DIRECTED BY AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR ALEJANDRA HOU

CASTING CALL

March 9, 2019 and March 10, 2019

THESIS PROJECT

The Los Angeles Film School

Genre: Drama/Fantasy

Los Angeles, CA

CASTING DIRECTOR

Vionna Lam

CHARACTERS

  • ISTAR: Female, 18–25. Istar is a rebellious woman and the most wanted girl in Egypt. She was abandoned by her mother and rescued by Bastet, a magician. After 12 years blaming her mother, she finds out that she abandoned her to protect her from the Pharaoh; she returns to rescue her mother, ready to face the Pharaoh and his army. 

    • Special skills: stage combat, Arabic accent. Must be able to portray a swordswoman.

  • AMUNETE: Female, 40–50. Amunete is a lovely woman but broken inside. She had to abandon her daughter as a way to protect her from the disgusted Pharaoh. As a result, she became his slave. 

    • Special skills: Arabic accent.

  • BASTET: Female, 30-35, Hispanic, Black/African-American. Bastet is a loyal and powerful woman. She has been training Istar to fight since she rescued her. Along the way, she struggles to keep Istar with her feet on the ground, but she fails, risking the destiny of Egypt.

    • Special skills: stage combat, Arabic accent. Must be able to portray a swordswoman.

  • FENUKU: Male, 45–55. Fenuku is a repulsive man and Pharaoh of Egypt. He has a sexual obsession with little kids and when he finds out that Istar came to rescue her mother, he will do everything to catch her before that happens.

    • Special skills: Arabic accent.

  • ADOM: Male, 35–45. Adom is the kindest man in the world, previous Pharaoh of Egypt. He has always cared about his people, especially his daughter Amunete. When Egypt faces the worst hurricane, he uses his magic and transports Egypt to a parallel world (3000 a.C). A new world that changes Egypt forever.

    • Special skills: Arabic accent.

  • LITTLE ISTAR: Female, 8–10. Little Istar is the younger version of Istar. She is an innocent and dreamy girl. She always sees the beautiful side of every person, even though they are the evilest person in the world.

    • Special skills: Arabic accent is a plus.

  • LITTLE AMUNETE: Female, 8–10. Little Amunete is the younger version of Amunete. She is a girl who is dead inside. She has been keeping a dark secret from her father, and since then, she hasn't smile or talk anymore.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Write on the subject which role you are applying. Example: ITN Istar, ITN Bastet, etc.

  • Include your full name and contact information

  • Tell us what day you would like to attend

  • Include your headshot and resume

  • Send email to castingitn@gmail.com

  • Once you are confirmed, an email will be sent to you with all the instructions

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

UNION STATUS

NON-UNION

RATE OF PAY / CONTRACT

Non-paid. Final cut of the movie, screen credit, and lunch will be provided.

AUDITION DATES AND TIME

  • March 9, 2019: 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • March 10, 2019: 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

NOTE: The order of the audition will be by arrival.

REHEARSAL DATE(S)

May 2019. Dates are not confirmed.

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

March 1, 2019

SHOOT DATES

PRODUCTION will start and end on August 2019. Please know dates are not yet confirmed for shooting in August.

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AUDITION LOCATION

The Los Angeles Film School

Address: 6363 Sunset Blvd, Room 402, Los Angeles, CA 90028

​​CREW

  • Director: Alejandra Hou

  • Casting Director: Vionna Lam

  • Producer: Romane Simon, Vionna Lam

SPECIAL NOTES

There will be PARTIAL NUDITY for the characters, not by much just based on wardrobe as this takes place in Egypt. Male actors will be shirtless in majority of their scenes and female actors will be showing skin (legs, arms, stomch) with the wardrobe design for them.

If there is questions or concerns please contact the Casting Director for more information regarding the partial nudity.         Email: castingitn@gmail.com

 

ROLES for background actors will be also available. If not cast for the role, please let me know if you  are also interested in being a background actor for the project!

BACKGROUND ACTORS ARE WELCOME AS WELL

Males around 30-35 / Males or Females around 18-24

NOTE: Partial Nudity

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • No need to attend the Casting Call

  • Send full name and write in the email subject "ITN Background"

  • Include headshot

  • Include your contact information

  • Reel is a plus

RATE OF PAY / CONTRACT

Non-paid. Screen credit and lunch will be provided.

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