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Character Details:

Playing Age: 55 - 75

Gender: Male

We Encorage All Ethnicities To Apply!

All roles within this production will be paid. Please note that accommodation expenses will not be included in the pay. However, travel expenses can be discussed and negotiated under each individual's circumstances.


Description: Marvin, an older man of routine, becomes a pivotal figure in our narrative. Clad in his daily uniform, his character carries the weight of routine, concealing a complex history and struggles with memory loss. Marvin's presence is both familiar and enigmatic, setting the stage for poignant revelations.


Role in the Story: Marvin is not just a routine customer at Lee's local shop; he is Lee's estranged father. His daily rituals and challenges with memory loss add layers to the narrative, creating a powerful dynamic that propels Lee's emotional journey and the exploration of familial bonds.


Key Traits:

  • Routine and Predictability: Marvin's daily routine at the local shop masks the deeper complexities of his character. The predictability of his actions becomes a narrative tool, emphasizing the unexpected twists in his relationship with Lee.

  • Struggles with Memory Loss: Marvin's battles with memory loss add a poignant layer to his character, creating moments of confusion and frustration that evoke empathy from the audience.

Arc and Growth: As the narrative unfolds, Marvin's character undergoes subtle changes. His routine is disrupted by the revelation of his true identity, leading to moments of confusion and emotional revelation. The audience witnesses a man grappling with memory fragments, family ties, and the passage of time.

Audition Details

We are looking for Actors to send us a self-tape of you performing a scene/monologue that:


● Showcases your strengths as a performer

● Is from material that you believe would fit well with the character you are auditioning for.

● Gives us an idea of your vibe & persona


It can be from a play, film or TV show. All that matters to us, is that it gives us fantastic insight into who you are as a performer.

When recording your audition please say the following:

  • Your name

  • Your Age

  • Project you are auditioning for

  • The Character you are auditioning for

  • Where you are based

Once complete, please send us your audition tape by emailing us at:


Short Film Schedule

We aim to inform you by the week beginning 11th March if you have moved on to the next stage of casting.

Once the role has been casted we will arrange rehearsals to prepare filming over the course of 4 - 6 Days in July - September 2024 IN SCOTLAND.


Our aim is to have a final cut of ‘Fatherhood’ by January 2025. With this in mind we will then enter ‘Fatherhood’ into carefully selected festivals we believe are suitable.


The majority of the festivals are BAFTA Qualifying and/or with a strong emphasis on discovering and encouraging new independent talent, supporting visionary films and bringing together all elements of film-making and storytelling.

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