Seeking asian actors for short film la - a job post by James Hu

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APPLY Actor : Unpaid
Female / 18 to 25 years old

must be 18 or older, has a young appearance of 15-17, Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered but you must be able to speak Japanese

APPLY Actor : Unpaid
Male

Caucasian, English-speaking, rough, outdoorsman type

APPLY Actor : Unpaid
Male / 60 to 70 years old

Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered but you must be able to speak Japanese or speak it phonetically

APPLY Actor : Unpaid
Female

non-speaking role. Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered

Seeking Asian Actors for Short Film LA

Seeking Actor
Location Los Angeles, California
Status Pre-production
Type Short film
Genre Thriller / Suspense / Mystery • Horror
Job Owner
Date Added Nov 7, 2019
Date Updated Nov 7, 2019
Deadline Dec 15, 2019
About the job

Hello Everyone!

Casting for my new film. Please submit if interested or pass on to actors/actresses that may fit the bill. Open to SAG union and non-union. Send headshots, reel, or 1 min intro video to rabbitfootshort@gmail.com subject: Rabbit Foot Casting. Filming in Los Angeles. Thanks!

Casting Notice 

Production title: A Rabbit’s Foot in the Forest 

Union / Non-Union: Pending (open to union and non-union actors) 

Production Type: Independent 

Project length: Short Film (10 minutes) 

Project format: 16:9 HD 

Posted on: 11/8/19 

Production location: Los Angeles 

Production Company: Humble Entertainment 

Director: James Hu 

Producers: Candace Cason, Kevin Savarese 

Casting Director: Candace Cason Audition Location: Be given with audition appointment (Los Angeles/Hollywood area) 

Shooting Location: Los Angeles Email: rabbitfootshort@gmail.com (subject: Rabbit’s Foot Casting Notice) KEY DATES 

Shooting Dates: January 2020, 2-Day shoot. (The exact days are still pending) 

Call Backs: 2 - 5 days after scheduled audition 

Synopsis: “A Rabbit’s Foot in the Forest” is a film about Sean, an American backpacker lost in the Aokigahara Forest but runs into AIKA, a young happy-go-lucky Japanese school girl. An unexpected bond forms between them as they try to find their way out of the cursed forest. 

Character BIOS 

[SEAN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 50’s] [LEAD] Sean is an expert backpacker. He has traveled the world camping and hiking in countless forests. Although an expert, he has managed to get himself lost in the eerie Aokigahara. Luckily, he runs into Aika who is very familiar with the landscape and helps him find his way out. Along the way, a unique bond forms when he opens up to her about a traumatic experience involving someone very close that Aika seems to remind him of. (Caucasian, English-speaking, rough, outdoorsman type) 

[AIKA] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 15-17] [LEAD] Aika is a young, bright Japanese student. She’s full of life, curiosity, and very friendly - to which might be her undoing. She loves exploring the creepy woods near her home but is extremely superstitious. She runs into Sean one day and helps him find his way out. (must be 18 or older, has a young appearance of 15-17, Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered but you must be able to speak Japanese) 

[JAPANESE MAN] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 63] [SUPPORT] This old man runs a noodle stand with his wife on a lonely road near the fringes of the infamous Aokigahara Forest. He is hard-working but struggles with the lost of his daughter. (Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered but you must be able to speak Japanese or speak it phonetically) 

[JAPANESE WIFE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 59] [EXTRA] The wife of the Japanese man. (non-speaking role. Although the character is Japanese, all Asians will be considered) 

Please email headshots, bio, and acting reel to rabbitfootshort@gmail.com along with your union or non-union status. Thank you! 


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