CASTING CALL

BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE BACKED SHORT FILM SHOOTS IN RUTLAND 8-11 JUNE

WREN BOYS is a short film shooting between the 8th and 11th June at the Oakham Enterprise Centre and around Rutland. Commissioned by the British Film Institute from over 350 applications, “Wren Boys” follows Father Conor and his nephew Seamus as they drive to a prison where Seamus is getting married.

The film is directed by Harry Lighton for Try Hard Productions. Their last film was nominated for best short film at the U.K Film Festival, and has qualified for the BAFTA award for Best Short Film 2017 after having been accepted into the Edinburgh International Film Festival,
LOOKING FOR EXTRAS
We’re looking for actors (including non-professional) to fill the following roles. These include speaking and nonspeaking parts. Anyone looking to get into acting, see how a professional film set operates, or just keen to do something different in June PLEASE GET IN TOUCH!
Depending on your availability, you could be on set for anything from a couple of hours to a couple of days.
The film is set in Ireland, so Irish people please step to the front. But you absolutely don’t need to be Irish to be considered.
WREN BOYS
GENDER: Male
AGE: 7-13
DESCRIPTION: Half a dozen boys to run about Fineshade Wood in traditional St Stephen’s Day
costumes made from straw and hessian. Looking for children who like the outdoors. Will be a very fun bit
of the shoot!
INMATES
GENDER: Male
AGE: 18-40
DESCRIPTION: We’re looking for men who feel
authentic in the prison environment. A variety of ages
and body types. High-energy.
CONGREGATION
GENDER: Male and Female
AGE: Any
DESCRIPTION: Congregation for the Christmas
service.
VISITORS
GENDER: Male and Female
AGE: Any
DESCRIPTION: Visitors to the prison

WORK EXPERIENCE
We are also offering work experience opportunities across a number of departments: production, art and
technical departments. If you are interested in being involved please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

If you would like to be considered for any of these roles, then please get in touch with the producer:

Sorcha Bacon: sorcha@try-hard.co.uk , +44(0)7743 013 969

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