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PROJECT DETAILS


Project Title: BBC Award Winning Audio Series Seeking Fresh Voice Talent!
Auditions Deadline: Monday, June, 16 2014 [ 11:59pm PST ]
Format:
Category: Audio Book/Play
Classification: Professional (officially licensed)
Franchise:
Offering: Copy Of Completed Work
Audio Format: mp3
Contact Details:
Status: Closed
Public Auditions: Yes [ Yes means the public is welcome to listen to auditions submitted to this project ]
Characters: 11 [ number of characters available for audition ]
Auditions Submitted: 140
Views: 3513
Owner: AboveandBelowSeries
Date Created: June 7 2014
Description:
Hello everyone!

Above and Below is a BBC Award Winning audio series that is currently on the look-out for fresh and exciting voice talent to take part in our first official series. With Series One set to be unveiled to the public in August of this year…we have numerous roles to fill, both large and small. As such, this week we have been sending out casting call’s throughout a wide variety of talent agency’s and voice acting web site's. For any voice actor looking to get involved in such an ambitious and highly professional project and to gain significant experience in the voice acting industry…this project might very well be for you!

Launching it’s 75 minute pilot episode on it’s own website (www.aboveandbelowseries.co.uk), the series debuted to great critical acclaim...receiving a BBC Audio Award under the category of “Best Online Audio Drama” at the BBC Television Centre last year. Having taken a year out to focus on writing Above and Below’s first official series…we are now looking to cast each of the exciting roles contained in our new scripts, with plans to record and produce the entirety of Series 1 before a launch date in September.

If you would like the opportunity to formally audition for a role on the show, please record your auditions for the following characters before submitting them for this particular casting call or by sending them off to Daniel Macnaughton, our project's casting director at danmacnaughton@outlook.com.

Thank you for your time everyone!

The Above and Below Team

CHARACTERS AVAILABLE FOR AUDITION

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Jack Reynolds



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Name: Jack Reynolds
Gender: Male
Age: Old/Senior
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Late forties to late sixties.
Accent: Texan.

Character Description: A kindly and incredibly laid back Southern gentlemen who has become increasingly nostalgic in his later years.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Audition Piece: You see Mr Reachman, what a lot of people don’t know is that Reynolds Whiskey was actually invented by my great, great, great great granddaddy several hundred years ago. Naturally ever since he died...it just so happens that every male in the Reynolds family has ended up being named Jack purely for the sake of carrying on the family name! Well...soon enough my turn came and as such I’ve been in charge of the company ever since! (Pause) Ha! Now look at what’s become of me! Slouched here in the dark...blathering on about business like some darn old senile fool. Forgive me, Sir! Can I buy you a drink?"

Member Auditions

LordofEvil96
on Jun 7 2014

1 Shout Out!
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GreyStryfe
on Jun 7 2014
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YouVsMatt
on Jun 8 2014

1 Shout Out!
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suthunred
on Jun 8 2014

16 Shout Outs!
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LewWilliams
on Jun 10 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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Kevin Scholz
on Jun 11 2014
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DaveS
on Jun 16 2014
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gameusurper
on Jun 16 2014
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Max West



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Name: Max West
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Late thirties to late fifties.
Accent: American.

Character Description: A hardworking night-club owner with a gruff and surly exterior.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"AUDITION PIECE: Look, just try and can the attitude, all right? Running a joint like this is a hell of a lot harder than it looks. Maybe this place don’t look like much to the amazing Mia Mystery...but to me, this place is all I got. So when I say you have to get up there on that stage and sing...you sing! No question’s asked! Because if you don’t? I go out of business, this place closes down…and before you know it, your ass’ll be back out there on the streets where you’ll have to find some other poor shmuck who’d want to pay you for acting like the biggest diva this side of the Sector. So what’s it going to be Mia? You going to sit around the bar drinking all night…or are you actually gonna try and do something worthwhile with your life?"

