Christine (Major role, female, 17): Outspoken, confident and caring. Christine is a skeptical, yet supportive, best friend. Through the wisdom that comes with having an older sister, Christine tries to offer advice to Jesse as the two get Jesse ready for her date with David. She provides snarky comments, a ride to David’s apartment and a general feeling of true teenage friendship.
CASTING CALL FOR STUDENT FILM (York University) Title: Going Up Standing Still Type: Student Short Film, York University Genre: Drama, coming of age Union/Non-union Shoot Dates: February 12th-15th 2021 Shooting Locations: Toronto, GTA Auditions: Via Zoom auditions on January 15th-16th Self Tapes Due: January 15th Compensation: Unpaid. Reimbursement of transportation costs, meals and a copy of the final film. The production team is dedicated to adhering to all COVID-19 safety guidelines set out by the Province of Ontario and York University at the time of filming. SYNOPSIS A 17 year old girl, desperate to grow up and prove her maturity, sneaks away on a date to her 28 year old manager’s apartment. During a night of firsts and surprises, she is forced to rethink what she really wants.