Experienced actors and raw talent alike are welcome to try out
Sheffield, England (PRWEB) August 5, 2009
Thecastingscene.com has teamed up with Warp Films new comedy, Submarine, allowing undiscovered actors the chance to audition for this high-profile feature film from the comfort of their homes.
Aspiring young actors have a unique chance to audition online for lead roles in a new star-studded comedy feature film, thanks to new website The Casting Scene].
Submarine, adapted from writer Joe Dunthorne's prize winning debut novel, will begin filming in Swansea this autumn.
Warp Films, the production company behind the BAFTA winning film This Is England, are working with online auditioning site thecastingscene.com to find and cast new, young and talented actors to star in this adaptation of Dunthorne's novel.
Submarine is a coming of age comedy about the experiences of teenager Oliver Tate as he grows up in Swansea. The film is to be directed by Richard Ayoade of The Mighty Boosh and IT Crowd.
Submarine provides a unique chance for ambitious teenagers to record their auditions online using a webcam which can be uploaded directly to the website and viewed by the film's production team.
Actors can simply sign up to the site and find character profiles and script excerpts for the three lead roles, aimed at 16 to 17 year olds with a playing age of 15.
"Experienced actors and raw talent alike are welcome to try out", says Warp Films Producer Mark Herbert.
"This gives young actors the chance to join an A-list cast that Warp Films have already secured, including Michael Sheen of Frost/Nixon and Paddy Considine of Hot Fuzz", adds Grant Keir of The Casting Scene
The producers are casting the net wide, giving a unique chance to any talented young actor to sign up, put themselves forward and web-audition their way into this high-profile feature film.
"We are convinced there is a wealth of undiscovered acting talent out there and we are keen to use the scope and immediacy of the internet to find it", says Grant Keir.
Red Hour Films, the American production company behind Tropic Thunder, Dodgeball and Starsky and Hutch, are also lending their weight to the production.
The Casting Scene is being launched by producer Grant Keir, award-winning director Virginia Heath and web developer James Russell. It is supported by, among others, the BBC, Channel 4 and the Arts Council of England as part of the Melt Programme.
For more information on auditioning for the film Submarine, and for other projects, please visit http://www.thecastingscene.com.