Casting Notice

GERMANY: male/female actors, 15-70, German/Turkish spkrs, for a short film in Hannover [E]

This is a Casting Call for:

  • male/female actors
  • playing age: 15-70
  • based in/around Hannover, Germany
  • speaking fluent GERMAN and some TURKISH

Specifically>

female, playing age 60-70 for the role of the mother

female, playing age 38-44 for the role of Ezra (38-44)

female, playing age 15-17 for the role of the granddaughter

male, playing age 30-65 for the role of a taxi driver (30- 65) 

Synopsis: 

Esra, a modern Turkish woman, invites her Turkish mother for Easter after 7 years of not seeing her. Mother Hatice, a conservative Turkish woman, enters Ezra’s new home for the first time. She dislikes her daughter’s western lifestyle, expressed in terms of clothing, home and lifestyle, and openly criticizes her. Hatice rejects Ezra’s life and thinks that she is not a good mother. Ezra is angry about her mother but wants to be accepted by her. 

Production Details:

  • type: a short film
  • genre: comedy/western
  • directed by: Janine Schneeweiss
  • produced by: Hochschule Hannover 
  • payment: expenses + meals on set

Shooting from 18.5 – 24.5. in Hanover.

Please send your application in GERMAN only and include a link to your showreel.

Casting Location(s):Hannover, Germany
Language(s) Needed:German - Turkish
Actor Gender:Male/Female
Ethnicity:Any
Playing Age:15 - 70
If you are under 16 then please make sure you have the permission of a parent or guardian to complete this casting application, or that a parent or guardian completes this application on your behalf.
Payment:Expenses
As this is expenses-only, you can apply for this role whether you are a PRO ACTOR on enCAST or not.
Closing Date:Mon 2nd April, 2018
Application:You must log in to apply for this casting.

PLEASE NOTE:
1. Where a language is described as 'MOTHER TONGUE' or 'NATIVE SPEAKER' this is taken to mean that an actor speaking this language, regardless of their origins or nationality, will not be linguistically distinguishable from someone brought up and schooled in this language.
2. Unless otherwise stated, jobs are open to any ethnicity.
3. If the casting says an actor should be resident in a certain location, this means that NO TRAVEL OR ACCOMMODATION will be paid. As per European employment law, any suitable actor can still apply for this role however they will have to be prepared to pay for their own travel and accommodation for this job.
4. In some cases unsuitable candidates may be filtered out as per the production needs.
Finally, if you have any comments on the casting, then please open a ticket and let us know privately.