AGENTS PLEASE SUBMIT DIRECTLY TO THE PRODUCER BEFORE 6PM THURSDAY JANUARY 13 CASTING: Short film “The RINK” by Jon Delsnyder PRODUCER: Michael Ciuffini / Rink Productions in association with Sheridan Institute ATVF DIRECTOR: Thelon Oeming THIS AUDITION IS NON UNION SHOOTING LOCATION: Elmira, ON SHOOT DATES: (Four days) January 28th – 31st, 2011 *See below for specific shoot dates per character AUDITIONS: Sunday January 16 between 10am - 6pm @ The Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON THIS AUDITION IS NON UNION – This is a great opportunity for new actors to be involved with a great project as well as to get some footage for a demo reel. SYNOPSIS: THE RINK is a 10-minute short film that tells the story of CHARLIE, a precocious boy, a misfit in a family coping with the loss of their mother. In a coming-of-age quest to fit in with his older brothers, Charlie learns to play hockey with the coaching help of his grandfather’s ghost. A heart warming family story about renewal and regeneration among three generations of men (grandpa, dad, son) as they teach/learn the game. CASTING BREAKDOWN
WALDEN – (17) Charlie’s bossy, ill-tempered oldest brother. An energetic and active hockey player who is a bit intimidating to Charlie. Hockey skills required. THIS IS A NON PAYING ROLE. PER DIEM AND MILEAGE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE ACTOR AND ACCOMPANYING PARENT/GUARDIAN. This role requires 2 Shoot days. LUCAS – (15) Charlie’s gentle, soft-spoken older brother. Also an active hockey player but nonconfrontational, lacks any real aggression. Hockey skills required. THIS IS A NON PAYING ROLE. PER DIEM AND MILEAGE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE ACTOR AND ACCOMPANYING PARENT/GUARDIAN. This role requires 2 Shoot days. HANK – (60-65) Chuck’s best friend, long-time neighbour and teammate. A gap-toothed clown always cracking jokes. He is also deceased and has returned as a ghost. Hockey skills required. *This role requires 1 Shoot day.
PAGE 2 LYNDA - (60-70) the boys’ widow Grandmother. Stoic and hardy, has suffered tremendous personal loss in recent years but fills the void by dotting on her grandsons. Background role. *This role requires 1 Shoot day. EXTRAS - Old timer hockey players (50-70) Hockey skills required. *This role requires 1 Shoot day. NOTE: We can guarantee a copy of the film for all actors and invites to our final Sheridan screening and any Ontario festival screening (other festival invites will depend on the success of the film).
AGENTS please contact Mike Ciuffini (Producer) to receive and audition time and for more information firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-‐655-‐9700