Title: Swinburne Second Year Short Film

A patient admitted to a psychiatric ward manipulates the psychiatrist into thinking he is sane, but it is soon discovered that he is the biggest culprit, having his delusions now accompanied by kleptomania.

CASTING:
April 10th-12th 3pm-8pm

FILMING:
April 28th-May 2nd depending on actor availabilities

Sam

Sam is a patient at the psychiatric ward who has been there for one year. He is a divorced, former psychologist who has found himself on the other end of his profession, in the loony bin. He is desperate to leave the psychiatric ward. Sam explains that he’s beginning to think he is part of a social experiment, held there against his will. He tells the doctor that he is sane and that everybody he’s been surrounded with is a nut.

Males, aged 30 to 40 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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Psychiatrist

The psychiatrist is bored by Sam’s stories. He acts mechanical, ‘professional’ and robotic as Sam (protagonist) speaks. He is mature and direct.

Males, aged 30 to 55 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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Self-proclaimed janitor with obsessive compulsive

Most sought after role, the self proclaimed janitor who has OCD is constantly mopping up spilt milk with his oversized tracksuit pants

Males, aged 22 to 40 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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Rodney

Rodney is a passive aggressive bogan who gets into an argument with his girlfriend, Rochelle over the missing texters for the colouring book.

Males, aged 25 to 42 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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Former shard addict

Second most sought after role. The ex shard addict who has now become addicted to the caffein in the coffee machine and is having withdrawals because the caffein has been replaced with decaffeinated coffee. Must be relatively skinny.

Males, aged 23 to 35 from Victoria, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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