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Souls-Austin, TX - Casting ID # 1576579
Project Type Feature Film Submission Type Self Response
Location Austin, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-22-18
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 09-30-18
Casting Category Feature Film - Short Film
Silent films require the actor to use their full body and range of facial expressions to convey emotion to the audience.

This is a short film to be sent to film festivals. We will audition for six actors who can pantomime in a silent film and work together as an assemble. Filming will take place in Dallas over a three day block, some outdoor and some studio.

Role # 1 Clumsy Soul
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A child actor will play the soul of their adult counterpart, in the style of Charle Chaplin and other great physical comedians.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.

Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 14


Role # 2 Struggling Soul
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Struggling Soul will be paired with an adult actor who is struggling with alcohol addiction. The child will portray the inner struggle of the adults battle with their addiction.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.

Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 14


Role # 3 Dark Soul
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Dark Soul will require a very special child actor who can portray merciless savagery, intimidating and punishing their adult counterpart. The scene will be an adult criminal doesn't want to commit the crime and the child actor portraying their soul forces them into it. Then the adult is shocked by their own darkness. By the end the Dark Soul will be redeemed. The darker the child actor can go, the brighter their salvation will be in the end.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.

Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14


Role # 4 Clumsy Adult
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Adult actor will be paired with a child actor. Must be good at working with children, pantomime and physical comedy.

This role will be very physical, big movements and comedic timing.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.

Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60


Role # 5 Struggling Adult
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Struggling Adult will be paired with a child actor. The scene will involve an addict going into a bar and taking a drink, while the child/soul is forced to wait outside and watch through the window.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.

Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60


Role # 6 Criminal Adult
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Criminal Adult needs to be able to act opposite a child who is playing a merciless cruel villain. The adult actor will have to be afraid of the child, shocked and even horrified of what is in their own soul, portrayed by the child.

By the end of the short film the Dark Soul will see a light of redemption, so the adult actor will have a chance to portray both horror and joy.

Child and adult do not have to look alike, in fact their gender and race may be juxtaposed for thematic effect.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60