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Short Student Film (4 Roles Available, Ages 5-50+)



Spiro McLear and the Storyteller is about boy (Spiro) dealing with childhood cancer who dreams about being a superhero. Throughout his journey, Spiro is guided by a mysterious Storyteller who eventually helps him accept his true fate and pass on peacefully to the afterlife.

Casting four actors for Spiro McLear and The Storyteller, a short film production by York University.

Roles:

1. Spiro
Age: 8-12 years, any ethnicity
Description: A young, boisterous child dealing with childhood cancer who dreams of being a superhero.

2. Storyteller:
Age: 45+
Description: A modern grim reaper type; smoker with a beard. The Storyteller helps Spiro accept his true fate and pass on peacefully to the other side.

3. Doctor Doom
Age: 30+
Description: A comic book villain type who Spiro dreams of defeating in a fight.

4. Alice
Ages: 35-45
Description: As Spiro's mom, she is protective of her son who is dealing with childhood cancer.


Project Type:  Short Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $0.00/day Ethnicity:  Any Ethnicity
Sex:  Male Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Toronto

Casting auditions will take place on Monday, February 25 from 5:30-9pm.

Production set to take place on March 1 & 2, 2019.

Project Details

Short Synopsis:  Spiro McLear and the Storyteller is about boy (Spiro) dealing with childhood cancer who dreams about being a superhero. Throughout his journey, Spiro is guided by a mysterious Storyteller who eventually helps him accept his true fate and pass on peacefully to the afterlife.
Deadline: EXPIRED (23 days ago)

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