Casting Call for a New Featured Film Produced by BBC

Feature Film – Seeking Actress 9 to 12 Years Old Girl

Produced by BBC Films and Dan Janvey, an Academy-Award-winning producer known for Nomadland, Beasts of the Southern Wild, and Heart of a Dog.

The film follows 11-year-old Lacy, her mother Janet, and the three people who come into their lives over one summer in 1991.

LACY: 9-12 years old, any ethnicity. She is herself. Curious, observant, straightforward. Solid in her uniqueness, lives in her imagination. Odd birds welcome.

FILMING BEGINS SUMMER 2022 in Western Massachusetts

Video Interview *

See instructions below for creating a video for your child’s submission. Please film horizontally in a quiet space with natural light – if possible, we would like to avoid a home studio set-up.

A natural look is preferred; everyday clothes are great.

Camera phones are fine to use for filming!

The goal of these videos is to see your child’s natural personality and energy, and whether they might be a fit for the character of LACY or another role.

It’s not a test – encourage them to be themselves! UNTITLED ANNIE BAKER FILM // SELF-TAPE REQUEST – SHORT INTERVIEW

Parents, please record a video of your child answering the following questions (length of the video should be 5-10 mins max): -Slate:

Tell us your name, age, and where you live! -If you could be any animal, which animal would you be and why? –

Talk about or show us a toy or object that is super important to you.

Tell us how you got it and why you love it.

Tell us the story of your favorite movie or book.

Describe your favorite character(s) from movies or books.

Is there anything else you want to share about yourself?


Submit headshot, resume, and audition to

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