The film is titled, Melissa, and it is about cyber-bullying and the effects it has on individuals and their families. In October 2016, a new study was released stating that 25% of teenagers report that they have experienced bullying by their cell phone or on the internet. 52% of young people report being cyber bullied at one point in their lives.
It is a horrible problem that plagues millions of people all over the world. This movie sets to put these facts in perspective from a personal standpoint, making you feel the effects it might have on someone. The purpose of the movie is to show that bullying in any form should never be laughed at, accepted, or condoned. It is a huge problem and it is our job to stop it.
The casting team is looking for many different extras. Anyone can apply for an extra role.
The casting team is also looking for the following featured roles. These characters will have more specific traits and earning this spot will be harder than an extra role:
Age: 13 – 16
Traits: A victim of cyberbullying. She used to be energetic and excited about life but is currently plagued with bullies and horrible people.
Age: 35 – 40
Traits: Melissa’s father. He is a single dad that loves his daughter more than anything and he will do anything in his power to make the bullying stop.
This is a great opportunity to act in a featured film with an inspiring message. Not only is cyber bullying a huge problem in our world, it is also often swept under the rug and labeled a non-problem. This movie sets out to make people realize how cyberbullying effects people and why it should be focused on and stopped immediately.