Antarctic Cities

About the project and the company

Antarctic Cities is a new short film aiming to shoot January of 2021. Written and directed by Brendan Hickey, whose past work has screened at film festivals such as The Austin Film Festival, The Seattle International Film Festival, The National Film Festival for Talented Youth, The Chicago International Film Festival’s Cineyouth, and won two Student Emmy Awards.

The film is a surrealist magical realism political satire set in an alternate version of the 1960s. It focuses on mounting tension in an emerging cold war, between Antarctica and The Democratic Republic of Absynia


Location of Audition


Audition requirements

Readings of select scenes from the script performed via video call.

Character breakdown / Project needs
Sera, Lance
Male. 18-30. Young businessmen.
Female. 18-30. Woodstock-energy hippie type.
Elis Murphy
Male. 30-60. 1960s/70s Walter Cronkite-esque national news anchor.
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

Email for audition info

Pay type


Audition location

Seattle WA

Pay type

Non-paid Non-paid

Callbacks or second audition/interview?


Submission instructions

Email if interested, a script will be provided, and we can talk COVID safe self tape auditions

Union Requirements

Open to All

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Equity Contract