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For Manuela



FORMAT: Non-Union Short Film (approx. 12 minutes)

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS
INEZ | Female | 20 – 35 yrs | Colour-blind | Supporting. A kind, friendly and understanding friend to Manuela. Inez is also Manuela’s classmate; she sits in the same museums studies class that Manuela attends in the evenings. Inez has deep empathy for Manuela, since she knows about her struggles to make ends-meet by working different part time jobs.

PROFESSOR | Female or Male | late 30’s - 50s | Colour-blind | Supporting. The professor is a serene, smart, well-spoken individual that commands attention. In the evenings, she/he teaches a museums studies class at a local college. The professor assigns an end-of-the-year assignment that consists of having the students organize a guided walkthrough in an art gallery of their choice. The professor believes in Manuela’s ability to succeed in the class, and is happy to hear that Manuela will be hosting her walkthrough at a local art gallery.

MICHAEL | Male | 20 – 35 yrs | Caucasian | Supporting Young, well-dressed, and always stressed out; Michael is the embodiment of an urbanite “mover and shaker.” He is the manager of a private art gallery, and although his boss’s self-assurance always manages to make him feel nervous, he is determined to exceed her expectations.


Project Type:  Short Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $200.00/day Ethnicity:  Any Ethnicity
Sex:  Male Female Age:  25 - 30 Role:  Actor City:  Toronto

AUDITION DATE: Wednesday April 4, 2017 & Friday April 6, 2018
AUDITION LOCATION: UofT Hart House – Bickersteth Room (r.3030)
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR CV, HEADSHOT AND/ OR DEMO REEL TO THE FOLLOWING: [email protected]

SHOOTING LOCATION: Toronto Area/ GTA
TENTATIVE SHOOT DATES: May 25, 26 and 27.
(Tentative) SALARY: *This is a PAID position – Salary TBD

Project Details

Project Title:  “For Manuela”
Short Synopsis:  For Manuela is a short narrative film that follows the story of Manuela. She’s a driven, hard-working young woman that’s determined to succeed in life despite all the hurdles it throws her way. This is a story about the sacrifices and tough decisions hard-working immigrants make to provide opportunities for themselves and for the people they love.
Casting Director:  Julia Kay
Company:  SEÑORA PRODUCTIONS
Deadline: EXPIRED (856 days ago)

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