, leaving Lily, Chris’s sister, to mediate between the two. Three best friends struggle to navigate through the repercussion of a sexual assault on the verge of shattering their friendship while dealing with social media pressures.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your resume, headshot, and demo reel (if you have one) to selfie.screen.cap@gmail.com with the subject line: “[Your Name] - Selfie Audition” by Feb 2, 2022. Selected individuals will be contacted to send in a self-tape. There will be in person callbacks on Feb 17

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

This play will be adapted digitally for the first time. The play will be told through computer screenings using different digital platforms such as facetime, text and camera lives streams. The project is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts.

We will be working with an Intimacy Coordinator and will have COVID safety protocols in place.

Rehearsal Dates (In-person): May 16-27 (weekdays) Tech May 30-June 5(off 6&7)
Notes: Dates are subjected to changes within this same time frame. Film experience is an asset.
Interest in livestream/digital theatre and social media is an asset.

Character 1 Name: 
Emma
Character 1 Age: 
16
Character 1 Description: 
Visible Minority. Thoughtful, intuitive and grounded. With her return from a summer trip to Paris, Emma has built up the confidence to confess her feelings to Chris at a party. She doesn’t recall what happens after that, complicating their relationship. Emma consults Lily, her best friend, for help but later realizes that Lily is standing up for her brother. Emma has to find out what happened and confront Chris and Lily, or else no one will ever believe her story.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
June 8-13
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
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Connection Issues

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Melanie Germain
Phone Number: 
6048367217
Production Company or School: 
Infocus Film School
Director(s): 
Melanie Germain
Casting Director(s): 
Melanie Germain
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a voluntary project. Compensation would be footage for the actor's reel, a final cut of the film, and food.

Synopsis: 
At her husband John’s insistence, Kaye is forced to visit her estranged mother Jean in an attempt to reconcile. While visiting, the conversation quickly escalates as it is revealed that Jean has abandoned her family to live in a simulation. Jean’s “perfect” life begins to unravel as she is forced to choose between the facade or her real family, while Kaye must come to terms with Jean’s decision.
Submission Instructions: 

Please email melanie.j.germain@gmail.com to receive self-tape instructions and sides. Have the subject line include your name and the role you would like. Include your headshot and resume.

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

We will be following all the BC Covid Guidelines

Audition Date(s) (if applicable): 
TBD after February 14th
Character 1 Name: 
Kaye
Character 1 Age: 
25-35
Character 1 Description: 
A newly married woman wants to save her mother from a simulation but is also fearful the relationship may never be repaired. She is confrontational with Jean from the moment they see each other again, but still desperately wants to reconnect. She is shocked by the life her mother lives. A second Kaye appears that acts as Jean’s protector.
Character 2 Age: 
35-50
Character 2 Name: 
Jean
Character 2 Description: 
Kaye’s mother has her head in the clouds. She’s selfish but loves her daughter. The loss of her husband has Jean living in the past, wilfully blind to reality, and unwilling to mourn her dead husband.
Character 3 Name: 
John
Character 3 Age: 
25-35
Character 3 Description: 
Kaye’s husband is kind, patient, empathetic to both his wife and her mother. He is the only reason they are even talking to each other. He is an excellent mediator.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
March TBD
Project Category: 
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Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
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The Meating

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Alessia Di Padova
Phone Number: 
236-989-8723
Production Company or School: 
InFocus Film School
Director(s): 
Alessia Di Padova
Casting Director(s): 
Alessia Di Padova
Audition Location (if applicable): 
Online
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

Non paid. Provided: credits, travel expenses, and vegan snacks.

Synopsis: 
Right after vegan chef Oliver proposes to vegan food enthusiast Barley, Julienne (Barley's mom) – a supposedly voracious meat eater - invites herself for dinner on the same night to meet her future son-in-law for the first time. Oliver and Barley grudgingly agree on ordering take-out, but when a shortage of animal-based products in the city forces the newly engaged couple to divert to vegan “meatballs”, even the numerous most strenuous attempts at cooking meat-look-a-likes may not be enough to deceive her.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit a video (via email/Dropbox link/Google Drive at alessia.dipadova@gmail.com) including:
- A brief introduction about yourself;
- Your acting background (if any);
- Which role you are interested in and why;
- Why are you interested in this project.

Additional Information & Safety Protocols (see help text below field): 

As per InFocus Film School's policy, all provincial COVID-19 protocols will be followed (e.g. physical distancing for the crew; masks worn at all times by all crew; mask worn when the camera is not rolling by all cast).

Audition Date(s) (if applicable): 
Self-tapes by February 14
Character 1 Name: 
OLIVER
Character 1 Age: 
25-35
Character 1 Description: 
Oliver is a meticulous vegan chef, whose inflexibility is balanced out by his humorous side, always ready to crack a joke. He cares about the animals, the environment, and the people he loves. After getting a “yes” from Barley, he is forced to meet his future mother-in-law (Julienne) for the first time. In most stressful situations he's able to remain focused, unless it actually concerns Julienne.
Character 2 Age: 
25-35
Character 2 Name: 
BARLEY
Character 2 Description: 
Barley is a food enthusiast and peacekeeper often one minute away from panic. He always tries to please his mother and avoid any kind of conflict. He didn't hesitate in accepting Oliver's proposal, but when Julienne (his mother) suddenly invites herself for dinner, he finds himself between the hammer and the anvil.
Character 3 Name: 
JULIENNE (Barley's mother)
Character 3 Age: 
50-65
Character 3 Description: 
Julienne is a posh workaholic and rarely leaves her downtown-based architectural firm. Right after learning about her son's engagement, she invites herself to dinner to meet her future son-in-law, on the same night. She's supposedly a voracious meat eater, but - unbeknownst to her son and his partner - she recently became vegan, too.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
March 6th, 2022
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
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