AUSTRIA: actors (m/f) 25-65 English spkrs, for short film in Salzburg [E] – enCAST
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AUSTRIA: actors (m/f) 25-65 English spkrs, for short film in Salzburg [E]

ref # 194991

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: Discontent
production type: short film
pay: expenses

looking for actors
based in/around: Austria

about the project

For a short film titled “Discontent” that will serve as a final project at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.

The project is a social realist short film: When the workers at a graveyard go on strike in the late 1970ˋs a young gravedigger is torn between his own economic survival, the loyalty to his partner and colleagues and the moral dilemma between the individual or the common good.

Shooting in Salzburg one week between 01.-15.03.2023 and between 01.-15.06.2023. Exact dates to be announced later. 
Expenses will be covered.
Due to the contents of the film, native English speakers with an English accent are preferred – especially those who have or can speak in a Liverpool accent. Still, actors from any background are encouraged to apply!

We are looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | male
playing age: 25
role languages: English
John is a young gravedigger struggling with his job - he is the protagonist of the film.
role 2 | actors | male
playing age: 25 - 35
role languages: English
Charlie is a young gravedigger, and the protagonists boyfriend. He is an enthusiastic young man who hasn't lost the hope for change.
role 3 | actors | female
playing age: 25 - 38
role languages: English
Anna, a nurse, and the protagonist's sister, supports the cause her brother and friends are fighting for - until she has to live with the repercussions herself.
role 4 | actors | male
playing age: 40 - 65
role languages: English
Mr. Walsh is the supervisor at the graveyard. He is not supportive of the strikes and wants to convince everyone to come back to work - with whatever means it takes.
role 5 | actors | male
playing age: 45 - 65
role languages: English
Tony is an older gravedigger who is concerned about the strikes and has long lost his hope for change.
role 6 | actors | male
playing age: 40 - 62
role languages: English
Stan is an older gravedigger. This role is a smaller role with only one sentence of dialogue.