Audition for Artistahon


Production Company or School

Bulan Productions

Audition Category:
Film
Director(s)

Daisy Salvacion-Shields

Casting Director(s)

Daisy Salvacion-Shields

Audition Date(s)

Saturday April 1st

Call Back Date(s)

Wednesday April 5th

Audition Location

Cameron Recreation Centre, Burnaby

Union Status

Non-Union

Compensation / Rates

This is a unpaid, non-union production. Food will be provided during the shoot as well as credits for given roles. Thank you in advance and good luck!

Shoot / Perf. Date(s)

May 20th-22nd 2017

Shoot / Perf. Location(s)

Various: Vancouver, Burnaby

Submission Deadline

Mar 29

Submission Instructions

Please submit headshot and resume and any examples of work. daisyssfilm@gmail.com

Storyline

The story is about a young Filipino woman who immigrates to North America with hopes of making it to Hollywood to become a famous actress. She is able to immigrate on the premise of becoming a live-in caregiver and although she made it on a plane to North America, Hollywood for her turns out to be Hollywood North.

Additional Comments

This is a fictional comedy drama which is set in Vancouver BC and speaks to the stereotypes and misconceptions of Filipinos and also the misconceptions Filipinos have of Canada. This shoot will be taking place over May long weekend (May 20th-22nd Sat-Mon) please be prepared to commit to the booking time for this film for the whole weekend until you receive confirmation of exact shoot date for your character.

Character 1
Character:

Paz

Age:

mid 20s

Gender:

Female

Character Description

Filipino. Mid 20s. Cebuano/Visayan speaking. Must have a filipino accent or can ‘fake’ one. The protagonist of the story, she is strong willed, caring and determined to follow her dream. We see her as a little girl and also present day. While she may not have scored her dream job initially, working as a live-in care giver, she is professional, dutiful and genuine.

Character 2
Name:

Mother

Age:

50s

Gender:

Female

Character Description

Filipino. We see her interact with ‘little girl’ Paz and also present day. She is a loving, caring, hardworking, stay-at- home mom. We see her priorities in life is to take care of her kids and her household.

Character 3
Name:

Beverly

Age:

Senior 60s-70s

Gender:

Female

Character Description

Caucasian. She hires Paz to look after her as she submits to her old age and finds the confines of her home a struggle to get by on her own. She has a son but he is too busy with his career to take care of her everyday. She is gentle and wise.

Character 4
Name:

Terry

Age:

40s

Gender:

Male

Character Description

Caucasian. Son of Beverly. He has a polite, quiet demeanour. Picks up Paz from the airport and drives Paz to Beverly’s home.

Character 5
Name:

Kevin

Age:

Mid 20s-late 30s

Gender:

Male

Character Description

TV host. Shows a snippet of him on TV. Charming, outgoing and bubbly.

Additional Characters

Father (Filipino, 50s) quiet demeanour, strong on the outside but has a big heart. Receptionist (Mid 20s) frank, book nerd. Girl 1 20-30s (Irish), accent, needs to exude Charisma, auditioning for a ‘part’ in the movie.