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As part of a class exercise we will be filming a scene taken from a
feature film currently being developed.
Auditions will be held Friday 20th April at the Royal Holloway Building on
Gower Street near Bedford Square. More details provided on expression of
Shoot day will either be May 9, 10, or 11. Shooting will take place in the
Studio at the Royal Holloway campus in Egham, Surrey. Unfortunately these
dates are not flexible so please only apply if you can make both the
audition and all the potential shoot dates.
Reasonable expenses will be paid and catering provided. In addition to
this we will give you a copy of the final scene for your showreel.
Born is a contemporary retelling of the Biblical Nativity story.
The scene we will be filming is a 3 minute scene which takes place in a
flat of a black Christian family living in east London.
It will show the main character Aziza confessing to her parents that she
is pregnant. Following the theme of the nativity Aziza tries to explain to
them that she is also still a virgin.Requires a strong dramatic
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Aziza||Female||Other Black Background||15-17||Black British A bright over-achiever, but now confused and distraught by her situation. She is battling with confessing that she is pregnant with the fear of being shunned by her family.|
|Marie||Female||Other Black Background||41-50||Black British Religious, authoritative and strict, but very wary of the community’s opinion. Cares for her daughter but also for their reputation within the community. Takes Aziza being pregnant as a direct reflection on her skills as a mother.|
|Eli||Male||Other Black Background||41-50||Black British Religous authoritative, strict, conservative and traditional. Believes he has always done right by his god and his family|