Casting Call for "Hello Stranger" a short film by Alejandro Guimoye from Effusion Pictures on Vimeo.

SHORT FILM AUDITIONS

What: Auditions for short film Hello Stranger for Canon's Long Live Imagination contest

https://www.longliveimagination.com

When: Saturday July 6th 2-6pm

Where: Doodad Studios
7211 Galilee Rd. Suite 135
Roseville, CA 95678
Bring: Headshot & monologue if you have one.

You must be available: July 12th -14th (might be 1 or 2 days only depending on role)
Rehearsals will be scheduled the week of July 8th-12th

For more information or if you can't attend the casting call email a headshot, resume and/or link to video acting reel to be considered with "Hello Stranger" in subject line to:

[email protected]


Character List:

NARRATOR, male, gruff but comforting voice, like a grandfather reading a bedtime story

ELDERLY ERNIE (70s), Standoffish, deep pain in his eyes, a Grinch with a heart, ideally someone who has experience with ventriloquism. If not that experience, he should at least be able to create two different voices, speaking as himself and speaking as the dummy, Wallace

YOUNG ERNIE (6-12), Boy with wide-eyed innocence*

ADULT ERNIE (30s to 50s), Medium build, swagger, awesome stage presence* 

ANGELITA (30s), Woman, natural beauty, neurotic

NURSE (40s), Woman, warm eyes with a tender smile that makes others smile* 

ADULT DEJA (mid-20s to 30s), Woman, petite, quirky, very animated*

SMALL PRINCESS (under 10), small girl, instantly likable

LITTLE BROTHER (under 5), small boy, eyes full of terror, with a soul-piercing scream

SWEET GRANDMA (over 60), a sweet, but confused-looking woman*

ELDERLY DEJA (70s), Woman, precious with a cozy presence

*Extras include: 

- DIVERSE RESIDENTS at the Retirement Home
- NURSES at the Retirement Home
- RANDOM YOUNG ADULTS for comedy club crowd scene
- RANDOM KIDS for the library scene
- RESIDENT who shows Ernie where to find Deja

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Casting Call: Hello Stranger

Canon Filmmaking Contest

WHAT: Auditions for Canon’s Long Live Imagination short film.
WHEN: Saturday July 6th 2-6pm
WHERE: 7211 Galilee Rd. Suite 135 Roseville, CA 95678
BRING: Headshot & Monologue
SHOOT DATES: July 12th -14th
REHEARSALS: July 8th-12th
MORE INFO: [email protected]

CHARACTERS:
  • NARRATOR, male, gruff but comforting voice, like a grandfather reading a bedtime story
  • ELDERLY ERNIE (70s), Standoffish, deep pain in his eyes, a Grinch with a heart, ideally someone
    who has experience with ventriloquism. If not that experience, he should at least be able to create
    two different voices, speaking as himself and speaking as the dummy, Wallace
  • YOUNG ERNIE (6-12), Boy with wide-eyed innocence*
  • ADULT ERNIE (30s to 50s), Medium build, swagger, awesome stage presence*
  • ANGELITA (30s), Woman, natural beauty, neurotic
  • NURSE (40s), Woman, warm eyes with a tender smile that makes others smile*
  • ADULT DEJA (mid-20s to 30s), Woman, petite, quirky, very animated*
  • SMALL PRINCESS (under 10), small girl, instantly likable
  • LITTLE BROTHER (under 5), small boy, eyes full of terror, with a soul-piercing scream
  • SWEET GRANDMA (over 60), a sweet, but confused-looking woman*
  • ELDERLY DEJA (70s), Woman, precious with a cozy presence
*EXTRAS:
  • DIVERSE RESIDENTS at the Retirement Home
  • NURSES at the Retirement Home
  • RANDOM YOUNG ADULTS for comedy club crowd scene
  • RANDOM KIDS for the library scene
  • RESIDENT who shows Ernie where to find Deja

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