Member Auditions

ArcanusSanctum
on Jun 7 2014

1 Shout Out!
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Kordrok
on Jun 7 2014

1 Shout Out!
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YouVsMatt
on Jun 8 2014

4 Shout Outs!
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ingeniousclown
on Jun 8 2014
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Timmer13
on Jun 9 2014
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jokerdesilva
on Jun 10 2014
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Kevin Scholz
on Jun 11 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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Dante_A
on Jun 11 2014
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nicholas-mundie
on Jun 12 2014
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Fairfieldfencer
on Jun 15 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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Jswayward
on Jun 15 2014

1 Shout Out!
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dubiousAutomaton
on Jun 15 2014
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DaveS
on Jun 16 2014
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gameusurper
on Jun 16 2014
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Detective Chen Linn



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Name: Detective Chen Linn
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Late twenties.
Accent: American.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: A charming undercover cop who harbours a surprisingly deadly secret.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"The name's Linn. DETECTIVE Linn. That's right, I've got a badge to prove it and everything. You mind if we take a peek at your car, Sir?"
Line 2:
"(Nervous) Nice to see you too man. You're looking good. Played any good hands lately? (Nervous Pause) You guys don’t have to do this, you know. You can let me go. The Boss doesnt have to know a thing!"
Line 3:
"Sorry pal. Guess there are still some of us in this city who still believe in doing the right thing."

Director Tyrrus Blake



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Name: Director Tyrrus Blake
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Late thirties.
Accent: American.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: A fast-talking, sharp-suited CEO of an incredibly influential corporation. Although blessed with an ideal mind for business, Blake is a vain, greedy, misogynistic individual who cares little for emphasising with the people he so casually likes to bully and belittle.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"AUDITION PIECE: You know I had a female Doctor once? Told me I had a weak heart... told me that my choice of lifestyle was a little too...self-indulgent. Actually had the nerve to tell me that I was bound to suffer a heart attack within the next few months unless I started taking better care of myself! You know she actually recommended that I started to exercise? So you know what I did? I fired the Doc before getting myself fitted out with a new heart! Replaced my old ticker with a cybernetic one...better and more reliable in every way. Heh, that certainly showed her."

Member Auditions

LordofEvil96
on Jun 7 2014
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GreyStryfe
on Jun 7 2014
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EdwynTiong
on Jun 8 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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ingeniousclown
on Jun 8 2014
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RenoRebirth
on Jun 9 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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TheHamsterPie
on Jun 11 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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Kevin Scholz
on Jun 11 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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Josie
on Jun 11 2014
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Dante_A
on Jun 11 2014
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Timocool
on Jun 12 2014
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YugiNomNom
on Jun 13 2014
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Chris Abrahamsen
on Jun 13 2014
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voltumna
on Jun 13 2014
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TheBigW94
on Jun 14 2014
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DaveS
on Jun 16 2014
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Pontusfahleryd
on Jun 16 2014

1 Shout Out!
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Windreda
on Jun 16 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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mkalyani
on Jun 16 2014
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ZaneAiden
on Jun 16 2014
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gameusurper
on Jun 16 2014
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Father Riley



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Name: Father Riley
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Any.
Accent: American.

CHATRACTER DESCRIPTION: An incredibly articulate and oddly charismatic cult leader, Father Riley has quietly begun to amass a devout following throughout all of Midnight City, world-renown for his fiercely passionate speeches.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Midnight City! That is the name we once decided to call this place. Midnight City! A place of darkness and shadow...a place that invites in only doubt...a place that invites only sin! To accept the purity of God into our hearts my... we must learn to reject those things that keep us from his divinity. For we are shackled, my children! Shackled by all things mechanical and un-natural! We are, all of us...in freefall, falling towards the fiery depths of hell with each moment of our lives. Yet still there is hope for all of us! For if we learn to truly renounce the machines that surround us! God will soon grant us our wings!"

Member Auditions

Polygraph
on Jun 7 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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Kordrok
on Jun 7 2014

1 Shout Out!
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Mako
on Jun 8 2014

7 Shout Outs!
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EdwynTiong
on Jun 8 2014
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RenoRebirth
on Jun 9 2014
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Timmer13
on Jun 9 2014
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Kevin Scholz
on Jun 11 2014
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suthunred
on Jun 11 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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ArtimusCordeville
on Jun 12 2014
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YugiNomNom
on Jun 13 2014
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TheBigW94
on Jun 14 2014
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DaveS
on Jun 16 2014
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gameusurper
on Jun 16 2014
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Jack Vandall



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Name: Jack Vandall
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Any
Accent: American
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Sorry Marcus. According to our records here, you still owe your bank another three hundred bucks in unpaid bills. Sorry pal, this is gonna hurt me a lot more than it’s gonna hurt you.. but that’s just the way it is."

