Casting Call – The Sinking Ship

Casting Call – This Sinking Ship – NON Union Paid – 80.00. – Saturday March 16, 2024 from 2:00PM to 9:00PM (approx)

Awake at Dawn Productions is looking to complete the cast for a short film that will be screened at Kino on March 27 2024.  The Sinking Ship is a short film about a daughter (Lisa) who is less than impressed with her mother’s (Janet) boorish fiance. The film is a mix of comedy and drama and will allow the characters to express a range of emotions. You can view the script and production notes here


Lisa – Early twenties – caring and a little idealistic

JanetMiddle aged – Discontent sad

Captain (Male) Middle aged – rude, uncouth (Role is Filled)

Title: The Sinking Ship (working title)

Shooting Date: Saturday March 16,  2024 from 2:00PM to 9:00 PM (approx)

Shooting Location: Downtown Ottawa near the Museum of Nature

Screening: Kino Wednesday March 27,  2024

Payment: 80.00 total for each role plus dinner

Acting experience is not necessary but a positive attitude is a requirement. 

This is very small independent production.

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Thank you for your interest

Deniz Berkin