VAFF is now casting for three models of Asian heritage for its upcoming 24th annual festival photo shoot!
Get your face on transit shelters, posters, festival programs this Fall to represent storytellers of Asian heritage, and show the world where our creative minds are at in this year of unprecedented global transformation. Our photoshoot will visualize the 2020 VAFF theme of WHAT’S YOUR 20?, challenging filmmakers to reflect on where they are currently at physically, intellectually or philosophically. The shoot will take place in mid-late August, and we are now accepting applicants via email through August 14, 2020.
- Sex: mix of male & female, gender nonbinary models welcome.
- Age: 20-40 years of age
- Ethnicity: models of Asian or mixed-Asian heritage*
- Benefits: Have your face represent the Vancouver Asian Film Festival and the Asian diaspora community this Fall 2020 on visual advertising, receive an exclusive invite to our October media launch press event, and special access to our annual festival from November 5-8, 2020. You will be invited to participate in the festival promo video campaign and receive a VIP Festival Pass that will entitle you to access to all film screenings during our 4-day festival, all special events, VIP grab bag, and exclusive discounts with specific partners at the festival.
Previous modelling or acting experience is preferred. Photoshoot will consist of mainly portrait shots.
How to apply: Please send in 2 images (1 headshot; 1 full body) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “VAFF 2020 Festival Photoshoot Casting Call“ . Additional portfolio of images/previous modelling samples encouraged.
*applicants of Asian heritage and Hapa/mixed-Asian heritage ie. East Asian (including but not limited to Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Mongolian, Taiwanese), Southeast Asian (including but not limited to those from Myanmar [Burma], Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Timor-Leste), Pacific Islander, South Asian and Central Asian (including but not limited to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh).