Casting: World Bank - Bhutan

Casting Director: Mark Summers Casting

Shooting Location: UK 

Project/Brand: World Bank

Casting Date: 24th June (SELFTAPE ONLY!)

Shooting Dates: 3rd July

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RATES & TERMS:

FLAT FEE – FOR INTERNAL CORPORATE USAGE ONLY

BSF: £400 (includes internal usage / presentations) – Up to 5 hrs filming.

Travel can be expensed to and from Studio (Twickenham Studios) via Uber for shoot only (pending artists location)
not for fitting or callbacks if shortlisted

The plan is to run this online after the initial Usage if the spots are well received.

Option 1: 6 months Online WW-including social media – £1000

Option 2: 1 years Online WW-including social media- £1500

 

Please only suggest talent that are happy with the rates & terms.

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BRIEF:

ALL CHARACTERS MUST HAVE A LIGHT BHUTANESE ACCENT

We ideally would like talent of bhutanese heritage – but we are happy to consider artists from south & south east asia who maybe able to deliver the accent.

KARMA:
Male playing age mid 20’s
We are looking for a intelligent ambitious young man in his 20’s who is questioning his future in Bhutan. He is educated and Western in his dress and outlook.

DORJI:
Male playing age, late 40’s
Karma’s elder brother. A creative, dynamic entrepreneur who has set up his own film logistics business and is looking for finance to grow it.  He lives and works in the capital Thimphu. He is a smart  dresser in business clothes Bhutanese style.

KINLEY:
Female playing age, early 30’s
Karma’s sister. Mother of Bhida. Tends the family’s tiny farm in the village. She has a rice paddy and 2 cows. She is upbeat, positive, strong and playful. She wears practical work Bhutanese clothes.

SONAM:
Male playing age early 30’s
Brother-in-law to Karma. Married to Kinley. Father of Bhida. Sonam is a talented carpenter. He works in the village and also helps look after Kinley’s parents. He does not have the business or marketing skills to sell his furniture abroad but this would be his dream. He is a village boy born and bred and moved into his trade young.

BHIDA:
Girl age, 6 – we are looking for a artist 16-24 (over licenses age) that can demonstrate a voice of a young child.
Lively, curious, dreamer. Wants to be a doctor when she grows up to help her grandparents. She imagines herself in lots of jobs and wants to do them all. Her school was washed away in a flood and she has to attend a makeshift school where there is no qualified teacher. She represents the future. She wears a Bhutanese school uniform.

GRANDMA:
Female playing age, early 60’s
Wise, kind and bright eyed. Traditional dress. Buddhist. Also a retired a civil servant. When she speaks at the end she has a natural authority.

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THANK YOU, MARK SUMMERS CASTING,

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