Employer: Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: Advanced Television and Film
Nature of Project 10 minute Short film
Status of Project: Union/non-union combo based on Sheridan Institute/ACTRA prior arrangements.
Producer: Sartaj Aulakh
Contact Information: Send headshots and resumes to: Email: email@example.com: H: +1-647-772-1565
Director: Kim Smith: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org: H: +1-905-464-2224
Writer: Jaskaran Singh: Email: email@example.com: H: +1-647-967-1959
Casting Dates: TBA
Casting Location: TBD
Shoot Dates: April 10th / 11th / 13th 2015
Rates & Union: *ACTRA STUDENT MOVIE AGREEMENT (no fee but union and non-union performers are eligible). Non-union actors are eligible but may not obtain an ACTRA credit for their participation in a student production.
Faced with an arranged marriage proposal, a rebellious Indian woman seeks to thwart her parents' plans, and their so-called traditional values, only to meet an unexpected suitor in the process.
RUPINDER (RUPI) : Female (Lead); Screen Age: 25 to 26 - Indo-Canadian Naturally beautiful, assertive, modern. She lives a dual personality, the traditional one her parents expect of her, and the secret freedom she hopes for.
DILAWAR (D.W) - Male; Screen Age: 27 to 28 - Indo-Canadian Open, warm, friendly, charming, comforting, attractive and traditional. He's comedic but doesn't always land his jokes.
RUPI'S MOM - Female; Screen Age: 50's Born in India, preference to Punjabi speaking. Confrontational, manipulative, and sneaky - but believes that this behavior is all towards the benefit of her daughter
RUPI'S FATHER - Male; Screen Age: 45 to 50 Born in India, preference to Punjabi speaking.Thinks he always knows best, very traditional, strong, and authoritative.
DILAWAR'S MOM - Female; Screen Age: 45 to 50 Born in India, preference to Punjabi speaking. Confident, subtle, classy, authoritative, upper middle class, controlling
DILAWAR'S FATHER - Male; Screen Age: 45 to 50 Born in India, preference to Punjabi speaking. Over protective, caring, always listens to his wife.