PRODUCTION TITLE: WHEN THE RIVER IS NOT FROZEN
MEDIA: Short Film
PRODUCER: Jason Aita
DIRECTOR: Rachel Woroner
CASTING DIRECTOR: Jason Aita
AUDITION DATE: June 1st 2020 (Via remote audition)
SHOOT DATES: August 22nd and 23rd (If allowed – we will push if not)
SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto and Golden Valley, ON
PAY RATE: $200.00 per day
A young woman is grappling with loss, anxiety, and the transition to womanhood and adulthood. With the intention of honouring generations of mothers and daughters and the emotional legacies they leave behind, the film confronts youth and death and the inevitable push of time. Co-written by a mother and daughter, ‘When The River Is Not Frozen’ is a meditation on motherhood, loneliness, sorrow, and freedom.
CASTING NOTES – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
– SUBMISSIONS FROM ONTARIO RESIDENTS ONLY PLEASE
– IF YOU HAVE A DEMO REEL – PLEASE INCLUDE IT
– Talent must be comfortable swimming in a lake.
– Due to COVID 19 – casting will be conducting remotely
– Shooting will not commence until COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.
– Proper health, safety and distancing measures in effect.
OLDER WOMAN (MOTHER) – 40 TO 60 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
A mother who has a complex relationship with her daughter, and grapples with the loss of her mother.
YOUNG WOMAN (DAUGHTER) – 19 TO 30 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
Physical characteristics: tall, slim build. A young woman grappling with loss, anxiety, and the transition from womanhood to adulthood.
To apply for this job please visit ebosscanada.com.