BSLBT commissioned film : Actors required

Neath Films Ltd (www.neathfilms.com) is looking for Actors and Background Artists to appear in ‘CONFESSIONS’ a short film in BSL:

‘CONFESSIONS’ is a commission from the not-for-profit British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) which will be transmitted on Film Four, the Community Channel and entered into International film festivals.

This is an ambitious period piece written and directed by upcoming deaf director Julian Peedle-Calloo. The film will be shot in full period costume in St. GIles Church Church, Camberwell and some beautiful pre-Victorian function rooms in Bank, London. The shoot dates are between April 29th and May 3rd.

This story is set in wake of the Milan Conference, which attempted to force Oralism onto the deaf community. Deaf marriage and signing in schools was widely criticised by public figures such as Alexander Graham Bell. The story is of a young deaf couple who decide to marry at Reverend Smith’s Church where Alexander is also due to give a lecture on oralism on that very day.

We are looking for:

Females 20-35 – To Play Florence (bride)

Males 25-35 – To Play Albert (groom)

Females 20-35 – To Play Grace (bridesmaid)

Males 16 – 20 – To Play Choir Boys Oscar and Thomas

Males 25-40 – To Play James (best man)

Hearing but able to sign BSL males – 30-45 – Alexander Graham Bell

Hearing but able to sign BSL males – 30-45 – Reverend Smith

We are also looking for Male and Female background artists with no acting experience necessary, deaf or hearing who are able to sign in BSL.

If you are interested contact Assistant Producer, Mark Driver mark@neathfilms.com
Neath Films Ltd
Unit M2
Shakespeare Business Centre
245a Coldharbour Lane
London SW9 8RR
Tel/Fax: +44 (0) 207 733 8688
Mob: +44 (0) 7950 432 169

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