* Please check the character profile for shoot dates*
‘Windscreen Watch’ follows the trials and tribulations of Taylor ‘Coach’ Buchanan and his team of professional windscreen washers (known as ‘blademen’) who work on the Hoddle St/Victoria Pde intersection. Think ‘Friday Night Lights’ meets ‘Baywatch’ meets ‘A Country Practise’. A uniquely Melbourne production made possible with a grant from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.
All cast and crew roles are volunteer/unpaid.
Award winning indie production team with credits including Best Film 2012 (Sydney Road Short Film Competition), Best Film 2009 (Melbourne International Film Festival ‘Lights Camera Tracktion’ contest), and two recently aired independent TV series (It’s Not You, It’s Bree’ & ‘Leongatha’, both on Ch31).
Chris is the Field Testing Supervisor for WWADA – the Windscreen Washing Anti-Doping Agency, and carries out random drug screenings of players across the VBL. Pragmatic, clean cut, and passionate about the job he undertakes.
Scenes involving Chris will be shot over the weekend of Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st February at locations in the Melbourne CBD and close by. Availability across both days is important.
Males, aged 30 to 50 from Victoria, Australia
Extra – Previous unpaid speaking roles
*Applicants must be available on Monday 22nd Feb – Tuesday 23rd Feb for shooting initial scenes involving Matt. Shooting on location in Mt Martha on the Mornington Peninsula. Travel & accommodation provided*
A police officer on the rise through the ranks, Matt is also the long term partner of Corey Davison, who recently signed with the Panthers. As mentioned above, shooting overnight Mon 22/Tues 23rd in Mt Martha, plus another 2 or 3 days of shooting through late Feb and into March.
Males, aged 28 to 35 from Victoria, Australia
Previous unpaid speaking roles – Previous paid speaking roles
The WWADA Official administrates the random drug test selection process that is held weekly in the WWADA Boardroom.
Scenes involving the WWADA Official will be shot on Sunday 21st Feb.
Any gender, aged 30 to 50 from Victoria, Australia
Minimum Acting experience:
No previous acting experience