Tag: Albany Casting

14
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union PSA, “We Deserve It”- RUSH CASTING

*RUSH CASTING:  Deadline to submit self-tape, 10 pm TODAY, Wednesday (12/14/16)
*Direct Booking from self-tape/reels/headshots

NON-UNION PSA

PROJECT: $15 Minimum Wage PSA , “We Deserve It”

CLIENT: NYS Department of Health

DIRECTOR:  Natalia Briggs

PRODUCTION COMPANY: NYS Media Services 

SHOOT LOCATION:  NYC OR ALBANY (see roles below)

SHOOT DATE:  Friday 12/16/16 

USAGE: Broadcast + Web (full buyout)

RATE:  $1200/8 +100 travel stipend (Albany shoot only, if commute is over 2.5 hours) + 10% talent agency fee

SEEKING:

[AFRICAN-AMERICAN FATHER (Albany OR NYC shoot, TBD)]

Male, 30-50s, African-American. SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker.  Shoot will take place in a home kitchen setting.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY OR NYC this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[AFRICAN-AMERICAN MOTHER (Albany OR NYC shoot, TBD)]

Female, 30-50s, African-American. SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker. Shoot will take place in a home kitchen setting.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY OR NYC this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUG TEEN, LEGAL 18 YRS (Albany OR NYC shoot, TBD)]

Female or Male, 18+ years, African-American.  Must be able to portray a young teen, age 12 or 13 and very petite in stature.  This is a non-speaking role.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY OR NYC this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[CAUCASIAN FATHER (Albany Shoot)]

Male, 30-50 yrs, Caucasian. SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker.  Shoot will take place in a home kitchen setting.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[CAUCASIAN MOTHER (Albany Shoot)]

Female, 30-50 yrs, Caucasian. SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker. Shoot will take place in a home kitchen setting.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[CAUCASIAN ADULT CHILD (Albany Shoot)]

Female or Male, 18+ years, Caucasian.  Must be able to portray a young teen, age 12 or 13 and very petite in stature.  This is a non-speaking role.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

[CAFETERIA WORKER (Albany Shoot)]

Male, 40-50 yrs, Caucasian. SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Cafeteria Worker.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY this Friday (12/16). Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

A)  Complete and email info below ASAP

  1.  name/email/cell/location base
  2.  current height/weight
  3.  confirm that you can self-report BY CAR if project shoots in Albany, NY
  4.  agency/rep name/email/cell (if available)
  5.  commercial reels
  6.  headshot
  7.  self-tape audition copy below in ENGLISH (no accent) AND SPANISH (translate copy below)- Deadline is 10pm TODAY, Wednesday 12/14/16

AUDITION COPY- “WE DESERVE IT” (Roles Father/Mother/Cafeteria Worker only):

“If you’re like me, and make minimum wage, I’ve got exciting news.  On December 31st we’re getting a raise, because New York State’s minimum wage is increasing to $15.  And if you don’t get the raise you deserve, call this number to report it.  New York state wants to make sure you get your raise.  You work hard.  You’ve earned it.”

AUDITION for Young Teen/Adult Child:

-state your name, agency (if applicable), current height/weight and location base

-confirm that you are legally 18+ years and that you can self-report to Albany BY CAR

-zoom in close up, zoom out full body with profiles

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  We Deserve It

 

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14
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union PSA RUSH CASTING

*RUSH CASTING:  Deadline to submit self-tape, 5pm Wednesday (12/14/16)
*Direct Booking from self-tape/reels/headshots

 

NON-UNION PSA

PROJECT:  $15 Minimum Wage PSA

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health

DIRECTOR:  BJ DeCerce

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services 

SHOOT LOCATION:  NYC 

SHOOT DATE:  Thursday 12/15/16 

USAGE:  Broadcast + Web (full buyout)

RATE:  $1200/8  + 10% talent agency fee

SEEKING: 

[WOMAN WORKER]

Female, 30-45 yrs, Hispanic who is Bilingual in English (no accent) and Spanish.  SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker.  Shoots in NYC THIS THURSDAY (12/15) OR FRIDAY (12/16).  Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

A)  Complete and email info below ASAP

  1.  name/email/cell/location base
  2.  current height/weight
  3.  confirm that you can self-report BY CAR if project shoots in Albany, NY
  4.  agency/rep name/email/cell (if available)
  5.  commercial reels
  6.  headshot
  7.  self-tape audition copy below in ENGLISH (no accent) AND SPANISH (translate copy below)- Deadline is 5pm TODAY, 12/14/16

 

AUDITION COPY- $15 Minimum Wage

 WOMAN WORKER

If you’re like me, and you make minimum wage,               

I have good news for you.

 New York State is one of the best for taking care of us.

