Run Rabbit Run is short, gangster film, written and directed by Eleanor Smith.

The film is set in entirely in a prohibition era speakeasy bar, paranoia is high as news of a new gang attempting to take over the town becomes known.

Eleanor is a Sixth-form student at Wales High School in Sheffield and is looking for experienced actors to round out her cast.

Wales High School has an award-winning Media department which produces, high quality student productions.

Check out some of our recent productions:

The Blowout – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmODVjq-iL4
Psychosis – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5EfSKcUQyg
Turning Tables – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDXaf0Gu3Gw

Here is a link to Eleanor’s previous film, an award winning awareness rasing advert on teenage domestic abuse:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyeW57WhUCE

The film is to be shot in one day during the week commencing Monday 21st March – Date to be confirmed – Filming in Sheffield.

This is will be an excellent showreel piece and will be entered in to film festivals worldwide.

Due to to the nature of the production, we would prefer to hear from local based actors in South Yorkshire/Notts/Derbyshire… But happy to hear from anybody who would be will to travel to the filming location in Sheffield but unfortunately we cannot cover travel expenses.

Unfortunately, there is no payment offered but you will receive a copy of the final film in your preferred format and an invitation to a public screening. You will be fully credited and the film will have an IMDB page.

Script is available on request.

Any questions, please ask.

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BILL

The oldest of the three main gangsters, hard boiled, with a temper.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Males, aged 35 to 45 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience
  • Accents:
    USA New York


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Jimmy Blue Eyes

Needn’t have blue eyes, the film will be shot in black and white. Jimmy is a wise guy, handsome, plays the ladies.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Males, aged 20 to 30 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


Apply now

Toothpick Tony

The youngest of the bunch. Always sports a toothpick in his mouth. A little immature and paranoid.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Males, aged 18 to 27 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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The Boss

The Boss is the leader of an all female gang of mobsters who are taking over the town. Cool and classy.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Females, aged 30 to 45 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


Apply now

Tallulah

Tallulah manages the bar. She has a relationship with Bill, and recently been on the receiving end of his bad temper. But she’ll be getting her own back.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Females, aged 20 to 30 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


Apply now

Trixie

The speakeasy’s popular bar waitress. She’s with Jimmy Blue Eyes, but so arehalf the girls in the town and she know knows this. She’ll get her revenge.

An American style, gangster era accent will be required. New York/Chicago, needn’t be too authentic, the film is a pastiche rather than authentic representation of the era. But the more comfortable you are with the accent, the better.

Females, aged 18 to 24 from Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


Apply now

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