Title: Lead Male Actor Wanted for Action/ Thriller Short Film – Prima Lux Films

Short film – “DANCER”
Lead male actor wanted for action/ thriller short film to shoot in Melbourne around June.

This role is very unique and physically demanding as there are a lot of stunts and martial arts involved. The training period leading up to the shoot will be intense and will be supervised by some of the best in the industry.

Film Synopsis:
Dancer is a thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Melbourne. It tells the story of Richard, a disconnected hit man who strikes up an infatuation with Dallas, a stripper at a local club who has aspirations of becoming a ballet dancer. As he uncovers the violent and corrupt world she is enslaved by, he takes it upon himself to rescue her from her downward spiraling life at any cost.

Character Description:
A young lone hit man with a dark past and even darker view of the world. Inspirations for this character would be the main characters from films such as Taxi Driver, A Fistful of Dollars, Collateral, John Wick and most importantly – Drive. He is the Strong silent type that rarely speaks but can convey both vulnerability and tension with just a gaze. Physically fit and agile.

Key Selection Criteria:
*Lean muscular build
*Age between 23-30
*Martial arts experience preferred but not essential
*Previous acting experience is essential
*Show reel

Shooting:
We are looking at 5 days of shooting around various Melbourne locations. Shoot days will be spread across a number of weeks and will mostly be done on weekends to accommodate working schedules for cast and crew.

Please note:
This short will be sent to various international film festivals as well as senior agents at GERSH agency in Hollywood. As such, we require 100% dedication to the role.

*Application
Please apply through STARNOW with full contact details. Shortlisted actors will be given scene from the script and audition time and location. This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses will be negotiated.

Lead actor

Character Description:
A young lone hit man with a dark past and even darker view of the world. Inspirations for this character would be the main characters from films such as Taxi Driver, A Fistful of Dollars, Collateral, John Wick and most importantly – Drive. He is the Strong silent type that rarely speaks but can convey both vulnerability and tension with just a gaze. Physically fit and agile.

Males, aged 23 to 30 from Victoria, Australia

  • Acting experience:
    Previous unpaid speaking roles – Previous paid speaking roles
  • Languages:
    English


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