A casting for an epic Kenyan short film that explores the lives that are impacted by the ivory trade, shooting late 2017.
Set in present day Kenya, we are looking for strong actors who want to come on this exciting journey with us.
To apply for an audition please e-mail: email@example.com, stating the role you would like to read for in the subject line.
Please send a recent headshot and a brief paragraph stating your acting experience in the body of the e-mail.
If successful, we will be in touch to schedule an audition for Monday 31st July.
Thank you and break a leg!
Mutua (30 – 37) Hard-working, intense and a family man. Mutua has something uneasy about him – he doesn’t trust very easily and is always looking to make a deal.
Juma – (Lenny away until Dec 6th) (53-63) A larger than life character with a friendliness about him. A wise, trusted man.
Kennedy (40-45) He is the Head Ranger. Follows orders and procedure to the letter. He wouldn’t outwardly question authority which sometimes causes tension within his team.
Saitoti (28-34) The more cynical of all the rangers. He has a hard edge to him and often quietly questions authority and decisions.
George (30-35) The joker of the group. He works hard but works harder at keeping things light and his teammates laughing.
Esther (27-33) One of the few female rangers in the group, Esther can hold her own amongst the boys. She is a focused, hard worker.
Ngina (25-30) Mutua’s patient wife. She is the mother of two young twins and she holds the family together. She is strong-minded and kind.
Hassan (45-55) Somali heritage. The cold-hearted, ruthless and calculating leader of a gang. The ‘brains’ of the operation.
Abdullahi (35-40) Somali heritage. Totally loyal to Hassan and physically violent. The ‘brawn’ of the operation.
Two gang members (20-35) Somali heritage. These two don’t speak as much as they intimidate victims with their presence.
Police Chief Ndegwa (50-57) A wheeler dealer, a charmer, but with the ability to be harsh. He has seen a lot in his many years as a policeman in Kenya.