" Fly Swatter "

Production: "Fly Swatter" A short film for a Humber College.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Employer: Humber College

SHOOT DATES: February 4th-6th 2013

Status: Humber College has a production agreement with ACTRA. Please submit both Union and Non- Union performers.

Intentions: This short film will be screened at Humber College, and will be submitted to numerous film festivals.

Director: Andrew DelMonte

Writer: Sean Perkins

Audition Dates: Sunday January 20th, 2013 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm.

Audition Location: Toronto Reference Library located at 789 Yonge Street, Study Room 2 (Main Floor, in the glass rooms to the left near the back). There will be a sign on the door.

Rate: We can accept union and non-union actors through our student agreement with ACTRA. This is a non-paying student film and no permit is required. Actors will receive a copy of the finished film for their demo reel. Meal and beverages will be provided on the shoot days. If transportation is required we can arrange for a ride for the actor during filming.

Synopsis:

Drama/Dark Comedy - When Karen calls him with news that she is pregnant, Daniel brushes off her pleas for love and support. It is up to an unexpected eavesdropper - the Robber who's just broken into Daniel's apartment - to force Daniel, at gunpoint, to re-evaluate his life...but Daniel would rather simply be robbed instead.

Apply to: Jenn Lue, Casting Director, (416) 617-9841. Email ( lue.casting2@gmail.com )

Character Breakdown:

DANIEL - Male / 25-30 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Daniel is a drunk who would rather get high or zone out in front of the TV than make a new friend.

STAN - Male / 31-40 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Stan, the robber, was abandoned by his father when he was too young to remember and has searched for father figures since. Though he's a criminal, he educates himself with the books that he steals, but tries to hide it with a phoney tough-guy persona.

KAREN - Female / 25-30 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Karen was raised to never hurt a fly. She lost her father in a car accident when she was young. She’s spent the rest of her life nurturing and caring for others but she curses like a sailor in a stressful situation.