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Casting Calls: October 11th 2013

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Casting Calls: Male Aged 30-45 for Short Film

Warhol is an award winning dark comedic script with a run time of 15 minutes, during which it holds a mirror up to the celebrity obsessed world within which we live. How far will a person go, or allow themselves to be pushed in order to achieve their fifteen minutes of fame? ‘Warhol’ demonstrates how the media can influence, and in this case manipulate their audience, at times with disturbing consequences.

You will be working with an award winning script and a team that have worked on the following programmes. A Director, who has worked on everything from Robin Hood Prince of Thieves to Mr Selfridge. Craig Shaynak – You may know him from the hit show ‘Ray Donovan.’ Anil Desai – The Kumars (BBC) Stuart White Nichols – BBC Timothy David – HBO’s Game Of Thrones, Benjamin Crellin – Xena Warrior Princess and Young Hercules. Thomas Johnson – Art Director on the last four JLS Videos. And me… Adam, who’s written for The BBC, Buena Vista, ITV and others. We also have a genuine hollywood actor reading for the lead.

Character: Dave Dawson

Must be American or Canadian! Must! Age 30 – 45. Dave is a Howard Stern wannabe. Banned from broadcasting in America after a stunt backfired, Dave jumped the pond in search of a fresh start, forcing him to take a job at a small regional station in East Anglia where his right-wing, straight talking persona is more than the suburban town can handle. The lack of night owls, insomniacs and lovelorn housewives, means he is having trouble flexing his tabloid muscles.

Pay: £60 p/day

Shoot Date: 4th Nov 2013 – 6th Nov 2013

Production Company: http://www.dittoproductionslimited.com/_/Welcome.html

Apply: [email protected]

Casting Calls: Young Cast Required for Moroccan Film

Thief

The film is a moving story about a homeless boy who desperately needs money to pay for his sick brothers operation. Miraculously he lands his dream job working as a bellhop at an international hotel, but someone steals his uniform which is vital for the job. The story follows Youseff and his friends as they search the souks of Marrakech in a desperate bid to try and get it back.

Shoot dates:  1st Dec 2013 – 18th Dec 2013

Pay: £380+ P/week (plus flights, accommodation & expenses)

Available Roles:

Youseff
Ernest, slim, caring for his brother, homeless, honest face

Adbel
Disabled, frail, honest, fighter, funny

Kaz
Hard, bully, muscular, frightening, intimidating

Rao
Kind, hard working, appears older than her years, attractive, loyal.

Nabil
Friendly, funny, not very fit, side kick character

 

To apply: currently applications are only being taken through Shooting People – https://shootingpeople.org/production/work/project/6484

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Casting Calls: Male Actor for Short Film

Big Grail

A short scripted dark comedy with 2 actors. A married couple in a chauffer driven car find themselves stuck at a security checkpoint.. Both are business executives in the same multi-national company. A dispute ensues about issues as wide ranging as ecology, capitalism and marital infidelity drawing out themes around convenience, consumption, good taste and etiquette. This is an artists’ film commission produced for a contemporary art context, opening at a London gallery early 2014.

Character: Business Man (Lead)

Adult white male aged late 30s-50 yrs old. Must have British accent, indistinguishable not too posh. He is a senior brand manager within a multinational food technology corporation. Must have a professional look someone with confidence and authority. He is colleague and romantic interest to female lead. Role requires good comedic acting, with some serious elements. Verbal role with good facial acting acting and hand gestures. Not too caricature. 2 shooting days + 1 rehearsal day. Early Dec 2013.

Shooting dates: 4th Dec 2013 – 5th Dec 2013

Location: London

Pay rate: £175-£300 per day (negotiable), inc. agreed travel expenses

Apply: Alexandra Roche: [email protected]

Acting Jobs: Drama Tutor Needed

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are looking to hire a part time Drama Tutor.

They are looking to employ an experienced Drama Tutor, they will be responsible for the design and delivery of a 21 week programme of weekly drama classes taking place on Friday mornings from January 2014 – May 2014 on site in HMP Perth.

Applicants should have a degree level education, skills in devising performance and experience of teaching/creative facilitation.

Part Time
Hourly Paid £21.61

You can find out more information about this vacancy and apply on: bit.ly/xnDnBy

Production Crew: Steady-Cam Operator

Stereotype

A teenage boy goes out into the night to avenge his brother death and finds himself in an unexpected situation that changes his life forever. It is a 10 minute film that is slick, fast based with a beautiful twist that will change the audiences mindset of street life.

