Auditions in Ireland for Independent Film Series

02/09/2021

Casting for Independent Series – “GROUNDBREAKING”

Location: Ireland

Type: Film

Groundbreaking is a 6-Episode mockumentary/dramedy series that follows a team of less-than-intrepid archaeologists who inadvertently discover an ancient Celtic secret that upends the beloved history of an uber-religious rural hamlet.

TONE: The Office meets Indiana Jones

Created by award-winning director/cinematographer, Patrick William Smith – founder of Kiyo Films (www.kiyofilms.com). View his demo reel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9_9xv4oAyI

Shoot length: 20-30 days
Dates: June 2021
Location: Ireland

Compensation: SAG-AFTRA rate + flights/accommodation in Ireland.

If interested, please submit your resume, headshots and a video reel and/or monologue/scene.

The first round of auditions will be held remotely.

ROLES:

DIGSITE CREW – ANY ETHNICITY

(~15-20 Shoot Days)

GALE – LEAD ARCHAEOLOGIST
(Age: 35-45)
A quippy, grounded – yet secretly whimsical – cynic who has misplaced her spark.

GOOSE – HISTORIAN
(Age: 40-55)
Your favorite history teacher from high school – an even-keeled storyteller extraordinaire.

ORI – INTERN
(Age: 22 – 25)
An affable, superstitious, gullible, and endearingly inept newbie.

REILLY – PALEOBOTANIST
(Female) (Age: 28-34)
Mellow as jazz. Cheeky, irreverent, and unfazed by all.

FINN – EXCAVATION TECHNOLOGIST
(Age: 28-34)
A quirky, flippant, playful, and innocuously mischievous gear-head.

IRISH CAST:

(~5-10 Shoot Days)

MAC – SITE DEVELOPER
(Age: 35-50)
A damaged empath masquerading as an acidic, rancorous land developer.

POPPY – NEO-PAGAN
(Age: 60-75)
A bleeding-heart, ritualistic neo-pagan — aloft yet sagely attuned.

MAGGIE – NUN
(Age: 50-65)
A self-righteous, obstinate, and inflexible traditionalist.

SURLY SALLY O’MALLEY – REVEREND
(Age: 60-75)
The town’s revered religious leader – (1-2 shoot days)

JAPANESE CAST (Must speak Japanese):

(~3-5 Shoot Days)

KISHI
(Age: 45-65)
Mellow and happy-go-lucky, beach bum vibes.

AKI
(Age: 28 – 45)
Sweet and insightful – Luna Lovegood vibes

SHIN
(Age: 28 – 45)
Confident, passionate, scientific and very well-spoken.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Ireland
Please submit to: groundbreakingcasting@gmail.com by 2021-03-01
Please attach your resume, headshot, and a video reel and/or a self-taped monologue or scene.

This casting notice was posted by: Kiyo Films



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