Student Project | At Performer's Residence |
One day of shooting Feb 15th-18th
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FEBRUARY 14TH, 2021
Usage: Educational purposes, uploaded to YouTube
Synopsis: ‘Phrasing Amazing’ is a YouTube series where unscripted children are asked what they think a phrase or saying means. Imagine the answer of a six year old when asked: What do you think “It’s raining cat and dogs” means? We will share some ingenious opinions by the little ones, and then present the actual meaning of these sayings and the history behind it in an ‘easy-to-digest’ five minutes episodes
Dates: To be recorded one day between Feb 10-18, 2021. The talent will be required to provide answers to eight phrases
Location, the principal’s own house via Zoom. We will require the cast to list their filming equipment, lights, etc. and we can provide lights/camera setup if needed, following the COVID-19 ACTRA Best Practices.Production: Montestory Productions (School Media Production Project, Centennial College)
Compensation: This will be an unpaid participation for educational purposes, but it will be posted publicly on YouTube.
Role: We need three kids between age 6-9, any gender (but not all three the same gender). The show will be a live interaction with Host (Guillermo Herrera-Valencia) and Miss McVilanova (Cheyenne McLean) in a casual conversation about phrases and sayings adults use. A kid who is not shy to speak on camera, with great imagination and curiosity. Diverse talent is encouraged.
Have the kid read/listen to ”The Ant and the Grasshopper” story (Below) and then self tape re-telling the same story in their own words. The kids re-telling the story should be spontaneous, no preparation is needed. LINK below >>>
THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER
In a field one summer day a Grasshopper was chirping and singing happily. An Ant passed by, carrying with great pride a head of wheat he was taking to the nest.“Why don’t you come and chat with me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of working extremely hard”“I am helping to lay up food for the winter,” said the Ant, “and recommend you to do the same.”“Why bother about winter?” said the Grasshopper; we have got plenty of food at present.” But the Ant went on its way and continued. When the winter came the Grasshopper had no food and found itself cold and very hungry, while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer. Then the Grasshopper knew:
It is best to prepare for the days of necessity.
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Casting Submission: Have the kid read/listen to ”The Ant and the Grasshopper” story and then self tape re-telling the same story in their own words. The kids re-telling the story should be spontaneous, no preparation is needed