CASTING CALL: Feature Film

August 24, 2013


CASTING: LOOKING FOR ACTORS FOR FEATURE FILM - Cork - [Small fee + Expenses covered]

Director Ian Ruby is casting for Dead Dogs, a self financed, low budget feature film to be shot in and around Cork city in late September / early October. The film will be shot in no more than 12 days after a short period of rehearsals. A small fee will be paid with food and transport provided. 

We are currently casting for the following roles:

LISA: (Female, mid 20s) Lisa is balancing motherhood with studying for a degree when her troubled, ex - boyfriend Don comes back into her life. Things become complicated further for Lisa when she finds herself falling for and embarking on an illicit affair with Don’s best friend, James.

JAMES: (Male, late 20s) James is finishing up a Phd and preparing to emigrate when his old friend, Don comes back on the scene. James reluctantly reconnects with Don but soon finds himself drawn into a dangerous web of deceit when he begins an affair with Don’s partner, Lisa.

RITCHIE: (Male, late teens) A shy, loner, Ritchie lives with his father and terminally ill mother. A habitual weed smoker, he finds himself in serious trouble when he is unable to pay a debt to a vicious drug dealer. Terrified and hurt, Ritchie turns to his neighbour Don for protection.

We are also casting for other supporting roles so if you are not suitable for any of the roles listed above but are still interested on being involved, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

‘Dead Dogs’ is a dark, contemporary drama about one man’s struggle to reconnect with his family and build a new life for himself. However, his actions and those of the people closest to him lead to devastating consequences for all of them.

The film’s director, Ian Ruby, is a graduate of St. John’s College Film Production course. His two short film, ‘Threesome’ and ‘Clean Teeth’ were both screened at the Cork Film Festival in 2009 and 2011 respectively. He has worked on feature films by directors such as Carmel Winters and Paul Fraser as well as working as a Stage Manager in Cork Arts Theatre and Cork Opera House productions.

Auditions by appointment. Please direct all enquiries to Ian at
Please let me know if you require any more info.
Kind Regards,
Ian Ruby


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