Paragon Cinematic Films
Sight Sound & Magic

CASTING CALL FOR "PUDDLES"

THE ROLE

THE MOTHER:  ROLE HAS BEEN CAST ALREADY

THE GIRLThis is a lead role. We are looking for a Caucasian girl AGE 6-8 (or older but looks like 6-8) to star in a short film to be shot in June/ July school's holiday.

HAIR: preferable dark/ brown but not compulsory. Blonde or red also fine.

She must be able to look the part, speak English well, be able to take direction and have natural acting abilities. The role is mostly silent acting with minimal dialogue. Dialogue is in English.

THE FILM

Genre: Gothic Horror

Duration: 20 minutes

Short film destined for our channel on Vimeo and various local and overseas film festivals.

SHOOTING

The film shall be shot in the coming June/July holiday in the Karoo. Accommodation and meals shall be provided + Remuneration. The successful candidate must be accompanied by a parent for the duration of the shoot be able and willing to sleep over for the duration of the filming.
Shoot Duration: Three days to a week.

 

THE STORY

PUDDLES - is based on a short story written by Mariechen Vermeulen

A little girl living alone with her mother on a farmstead in the Karoo has an affinity for water and especially water puddles after the rain; her favorite play things after a rainy spell.
A strange storm erupts over the area and last for a few days. When the storm finally subsides and the sky clears up some beautiful puddles are left to play in...
There's one particular puddle that attracts her attention...but all is not what it seems...

HOW TO APPLY:

 Please send TWO recent photo(s) to the e-mail link below.

We need a good head and shoulders as well as a full length picture.

Photos must be good, sharp and clear. (NO SELFIES OR PICTURES WITH OTHER PEOPLE IN THEM PLEASE!)

Please supply the NAME/SURNAME and AGE.

Please mention where you are from. (Preference shall be given to somebody in the Western Cape, Cape Winelands area.)

Give a short CV or background information of the applicant. Feel free to mention any information that could describe her to us better.