Feature Film
Diaspora (Run Don't Panic)
Details
Union:
Non union
Area of media:
Feature Film
Network:
Paid?:
Yes
Rates:
$200/day for Lead role $160/day for supporting role $120/day for small principal
Deadline:
July 10, 2022
Callbacks:
July 13, 2022 
Shooting starts:
July 15, 2022 
Shooting finishes:
July 18, 2022 
Shooting locations:
Ottawa only
Cities for response:
Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa
Comments
Please submit if Ottawa local
Storyline
Diaspora is a forced coming of age story that follows the life of Ivie, a young Nigerian immigrant who attempts to save her family in a brand new world when a family vacation from her father turns out to be an escape from him.
Roles
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadIVIEFemale 18 Years old
Description
Ivie is a young Nigerian teenage girl who excessively daydreams but is passionate about her likes and dislikes. She gives the brightest smile when around people she loves. Her striking personality is important when it comes to convincing people in her life. It helped her excel in her art and personal relationships.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingABIEYUWAFemale 40 Years old
Description
Abieyuwa or Abie is an abuse victim running away from home with her 3 children, leaving her other children in Nigeria. She is patient and compassionate but her severe anxiety holds her back.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingOSASAll 15 Years old
Description
Osas is quirky in nature and the most outgoing of the bunch. He is protective of his mother and
may sometimes display erratic behaviours.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingOWENAll 12 Years old
Description
Owen is the youngest out of five children and the most rebellious. He misses his father and blames his mother for changing his life.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Large PrincipalPOLICE OFFICER #1All 35 Years old
Description
Police officer #1 looks at Osas’s ID and addresses him.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Small PrincipalPOLICE OFFICER #2All 30 Years old
Description
Police officer #2 enters the motel room.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Small PrincipalCASHIERAll 40 Years old
Description
He’s gossip at heart, and a soft, cultured voice somewhat belies his nosiness