Masha (Feature Film)

Date posted: Dec 8th, 2021

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Masha is based on a true story about a woman that grew up in communist Bulgaria, behind the Iron Curtain. Currently casting for lead and supporting roles. Auditions and shoot will take place in Minnesota. Might be shot in several different locations.

All roles unpaid. Travel, food, and lodging are at actor's own expense. No in-person auditions. All actors will be chosen by video submission. Please email awideplacecasting@gmail.com if you are interested in auditioning for a lead or supporting role. May audition for a max of 2 roles. We will send you the appropriate sides for your video submission. When submitting your recorded audition, please also include the following attachments: what role you are auditioning for, resume, and headshot. No previous acting experience required. 

All submissions must be sent in by February 8th, 2022, but roles may be filled before then, so get your submission sent in sooner, rather than later! All applicants will be notified latest by February 9th if they have been selected for a role.

Rehearsal dates are August 20th-21st, 2022. Shoot dates are August 22nd-23rd, 2022. Depending on role, may not be needed for both dates.

While all roles are unpaid, will receive a receive a video reel from scene of choice. Max 5min.

Casting for the following lead roles:

Masha Tsolova - ages 21-34 - white - Masha lives as a young wife and mother in communist Bulgaria. Slowly starts to realize that something is not right with the way things are in Bulgaria. Learns to stick up for herself and not let others push her around. Experiences the fall of communism in Bulgaria in her later years.

Casting for the following supporting roles:

Masha Tsolova (child) - ages 8-10 - white - Masha mourns Stalin's death.

Street beggar - ages 55-70 - white - Begs for money as Masha passes by.

Yanko Nikolov - ages 42-48 - white - Masha's second cousin, who works as a doctor. Disappears one day without a trace. Reappears after communism falls in Bulgaria.

Petko Bakalov - ages 31-44 - white - Masha's husband, who works as an OBGYN doctor. Strives to raise a family with Masha in communist Bulgaria. Lives as a communist on the outside but secretly hopes to see the day communism falls in Bulgaria. Experiences the fall of communism in his later years.

Slavka Borislavova - ages 26-39 - white - Gives Masha a massage during Masha's stay at the Government Hospital, after Masha has an emergency operation.

Galina Chavdarova - ages 36-39 - white - Miroslav's niece. Applies for the same job that Masha wants. 

Miroslav Ognyanov - ages 51-53 - white - Galina's uncle. Hires Galina, even though Masha is more qualified for the job, because Galina is his niece.

Timotei Sokolov - ages 48-51 - white - The Regional Director for the Regional Committee of the Bulgarian Socialist Party. Hears Masha's complaint against Miroslav Ognyanov and helps her get the job instead.

 

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Email Address: awideplacecasting@gmail.com

Website: http://awideplaceproductions.mystrikingly.com/

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"Living With You" - Independent Film Seeking Elderly Male Actor

Date posted: Nov 17th, 2021

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Microbudget independent film seeking an actor for the role of "ELDERLY MAN".  Character description: proverbial "little old man", longtime resident/visitor of a small hotel.  Territorial about getting his seat on the couch for continental breakfast, but sweet once you get to know him.  Day pay $75; 1 day of filming, tentatively scheduled for the second to last week of April, 2022 (dates still being determined).  If interested, please submit resume/reel/headshots to cbjacobson@buddypuddle.com for consideration.

 

Contact Info

Phone: (320) 281-3276

Email Address: cbjacobson@buddypuddle.com

Website: https://www.buddypuddle.com/

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