Student Film Casting | Lagley[Closed]

Producer: UWI St. Augustine: Film Programme

Seeking: M/F Actors, 17 – 50 y/o (See Character Breakdown)

For: Student Production 

Institution: The University of the West Indies, St Augustine

Course: FILM 3299 | Capstone – Making a Film

Title: Lagley 

Genre: Comedy | Drama

Logline: A young teen reeling from the death of his father, must now choose between pursuing his dreams abroad or filling the void left by the departed patriarch.


Character Breakdown:

MALE ROLES:

  • PETER: Male, 30s – 40s. The father and breadwinner of the home. Bearded, built physique, any ethnicity. (Must be comfortable with boats, the sea and swimming) 
  • YOUNG MOSES: Male, 7 – 9 y/o. Soft-spoken, slim built “scrawny”. Any ethnicity. 
  • TEEN MOSES: Male, 17 – 21 y/o. Disciplined and thoughtful. slim built and tall. Any ethnicity (Must be comfortable with boats, the sea and swimming) 
  • JEREMIAH: Male 30s – 40s. Assertive, bossy and stubborn. Any ethnicity (must be comfortable with boats, the sea and swimming) 
  • KENNETH: Male, 20s -30s. Charming, a womanizer/ladies man. Built physique. Any ethnicity.
  • BOAT CAPTAIN: Male, 40s – 50s. Good natured and loves to boat and fish. Any ethnicity. (must be comfortable with boats, the sea and swimming)

FEMALE ROLES

  • RUTH: Female, 30s – 40s. A devoted mother, but can be loud mouthed and aggressive at times. Plus-sized. Any ethnicity
  • YOUNG MARA: Female, 7 – 9 y/o. Cheerful, full of life. Slim. Any ethnicity
  • TEEN MARA: Female, 17 – 21 y/o. Outgoing, curious and full of life. Slim. Any ethnicity


Application Format: Live Audition (Online Submission required) 

Audition Date | Time #1: Saturday 12th November 2022 | 8AM – 5PM

Audition Date | Time #2: Sunday 13th November 2022 | 8AM – 5PM

Location: UWI Film Building | 12 Carmody Street, St. Augustine [VIEW MAP]

Preparation: Interested persons are asked to submit ONE (1) CLOSE UP and ONE (1) FULL-LENGTH photo of themselves (No hats or sunglasses. You face must be clearly visible),  along with the following:

  • Name
  • Height
  • Contact number
  • Email Address
  • Talent Resume (if you have one)

Production Credits: 

Director: Raegan Reid
Producer: Angelina Ramdhan
Director of Drama/Casting: Akkel Charles

Shooting Begins: January, 2023

Compensation: $500 TTD – $1,500 TTD (depending on role)

Additional Details: Shortlisted actors will be contacted to schedule their audition slot.

Meals and refreshments will be provided during production.

This casting notice was submitted by: Akkel Charles
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