Short Film
Feel The Burn
Details
Union:
Union or Non union
Area of media:
Short Film
Paid?:
Yes
Rates:
Small honorarium paid. Crazy 8s Top 12 finalist.
Deadline:
Dec 11, 2021
Shooting starts:
Feb 25, 2022 If the project gets into Top 6
Shooting finishes:
Feb 27, 2022 
Shooting locations:
Vancouver, BC
Cities for response:
Vancouver
Storyline
After being evicted from their apartment, two close friends, Russell, a young disabled man and Claire, a struggling ballerina, team up to enter a dance competition in order to win the money for their new apartment.
Roles
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadRusselMale 22 - 30 Years old
Description
A young quick-witted wheelchair user with self-perception issues. He's working in a dead-end job barely making enough money for rent and struggling with the monotony of his life.
Preference will be given to disabled performers but open to all.
Being a professional dancer is not required but should be comfortable with movement.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Co StarClaireFemale 22 - 30 Years old
Description
Russel’s best friend, a struggling but resilient ballerina who feels like she has plateaued in her life.
Must be a dancer.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingTammyFemale 40 - 55 Years old
Description
A kind but naive woman who is unaware of how her actions affect others.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Small PrincipalMs. FinchFemale 50 - 60 Years old
Description
A regal strict ballet teacher.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Small PrincipalClaire's DadMale 40 - 55 Years old
Description
A warm father figure who cares about his child.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Small PrincipalRussel's BossMale 40 - 55 Years old
Description
A sleazy businessman who cuts corners.