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Casting Call for a Short Film - The Pink Dahlia

Submitted by kayanchoi on Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:18

Casting session: May 5th, 2018
Callbacks: TBD
Shoot: July 7-9, 2018
Rate: matching ACTRA TIP rates

DEADLINE: May 3rd, 2018 (by 12PM EST)


DAHLIA – female, 16-24, curvy, any ethnicity
Dahlia is 16 and very confident; physically she is developed, and feels she should be independent, but is still essentially a child. Dahlia has a flair for drama and a cursory understanding of her sexual power, although not of the dangers that being viewed as a sexual object can bring. Must be comfortable in a bikini and riding a bike.

CAMfemale or trans, androgynous, slim, 16-24, any ethnicity
Cam is a 16-year-old girl but may also be in transition. She is shy and reserved, embarrassed by her developing sexuality rather than empowered by it.

MAN – male, 30 – 50, Caucasian, slim to medium build
A predator; slightly menacing, but able to blend in; creepy but not over the top.

TEEN BOYS (x2) – male, 12-15, any ethnicity
Energetic, boisterous, mischievous; must be comfortable on a bike.

Project Type:  Short Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $150.00/ day Ethnicity:  Any Ethnicity
Sex:  Male Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Toronto

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Project Details

Project Title:  The Pink Dahlia
Short Synopsis:  Logline A hubristic teenage girl’s sleepy suburban summer is cut short when an unwanted encounter shows her the dark side of sexuality. Short Synopsis A confident 16-year old lazes around on a suburban summer day, tanning on her mother’s front lawn and taunting the local boys. A bike ride to the local convenience store, summer breeze in her hair, and a teasing flirtation with an androgynous teenage shop clerk are all par for the course. But the spell of an idyllic summer is broken when a confrontation with a strange man turns menacing. Although she escapes, she will never be the same.
Producer:  Molly Willows
Casting Director:  Cia Mellegers
Company:  Ad Hoc Content
Deadline: EXPIRED (472 days ago)

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