Tag: Albany Talent

28
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Industrial, Dental Training

Direct booking from self-tape & media links for EXPERIENCED HOSTS only

 

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL (direct booking from self-tape & media links)

PROJECT NAME:  Dental Infection Training

PRODUCER:  Chris Conto

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center

LOCATION:  Albany, NY (must self-report by car)

SHOOT DATES:  January 14th & 15th, 2016 (tentative dates)

RATE:  $800/ 8 hour day + lunch (full buyout, no travel pay, no agency fee)

 

SEEKING:

 

[MALE HOST]

Caucasian male, mid 40s, EXPERIENCED HOSTS ONLY, STRONG ACTORS with IMPROV & COMEDIC SKILLS, to present 25 minutes of content designed and written for the Dental Industry. 

 

[FEMALE HOST]

Female, late 20s-early 30s, all ethnicities,EXPERIENCED HOSTS ONLY, STRONG ACTORS with IMPROV & COMEDIC SKILLS, to present 25 minutes of content designed and written for the Dental Industry. 

 

TO SUBMIT:  Send A & B to dana@wearebreakthrough.com (SELF-TAPE and LINKS TO WORK MANDATORY)

SUBJECT LINE:  Dental Industrial

DEADLINE:  9 AM Wednesday, 12/30/15

 

A)  Submit Info:

-name

-contact info (email/cell)

-agency info (name/email/cell)

-height, weight, hair & eye color

-city based

-links to work/website

 

B)  Self-tape:

Tell us about yourself and where you see yourself in 5 years (1 1/2 minutes max).  We want to see your personality, charm, humor, wit and substance.  We want you to have fun with this!)

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14
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: NON-UNION TV PSA, “Surprise”

*Direct booking from self-tape and required materials (see submission instructions below)

*DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – 5 PM Wednesday 10/21/15

*MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

PROJECT:  Non-Union TV PSA- “Surprise” 

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health

PRODUCER:  Chris Conto

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center

CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting

SHOOT DATE:  Tuesday 10/27/15

LOCATION: Albany, NY

USAGE:  Broadcast, Web, Print

RATE:  $600/8 hrs, full buyout, no agency fee, must self-report, no travel pay *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

SEEKING:

 

[SENIOR CITIZEN]

Male, African American, 55 and up, character faces.  Non-speaking role, must be able to genuinely express the idea of being “Surprised”.  *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

[MALES & FEMALES]

25-35 years, Caucasian, African American, Asian, Hispanic and Latino.  Non-speaking roles, must be able to genuinely express the idea of being “Surprised”.  *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

[HISPANIC/LATINO MOM]

Female, 35-40, Hispanic, Latino, real families encouraged.  Non-speaking role, must be able to genuinely express the idea of being “Surprised”.  *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

[HISPANIC/LATINO DAD]

Male, 35-40, Hispanic, Latino, real families encouraged.  Non-speaking role, must be able to genuinely express the idea of being “Surprised”.  *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

[HISPANIC/LATINO KIDS]

Male and Females, 6-12 years, real families encouraged.  Non-speaking roles, must be able to genuinely express the idea of being “Surprised”.  Must have current child performer permit.  *MUST SELF-REPORT TO ALBANY, NY FOR AN 8 AM CALL TIME.  (PARENT/GUARDIAN DRIVERS PREFERRED)

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION –5 PM Wednesday 10/21/15)

 

A)  COMPLETE AND SUBMIT REQUIRED INFO:

  1. name/email/cell/city based
  2. age and date of birth (minors only)
  3. will you self-report to ALBANY, NY by car?
  4. current vital stats (height, weight, hair & eye color)
  5. agency/agent name/email/cell (if available)
  6. all profile links (Actors Access, Backstage, Casting Networks, Website, etc) 
  7. jpeg of CURRENT headshot/pics 
  8. pdf of UPDATED resume
  9. jpeg of CURRENT selfie to be submitted to client (MANDATORY-shoot from shoulders up clearly showing face and hair length, without photo effects and filters)
  10. full URLs of your media links (reels/monologues)
  11. Kids can create a personality clip (less than 2 mins.) and upload to Vimeo (preferred and can be password protected- make sure to provide password) or YouTube (not password protected) only

B)  SUBMIT VIDEO AUDITION 

  1. Give us 3 different variations of GENUINE “Surprise”, all in one link (DEADLINE TO SUBMIT– 5 PM Wednesday 10/21/15).  HAVE FUN!!!
  2. Upload to Vimeo (preferred and password protected) or YouTube (not password protected) ONLY, other formats will not be accepted.
  3. Send link and password (if applicable) with filled out template above.

 

EMAIL:

dana@wearebreakthrough.com  (MALES only)

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com  (FEMALES and HISPANIC FAMILY only)

 

SUBJECT LINE:

Surprise PSA

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Apr

Congratulations to Rasheda C. (Albany Talent) on booking the principal role for Price Chopper!

Congratulations to Rasheda C. (Albany Talent) on booking the principal role for Price Chopper!  I had the absolute pleasure of working with this beautiful and talented actor on another project.  BreakThrough is thrilled to have Rasheda on board!

 

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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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09
Jan

Dinner with James Pentaudi of Albany Talent

Had a wonderfully entertaining dinner with the fabulous James Pentaudi of Albany Talent.

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