Student Short Film Toronto – Volunteer

Student Film

Job Position(s): Actors and Actresses
Actor(s) Age Range (if applicable): Various See Post
Project Type: Short Film
Job Date: TBD
Compensation: Volunteer
Union Status: Non-Union
Student Short Film
Title: Flashlight
Location: Toronto
Shooting Dates: November (TBA)
Status: Non-Union
Job Type: Volunteer non-paid
Audition: Oct. 2nd, 3rd & 4th via zoom
LOGLINE: When creating a fairytale world with her best friend, a bubbly young girl learns to come to terms with losing her first real friendship.
No experience required for the children! If they are close friends in real life and in the same social bubble that’s ideal!
Gender: Female Age: 5 – 9
Sydney is a bubbly 6 year old girl with a boundless, imaginative mind. She is adventurous and outgoing. Above all, she likes to play and laugh with her best friend Maddie.
MADDIE (Principal character)
Gender: Female Age: 5 – 9
Maddie is an introverted and sweet 6 year old girl who adores her outgoing best friend Sydney. She’s very creative, likes to laugh and play pretend with Sydney.
MARY (Principal character)
Gender: Female Age: 30 – 50
Mary is Sydney’s 38 year-old mother. She is patient and wants the best for Sydney. She understands the love in Sydney and Maddie’s friendship.
STORYLINE: Sydney and her best friend Maddie play in a pretend castle built out of a massive blanket fort built in Sydney’s room. They dub themselves queens of the land. Mary enters the room to let Maddie know her mom is here. Maddie and her mom go home and live right across the street, it has a sold sign on the front lawn. Maddie and Sydney spend the rest of the night communicating with flashlight flickers into each others bedroom windows. Maddie talks to Sydney next about how big their next house will be and Maddie thinks it’s so cool but is soon disappointed when her mom tells her it’s too far to visit often. Maddie moves away, the fort is cleaned up and no one is in Maddie’s room to shine the light back. Mary reminds her that it’s only a “see ya later”, not goodbye.
Email a headshot WITH subject line “FLASHLIGHT casting – Role, Name” to audition or for further information.
All actors must get a Covid-19 test prior to the shoot date and test negative.

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