After successfully casting their lead, Exeter’s super sci-fi filmmakers Rendered Pictures are looking for a supporting actor for their Project 3 feature, which is hot on the heels of their internationally renown Robot World.
Robot World won awards at various film festivals in the UK and USA during 2015 namely Best feature film at Unreal film festival Memphis USA, best feature effects at Other worlds film festival, Boston USA and best director at Hyperdrive film festival, Sussex.
They also have an agent in place who is working with them on this project to ensure they achieve greater success.
‘A lot has been learnt since Robot World in all aspects of production and so we aim to make ‘Project 3′ a bigger and more successful film,’ say the filmmakers.
Their aim for Project 3 (working title) is to secure a limited cinema release and DVD/VOD release around the world. The film will also be entered into numerous top tier film festivals.
The new project is set in a small rural village in Devon which is quarantined by an Alien presence. Local police officers Zoe and Patrick struggle through the night to take control as they become cut off from the outside world. Villagers begin to behave strangely and mass suicide panic spreads. With the help of others Zoe and Patrick begin unravelling the mystery and soon discover it is not as it all seems. Can Zoe and Patrick save the village from a gruesome death?
The are looking to cast the supporting role of Dale, a male aged between 55 -70
Dale has lived in the village his whole life and his parents/grandparents before him. He is not keen on ‘outsiders’.
â€¢ Mentality -Has strong views and opinions that are outdated. Old fashioned in his ways and can come across a little grumpy as a result.
â€¢ Costume -Normal clothes for his age.
â€¢ Background -Lived in village his whole life. Widower. Children elsewhere. He is very much on his own now.
â€¢ Fear -deteriorating health through old age. He has weak legs. losing control
â€¢ Intention -Wants to survive
Rendered Pictures are a small independent film company based in Exeter, Devon UK.
This film is being produced by husband and wife team Neil and Amanda Rowe.
Neil began his career as a 3D Animator and worked as a ‘lead technical artist’ for over 13 years before moving into visual effects and filmmaking. Amanda has a background in the arts, studied fine art at Exeter College and university of Wales Institute of Cardiff (as it was known back then).
Here are some more details of the casting call:
Please send links to your showreel/portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary: Paid £55 pd
Production dates: During February 2017 -March 2017 (TBC)
Production status: Micro budget partly self-funded.
Closing date: 10/12/16
Restrictions: from age 21
Duration: app 1 week shoot
Production title: Project 3
Production Type: Independent sci fi horror feature length film
Project length: 90 mins
Project format: 4K
Posted on: 25/10/16
Production location: Exeter, Devon UK
Production Company: Rendered Pictures
Company: Neil Rowe
Producer: Amanda Rowe
Casting Director: Amanda Rowe
Audition Location: N/A
Shooting Location: Devon UK