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Paid - **CASTING CALL FOR INDIGENOUS MILLENNIAL ACTORS**



**CASTING CALL FOR INDIGENOUS MILLENNIAL ACTORS**

Indigenous actors (born between 1981-1996) wanted for a shoestring/low budget shoot. Indigenous comedy ensemble project with professional Indigenous Director, DOP, and production team.

PROJECT: Hey Cuzzin

PAID: Yes. Note it’s the UBCP ULB rate with a small royalty. Food provided.

UNION: Ultra Low Budget (ULB) Program: 40 Under Indie. Union and Non-Union members can apply.

CREDIT: Working on an Ultra-Low Budget production does not count as a credit towards Union membership. Will provide IMDB credit.

LENGTH: 10 minutes proof of concept comedy demo. To air on TELUS STORYHIVE

AUDITION DATE: Thursday, March 21 between 3-7pm (Metro Vancouver).

SHOOT DATES: Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
(Do not need to be available for all dates. Memorizing 3-6 mins of a script - approximately 3 pages per character)

SHOOTING LOCATION: Surrey and North Vancouver

WARDROBE NOTE: Please bring two options for the character(s) you wish to audition for. All of the on-screen roles are people of medium income, contemporary, and what youth in their 20s and 30s are wearing today. Please see if a specific wardrobe item will be required below.

The roles include:

BOBBY JACK, 25, dark hair and eyes, good looking and fit. He’s funny, a man’s man. He needs to have his guys around him. He takes care of his cousins and family is important to him. He is a peacemaker.

EVAN, 25, skinny, dark hair and eyes, and always wears a jean jacket. He looks up to his cousins Billy and Sheldon.
SHELDON is in his early 30s. He is light skinned and heavy set. He likes to wear a baseball cap all the time and most times backward. He likes to wear hockey jerseys and shorts. He is quick witted, wise and a caretaker.

SARAH, 23, long hair, dark with blonde streaks, glasses, make-up, nails done She is stylish and has it together all the time. She’s a good mom.

KYLIE is in her early 20s. She has short dark hair, very stylish and tall. She’s sarcastic and funny. She’s quick with the comebacks and a bit of a drama queen. She makes great facial expressions.

LYNN, 22 long dark hair, tall and plain looking. No makeup and wears sports clothes. She is a smartass and gets into trouble. She is feisty and always ready to stick up for her cousins.

Please respond by emailing us at [email protected]

Include both your name and “Casting Call” in the subject line.

Please also let us know what role you are wanting to try out for and if you have experience in acting for film, television or the theatre. Please send us a headshot (or current picture), a resume and agent info (if applicable).

Applicants will be sent detailed information including scripts, audition window of time, and location if you have some of the required experience. We will then ask you to show up prepared with some lines between these times.

Thank you so much. Your interest in the project is much appreciated.


Project Type:  TV Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $100.00/day Ethnicity:  Native American
Sex:  Male Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Vancouver area

Please respond by emailing us at [email protected]

Include both your name and “Casting Call” in the subject line.

Please also let us know what role you are wanting to try out for and if you have experience in acting for film, television or the theatre. Please send us a headshot (or current picture), a resume and agent info (if applicable).

Applicants will be sent detailed information including scripts, audition window of time, and location if you have some of the required experience. We will then ask you to show up prepared with some lines between these times.

Thank you so much. Your interest in the project is much appreciated.

Project Details

Short Synopsis:  SHORT SYNOPSIS: Hey Cuzzin is a look at the lives of First Nations cousins on the reservation and in the city. The cultural connection we have with one another and how close we are. Cousins are like our brothers and sisters. It’s a comedic look at how we interact with one another and the antics cousins get into.
Producer:  JOY HASKELL, JUDE MacINNES, MARCY WAUGHTAL
Director:  JOY HASKELL
Company:  HEY CUZZIN
Deadline: EXPIRED (1162 days ago)

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