Multiple roles available for a specific upcoming productions and dozens more for other productions being done by a respectful and high quality studio.
** Lead: appearing to be a man aged in the 40's, a hyper-vigilant, intelligent, paranoid.
** Neighbour: appearing to be a man aged in the 30's, cheerful neighbour.
** Senior 1: appearing to be a woman in late 60's or early 70's. Slightly physically frail, but still able to go on long walks with a cane or stroller. Mentally alert, confident, and friendly.
** Senior 2: woman older than senior 1. Mentally alert and not physically frail.
** Little Girl: appearing to be aged around 11-13 years old. Innocent, perhaps pigtails, the kind that would ride a pink bicycle with tassels.
** Other Roles: please note that we have many dozens of other parts coming up in other projects, we welcome all actors or performers to get on our list for the other roles.
** Ethnic Groups: We will be filming multiple versions of this story with different ethnicities. At a minimum, one family will be Caucasian with neutral American accents, one Hispanic with Hispanic-American accents, and there is a good chance we will end up with additional versions. We encourage all ethnic groups to apply.
** This is a 90 second short story (comedy), with a commercial purpose, written and produced directly by Pleasant Studios.
** Most parts have spoken lines.
** For examples of our awesome previous short stories, see paranoid.com/videos
---Covid Related Notes:---
** Casting will be contact-less, and done at significant distances (at least double the requirement). We will accommodate additional concerns. If weather permits, it may be done outdoors.
** For selected actors, some roles can be filmed at distances. Some roles require close proximity to one other actor.
** If covid counts are elevated at time of filming, we may take additional measures for everyone's safety.
** In short, we are taking covid very seriously.
** All roles are paid. Reasonable travel costs would be covered.
** Filming will be in Edmonton, and consisting of 1 day in July.
** Auditions will be held both via video-conference and live in Edmonton in late June or early July.
---About The Work Environment:---
** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (so long as it fits the part).
** Auditions are done efficiently, performers can expect very short wait times at auditions, aiming for less than 15 minutes.
** Seating available before audition, no standing line-ups.
** Typically auditions will be done in front of a green-screen with cameras running.
** Our productions are typically scripted by our own full-time professional writers and video edited by our own full-time, professional editors.
** Many productions are in the studio and green-screen, but some shoots will be on-location.
---About The Company:---
** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** We have just recently launched a studio for our own innovative video productions as well as client contracted productions, but we have also been an enterprise software services company since 2007.
** We may be the largest capacity video marketing studio in Western Canada except for television and news stations (we have not confirmed this, but it appears to be the case).
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, electronics manufacturing, marketing services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom projects. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative technology company with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).
** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at https://pleasantsolutions.com/careers
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, apply only by visiting the https://pleasantsolutions.com/careers site.
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