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* Student Short Film * Ubai, a mute boy, struggles to make ends meet when he has to scrap enough money to buy his mother a brush on her birthday, only for her to favor her younger son, Hasnul, more.
We are a group of film students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic and we are looking for casts for our next film project. It is a Malay film so proficiency in the Malay language is needed for the main roles.
Filming will take place during 19, 20 and 21 July (Fri-Sat).
Walk-in auditions will be held this Friday, 5 July, from 3pm to 8pm at Ngee Ann Polytechnic Lien Ying Chow Library. At the audition, you'll be given a short scene to act out.
* No knowledge of sign language is needed!
Parthiban at email@example.com or at 9109 2079
Angelyn at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 9757 9065
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Ubai (Elder Brother)||Male||Asian||15-17||Ubai is a mute boy who leads a simple life, hoping to only make his mother happy despite her constantly ignoring his presence. * You can apply even though you are unable to speak the Malay language, as long as you look Malay. * You can apply if you're between 13-19 years old (or older, as long as you look younger than 20).|
|Hasnul (Younger Brother)||Male||Asian||11-14||Hasnul, the younger brother of Ubai, always bullies Ubai, taking advantage of his inability to speak and falling back on his mother's support due to her favouring him. * You can apply if you're between 9-14 years old.|
|Zubaidah (Mother)||Female||Asian||31-40||Zubaidah is a loving mother towards Hasnul, yet constantly shuns Ubai. * You can apply as long as you are between 30-50 years of age.|
|Old Man||Male||Asian||41-50||An old man whom Ubai thought was kind and helpful, yet turns out to be someone who eventually cheats Ubai of his money. * You can apply as long as you are above 40 years old.|
|Shopkeer||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||The boss of a shop that Ubai frequents, he always chases Ubai away as Ubai is unable to buy from there. * You can apply as long as you are over 30 years old.|