Graduate Student Film Casting Call for Myanmar/Burmese Speaking Actors and Extras in Los Angeles area

Graduate Student Film Casting Call for Myanmar/Burmese Speaking Actors and Extras in Los Angeles area

clapboard2Graduate Student Film Casting Call for Myanmar/Burmese Speaking Actors and Extras in Los Angeles area.

My name is Tzu-Yang Chen and I’m a third year graduate student majoring in Film Production at Chapman University. My team and I are shooting our thesis project titled “Autumn River”, narrative feature film, in this coming February 2016.

Dodge College of Film and Media arts, Chapman University, California, one of the premier film schools in the United States.

Synopsis: Choosing not to drink from the river of forgetfulness, Osamu, a middle-aged Japanese astronomer, struggles in dealing with remembering his previous life as a Burmese boy. In the midst of his identity crisis, he meets Emilie and believes she is the love of his past.

Film Director: Tzu-Yang Chen
Email: mnemotyc@gmail.com

Community Partner: Network of Myanmar American Association
Email: info@netmaa.org
Contact: 626 537 9990

Characters:

Burmese Boy
Lead
Male
Age: 12-18
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal, Deferred Pay

Burmese Girl
Lead
Female
Age: 12-18
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal, Deferred Pay

Old Burmese Woman
Principal
Female
Age: 40 or Older
Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
Language Requirements: None
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

Zaw
Supporting
Male
Age: 12-18
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal, Deferred Pay

Burmese School Teacher
Day Player
Female
Age: 30 or Older
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

Mother
Principal
Female
Age: 35-45
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal, Deferred Pay

Senior Militant
Principal
Male
Age: 30-40
Ethnicity: Burmese
Language Requirements: Native Burmese
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal, Deferred Pay

Militants
Day Players
5 or more people
Male
Age: 13-30
Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
Language Requirements: Preferably Burmese but could do without
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

Young Burmese Girl
Day Player
Female
Age: 15-20
Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
Language Requirements: Preferably Burmese but could do without
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

Villagers
Extras
3 or more
Male/Female
Age: 20-40
Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
Language Requirements: Preferably Burmese but could do without
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

Students
Extras
15 or more
Male/Female
Age: 12-18
Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
Language Requirements: Preferably Burmese but could do without
Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal

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2 Responsesto “Graduate Student Film Casting Call for Myanmar/Burmese Speaking Actors and Extras in Los Angeles area”

  1. O Aung says:

    I was born in Burma and moved to America at the age of 8 I speak Burmese decently and speak English without an accent

  2. Chanchan says:

    Applying for the role below.
    Young Burmese Girl
    Day Player
    Female
    Age: 15-20
    Ethnicity: Asian (Preferably Burmese)
    Language Requirements: Preferably Burmese but could do without
    Compensation: Copy, Credit, Meal/
    May i know the requirements and eligibility? and when the auditions are. Thank you.

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