Category: Hudson Valley Casting

28
Feb

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NY Hudson Valley Region: Non-Union Industrial, HEALTH QUEST

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  9 AM Thursday, 3/2/17

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL

CLIENT: Health Quest

PROJECT NAME: Meet the Doctor

PRODUCER: Tara Latorre

DIRECTOR: Edward Roy

PRODUCTION COMPANY: J6 MediaWorks

CASTING DIRECTOR: BreakThrough Casting

AUDITION: Direct Booking from Self-Tapes/Headshots/Resumes/Reels

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

SHOOT DATE: Thursday, March 9th
USAGE: Health Quest Website, YouTube and FaceBook (FULL BUYOUT) TALENT RATE: $300/4 hrs paid NET 30

SEEKING:

[SENIOR PATIENT]

Male or Female, looks age 65+, any ethnicity, GRAY HAIR, healthy, active and vibrant. Non-speaking role where patient will be interacting with doctors.

[PRE-DIABETIC PATIENT]

Male or Female, ages 40-60 years, any ethnicity, overweight. Non-speaking role where patient will be interacting with doctors.

[PATIENT 1]

Male or Female, ages 18-35 years, any ethnicity, healthy, active and fit. Non-speaking role where patient will be interacting with doctors.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

-Email the info below AND your self-tape before 9 AM Thursday, 3/2/17

  •  name/cell/email address/location base
  •  agency info (if applicable)
  •  height and weight
  •  current headshot/resume (reels a BIG PLUS)
  •  self-tape instructions (9 AM Thursday, 3/2/17 DEADLINE)

1.  Dress casual with natural yet polished makeup and hair
2.  Slate (name & agency), state your location base and CONFIRM that you can SELF-REPORT BY CAR to Carmel, NY
3.  State current height and weight, then ZOOM OUT for full body shot and profiles
4.  ZOOM IN for headshot (shoulders to top of head)

5.  Share a quick remedy or words of wisdom (no more than 30 seconds) that’s worked for you.

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Meet the Doctor 1

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28
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NY HUDSON VALLEY REGION: Non-Union Print/Web Galleria Mall #seasonsbiggestgifts Campaign

*DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – TUESDAY, 11/1/2016 12:00PM*

*DIRECT BOOKING FROM SELF-TAPE & REELS*

PROJECT:  NON-UNION PRINT/WEB 

PROJECT:  Galleria Mall #seasonsbiggestgifts Campaign

DIRECTOR:  Nuby DeLeon

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  ND Pro Media, Inc.

CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting

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

SHOOT DATE:  Monday, 11/7/2016 (EARLY AM CALL TIME) 

USAGE:  Print and Web (FULL BUYOUT)

RATE:  $700/8 + 10% agency fee + meal + copy,  NO TRAVEL PAY, Net 15

SEEKING: 

[MALE/DAD SHOPPER]

Hispanic, Male, 40-50 STRONG COMEDIC ACTOR, NON-SPEAKING – A father is shopping at the mall for the holidays and must comically struggle with a LARGE gift box.  Think Charlie Chaplin/Harold Lloyd/Mr. Bean.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

A)  Complete and email info below

  1.  name/email/cell
  2.  City/State based in:
  3.  agency/rep name/email/cell (if applicable)
  4.  links to reels/previous work MANDATORY (Comic work a PLUS!)
  5.  headshot/resume

*ONLY QUALIFYING TALENT WILL BE EMAILED THE AUDITION IMPROV TO SELF-TAPE* 

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Galleria Mall Campaign

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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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28
Jul

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Industrial – SAFE SLEEP FOR BABY

*DIRECT BOOKING FROM HEADSHOTS, LINKS & SELF-TAPES

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPE:  9 PM Tuesday, 8/2/16

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL

PROJECT:  Safe Sleep For Baby

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health

DIRECTOR:  Chistopher Conto

PRODUCTION:  NYS Media Services 

SHOOT DATE:  8/8/16

LOCATION:  Albany, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT)

USAGE:  Web & Hospitals (FULL BUYOUT)

RATE:  $950/8 hrs + $50 travel stipend+ meal + copy (NO AGENCY FEE)

SYNOPSIS:  A young mother gives sound advice to mothers who are just about to leave the hospital with their new-borns.

SEEKING:  

[YOUNG MOTHER]

Female, All Ethnicities, Mid-20s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR. Young mother giving sound advice to mothers who are just about to leave the hospital with their new-borns.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:   *Deadline to submit SELF-TAPE:  9 PM Tuesday, 8/2/16*

EMAIL INFO and  SELF TAPE (see SELF-TAPE 101 and SELF-TAPE INSTRUCTIONS)

  •  name/email/cell/city based
  •  agency/rep name/email/cell (if available)
  •  CURRENT height/weight
  •  CURRENT commercial headshot
  •  Links to previous work
  •  SUBMIT SELF-TAPE  (MANDATORY)

SELF-TAPE 101:

  • Dress camera- ready
  • Use a simple background
  • Make sure you are well lit and in focus
  • Make sure there is little to no background noise and we can clearly hear you

SELF-TAPE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1.  Slate,  state agency (if applicable), current height/weight/location base
  2.  Zoom in for headshot and facial profiles
  3.  Zoom out for full body shot and profiles
  4.  Give two different takes of AUDITION COPY (see below)
  5.  Submit MP4

AUDITION COPY:

 “A – Alone

Babies should sleep Alone – – not in the same bed with adults, children or pets. 

B – Back

Babies should sleep on their backs not their sides or tummies. 

C – Crib

Babies should sleep in a Crib on a firm mattress with a fitted sheet; Never with soft toys, pillows, bumper pads or loose bedding. Don’t let them sleep on chairs, couches, car seats or any other surface they can get trapped in and suffocate.

Each year in New York State more than 90 babies die from sleep-related deaths. A baby may stop breathing due to soft bedding, an unsafe crib or being rolled on by another person. 

Keep your baby safe every time sleep begins.

Follow the ABC’s of safe sleep.”

 

*Deadline to submit SELF-TAPE:  9 PM Tuesday, 8/2/16*

 

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Safe Sleep

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