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We are a student film crew looking to cast some enthusiastic and easy to work with talents for a short film titles Pirate Lights.
A short based in Paris, with an english speaking cast, we are looking for the following roles:
Ali - French speaking (English preferred, but not imperative), 40s or 50s. Owner of a café in Paris and is a hard worker. He spent time in New York City when he was younger and was married to an American woman, but returned to Paris after a divorce. He upholds a no bullshit attitude but is kind and gentle. He's happy with his life behind the counter and has achieved peace of mind.
Elliot - mid to late 20s, English/Irish, blonde. You're over the top, archetypical "man". He's a writer, but can never seem to get any writing done and is always in for a good laugh. When he ought to be writing he's consuming himself with alcohol, women, or getting into a fight. Full of life and energy, Elliot is the loose-canon of the friends.
Ray - American, early to mid 40s, brunette. An American who gives off the lost generation vibe. He's a poet and a lover. Yet, whenever he's in public, he's unkempt. He typically wears dirty, worn-out professors like clothing, a true Parisian chameleon.
Judith - French, English Fluent, late 20s, brunette. Jude has her life together. She went to a couple of art schools, one in the south of France and the other in Paris. She works at an art gallery and does set design for low-budget movies when she can. She's as calm as a cucumber and, very hedonistic; everything she does in life she does so it gives her pleasure. She smokes.
Blonde - Danish, blonde hair, and mid to late 20s. Get's into a fight with two of the main characters at the end of the short film after its discovered that he's with one of the main characters ex-girlfriends. He's a character who demands of people too frequently.
Annika - Eastern European, blonde, mid to late 20s. Is the former lover of one of the main characters, Ray. She's very sweet and young compared to Ray.
Homeless man - French late 50s, early 60s, bearded, with kind eyes. He asks money from the main character after tripping upon approaching him. He strikes a conversation with the main character.
Please send along with your response the following where applicable. The more information you are able to send, the better!
- Headshot/Portraits/Link to your book or portfolio
- Link to some of your work
- Phone number where you are most easily reachable
- Email address
optional * submit a 30 second monologue if you don't have other materials available to send
Please introduce yourself in your email. The subject of your email should include the character(s) you are interested in playing.
If we are interested in casting you for a role, we will contact you with a call time and location for the auditions on saturday.
(deadline to submit Friday @noon)
Looking forward to hearing from you,
Casting Team of Pirate Lights
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