Cape Coloured Actors needed for Local Film


Need to speak Cape Coloured Afrikaans & English with correct accent

Local film 

Need Cape Coloured actors from and based in Cape Town. 

Speaking Roles, need to be able to learn script. 

Shoot dates: 25th July - 20th August - roles will shoot for a max of 13 days between these dates. 

Rates included fitting, rehearsals, and usage for film. 

Rates are before TAX 

  • Listing date
  • 3 months Expired
  • South Africa Apply from location

OFFICER PETERSON - MALE, CAPE COLOURED, 38-46 years old SPEAKING ROLE

Need to be able to learn a script and speak Cape Afrikaans and a bit of English, with correct accent.
Role Bio: Officer Peterson is mixed-race (40s). He’s a father of a six-year-old boy and an officer for the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. He’s recently lost his wife after a long and expensive battle with cancer. The loss has left him grief-stricken and in debt. Now, with only his son he’s turned to other means to stay afloat and provide for his family.

Requirements: Ethnicity is Coloured.

  • Male (from 36 to 48 years)
  • South Africa living in location
  • ZAR 4000 per project

LEILA - FEMALE, CAPE COLOURED, 18-23 years SPEAKING ROLE

Casting Age: 17yrs – 23yrs NEEDS TO LOOK 18yrs
Need to be able to learn script, need to speak Cape Afrikaans and a bit of English with correct accent.
Role Bio: Leila is a strong, intelligent, young woman. She comes from a middle class family and neighbourhood. She’s an art lover and is attracted to dark and mysterious men; thus her romantic relationship with Gabriel. She’s passionate, loyal and unafraid. She stands up for herself and what she believes in.

Requirements: Ethnicity is Coloured.

  • Female (from 17 to 23 years)
  • South Africa living in location
  • ZAR 4000 per project

GABRIEL - MALE, CAPE COLOURED, 17-23 years old SPEAKING ROLE

Language: need to be able to learn script and speak Cape Afrikaans and a bit of English
NEED TO BE ABLE to Swimming & Diving ( or not scared to dive)

Role Bio: Gabriel lives with his older brother. He’s an artist and aspiring photographer. He’s Cape Colored (mixed-race) On first encounter he appears to be the quiet-type, mysterious, but a lot is going on inside. He wants to become his own person and get out from under his older brother’s influence.

Role will shoot for a max of 13 days.

Requirements: Ethnicity is Coloured.

  • Male (from 17 to 24 years)
  • South Africa living in location
  • ZAR 8000 per project

GRANNY - FEMALE, CAPE COLOURED, 60-65 years old SPEAKING ROLE

Need to be able to learn a script and speak Cape Afrikaans with correct accent

Role Bio: Granny is mixed race (60s). She’s Officer Peterson mother in-law. When we meet her she’s grieving her recent daughter’s death (Officer Peterson’s wife). She’s a recovering alcoholic who’s recently relapsed in and is drinking again. She’s angry and blames officer Peterson for the loss of her daughter.

Shoot will be max 5 days for this role.

Requirements: Ethnicity is Coloured.

  • Female (from 58 to 68 years)
  • South Africa living in location
  • ZAR 800 per project

MICHAEL - MALE, CAPE COLOURED 19-26 years old SPEAKING ROLE

Need to be able to learn a script and speak Cape Afrikaans and a bit of English with correct accent.
NEED TO BE ABLE TO SWIM
Bio: Michael is Gabriel’s older brother. He’s tough, intelligent & street smart. He embraces the rules of the street, in a different life he could have been a captain of industry- he has the ingenuity, creativity & natural leadership skills. He’s a natural charmer. Angers easy & likes to fight. He is concerned with money and goods.
Role will shoot for a max 13 days

Requirements: Ethnicity is Coloured.

  • Male (from 19 to 28 years)
  • South Africa living in location
  • ZAR 8000 per project