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27
May

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union PSA- Breast Cancer Screening (Albany, NY)

 

NON-UNION PSA – ALBANY, NY


*SELF-TAPE SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  9 PM Thursday, 6/2/16

 

PROJECT:  Breast Cancer Screening PSA
CLIENT: NYS Department of Health
PRODUCER:  Chris Conto
DIRECTOR: Joe Walsh
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center
CASTING:  BreakThrough Casting
LOCATION: Albany Area
SHOOT DATE: Week of June 27th
USAGE:  Broadcast & Web
RATE: $575/8 hours + lunch (must self-report by car/no travel pay/no agency fee/full buyout)

 

SYNOPSIS:
A series of scenes wherein talent will be asked to evoke specific emotions. PSA for the NYS Department of Health for Breast Cancer Screening Campaign.

 


SEEKING:

 

[KIDS]
Males and Females, ages 10-13, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Minors must have updated work permit.

[TEENAGERS]
Males and Females, ages 13-17, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Family preparing dinner together. Minors must have updated work permit.

[FRESHMAN COLLEGE STUDENT]
Males and Females, ages 18-25, ALL ETHNICITIES, strong actors with expressive faces.  Mom drops off daughter/son at a college campus for her/his first year at college.

[ADULT SON]
Males, ages 25-30, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Mom with her adult son.

[PARENTS]
Males and Females, ages 40-55, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Family preparing dinner together.

[OLDER COUPLE]
Males and Females, ages 55-70, ALL ETHNICITIES, strong actors with expressive faces.  Shopping at the local farmer’s market, speaking with retailers.

[GRANDPARENTS]
Males and Females, ages 65-70, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Multi-generational family in park.

 

 

REQUIRED SUBMISSION INFO (*Deadline to submit self-tape:  9 PM Thursday, June 2):

  •  Name/Cell/Email/City Based
  •  Confirm that you can drive to Albany, NY (please DO NOT submit if you cannot self-report by car)
  •  CURRENT height/weight
  •  Agency/contact name/email/cell (if applicable)
  •  CURRENT headshot
  •  Links to previous work (if available, specifically work that complements the scene(s) you are submitting for)
  •  SELF-TAPE (MANDATORY) instructions:
  1.  State name/height/weight/city based
  2.  Zoom in for headshot (shoot from shoulders to top of head) and tell us a short, expressive anecdote (less than 1 minute total).  Then zoom out for full body view and profiles.
  3.  Record camera ready (in appropriate wardrobe, makeup and hair styled) against a simple, plain background, with good lighting so we can clearly see your face and hair length (wear hair down).

 

EMAIL:
johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  DOH PSA (role)

 

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21
May

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Commercial Seeking BG

 

NON-UNION COMMERCIAL SEEKING BG

 

*Direct Booking from Headshots and Self-tape (wearing formal wear options- MANDATORY)

*Deadline to submit self-tape:  9 PM Monday, May 23rd

 

PROJECT:  WOM “Crashing the Party”

PRODUCER:  Traci Carlson

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Stranger

SHOOT DATE:  Wednesday, 5/25/16 (AM start time)

LOCATION:  Yonkers, NY (crew van available from NYC as well as shuttle if taking public transport)

USAGE:  All Media, 1 year, Chile only

RATE:  $200/8 hrs, cash on set + snacks/drinks/meals

 

SEEKING:

 

[BG PARTY GUESTS] 

Female and Males, 40s-early 50’s, ALL ETHNICITIES.  This spot is for a Chilean mobile company called WOM.  BG will be formally dressed, reserved party guests at a swanky event.   EVERYONE MUST PROVIDE AT LEAST 2 OPTIONS OF FORMAL ATTIRE.  Wardrobe suggestions for men are suits with an open collar or loose tie, formal yet slightly relaxed.  Wardrobe suggestions for women are long gowns with jewelry.  Think Ralpn Lauren, Upper East Side and always polished.

 

[BG PARTY CRASHERS] 

Female and Males, 20s- early 30s, ALL ETHNICITIES.  This spot is for a Chilean mobile company called WOM.  BG will be young and “cool”, very put together with a more “downtown” vibe.  EVERYONE MUST PROVIDE AT LEAST 2 WARDROBE OPTIONS.  Wardrobe suggestions are good fitting black jeans with cool button down or boutique t-shirt kind of feel.  Think All Saints/Rag & Bone. 

 

REQUIRED SUBMISSION INFO  (*Deadline to submit self-tape:  9 PM Monday, May 23rd):

  1.   name/cell/email
  2.   specify your city base
  3.   height/weight
  4.   CURRENT headshot- MANDATORY
  5.   self-tape (with cell phone is fine) wearing required wardrobe options (slate, state height/weight/city base, zoom in to clearly show face & hair length, zoom out to show full front, back and profiles)- MANDATORY

 

EMAIL:

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com (BG PARTY GUESTS only)

dana@wearebreakthrough.com (BG PARTY CRASHERS only)

 

SUBJECT LINE:  WOM

 

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15
May

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- Nashville, TN: Non-Union Industrial seeking Extras

 

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL SEEKING EXTRAS

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  11 pm Tuesday, 5/17/16

 

CLIENT:  Amgen/Neulasta 

PRODUCER:  Naomi Wells

DIRECTOR:  Bradley Tangonan

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Lacuna Films

USAGE:  In-House + Web (full buyout)

SHOOT DATE(S):  Wednesday 5-25 and/or Thursday 5-26 (TBD)

LOCATION:  Nashville, Tennessee 

RATE:  $250/8 hours + 10% agency fee, Net 30, refreshments, snack and meals.  MUST BE ABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR, NO TRAVEL PAY.

 

SEEKING:

 

[SENIOR FEMALES]

Females, all ethnicities, 60-70 yrs.  Shooting in a working oncology clinic where people will be receiving chemo, must be comfortable in this environment.  Extras are intended to be patients or family and friends in the clinic.  

 

[SENIOR MALES]

Males, all ethnicities, 60-70 yrs.  Shooting in a working Oncology Clinic where people will be receiving chemo, must be comfortable in this environment.  Extras are intended to be patients or family and friends in the clinic.  

 

[MOTHER]

Females, all ethnicities, 60-70 yrs.  Shooting in a working Oncology Clinic where people will be receiving chemo, must be comfortable in this environment.  Extras are intended to be patients or family and friends in the clinic.  

 

[DAUGHTER]

Females, all ethnicities, 35-45 yrs.  Shooting in a working Oncology Clinic where people will be receiving chemo, must be comfortable in this environment.  Extras are intended to be patients or family and friends in the clinic.  

 

EMAIL REQUIRED INFO (Deadline 11pm Tuesday, 5/17/16)

  1.  name/email/cell
  2.  city based/zip code (MANDATORY)
  3.  current physical stats (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  4.  agency/contact name/email/cell (if applicable)
  5.  jpeg of CURRENT headshot/pics
  6.  video slate (state name, height, weight and city base; zoom in to clearly show face and hair length; zoom out for profiles)

 

EMAIL ASAP TO:

dana@wearebreakthrough.com

 

SUBJECT LINE:  AMGEN TN

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