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SEEKING FEMALE BOXERS FOR FEATURE FILM FLINT STRONG

February 14, 2020
Filed Under: Boxing News


SEEKING FEMALE BOXERS FOR FLINT STRONG

Looking for talented women who have Recreational/Amateur/Professional Boxing experience to be featured in feature film.


The feature film, FLINT STRONG is casting real female boxers (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles of opponents that faced the indomitable boxer, Claressa Shields during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics.   (Must be willing to travel to TORONTO at your own expense.)

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Audition date: All candidates must be available for a boxing audition between the dates of February 19-21, to be announced on February 18.

Shoot date: Various dates through April and May

Casting Positions Available: (must be proficient in offensive and defensive skills)

[MARINA VOLNOVA] FEMALE. 20 – 30 YRS OLD. CAUCASIAN/BRUNETTE. 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

[TIKA HEMINGWAY] FEMALE. 17-30 YRS OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN. 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

[POOJA RANI
] FEMALE. 20 – 30 YRS OLD. SOUTH ASIAN/Brunette 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

[SAVANNAH MARSHALL] FEMALE. 20 – 30 YRS OLD. CAUCASIAN/BLONDE. 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

[ANNA LAURELL] FEMALE. 20 – 30 YRS OLD. CAUCASIAN/BLONDE. 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

[NADEZDA TORLOPOVA] FEMALE 20-30 YRS OLD. CAUCASIAN/BLONDE. 5’2-5’8 HEIGHT 120-150 LBS

 

If you are interested in being considered for one of the 6 opponent roles listed above, please Email us: casting@wayffglobal.com

 Please include:

  1. Subject line:  [Flint Strong] Role Name_Your Name.
  2. Full Name
  3. Age
  4. Height
  5. Weight
  6. City in which you live
  7. Photos (close up and full body)
  8. Training Experience: Please state if your experience is in Competitive Boxing (amateur/pro), sparring only, provincial/national/international achievements… etc. and pictures.

This is a great opportunity and will be a lot of fun! Please pass along to anyone you know who might be great.  Thank you for the help!


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PLEASE NOTE: Our story is set in the impoverished world of Flint, Michigan so we are trying to reflect that hard scrabble world. Please submit all different body types, looks, ethnicities where possible. Looking for lots of grit and character here. 


FLINT STRONG (Female Boxing Roles)

Feature Film
ACTRA
Draft: February 7th, 2020

Producers: Michael De Luca, Elishia Holmes, Barry Jenkins
Director: Rachel Morrison (Black Panther)
Writer: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
Casting Director: John Buchan & Jason Knight 
Casting Assistant: Chandler Boriska
Outside dates: March 16 – May 6, 2020 
Location: Toronto