ENGLAND: actors (m/f) 20-50 English spkrs, for short film in Bristol [P]

ref # 157737

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: 'A Night in the Newsroom'
production type: short film
pay: paid

looking for:
based in/around: Bristol, England

about the project

For a 10 minute short film surrounding the real story of Barbara Buchanan. To be filmed in Bristol in early April.

Synopsis: Barbara is a young journalist In 1930s Bristol with a passion for activism. When she begins writing an article about the implementation of smear tests, she faces misogyny and backlash from her boss and co-workers. When forced to work with a challenging contributor, she must make an important decision: does she risk her professionalism in the face of criticism or rise to the challenge to get her voice heard. 

As the characters in the story are based on real people, we must ask that actors bare resemblance to the character they’re auditioning for.


Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | female
playing age: 20 - 25
role languages: English
For the role of BARBARA BUCHANAN
Early 20's , Petite, Blonde, must bare resemblance to the person in the photo.
Actress needs to be able to give a convincing emotional breakdown.
Needs to be available to shoot for 4-5 days.
role 2 | actors | male
playing age: 20 - 25
role languages: English
For the role of DYLAN THOMAS
Early 20's. Lanky with brunette hair. Cocky and egotistical, must bare resemblance to the person in the photo
Preferably Welsh, as the character is based on Dylan Thomas.
Needs to be available to shoot for 1-2 days
role 3 | actors | male
playing age: 44 - 50
role languages: English
For the role of ROBERT.
Mid to late 40s. A slim, tall man with brunette hair. Well dressed and precise. Dominating in a room and condescending. Must bare resemblance to the person in the photo.
Needs to be available to shoot for 1-2 days

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