Casting for Independent Series – “GROUNDBREAKING”
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
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.
DIGSITE CREW – ANY ETHNICITY
(~15-20 Shoot Days)
GALE – LEAD ARCHAEOLOGIST
A quippy, grounded – yet secretly whimsical – cynic who has misplaced her spark.
GOOSE – HISTORIAN
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
A quirky, flippant, playful, and innocuously mischievous gear-head.
(~5-10 Shoot Days)
MAC – SITE DEVELOPER
A damaged empath masquerading as an acidic, rancorous land developer.
POPPY – NEO-PAGAN
A bleeding-heart, ritualistic neo-pagan — aloft yet sagely attuned.
MAGGIE – NUN
A self-righteous, obstinate, and inflexible traditionalist.
SURLY SALLY O’MALLEY – REVEREND
The town’s revered religious leader – (1-2 shoot days)
JAPANESE CAST (Must speak Japanese):
(~3-5 Shoot Days)
Mellow and happy-go-lucky, beach bum vibes.
(Age: 28 – 45)
Sweet and insightful – Luna Lovegood vibes
(Age: 28 – 45)
Confident, passionate, scientific and very well-spoken.
City or Location of call: Ireland
Please submit to: email@example.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