Short Film
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Area of media:
Short Film
Mar 4, 2024
We are STRAIGHT booking from submissions.
Shooting starts:
Mar 14, 2024 8:30 am
Shooting finishes:
Mar 14, 2024 3:45 pm
Shooting locations:
Montreal, Quebec
Cities for response:
Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa
We are STRAIGHT booking from DEMO REELS.
Synopsis/ Storyline: Ethan, a devoted husband struggling with the medical costs and societal expectations is being urged by his mother to separate from his disabled wife, believing that it will give him a chance at a "normal" life. The story highlights the complexities of relationships and the strength of love.
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadETHANMale 40 - 50 Years old
LEAD – ETHAN – 40s: Ethan has a tall and athletic build. He has short brown hair, warm brown eyes, and a kind smile. He has a few lines on his face that show the weight of his responsibilities. Ethan's core desire is to find a balance between his love for Megan and his need for a "normal" life. He yearns for a sense of stability and happiness in his marriage. Ethan faces significant external conflicts from Vivienne, his mother, who sees Megan's disability as a burden.

WARDROBE: 1. Casual Attire
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadMEGANFemale 30 - 40 Years old
LEAD – MEGAN – 30s: Megan is an attractive woman with blonde hair and a kind face. She has a slim build and uses a wheelchair for mobility due to her disability. Despite her physical limitations, Megan carries herself with grace and confidence. She is always determined and refuses to let her disability define her. Megan is torn between her desire to live a fulfilling life and her fear of being a burden to Ethan. She is determined to prove herself and maintain her independence.

WARDROBE: 1. Casual Attire
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadMAYAFemale 40 - 50 Years old
LEAD – MAYA (African American/or any ethnicity) – 40s: Maya is a tall and slender woman with a graceful posture. Her warm brown skin is complemented by her big, expressive eyes. She has a gentle and compassionate demeanor, always displaying empathy and understanding. Maya's primary relationship is with Ethan, whom she mentors and supports throughout his struggle surrounding Megan. She also has a close professional relationship with Megan, providing her daily assistance and care as her Personal Support Worker.

WARDROBE: 1. Casual OR Support Worker Attire
Role typeRoleGender & Age range
LeadVIVIENNEFemale 60 - 70 Years old
LEAD – VIVIENNE – 60s: Vivienne is a petite woman with well-groomed silver hair and a graceful posture. She dresses elegantly, often wearing tailored outfits and accessorizing with statement jewelry. She carries herself with an air of authority, exhibiting refined manners and proper etiquette. She speaks in a measured and controlled tone, often with a hint of condescension. Vivienne battles with her own deeply ingrained beliefs and prejudices towards people with disabilities. She also grapples with her love for her son, Ethan, and the inability to understand his commitment to Megan.

WARDROBE: 1. High-End Eloquent Attire