San Francisco – Male Actors for “FINDING KUKAN ” Documentary

By | June 7, 2015

SF Bay Area Paid Position – Male Actor or Dancer for Documentary Film – June/July 2015

Location: San Francisco

Type: Film

Wanted: Male actor to play Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Rey Scott for documentary film FINDING KUKAN

ShadowLight Productions in partnership with film director Robin Lung will rehearse and film shadow sequences to be incorporated into Lung’s documentary film, FINDING KUKAN.

FINDING KUKAN follows a journey of a filmmaker turned history detective to uncover the forgotten story of the two people behind the making of KUKAN, an Academy Award-winning color documentary about World War II China that has been lost for decades. For more information on the film, visit:

Audition Date: June 13 (SAT), 2015 – 1:00PM – 5:00PM (15 min slot each)

Location: San Francisco – Will send the exact address once appointment is made

Role: Rey Scott – White Male, 30 – 40. Photo Journalist, war correspondent. Smoker. Not a speaking part. Performer must have good movement skills.
*Actor/Performer will be portraying Scott in shadows. Scott is a real time photo journalist active in the 30’s – 40’s.

Actors in Bay area for FINDING KUKAN

Shadow Sequence Rehearsals and Filming:
June 25 – July 15, 2015 (afternoon half-day rehearsals)
July 16 – 18, 2015 (all day filming)
Oakland, CA

Compensation: $18/hr (contracted services fee)

How to Apply: Send headshot & resume to with subject line “Finding KUKAN auditions.” No phone calls please!

ShadowLight Productions is one of the very few professional shadow theatre companies in the world honoring ancient shadow theatre traditions while innovating through the use of contemporary technologies and interdisciplinary approaches. Founded in 1972 by Larry Reed, the company’s mission is to expose the general public to shadow theatre in a wide range of forms including, but not limited to, live performances, film, and other media. Its activities range from traditional shadow theatre performances and creation of new works to documentary films on various shadow theatre traditions and arts-in-education programs.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: San Francisco
Please submit to: by 2015-06-12

This casting notice was posted by: Robin Lung


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