ALIEN: ORE CASTING CALL
UNPAID - Non-Union Short Film
Conflicts: Any of the ALIEN/PREDATOR
**This film is part of a competition hosted by 20th Century Fox**
Writer/Directors: Kailey Spear and Sam Spear
Producer: Victoria Burkhart, Synnove Godeseth
Casting Directors: Kailey Spear and Sam Spear (casting consultants: Heike Brandstatter and Coreen Mayrs)
Auditions: First auditions by tape (we will contact about in studio-session)
Audition Location: North Shore Studios
Start Date: Mid October (4 days)
Pay Rate: unpaid
A competition hosted by 20th Century Fox and Tongal gave writers/directors the opportunity to pitch original ALIEN shorts. Of over 500 pitches, 6 films were chosen to be made including ALIEN: ORE. The films will be released in celebration of the 40th anniversary of ALIEN (1979). https://tongal.com/project/Alien/#/tab-brief
All roles must be approved by the studio before booking. For this reason, everyone in consideration must have the material on tape.
*As this film is being made as part of a competition, it has a very limited budget. For this reason, all of the cast/crew will be volunteer.
GENERAL NOTE FOR MINERS: We are looking for diverse and unique types. All miners are used to hard work and harsh environments; it is etched into their faces. Natural faces please (no make-up).
[LORRAINE] Female. 45-60s. A hardworking miner, mother, and grandmother, who wants to provide the best possible life for her family. A gal with a salty edge, she’s both toughened up and worn down by years on the job. LEAD
[HANKS] Female, 40-50. The Synthetic who manages operations at the Weyland-Yutani mine. She’s practical and efficient. Though she seems kind, her priorities lay with the corporation instead of the miners. SUPPORTING LEAD
[KOLTON] Male, 20s-40s. A weathered miner. Searching for his friend at the end of his shift, he comes across something terrible. Later, he leads Lorraine back to the grisly scene. SUPPORTING
[MARTIN] Male, 30s. A pal of Lorraine’s, the two enjoy friendly banter at the beginning of their work day. SUPPORTING
[RYO] Female, 30s-40s. Although not ridged, she’s a practical, business first, sort. Confident she knows best. SUPPORTING
[CLARK] Male, 30s. An anxious sort. He is desperately focused on making sure he doesn’t lose his job. SUPPORTING
[WINNI] Female, 20s. Young but strong. She is terrified as the danger intensifies. SUPPORTING
[ANNA] Female, 20s-30. Lorraine’s daughter. She also a small child at home and has another on the way. She is just finishing her shift as Lorraine arrives. She gives her mum a weary kiss before heading home. ACTOR
[Movement Performer] Someone TALL and agile who is talented in movement/creature work. Although this performer will not be seen on camera, they will help bring life to an important role in the film.