Film School
Love After Life
Details
Union:
Union or Non union
Area of media:
Film School
Network:
Paid?:
No
Rates:
Non paid student film
Deadline:
Oct 5, 2022
Auditions:
Self Tapes by request
Callbacks:
In person / Zoom TBC
Shooting starts:
Nov 4, 2022 
Shooting finishes:
Nov 6, 2022 
Shooting locations:
Toronto Area
Cities for response:
Toronto
Comments
Maggie will be made up to look bloody, and wear latex appliances to look dead. If allergic please advise. All characters will be handling various items covered in blood at times as well. There’ll be moments where characters will be touching food with their bare hands.


We can accept union and non-union actors through our student agreement with ACTRA. This is a non-paying student film and no permit is required. Actors will receive a copy of the finished film for their demo reel.


Meals and beverages will be provided on the shoot days.


If transportation is required we can arrange for a ride for the actor during filming.


Filming will be occurring in the GTA, using equipment provided by Humber College Film and Television Production Program.


Canon C700 Camera, filming in HD.
Storyline
Thomas, a loving husband, accidentally kills his wife, Maggie, during a night of celebration for her recently published novel. Out of love, Thomas performs a ritual that brings his wife back from the dead. Unfortunately, Maggie isn’t so eager to be alive
again. Making their annual Christmas dinner visit, Maggie's parents appear, causing chaos.
Roles
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadThomasMale 25 - 35 Years old
Description
Personality traits -

- Stubborn

- Manipulative

- Eccentric

- Anxious / Paranoid

- Unhinged




Thomas, a journalist, appears to be charming, supportive and a little clumsy but eventually becomes so obsessed with keeping his wife alive that it starts to descend him into madness. He has a close relationship with Maggie’s parents, Lou and Marge, who admire him deeply.



Maggie will be made up to look bloody, and wear latex appliances to look dead. If allergic please advise. All characters will be handling various items covered in blood at times as well. There’ll be moments where characters will be touching food with their bare hands.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadMaggieFemale 25 - 35 Years old
Description
Physical Traits -

- Dresses elegantly




Personality Traits -

- Irritated

- Snarky

- Sarcastic

- Passive aggressive

- Blunt




Maggie, a novelist, loves to dress up elegantly. She starts off being flirtatious and intimate to her husband until her demise. Once she reanimates, her personality completely changes to being more annoyed, sarcastic and no-nonsensical. She loses respect towards Thomas and is eager to do whatever she can to be dead again, even if it leads to chaos.



Maggie will be made up to look bloody, and wear latex appliances to look dead. If allergic please advise. All characters will be handling various items covered in blood at times as well. There’ll be moments where characters will be touching food with their bare hands.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
PrincipalLouMale 50 - 65 Years old
Description
Physical Traits -

- Wear glasses (prescription or non-prescription)




Personality Traits -

- Oblivious

- Joyful / Uplifting

- Pure / Kind-hearted




Lou, an elderly gentleman, is the father of Maggie and the loving husband of Marge. He brings an uplifting energy into the room and indicates to be a supporting father-in-law to Thomas. He is very clueless to his surroundings and doesn’t know the big secret until he
witnesses his daughter having a knife stabbed in her chest.



Maggie will be made up to look bloody, and wear latex appliances to look dead. If allergic please advise. All characters will be handling various items covered in blood at times as well. There’ll be moments where characters will be touching food with their bare hands.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
PrincipalMargeFemale 50 - 70 Years old
Description
Physical Traits -

- Wears modest clothing

- Must have same ethnicity of Maggie (If she’s mixed, then she can be one of those ethnicities)




Personality Traits -

- Inquisitive / Skeptical

- Nurturing

- Curious




Marge is Lou’s wife and the mother of Maggie. She is a bit more skeptical than Lou in terms of wondering why Thomas and Maggie are acting differently. Marge likes to maintain formality and show deep respect towards Thomas. She is a little more critical towards her daughter than Lou is and tends to question Maggie’s well-being.


Maggie will be made up to look bloody, and wear latex appliances to look dead. If allergic please advise. All characters will be handling various items covered in blood at times as well. There’ll be moments where characters will be touching food with their bare hands.