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Production: 'Some Freaks' (See both roles)

Jill (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Some Freaks," a feature written and directed by Ian McDonald in which a charming romance develops between Matt and Jill, a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, at the ...more

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Female, ages 18-23, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Jill: (Lead) high school senior, could not be more charming, clever, and creative, and she is also 100 lbs over weight, finally meets a boy who sees all the wonderful qualities about her and loves her for her weight rather than in spite of it. However, Jill decides to shed the weight that has identified her for so long, but she does not realize though that her weight loss could destroy her relationship. Note: Actor must be significantly overweight, and she will be expected to lose a considerable portion of weight during a 5 month gap in filming, during which time she will be compensated and provided with a personal trainer and nutritionist.


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Self-Tape Instructions

Email links to self-taped auditions.

Be sure to shoot the reading close up (i.e. from the chest/shoulders up with little to no headroom), with good lighting, decent video quality and clear sound. Feel free to tell our team a little bit about yourselves and how you might relate to the character after your reading. If you are reading for the role of Matt, please also include one take of yourself telling us a joke badly, in character.

Send your videos as links instead of attachments when emailing. If possible, please post to a private youtube or vimeo page so that the link does not expire. All self-taped auditions should be turned in as soon as possible, but no later than the end of June. Thanks so much!