ABC TV Seeks Six Young People to Make a “Holy Switch”

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ABC TV and Roar Film are inviting six young people aged 18-23 and their families to feature in a new experiential series for ABC TV’s COMPASS.

The ABC are looking for questioning young adults, who are living in a largely secular world but are part of a family who puts faith at the heart of life. You may come from one of the many widely practiced faith traditions within Judaism, Christianity or Islam or you may be a practicing Buddhist, Hindu or Zoroastrian. Alternatively you might belong to one of the neopagan belief groups with roots in ancient natureoriented religions. Imagine leaving your family and taking the place of another young person in a home that’s very different from your own. You are about to swap places with someone from completely different religious background.

Holy Switch is a broad invitation to Australians of aith. As a young person facing fundamental issues of belief and its expression in the lifestyle of your host family, this is a chance for you to explore and to be challenged.

Director Varcha Sidwell, who brought The Abbey, The Mission and Bali High Wedding to ABC TV’s Compass believes Holy Switch presents a unique invitation.

“It’s not often that young Australians are given such a chance to explore the deeper issues in their lives, beyond the next celebrity scandal or latest fad – to be deeply challenged to discover new insights, not only about themselves but Australia as well”.

For applications and more information on Holy Switch please log onto our website

For more information, download a flyer.

Applications close on 17th February 2012