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
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.
- 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)
- 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 14th January 2023 | 8AM – 5PM
Audition Date | Time #2: Sunday 15th January 2023 | 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:
- Contact number
- Email Address
- Talent Resume (if you have one)
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