Molly Knight Casting
Actor(s) Age Range (if applicable): 18 - 45
Project Type: Short Film
Job Date: End of October/Early November
Compensation: Dependant on Role
Union Status: Non-Union
CASTING NON-UNION SHORT FILM – “MAIDENSWOOD”
Location: Haliburton, Ontario
Dates: End of October/early November (3 days)
Rate: Honorarium will be provided for the roles.
Transportation, meals, and lodging are covered.
DIANA – LEAD ROLE – FEMALE – 14-18 YRS OLD
Diana lives with her mother at the edge of the Maidenswood. She is a quiet but strong willed girl, who feels most at peace in her garden. She struggles to adjust to her abusive father being back in her life, and little by little, his abuse darkens her world. This actor will be paid with a $250 honorarium for 3 days of shooting.
MOTHER – LEAD ROLE – FEMALE – 35-45 YRS OLD
Diana’s mother. A bright woman, who, like many abuse victims, has been taught to accept men’s violence as a fact of life. An outsider here, she doesn’t believe in the old ghost stories surrounding the Maidenswood, but nonetheless worries when her daughter begins to speak of girls in the woods. This actor will be paid with a $200 honorarium for 3 days of shooting.
FATHER – LEAD ROLE – MALE – 35-45 YRS OLD
Diana’s father, who has regularly drifted in and out of her life. He feels no sense of responsibility towards his wife and daughter, and has a violent streak. This actor will be paid with a $150 honorarium for 3 days of shooting.
GIRL IN THE WOODS – SUPPORTING ROLE – FEMALE – 15-23 YRS OLD
A mysterious girl who appears in Diana’s dreams. This actor will be paid with a $150 honorarium for 3 days of shooting.
To submit, email the following:
– RESUME, HEADSHOT (OR RECENT PICTURE), LOCATION
– IF YOU HAVE AN AGENT, PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR NAME & CONTACT INFO
Selected applicants will be sent sides and self-tape instructions. If you apply for the roles of Diana or the Girl in the Woods, please note if you would consider volunteering as one of the background girls in the forest.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org