Feature Film
Our Last Day As Kids
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Area of media:
Feature Film
ACTRA IPA Agreement (In Progress)
June 26, 2023
June 29, 2023 
Shooting starts:
Aug 21, 2023 
Shooting finishes:
Sept 1, 2023 
Shooting locations:
Saskatoon Saskatchewan and surrounding communities.
Cities for response:
Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Kelowna
This is the directorial debut of internationally renowned and award wining Saskatchewan based music video director Dylan Hryciuk. Versa Films has positioned itself as a premier destination for for music videos and corporate clients. We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to disability, race and ethnicity, age, color, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated. The persons and events depicted in this casting breakdown are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional. Self-tapes preferred. Please approach all dialogue with Standard American English. Looking for new up and coming actors with interesting looks and varied expense levels. Also interested in influencers on any platform.
A coming-of-age comedy/drama set in the mid2000s alternative music scene, that follows insecure punk teen, CASEY, who spends most of his time as a fly-on-the-wall, documenting his older brothers, JAMIE & MASON’s metalcore band, “Kill The Messenger.” After a successful underground show, he is confronted by reckless teens, ALEX, RODNEY & EL, who challenge Casey’s boundaries, worldview, and sense of self. Now, trapped between two worlds, Casey must find himself as he goes on a journey through friendship, love, heartbreak & brotherhood.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadCASEYMale 15 - 17 Years old
A well-mannered but insecure teenager. He wears his heart on his sleeve and defines himself based on the people he surrounds himself with, like his brother Jamie. He spends the majority of his time documenting life with his camcorder, rather than living it. What Casey wants more than anything, is the acceptance of his older brothers, his friends, and to feel comfortable in his own skin. (1)
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadALEXFemale 15 - 17 Years old
A sarcastic girl with an unfit alcoholic father. She has a habit of bullshitting her way through life, and a reputation for trouble, which is a product of her displaced emotions. Deep down, her greatest desire is to be loved and to be able to trust that she won’t be abandoned. (Strongly recommend 2SLGBTQ+ actors) (4)
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingELAll 15 - 19 Years old
Alex’s lovable oddball, best friend. She is the black sheep of her wealthy family, who masks her depression with ecstasy, raves, and concerts. She loves “a little bit of everything,” and covers herself head to toe in neon and an array of positivity. (Strongly recommend 2SLGBTQ+ actors) (9)
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
SupportingRODNEYMale 17 - 20 Years old
Alex’s “tells it like it is” childhood friend. He’s a gatekeeping crust-punk and a jaded asshole. He’s overly protective over his friends and isn’t keen to opening his circle to outsiders. He deals with the trauma of his father’s suicide and is often jealous of those who are better off. (Ability to scream in the style of Hardcore an asset) (2)
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Large PrincipalMASONMale 20 - 25 Years old
Casey’s oldest brother, and drummer of the band Kill the Messenger. He’s a flippant burnout who doesn’t take things too seriously. He’s starting to feel too old for “the scene” and is ready to move on with his life as an adult. (Ability to play drums in the style of Metalcore an asset) (5)
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
Large PrincipalJAIMIEAll 20 - 25 Years old
Casey’s older sibling, and lead vocalist of the band Kill the Messenger. They are the middle child with a hot temper, and the driving force behind KTM. Jamie wants to become the next big thing in metalcore, and leave their hometown forever. (Ability to sing & scream in the style of Metalcore an asset) (5)