Actors / Actresses for Auckland Feature Film

Job details

Organisation
San Filmo
Closes
10 Feb 2013
Region
Auckland
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Screen & Sound, Management & Admin

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Detention Class Teacher 'MS. W'

The Detention class designated teacher and supervisor. A Teacher of at least half a decade of dealing with rowdy kids, her looks have stayed with her through the years but she has developed a firm, authoritative voice. As all pretty teachers should. She is also pregnant with her first child.

Females, aged 21 to 35 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 162 cm / 5ft 4in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 50 kg / 110 lbs - 70 kg / 154 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 1 'Tyrin'

A gruff looking male, a trouble maker but with a brave heart. The type of boy whom will put up a tough facade in order to mask a sincerely caring nature.

Males, aged 16 to 20 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 165 cm / 5ft 5in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 65 kg / 143 lbs - 95 kg / 209 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 2 'Lonnie'

A quirky and fast talking young man. He is a bored boy with too much energy for school’s regular activities.

Males, aged 14 to 17 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 134 cm / 4ft 5in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
Weight: 40 kg / 88 lbs - 70 kg / 154 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 3 'Jeff'

A slob, pot head and trouble maker. He’s the type of kid who sits in the back, with a dirty uniform and only bothers to speak to make fun of the teacher’s questions.

Males, aged 15 to 19 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 152 cm / 5ft 0in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 4 'Lawrence'

Arrogant, defensive and a habitual loud mouth, the kind who will debate his answer even if it’s wrong. He’s also a showoff.

Males, aged 16 to 19 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 165 cm / 5ft 5in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 60 kg / 132 lbs - 90 kg / 198 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: Pacific Islander
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 5 'Harry'

A boy with a big, heavy set build. Is partners in crime with Lawrence. The class jester. Harry is the type of boy that plays his music loud just so others can get irritated at his presence. One of the biggest and also the loudest in the class.

Males, aged 16 to 19 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 165 cm / 5ft 5in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 85 kg / 187 lbs - 118 kg / 259 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: Pacific Islander
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Boy 6 'Jakov'

A foreign exchange student, who doesn’t speak English well. He is quite distant and can say very few verses of English properly.

Males, aged 15 to 18 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 157 cm / 5ft 2in - 170 cm / 5ft 7in
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Detention Class: Girl 1 'Linda'

A very pretty but very reserved girl. She chooses her words carefully and her actions even more so. She is terrified of conflict and violence.

Females, aged 16 to 20 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 142 cm / 4ft 8in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
Weight: 44 kg / 96 lbs - 62 kg / 136 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Detention Class: Girl 2 'Chloe'

She’s a free spirit. Chloe is quite naive, taking everything that comes at her without weighing her options. She was likely sent to Detention for gossip, nail polish, a incorrect uniform piece or all of the above. Pretty, chatty and stuck in princess mode.

Females, aged 15 to 19 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 134 cm / 4ft 5in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
Weight: 43 kg / 94 lbs - 64 kg / 140 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Detention Class: Girl 3 'Emma'

A bookworm, sporting thick rimmed glasses. She’s the type of girl that’s probably the captain of the debating team and chess club. Emma is very cynical.

Females, aged 14 to 19 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 134 cm / 4ft 5in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Armed Robber 1 'Wolf'

The leader of the robbers and main antagonist. He’s calm, cool, vicious and intimidating. He’s the man with the ideas and plans, and he’s got the muscle to carry it out himself too.

Males, aged 22 to 50 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 170 cm / 5ft 7in - 187 cm / 6ft 2in
Weight: 78 kg / 171 lbs - 92 kg / 202 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: Pacific Islander
Languages spoken: English

Armed Robber 2 'Possum'

A tightly wound fast-talking ex con. He’s a new immigrant to New Zealand and still has his accent to prove it. In his homeland he was a professional thief, out here his tricks of the trade do him no favours. High strung, unstable and comical.

Males, aged 19 to 40 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 170 cm / 5ft 7in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 57 kg / 125 lbs - 75 kg / 165 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

Armed Robber 3 'Kiwi'

A man far too nice to be successful at a criminal career. He’s the sweetheart of the bunch. A genuine nice guy with a silent confidence about him and meekness that puts people at ease.

Males, aged 18 to 30 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 152 cm / 5ft 0in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight: 60 kg / 132 lbs - 85 kg / 187 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: Pacific Islander
Languages spoken: English
Accents spoken: Pacific Islander

POLICE OFFICER 1 'Constable Jeremy'

He is earnest, efficient and possesses a charm that reminds us to smile.

He will be one of the main officers in charge of the hostage division.

Males, aged 19 to 25 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 162 cm / 5ft 4in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
Weight: 60 kg / 132 lbs - 88 kg / 193 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

POLICE OFFICER 2 'McNamara'

A old grizzled officer whom has been on the force for a life time. He’s grown arrogant, reckless and impatient. Not a man who can deal with pressure. He is a problematic officer.

Males, aged 30 to 70 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 165 cm / 5ft 5in - 182 cm / 6ft 0in
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Languages spoken: English

POLICE OFFICER 3 'Officer Warren'

A sharp young Officer. He finds himself having to deal with the hostage takers and hone all his skills to save the day. He is resourceful, cunning and can think quickly. He acts as the protagonist or hero of the police group in the film.

Males, aged 20 to 36 from Auckland, New Zealand

Height: 167 cm / 5ft 6in - 180 cm / 5ft 11in
Weight: 70 kg / 154 lbs - 84 kg / 184 lbs
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

POLICE OFFICERS

-There are openings for various police officers whom have screen time throughout the film.
-There will be a ARMED OFFENDERS SQUAD in the film. (If chosen, you will have to undergo a workshop for training and procedure)

A lot of minor Police roles open.

Males, aged 18 to 60 from Auckland, New Zealand

Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

STUDENTS

Surplus of other students with screentime!

APPLY!

Any gender, aged 14 to 21 from Auckland, New Zealand

Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Key skills

A keen work ethic a must!

This is a micro budget film so only serious actors / actresses interested in challenging themselves and working with a dedicated team please.

Apply for this job

sanfilmo@gmail.com

chrispeters5@gmail.com

(mobile: 021-029-854-85)

 

Written by

San Filmo

8 Jan 2013