INDIAN, PAKISTAN AND SOMALI ACTRESSES WANTED

Payment Details:

Paid

Location:

London

Gender:

Female

Age Range:

16 to 45

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Full Details of Job / Opportunity

We are making a film for a charity who provide support and advice to vulnerable women and girls within the UK.

We are looking for actresses (professional or non-professional) to play the roles of women who have been helped by the charity.

Shoot Date: 1 day between 16th - 23rd Jan (exc. weekends) - tbc
Possible casting session (tbc)


Roles:
Actress 1
Ethnicity: Somali
Age: 16-18

Actress 2
Ethnicity: Indian or Pakistani
Age: 28-35

Actress 3
Ethnicity: Indian or Pakistani
Age: Early 40s


SELF TAPE INSTRUCTIONS - STRAIGHT TO CAMERA, PLEASE.

1. Start by saying your NAME, AGE, ETHNICITY AND LOCATION (WHERE YOU ARE BASED)

2. Please record the emotion exercises below. Please note, your performances should not have dialogue and each emotion should last at least 5 seconds long (please run the camera a few seconds before you start and end each emotion.)
 
Distress
e.g. you have learnt that your mother might have been in a terrible accident. You are waiting for confirmation.

Fear
e.g. you hear someone outside trying to open your window.

Guilt
e.g. you have been caught cheating in an exam

Shame
e.g. your parents asked you to babysit your little brother and you went out instead. They have caught you and are very disappointed.

3. Please record the following exercise without dialogue (at least 10 seconds)

Scenario: You are in an unhappy marriage and extremely scared of your husband (who is abusive.) He is due home at any second. Imagine you are waiting for him to arrive.

4. Please record this dialogue as a piece to camera. If you are applying for either of the Indian/Pakistani roles please read the dialogue once in your normal accent and once in an Indian/Pakistani accent (if applicable):

“My parents...if they knew the truth, they would never believe me. I’ve got nowhere to go. Nowhere to go. All I can do is keep him happy.

If I could save enough money, maybe, maybe I could leave. Somehow. How? What if I had to stay here forever?”

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