A Song for the Whales

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A Song for the Whales 
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My name is Lorenzo Fresta, and I'm currently enrolled in the character animation program at CalArts.
I just started the production of a short animated film called "A Song for the Whales" and I'm looking for voice actors for the main characters, a 9 years old girl and a 17 years old boy.
The story takes place in a cold, far kingdom of the north. The old King just died and his son, Aidan (17 years old), must take his place. In order to prove to be worthy of the title of King, traditions require Aidan to undergo an initiation rite. While the young boy faces the expectations of his people and the memory of his father, Eileen (his young sister, 9 years old), tries to stop him from fulfilling this terrible duty.

- EILEEN is young, insecure, fragile, but able to find en enormous strength when it comes to protect the person she loves most in the world, her brother.
- AIDAN, for his entire life, has been prepared to be his father's successor. But beyond his crown and his authoritarian attitude, he hides a sensitive nature, unsuited to the atrocities needed to be a king. Nonetheless, he does what he has to do because of others' expectations.

There will be just a few short lines in the script, and some breathing and crying sounds to perform. The lines are short, but I'm looking for someone who can really communicate the character's emotions in a few words.
Even if not required, a SCOTTISH ACCENT would be preferred!

Thank you for your attention.

Lorenzo 
2017-02-01 06:47:07 GMT
2017-02-16 21:00:00 (GMT -08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Student or Non-for-profit student project
Cartoon/Animation
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20 SECONDS
English - British OR English - USA and Canada OR English - Irish OR English - Scotland
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Baby OR Teenage Girl OR Young Adult Male
• Audio files must be delivered via email OR
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
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The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project

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AIDAN is about to leave the town for his initiation rite, and EILEEN tries to stop him, worried that, following his people's expectations, he might end up losing who he is.
(just read the lines for the role you're applying for)

EILEEN (yelling): "Brother, please! Stop! You don't have to do it!"

AIDAN (whispering to himself): "Eileen... go away..."

EILEEN (yelling and crying, loud): "Listen to me... Aidan!"

AIDAN (angry, annoyed): "EILEEN, ENOUGH!" 
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