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Title: Balkans (working title)
The Story: A journalist infiltrates the Balkan Mafia in London. The themes of the film include organised crime, British and international Mafia, prostitution, investigations and music.
Shooting: HD, late summer 2012 (tbc)
Benefits: You will have the chance to display your talent and be part of a committed team with the goal of making this film a success. You will receive a copy of the film, a credit, expenses, a percentage of net profits, food and drink and regular updates. The completed feature will be sent to top industry contacts, anti-trafficking charities and festivals worldwide. A percentage of net profits shall be donated to anti-trafficking charities.
The filming will be fast and is known as 'hyperrealism.'
JOE (Male 25-30)
Unstoppable, determined, curious, witty, vulnerable and a good liar, His desire to reach the top of his profession and his fascination with sex and the criminal underworld drives him to uncover the workings of the Eastern European Mafia. Joe's heritage enables him to infiltrate the Eastern European Mafia with a fair amount of ease. Joe is one of the remaining few journalists committed to the ethos of investigative journalism and research – to uncover the truth using all methods in spite of the risks. Joe is half English / half Eastern European.
NATASHA (Female 18-24)
Natasha left her country in Eastern Europe to find a rich man in the West. Unfortunately she was conned and is now serving as a prostitute. She is in her early 20's.
Chines Businessman (30+)
Member of triads and successful businesman
TIM (Male 51-60)
Vice President of an NGO and former crime reporter and newspaper Deputy Editor. He is in his 50's.
MURIEL (Female 61+)
Muriel is a trader of women and is English. She has been in the business for over 40 years and is over 60. She also has a good send of humour but can seem to have a strange and mysterious aura from a distance.
TAROT READER (Female 41-50)
Born in Russia, Kanita is revolutionary, breaking all the rules regarding methods of learning and using tarot cards. She has forty years tarot experience and emphasizes personal insight and creativity. As a tarot reader, Balkans Film she works as a 'midwife of the soul. She is between 45 and 55.
SMALL MAN (Male, any age)
A dwarf presents at Sammy Cigar's nightclub. He wears a red suit.
LON (Female 18-24)
Asian young female masseuse.
CALL GIRLS / MODELS (Female 18-24)
Eastern European females from 18-25.