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09
May

BreakThrough Casting- Los Angeles: Non-Union Live Event, XEROX

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  10pm Friday, 5/12
*SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT SELF-TAPES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

 

NON-UNION LIVE EVENT

 

CLIENT:  Xerox
PRODUCER:  ​Christa Trinler
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Velocity Productions
CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting
AUDITION DATE:  Direct Booking from self-tape/headshots/reels
CALLBACKS:  N/A
LOCATION:  Los Angeles, CA
DATE:  Thursday May 25th, 2017
TIME:  8:45 AM- 4:00 PM (includes morning rehearsal)
USAGE:   Live Event, b-roll for internal communications, or in a highlights video to promote event in other cities
RATE:  $600/8 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE)

 

SEEKING: 

 

[BROTHER DOMINIC]
30s-40s, Caucasian Male with brown curly hair who looks similar to the reference pictures below.  TALENT MUST BE ABLE AND WILLING TO HAVE FUN PORTRAYING THESE CHARACTERS AND is comfortable with socializing with guests.  Talent will help with the on stage “reveal’ of the new products and be on hand to have their photo taken with attendees.  Talent WILL NOT NEED TO LEARN LINES.
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[ABBOTT]
60s-70s, Caucasian Male, balding with silver hair who looks similar to the reference pictures below.  TALENT MUST BE ABLE AND WILLING TO HAVE FUN PORTRAYING THESE CHARACTERS AND is comfortable with socializing with guests.  Talent will help with the on stage “reveal’ of the new products and be on hand to have their photo taken with attendees.  Talent WILL NOT NEED TO LEARN LINES.
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[MONK #2]
Late 50s-60s, Caucasian Male, balding with gray hairwho looks similar to the reference pictures below.  TALENT MUST BE ABLE AND WILLING TO HAVE FUN PORTRAYING THESE CHARACTERS AND is comfortable with socializing with guests.  Talent will help with the on stage “reveal’ of the new products and be on hand to have their photo taken with attendees.  Talent WILL NOT NEED TO LEARN LINES.
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 SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:  *DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  10pm Friday, 5/12

 

A)  Email required info below
  • name/email/cell/agency contact info (if applicable)
  • current height & weight
  • location base & zipcode
  • current headshots, resume & links to reels (mandatory)
  • self-tape audition below (mandatory)
B)  self-tape audition copy
  • slate (state name and agency)
  • state current height & weight
  • state, “I confirm that I can self-report BY CAR”
  • zoom out for full body shot and profiles, zoom in (headshot) for audition read
  • audition copy-  use the reference link and give us a natural read to portray the character you are auditioning for AND HAVE FUN WITH IT
C)  audition copy (REFERENCE LINK:  https://youtu.be/IKGq_w56RnQ)
  • “A page isn’t meant to be bound or locked away from all to see.  Pages should be living breathing constantly evolving  containers  of information.  Places where people from here, there and everywhere come to meet and collaborate.  To think together, make together, debate together, create together.  Working, connecting and communicating.  In the way we were all meant to:  freely.”

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Xerox, L.A.

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05
May

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING – NY – Saratoga State Park, NY: Non-Union Industrial, “TRAIL OF THE SUPERVISOR”

*DIRECT BOOKING FROM SELF-TAPES/HEADSHOTS/REELS
*SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT SELF-TAPES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  5pm Wednesday, 5/10/17

 

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL

 

PROJECT:  Trail of the Supervisor
CLIENT:  NYS Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER)
DIRECTOR:  Natalia Briggs
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services
AUDITION: Self Tape
LOCATION:  Saratoga State Park (must self-report by car)
SHOOT DATES:  TBD  (Tentative June 6, 7, 8/See ROLES for number of days needed)
USAGE:   Internal Use Only (full buyout)
RATE:  See roles below

 

SEEKING:

 

[KATE – NEW PARK SUPERVISOR]

Female, Caucasian, late 20’s. Her character is spunky and motivated as she was just promoted to supervisor.

RATE: $1,950 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE)  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO SARATOGA STATE PARK, NY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).

 (Click to download sides: KATE SIDE 1, KATE SIDE 2)

 

[SCOTT – KATE’S BOSS]

Male, Caucasian, late 30’s early 40’s. His character is Kate’s mentor, kind and knowledgeable.

RATE: $1,300 flat fee total for 2 days (8 hour days) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE)  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO SARATOGA STATE PARK, NY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).

  (Click to download side: SCOTT SIDE)

 

[GREG – PARK EMPLOYEE]

Male, Caucasian, early 20’s. His character is young and innocent.  Loves his job.

RATE: $550 flat fee total for 1 day (8 hour day) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE) MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO SARATOGA STATE PARK, NY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).

 (Click to download side:  GREG SIDE)

 

[JOSH – PARK EMPLOYEE]

Male, Caucasian, late 20’s – early 30’s.  His character is angry and not in a good place in life. Needs guidance.

RATE: $550 flat fee total for 1 day (8 hour day) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE)  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO SARATOGA STATE PARK, NY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).

(Click to download side: JOSH SIDE)

 

[SHEILA – EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COUNSELOR]

Female, African America, early 40’s.  Educated and friendly counselor.

RATE: $550 flat fee total for 1 day (8 hour day) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE)  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO SARATOGA STATE PARK, NY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).

(Click to download side: SHEILA SIDE)

 

[ALEXIS – PARK TOUR GUIDE]
Female, Hispanic, early 20’s.  A real “trailblazer”, Alexis has a strong viewpoint and is passionate about her job.
RATE: $550 flat fee total for 1 day (8 hour day) + $195/day travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE)
(ROLE HAS BEEN CAST)

SYNOPSIS:  A newly appointed supervisor is tasked with leading a group of park workers and learns what it takes to successfully manage a team.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

 

A)  Complete and email the information below (1-6) along with your self-tape audition.  See roles (above) for downloadable sides.  Deadline is 5 pm, Wednesday, 5/10/17
  1.  1. name/email/cell/location base
  2.  2. current height/weight
  3.  3. confirm that you can self-report BY CAR to Saratoga State Park, NY
  4.  4. agency/rep name/email/cell (if applicable)
  5.  5. professional reels
  6.  6. recent headshot

 

B)  Self-Tape, Slate & Profiles
 – Self-tape the copy associated with the role you are auditioning for above, then
– Slate – state your name, agency (if applicable), height/weight, your location base and role you are auditioning for
– confirm that you can self-report to Saratoga State Park, NY BY CAR
– zoom in close up, zoom out full body with profiles

 

C) Self-Tape Audition Tips
-memorize copy as much as possible
-look straight into camera
-should you require a little help, check out this article 0n how to self-tape your audition:

 

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

 

SUBJECT LINE:  Trail of the Supervisor

 

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