Monday, January 9, 2012

Feature film casting call for Yorkshire-based teenagers

THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME (Feature Film)

With the lead role of Paul Varderman now cast in GreenScreen Productions upcoming feature film, based on the book by Anthony McGowan, The Knife That Killed Me, they are now looking for supporting actors.

Looking for strong actors aged 14-17, with Yorkshire accent. See below for full details of characters:

Closing Date: 11/01/2012 : 23:59

Pay category: Paid (Equity minimum)

Production dates: Mid Feb 2012

Company: GreenScreen Productions

Producer: Tom Mattinson

Director: Marcus Romer and Kit Monkman

Casting director: Jeremy Zimmermann

Location
: York

Casting details
: Thursday 12th January 2012 in York


Summary:
When Paul moves away and starts at his new school all he wants is to fit in. Trying to avoid the bullies he'll do anything to earn respect. However when the violence involves knives everything can change in an instant.



Goddo (Male, 14 - 17)


A 16 year old, good-looking, natural leader who is street-wise and at times, menacing. Role requires lots of energy and someone who looks physically strong. Must be based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.67 - 2.20

Ethnicity: African-American, Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas, Mixed Race




Bates (Male, 14 - 17)


16 year old , overweight, gormless "big lump" who does his best to be intimidating. A member of Roth's gang. Requires energy and actors with good comic timing. Should be overweight and based in the Yorkshire area; preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.52 - 2.20

Ethnicity: Eastern European, Mediterranean, Scandinavian, White



Roth (Male, 14 - 17)


16 year old, leader of a gang. Menacing and threatening. Must look physically strong and based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.67 - 2.20

Ethnicity: Eastern European, Mediterranean, Scandinavian, White




Kirk/Stevie (Male, 14 - 17)


16 year-olds in the "Freaks" social group. Average teenage school boys who are not particularly cool or popular. Must be based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.52 - 2.20

Ethnicity: Any




Shane (Male, 14 - 17)


16 year old, good-looking alpha male. His peers look up to him. Must be based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.62 - 2.20

Ethnicity: Eastern European, Mediterranean, Scandinavian, White




Serena (Female, 14 - 17)

16 year-old girl, part of the "freaks" social group. Must be based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.52 - 2.20

Ethnicity: African-American, Asian, Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas, Chinese, Filipino/Malay/Thai, Indian, Japanese, Mixed Race, Oriental, Pakistani



Billy (Male, 14 - 17)

16 year old, also in the "Freaks" social group. More sensitive and caring than the others in his group. Tries to make the best out of difficult situations, and always wants to make things right. Must be based in the Yorkshire area and preferably from a working-class background.

Height: 1.52 - 2.20

Ethnicity: Any

Kevin Skinner (Male, 12 - 15)

A "little tike" in year 8. Very inquisitive and extremely cheeky. Must be based in the Yorkshire area.

Height: 1.52 - 1.72 

Ethnicity: Any

All submissions should be sent to THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Closing Date: 11/01/2012

5 comments:

  1. Aww are there no other female parts? :(

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  2. can i audition if im from south east london?

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  3. Would have loved to have auditioned for the part of Serena only live half an hour away from York too...

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    1. The girl who got the part lives in Lancashire. One message and I could know just how many hours away.
      Proven - it doesn't matter

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  4. Oh, I just saw this... And take gcse drama with the 14-year-old girl who got Serena! It almost makes me cry-laughing

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