CASTING CALL - PAID & VOLUNTARY ROLES INCLUSIVE SHORT MUSICAL FILM

Updated: Aug 23



The Students of Bus Stop Films Canberra, under the tutelage of Canberra Filmmaker, Dan Sanguineti of Sanguineti Media Pictures, would like to put a call out for Canberra Region actors interested in auditioning for roles in their upcoming Inclusive Short Musical Film.


The film’s story was written in workshops by the students earlier this year. They all showed a passion for the Musical film genre and all things fantastical!


Bus Stop Films is an inclusive organisation, and we encourage everyone to consider auditioning.


Singing ability will ultimately form part of the selection criteria for the main roles.


Your audition should include:

  • a little about your previous acting and singing experience if any,

  • what role interests you and what you connect with the character from the description,

  • 30 seconds or so of you singing your favorite film musical song.


Auditions are accepted via video and close on Friday 21st August at midnight.

Label the file/title with your name and role you are interested in.

Please send an unlisted Youtube link or private Vimeo link, google drive link or dropbox to: dan@busstopfilms.com.au

Please note: Late auditions may not be included in the viewing reel for students, but we will let you know if your audition was viewed or not viewed. Viewing begins 9.30pm Saturday 22nd August.


PROJECT: THE ENCHANTED BALL (Working Title)

GENRE: FANTASY MUSICAL

DURATION: 7mins

DIRECTOR: Dan Sanguineti


PROPOSED SONG RECORDING DATES: Saturday October 10th

PROPOSED SHOOTING DATES: Saturday October 17th


These main roles are paid at a set fee, will be required for both song recording and shooting dates, and fees be discussed prior to acceptance of the role:


RIVER - IDENTIFIES AS FEMALE, 20-30yrs

A quiet, mild mannered waitress working at the Enchanted Ball, whose only wish is to one day dance at the ball with all the magical folk.

Required to sing solo, a little dancing required, but fun silly dancing preferred.


BEN - IDENTIFIES AS MALE, 20-30yrs

The mischievous Wolf Prince, bored with the lack of soul in the kingdom, is betrothed to marry Lad Evelyn but experiences love at first sight with River.

Required to sing, some dancing.


LADY EVELYN EVIL - IDENTIFIES AS FEMALE, 30-40yrs

Betrothed to the Wolf Prince, believes in order and discipline, and dancing should be proper, determined to have the world her way and only her way.

Required to sing solo.


These roles are voluntary only:


EXTRAS - Any age.

The subjects of Soultasia meet annually to partake in a uniform ritual of dance, but something is missing… their souls.

Required during the proposed shooting day for up to 6 hours. The day will be catered, and parts of your costume will be provided. Some dancing required. You are not required to sing for the film, but we welcome you to share your singing ability in your audition.



Roles are inclusive. Please do consider auditioning.




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