David (Major role, male, late 20’s-early 30’s): Height 5’8 and up. Average build and not overly athletic. Scruffy. David is Jesse’s manager from work. He lives in a nearly empty bachelor pad with a roommate, is the lead singer of a 90’s themed cover band and has big dreams of opening his own bar. David is exactly the kind of guy and inexperienced 17 year old would think is cool as hell. *Role involves scene where a cigarette is smoked
CASTING CALL FOR STUDENT FILM (York University)
Title: Going Up Standing Still
Type: Student Short Film, York University
Genre: Drama, coming of age
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.
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.