Production: "Oxford" (Short Film)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Employer: Ryerson University
SHOOT DATES: October 25th - 27th 2014
Status: Ryerson University has a production agreement with ACTRA. Please submit both Union and Non- Union performers.
Director: Lauren Belanger
Audition Dates: Friday October 17th, Saturday October 18th 2014
Audition Location: Ryerson University, 122 Bond Street, Toronto
Rate: Non-paying student film. Actors will receive a copy of the finished film. Meals, and beverages will be provided for the shoot days.
Oxford is a rhyming and stylized fable that follows a young boy's journey as he tries to bring his deceased lizard back to life.
***Apply to: Melina Van Rijn - ( firstname.lastname@example.org )***
1. (Lead) WILLIAM: Male / 7-12 / Caucasian. William is a young boy who is both shy and greatly imaginative. His best friend is a lizard named Oxford, who recently passed away.
**Please note that this role does not have any lines as the film is only narrated, but William is featured in each scene of the film**
The audition will require the reading of prepared sides from a different script as well as potentially some improvisation
2. (Lead) NARRATOR: Voice Only. The narrator has an ominous, yet calming voice. They sound as if they are reading from a fairy tale book.
*Voice actors may select to have their audition done over the phone or through sending an mp3 of their audition through email if they are unable to attend an in-person audition. Voice demos are also welcome through email*