Production: Blind Date (Short Film)
Employer: York University
Duration: 3 days, starts Feb 19th 2014
Director: Lina Evans.
A short film following Jenna, a straight girl, on a blind date with a lesbian. Jenna is using her date, Alex, to make her ex-boyfriend think he's turned her gay. The date is very awkward at first, but the two start to bond and open up to each other. When Jenna doesn't get the reaction she wanted from her ex, things start to get messy. Jenna puts herself in a very embarrassing situation. Eventually we learn that Alex was actually just using Jenna, when Alex's girlfriend Brittany storms their date demanding an explanation. Jenna feels used and embarrassed, and learns that playing with people's feelings is never right. Even when you're pretending to be a lesbian.
Apply to: Sara Tamosauskas and Lina Evans. Email: ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Please submit headshots and resume.
1. BRITTANY. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Brittany is the medium preppy and tomboy. She is loud, dramatic, bitchy, badass. She is quick to judge Jenna. She is an attention-seeker.
2. ALEX. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Alex a tomboy, doesn't wear make up, wears very casual clothing. She is confident, sure of herself, mysterious. She is witty and educated. She is a caring, nice, understanding person. She also has her hidden intentions, which she quietly keeps to herself. She is very open with her sexuality and isn't afraid of attention.
3. JENNA. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Jenna is a preppy, clean-cut, pretty young woman. She tries to pretend that she is confident with herself, but after she broke up with her boyfriend, she is feeling unsure of who she is and isn't confident with her sexuality. She is nervous, uptight, shy, but also curious. She is in the midst of finding herself in very awkward situation.