Member Auditions

GreyStryfe
on Jun 7 2014
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EdwynTiong
on Jun 8 2014

4 Shout Outs!
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Kyuzzo59
on Jun 11 2014
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RistoCelestinVA
on Jun 12 2014

2 Shout Outs!
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Chris Abrahamsen
on Jun 14 2014
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suthunred
on Jun 14 2014
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gtnish>7
on Jun 15 2014
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mkalyani
on Jun 16 2014
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gameusurper
on Jun 16 2014
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Jack Vandall



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Name: Jack Vandall
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Any
Accent: American
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Sorry Marcus. According to our records here, you still owe your bank another three hundred bucks in unpaid bills. Sorry pal, this is gonna hurt me a lot more than it’s gonna hurt you.. but that’s just the way it is."

Member Auditions

xjjem
on Jun 8 2014
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TrisNGar
on Jun 10 2014
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Kevin Scholz
on Jun 11 2014

4 Shout Outs!
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Clarissa Kinway



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Name: Clarissa Kinway
Gender: Female
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Late twenties/early thirties.
Accent: American.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: A sassy, startlingly insightful reporter, Clarissa Kinway is a woman who does not suffer fools gladly. With a sharp eye for a detail and a keen mind, almost nothing can stop her when she finds herself in pursuit of an exciting new lead.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Spare me the sweet talk, Blackthorn. Not all of us think your God’s greatest gift to mankind...especially those of us who don’t have you writing our paychecks."
Line 2:
"Don’t think I haven’t noticed what goes on around here, Blackthorn. A lot of innocent people have ended up going missing these last few years. Important people. The only people in this City who actually had the guts to speak out against this corporation. Politicians, writers, social activist’s...all of them always practically disappearing without a trace within the space of a single night. Don’t tell me you don’t find that a little odd?"

Mei-Zhen Zhao



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Name: Mei-Zhen Zhao
Gender: Female
Age: Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
Age: Early twenties to late thirties.
Accent: Asian.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: The staggeringly beautiful daughter of a nefarious Chinese crimelord…Mei-Lin Zhao is a woman as seductive as she is deadly. Spoilt senseless by her doting Father, Mei-Lin Zhao delights in finding increasingly sadistic ways to amuse herself.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"It’s funny really. My Father simply cannot ABIDE music. Or dancing, for that matter. You know, sometimes it can be so hard keeping up the pretence of the perfect daughter just for his benefit alone...the quiet, obedient girl who speaks only when spoken to. Still, that’s what my Father likes in a daughter. And when I manage to keep Father happy... he likes to give me money. Lots of money. But that still doesn’t mean I cant have myself a little fun every once in a while, now does it, Mr Reachman?"

Member Auditions

DianaVA
on Jun 9 2014

3 Shout Outs!
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TrinaTan
on Jun 9 2014

1 Shout Out!
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Siofra
on Jun 10 2014
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LunaLillith
on Jun 12 2014
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MookieaMoose
on Jun 13 2014
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Laurastetman
on Jun 13 2014
Audition not available to the public.
wing342
on Jun 14 2014
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Zeke Phillips



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Name: Zeke Phillips
Gender: Male
Age: Young Adult
Characteristics/Notes:
A kind but incredibly awkward computer engineer. Friendly and enthusiastic in equal measure, Zeke is a painfully shy young man…often having to endure a constant bombardment thinly veiled personal insults from employer boss, Director Blake.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"H-Hello Sir! Say, would this be the Reachman Detective Agency by any chance?"
Line 2:
"Oh! G-good morning, Sir! The name’s Phillips. Zeke Phillips., at your service. I’m sorry to intrude, I was just wondering if perhaps I could borrow a moment of your time?"
Line 3:
"I'm sorry, Mr Reachman..but if it’s all the same to you...I was instructed to take you along to my employer as soon as possible. I hope you don’t mind. It really is very important that I bring you to meet with him immediately."

Jimmy Cooper



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Name: Jimmy Cooper
Gender: Male
Age: Teenager
Characteristics/Notes:
A friendly sixteen year old bartender. Dim-witted yet incredibly good-natured with an insatiable desire to please everyone he meets.
You need to be to audition. If you do not have an account, please click here to register.
Audition Lines:
Line 1:
"Working behind the bar aint so bad, Mister! I mean, when you do this job...you get to meet all kinds of interesting people. Really!"
Line 2:
"Can't say I ever really went to school, Mister. My parents always told me it would just be a waste of time. I guess I never really was all that good with books and learning and such."

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