We are looking for a newly qualified Steady cam operator that wants to work with a good quality team on high production value films. This job is an indie short however we do have more lucrative commercials that will offer better wages.

Pay: £100-175 p/day

Shooting Dates: 29th Nov 2013 – 2nd Dec 2013

Shooting Location: East England.

Apply: Contact via Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/mcgibneybrothers

Production Crew: Multiple Positions for Filming in Morocco

Thief

The film is a moving story about a homeless boy who desperately needs money to pay for his sick brothers operation. Miraculously he lands his dream job working as a bellhop at an international hotel, but someone steals his uniform which is vital for the job. The story follows Youseff and his friends as they search the souks of Marrakech in a desperate bid to try and get it back.

Shoot dates:  1st Dec 2013 – 18th Dec 2013

Line Producer
We are looking for a line producer who has some experience working on location in Marrakech on a low budget

Pay: £500+ p/week plus flights, accommodation and expenses)

Casting Director
We are looking for someone with experience of casting a low budget film shooting in Marrakech. All the actors and extras need to be based in Morocco

Pay: £500+ p/week plus flights, accommodation and expenses)

Location Manager
We need someone who has a very good knowledge or ideally lives in Marrakech to help us find several key locations for our low budget film

Pay: £380+ p/week plus flights, accommodation and expenses)

Director of Photography
We are looking for a DOP who has some experience of shooting in Marrakesh. This is a low budget feature, filming on the streets over a short schedule. So the right individual needs to be fast and able to work in restrictive places with actors only going for a few takes. We need someone who has experience and can help us get deals using either the Alexa or Canon C300.

Pay: £380+ p/week plus flights, accommodation and expenses)

To apply: currently applications are only being taken through Shooting People – https://shootingpeople.org/production/work/project/6484

Production Crew: Motion graphics Designer

I am looking for an after effects editor to come on board a high profile museum project. I’d love you to bring your creative flare and offer ideas rather than need to be told exactly what to do. The final film will be 10-15 mins in length and projected large over a series of nights for an emersive installation but will stand alone as a short film as well. I’d like to hear from anyone who thinks this appeals to them. The rough budget we had in mind was £300 per day.

For more info and to apply: [email protected]

Production Crew: Director and Co-Producer

Full Marx

A budding London-based director and co-producer to jointly apply with this short for London Calling production awards (filmlondon.org.uk/londoncalling):… Karl Marx and Groucho Marx materialise in old haunts in London, but in the present-day. Finding common ground, they determine to be more successful this time around. They head for the Soho pub where Karl once got a break, sure they’ll be listened to there, in the current economic climate. apply to: [email protected]

Director:

Someone to bring flair and vision to the script. The funding is intended to support the next generation of filmmakers and so an applicant needs to be ‘breaking good’ but not so experienced as to invalidate the application.

Pay: £200 p/day approx

Producer:

A co-producer who knows how to make every penny count. The proviso stated under ‘Director’ also applies here.

Pay: £200 p/day approx

Shoot dates: 14th Feb 2014 – 14th Feb 2014

Location: London

Media Jobs: ICA Manager

The ICA are looking to hire a Development Manager to join their development team.

The role requires the ability to work across the Development Team and be involved in all aspects of funding activities. Thy will be able to collaboratively devise an innovative grants fundraising strategy to support the ICA’s creative programme.

Full time position
London
salary range £26,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20 October 2013.

To find out more and to apply take a look at: bit.ly/1gaz3BT

Media Jobs: Distribution Manager

LUX is looking to hire a Distribution Manager for their international artists’ film and video distribution service.

Their main responsibilities would be to manage the film bookings for the LUX distribution service, providing an efficient and friendly service for exhibitors, buyers and artists and working closely with the Collections Manager to fulfil orders in a timely and well-organised manner.

– Deadline for applications: 28 October 2013 5pm
– Wage: £25,000 pa (pro rata 0.8) plus 5% pension contribution
– Working Hours: Part time (4 days a week). 10am-6pm with 1 hour lunch break. evening and weekend work will be required, with time off in lieu.
– Holidays: 25 days per year pro-rata (5 compulsory days (pro rata) must be taken during the office closure at Christmas) with an increase of 1 day per year worked up to a maximum of 30 days.
– Contract: Permanent (with six month probation period)

To find out more and to apply, please head to: bit.ly/qq88A9