Actors for Short Film Toronto

Carly Granovsky Casting

Job Position(s): Casting Call
Actor(s) Age Range (if applicable): 20 - 45
Project Type: Short Film
Job Date: July 20 - 22
Compensation: $200/day
Union Status: Non-Union

PRODUCTION TITLE: Talisman

MEDIA: Short Film

STATUS: Non-Union

PRODUCER: Angela Wang

DIRECTOR: Reangsei Phos

WRITER: Reangsei Phos

CASTING BY: Carly Granovsky Casting

CASTING DIRECTOR: Carly Granovsky

AUDITION DATE: Via Self-Tapes

SHOOT DATES: Starts Monday July 20 to Wednesday July 22, 2020 – TBC

SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto / GTA

SCRIPT AVAILABILITY: Yes

PAY RATE: $200.00/day. 3 day shoot.

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STORYLINE: When a superstitious Chinese family moves into a new house, a series of incidents leads the son, Yi to believe that there is a ghost among them. Things take a turn for the worst when the family lets their superstitions get the best of them.

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CASTING/SEEKING:

YI – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 9-14 YRS OLD – ASAIAN/ENGLISH ONLY
Chinese boy born and raised in Canada, living with his immigrant parents. After expressing disapproval for moving, Yi’s family ignores his sentiments and moves into a new house. Yi does everything he’s told by his Mother- Because he loves and seeks validation from her. Yi quickly believes the house to be haunted and struggles to convince his parents.

DAD – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 35-45 YRS OLD – ASIAN/SPEAKS FLUENT MANDARIN
Father of Yi. Cool immigrant parent and adapted to being “American” after years living in the country. He is a realist, doesn’t believe in anything: religion, superstitions, etc. He will step on others if that means his family will succeed, even if it crosses the line.

MOM – LEAD ROLE – FEMALE – 35-45 YRS OLD – ASIAN/SPEAKS FLUENT MANDARIN
Mother of Yi. Strong believer of “old ways”, including tradition and superstitions. She feels tremendous guilt that she hides well. She’s a true immigrant parent, speaks Mandarin although her English is fully functional. Strong motherly qualities, will put the family before herself. She thinks of Yi as a kid and wants to protect him from the harsh realities of how the world works. She is blessing Yi with ignorance.

ELIZABETH – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 20-30 YRS OLD – CAUCASIAN 
She wants revenge but has been waiting it out. She’s strategic about it but she’s waiting in one location for weeks… Emotionally unstable- she has lost everything including her husband. She is grieving but she hasn’t even processed her loss properly. Has a lot of built up anger she’s been suppressing most of her life.

To apply for this job email your details to info@carlygranovskycasting.com