 And on December 31st, we’re getting a raise.

If you don’t get a raise, there’s a number you can call.

Then New York State will make sure you do.

You work hard. 

Get what you deserve.

 

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  $15 Minimum Wage

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19
May

Non-Union Short Film Casting: THE GREATNESS BROKER

 

 

THE GREATNESS BROKER

Non-Union

Short Film, 20-30 mins.

Writer/Producer:  Chris Conto

Production Company:  NYS Media Services

Shoot Dates:  June 9-11th

Location:  Schenectady (must self-report)

Rate:  $1000/day (rate includes travel & lodging)

 

Synopsis:

This film validates the importance of social work where a case assessor and government employee have a chance encounter as their stories unfold through their conversation over coffee and what they are seeing in parts of their mind.

 

SEEKING:

 

[EMPLOYEE]

Female, late 20s-late 30s, Caucasian, STRONG ACTOR, grounded, versatile, with emotional range.  Must provide media links to acting work/monologues.

 

TO SUBMIT:  Fill out template below (MANDATORY)

1)  NAME

2)  CONTACT INFO (cell/email)

3)  CITY/STATE BASED

4)  AGENCY & CONTACT INFO (if applicable)

5)  VITAL STATS (curent height, weight, eye & hair color)

6)  AGE & D.O.B (minors only)

7)  ATTACH SELFIE FROM TODAY CLEARLY SHOWING FACE & HAIR (MANDATORY)

8)  LINKS TO ONLINE PROFILE PAGE/ACTING WORK/MONOLOGUES (provide only full URLs, NO DOWNLOADS ACCEPTED)

OR

8a)  ATTACH JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOTS/PICS

8b)  ATTACH PDF OF UPDATED RESUME (if applicable)

 

 

Email template and all materials to:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  SOCIAL WORK

 

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10
Apr
19
Mar

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL CASTING- PRICE CHOPPER

PROJECT: Price Chopper Onboarding
 
PROJECT TYPE: Industrial
 
SHOOT DATE: Wednesday, April 8th
 
LOCATION: Albany, NY (must self-report, no travel pay)
 
USAGE: Internal only
 
RATE:  *Background- $100/4, 2 year buyout
               with possible upgrade to Principal- $350/4, 2 year buyout
              (no agency fee)

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  5 PM Saturday, 3/21/15

 

SEEKING:

 

*[BG #1]

 

Female, age 35, African American, customer who regularly shops at Price Chopper.  POSSIBLE UPGRADE TO PRINCIPAL.  IF ROLE REQUIRES SPEAKING, FEE WILL BE $350/4.

 

[BG #2]

 

Male, age 50, Caucasian, customer who regularly shops at Price Chopper.
 
 
 
[BG #3]
 
Male, age 25, all ethnicities, customer who regularly shops at Price Chopper
 
 
 
[BG #4]

Female, age 40, Caucasian, customer who regularly shops at Price Chopper.
 
 
[BG #5]

Female, age 45, all ethnicities, customer who regularly shops at Price Chopper

 

TO SUBMIT, FILL OUT TEMPLATE COMPLETELY:

 

1. NAME
2. CELL
3. EMAIL
4. CITY BASED
5. AGENCY (name/contact#/email)
6. VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)
7. CURRENT SELFIE- (MANDATORY and no older than 2 weeks, clearly showing face & hair length)
8. PROFILE LINKS TO HEADSHOTS/LINKS TO WORK (MANDATORY)
-OR-
8a. JPEG OF CURRENT COMMERCIAL HEADSHOTS (MANDATORY)
8b. LINKS TO COMMERCIAL WORK (MANDATORY)

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: 5 PM Saturday, 3/21/15
 
EMAIL: dana@wearebreakthrough.com
 
SUBJECT LINE: PRICE CHOPPER

 

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04
Apr

NON-UNION VIDEO RUSH CASTING!!!

NON-UNION VIDEO RUSH CASTING!!!

*Deadline is midnight tonight, Friday April 4th, 2014*

Project:  Host for Educational Video

Location:  Wappingers Falls, NY

Shoot Dates:  Saturday, April 12th

Usage:  Dental websites/Internet/Dental waiting rooms (6 videos, 1-2 mins each)

Rate:  $800/8 full buyout, LOCAL HIRE ONLY

 

SEEKING:

-Female to play dental hygienist, ages 30-45 years, any ethnicity, very attractive, GREAT TEETH, NICE SMILE, STRONG ACTORS who are TELEPROMPTER PROS with hosting experience. Lab coat & scrubs provided.

*Submit ASAP:

-jpegs of headshots

-pdf of resume

-links to work showing hosting, teleprompter and commercial work

-link to website

*submissions missing materials above will not be considered

 

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Subject line:  Non-Union Video Rush Casting