Male and Female, any ethnicities/appearances may apply
Casting call: “Chek and Hava”- RIT Thesis film- Live action
ALL AUDITIONS WILL BE ONLINE ON ZOOM.
Shoot dates: October 10, 11, 17 and 18 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Plot synopsis: A semi-surreal film where a man tries to impress his girlfriend’s parents, while she is trying to offend and defy her parents by dating him. Her parents are a blue-skinned man and a beam of light.
Chek: (20 – 30 years old) A young man fresh out of art school, enjoying the feeling of being an angst broke artist type. He feels validated by the love of a rich girl and his art feels validated by his certainty that he is an unrecognized genius. Sprightly, mischievous, poetic. Ideally tall, fair skinned, light haired but all appearances and body types may apply. May be required to wear fashion contact lenses.
Hava: (20 – 30 years old) A regal and beautiful rich girl trying very hard not to be just a materialistic rich girl. Her esteem is dependent on convincing herself that she is morally far beyond the society she was born in. Her boyfriend is a symbol of how she rejects her middle class comfort. She is forceful, charming, relentless. PREFERABLY BRUNETTE and or middle eastern/ south Asian but all ethnicities may apply. Will be required to wear yellow or gold fashion contact lenses (the lenses will be provided)
Mother: (20 – 60 years old) An anthropomorphic ray of light. This will be a voiceover role, but may be required to be on set.
Father: (1 day shoot) (30- 60 years old) Father is a meek and kindly man who wants to uphold a sense of dignity and is tired of his daughter. He will be covered in dark blue body paint on his face and hands for the role. He appears in only 2 scenes. Preferably brunette, middle eastern and/or south Asian but all ethnicities/appearances may apply
Non union role, unpaid. Travel reimbursement will be provided.
(You can see my previous film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw2ifTuaiUw&t=123s)