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Student Film
Auditions on the 23rd of February, 2017 (Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within this window)
Call Backs: February 27th, 2017 – Times to be confirmed
Shooting: Between March 6th 2017 – March 19th 2017. Must be available within those dates, excluding weekends.

Synopsis:
“Voices 1” is a short film about a man named Peter who suffers from schizophrenia and therefore believes that he is Jesus Christ. Due to his suffering from schizophrenia, he hears numerous voices daily that both torment him and make him paranoid. The nurse tries to help him with medication but with one of his voices being immensely paranoid, he begins to believe she is out to get him.

**Actors will not need to speak throughout. Voice actors will be cast at a later stage. Emphasis is hugely on the actor’s presence, body language and facial expressions.

Character BIOS
[PETER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-35]
Peter is a young troubled man that suffers daily with schizophrenia. He is constantly tormented by numerous voices that make his life extremely difficult. He believes the nurse treating him is out to get him and as a result his paranoia takes on a whole other level.

[MARY] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 40+]
Mary is a nurse in the psychiatric ward that is currently looking after a patient named Peter who suffers from schizophrenia.

Additional information
Production Title: Voices 1
Production Type: Student
Project length: Short Film (3 minutes approx)
Production location: Dublin
Audition Location: Dublin City University
Shooting Location: Dublin
Email: aine.boyle26@mail.dcu.ie
Compensation: Food and Travel paid