Cultural Partner

Principal Partner

Casting Call: Seeking Actors in Doha

Qatari Film Fund (QFF) seeks actors for its forthcoming short-film production “OLAYAN”.

Characters:

HAMAD (10 – 13 years old)
● Main character
● Hamad starts off a little shy, but becomes a stronger personality.
● Bedouin dialect/accent
● Qatari appearance

SALEM (35 – 45 years old)
● Father figure
● Rugged looking with facial hair
● Dark/tanned-skin
● Bedouin dialect/accent
● Qatari appearance

WADHA (25 – 35 years old)
● Salem’s wife
● Piercing/unique eyes
● Bedouin dialect/accent
● Qatari appearance

TEACHER (40+ years old)
● Grey or white facial hair
● Grandfather quality
● Sudanese appearance/accent

AWAD (35 – 40 years old)
● Larger build/physically strong
● Sudanese appearance/accent

DRIVER (25 – 35 years old)
● Mature looking
● Facial hair
● Qatari appearance

Supporting Cast (12 – 16 years old)
● Boys x 6
● Qatari appearance

Auditions will be held in July and August, and filming will take place in October 2019.

Participating actors must be available between August to November for regular rehearsals, pre-production, and filming.

Please email qff-productions@dohafilminstitute.com using the email subject “OLAYAN AUDITIONS” and send:

1. An up-to-date photo (headshot) of yourself
2. Previous acting experience (including links)
3. Indicate the specific character you are auditioning for
4. Contact details (email and phone number)
5. Full name, nationality, age, gender, and languages spoken.