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24
Aug

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Industrial RUSH CASTING, Ing Americas

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL – NYC

PROJECT: Ing Americas
PRODUCERS:  Alex & Tanya Meiller
DIRECTOR: Alex Meiller
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Ager Meiller Films
CALLBACKS: Monday, 8/29
SHOOT LOCATION: NYC
SHOOT DATE: Thursday, September 1
USAGE: Internal Only
RATE: $600./10 hrs. + 10% Agency Fee, PAID ON SET, Meals Provided

SYNOPSIS: 
This educational video will highlight how to work in a new, shared workspace environment.

SEEKING:

[BANK EMPLOYEES]
Females and Males, 25-55, all ethnicities, professional business types.  STRONG ACTORS WHO ARE TELEPROMPTER PROS.  

Talent must own business suits and must be available for callbacks in NYC on Monday, 8/29.

  

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1.  Send name/email/cell/location base/agency info (if applicable)
  2.  Current physical stats (height & weight)
  3.  CURRENT legit headshot & resume
  4.  Commercial and/or Hosting reel (MANDATORY)

Only qualifying talent will be invited to self-tape.  PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION.

EMAIL: dana@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Ing Americas

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09
Aug

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Health Quest- Print Casting

*Submit CURRENT commercial headshots & self-tapes ASAP (submission instructions below)

CLIENT:  Health Quest

DIRECTOR:  Matt Moyer

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  M Rock Productions

CASTING DIRECTOR: BreakThrough Casting

SHOOT DATES:  Wednesday, August 17

LOCATION:  Poughkeepsie, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT BY CAR)

USAGE:  Website, Print, Digital, Out-of-Home (FULL BUYOUT)

RATE:  $300/4 hrs OR *$600/8 hrs (hours per role TBD)+ lunch (full day only), NET 90 pay schedule

 

SEEKING:

[FEMALE PATIENTS, 30s]

Females, 30s, ALL ETHNICITIES, ethnically ambiguous and African American a big plus, clean polished commercial look.  Must self-report by car (MANDATORY) to Poughkeepsie, NY.  Direct booking from CURRENT commercial headshots and self-tape slates (MANDATORY).

 

[FEMALE PATIENTS, 50s-60s]

Females, 50-60s, ALL ETHNICITIES, ethnically ambiguous, Hispanic and African American a big plus, clean polished commercial look.  Must self-report by car (MANDATORY) to Poughkeepsie, NY.  Direct booking from CURRENT commercial headshots and self-tape slates (MANDATORY).

 

[MALE PATIENTS, 50s-60s]

Males, 50s-60s, ALL ETHNICITIES, Hispanic and African American a big plus, clean polished commercial look.  Must self-report by car (MANDATORY) to Poughkeepsie, NY.  Direct booking from CURRENT commercial headshots and self-tape slates (MANDATORY).

 

[GIRLS]

Females, 6-8 yrs, ALL ETHNICITIES, African American a big plus, clean polished commercial look.  Parent/guardian must self-report by car (MANDATORY) to Poughkeepsie, NY.  Direct booking from CURRENT commercial headshots and self-tape slates (MANDATORY).  MUST HAVE VAILD NYS CHILD PERFORMER PERMIT.

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (send info & self-tape)

  1.   name/cell/email
  2.   specify your city base
  3.   height/weight
  4.   CURRENT headshot- MANDATORY
  5.   self-tape (with cell phone is fine) dressed commercial casual (slate, zoom in closeup to clearly show face & hair length, zoom out full body and profiles)- MANDATORY

 

*PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION

*SUBMIT ASAP

 

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Health Quest

 

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04
Aug

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Commercial RUSH CASTING, Seeking Albany Extras

NON-UNION COMMERCIAL

*RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

CLIENT:  CDPHP- Dr. Bennett Campaign
ADVERTISING AGENCY:  Wallwork Curry McKenna
PRODUCER:  Scott Doggett
SHOOT LOCATION:  Albany, NY (various locations throughout Albany)
SHOOT DATES:  Wednesday 8/10 and Thursday 8/11
USAGE:  Local & Regional Broadcast (full buyout)
RATE:  $200/8 hrs (must self-report, no travel pay, no agency fee)

SEEKING:

[EXTRAS]
Male and Female, 25-50s, All Ethnicities. Everyday people walking the streets of Albany, NY. Required wardrobe is street casual/casual nice.  WARDROBE REQUESTS:   Street casual-casual nice. No logos. No all black or all white. Polos, khakis, etc. Talent will be expected to provide a minimum two (2) options.

RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT INFO ASAP:

  1.  Name/cell/email/location base/agency (if applicable)
  2.  Height & Weight
  3.  Headshot/Pic (MANDATORY)
  4.  Specify the dates you are available to work (8/10 AND/OR 8/11)

EMAIL ASAP:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  CDPHP

 

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03
Aug

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Short Film- “480 SECONDS”

NON-UNION SHORT FILM

PROJECT: 480 Seconds
CLIENT:  NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
DIRECTOR: Christopher Conto
PRODUCTION COMPANY: NYS Media Services
CASTING DIRECTOR: BreakThrough Casting
SHOOT DATES: August 22, 23, 24
LOCATION: Utica, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT BY CAR)
RATE: See roles below, rates are a flat fee for ALL shoot dates.

SYNOPSIS: 
480 Seconds is a short film that follows Detectives Tess Lambert and Aaron Diaz as they attempt to put together the puzzle pieces in the aftermath of an Active Shooter incident.

SEEKING:

[DETECTIVE TESS LAMBERT]
Caucasian female, 30s, medium length dark hair, hardened no nonsense, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. (LEAD)

Rate:
$2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days) + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[DETECTIVE AARON DIAZ]
Hispanic male, 30s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. Sensitive, smart, excellent detective, MUST SPEAK SPANISH. (LEAD)

Rate:
 $2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[LYDIA SANCHEZ]
Hispanic female, late 20s-early 30s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. MUST SPEAK SPANISH. Witness to an active shooter incident. (FEATURED)

Rate: $2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[TERENCE GROVES] 
African American Male, mid 40’s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. A little worse for wear, Terrance is a witness in an active shooter incident. (10-12 speaking lines)

Rate:
 $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[GINA PERULLI]
Caucasian Female, 40’s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. Witness in an active shooter incident. (10-12 speaking lines).

Rate: $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[JACK LANG]
Caucasian Male, mid 40s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR. Jack is a financial planner, witness in an active shooter incident who with other employees, takes down the shooter. (10-12 speaking lines)

Rate: $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[NICOLE RAMOS]
Female, mid 30s, Mediterranean, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR. Casualty, no speaking lines, must convey terror.

Rate: $1000 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1.  Send name/email/cell/location base/agency info (if applicable)
  2.  Current physical stats (height & weight)
  3.  CURRENT legit headshot & resume
  4.  Acting reel (MANDATORY)

Only qualifying talent will be invited to self-tape.  PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION.

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  480 Seconds

 

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