Tag: BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- HUDSON VALLEY

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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15
May

Congratulations to Andrew M. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot!

Congratulations to Hudson Valley local, Andrew M. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot and KILLING IT!  We’re thrilled to finally work with Andrew, thank you for representing BreakThrough well.  Most of all, thank you to Nuby DeLeon, his wonderful team at ND Pro Media and Orange County Trust for this awesome opportunity!

 

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15
May

Congratulations to Edward F. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot!!!

Congratulations to Edward F. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot and KILLING IT!  We couldn’t be more proud of all the actors, thank you for representing BreakThrough well.  Most of all, thank you to Nuby DeLeon, his wonderful team at ND Pro Media and Orange County Trust for this awesome opportunity!

 

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15
May

Congratulations to Daniela M. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot!!!

Congratulations to the gorgeous Daniela M. on booking the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot and KILLING IT!  I’ve had the pleasure of working with this multi-talented beauty and was absolutely thrilled to have her as part of the cast.  Most of all, thank you to Nuby DeLeon, his wonderful team at ND Pro Media and Orange County Trust for this awesome opportunity!

 

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15
May

Congratulations to Kevin H. on booking the lead role for the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot!!!

Congratulations to Kevin H. (agency, Eileen Haves) on booking the lead role for the ORANGE COUNTY TRUST spot and KILLING IT!  We couldn’t be more proud of all the actors, thank you for representing BreakThrough well.  Most of all, thank you to Nuby DeLeon, his wonderful team at ND Pro Media and Orange County Trust for this awesome opportunity!

 

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06
May

Non-Union Commercial: ORANGE COUNTY TRUST (RUSH CASTING!!!)

 

PROJECT:  ORANGE COUNTY TRUST
UNION STATUS:  Non-Union
PROJECT TYPE:  COMMERCIAL
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  ND Pro Media
SHOOT DATE:  Tuesday, 5/12/15
LOCATION:  Middletown, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT)
USAGE:  Regional Cable Broadcast (NY Hudson Valley), 2 Year Buyout
RATE:  Rates vary per role (see below)

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from video audition (JUDGE and LAWYER/BANKER), media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

SEEKING:

 

[LAWYER/BANKER]  (speaking)

Male 40-60 years of age, Caucasian, Seeking a Raymond Burr-type as Perry Mason. Needs gravitas. The role should capture the feel of early TV male leads. This will be shot in B/W 1960’s Perry Mason courtroom drama style. Must capture the essence of the genre. Must provide business suit.  LEAD

Rate: $600/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- 2 year buyout, must self-report

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from video audition (JUDGE and LAWYER/BANKER), media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.
 
 
[JUDGE] (speaking)
Male/Female, Ages 40-60, Caucasian Seeking a strong, older, experienced looking authority figure. This will be shot in B/W 1960’s Perry Mason courtroom drama style. Must capture the essence of the genre. Must provide business suit.  PRINCIPAL

Rate: $600/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- 2 Year buyout, must self-report

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from video audition (JUDGE and LAWYER/BANKER), media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[STENOGRAPHER] (non-speaking)

Female, 20-40 years of age, All Ethnicities, non-speaking. This will be shot in B/W 1960’s Perry Mason courtroom drama style. Must capture the essence of the genre. Must provide business suit.  FEATURED

Rate: $450/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- 2 Year buyout, must self-report

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[BALIFF] (non-speaking)

Male, 40-60 years of age, All Ethnicities, Heavy-set, character faces. This will be shot in B/W 1960’s Perry Mason courtroom drama style. Must capture the essence of the genre. Must provide business suit.  FEATURED

Rate: $450/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- 2 Year buyout, must self-report

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[STAND-IN LAWYER] (non-speaking)

Male, 40-60 years of age, Caucasian, Seeking a Raymond Burr-type as Perry Mason. Needs gravitas. The role should capture the feel of early TV male leads. This will be shot in B/W 1960’s Perry Mason courtroom drama style. Must capture the essence of the genre. Must provide business suit.  BACKGROUND

Rate: $450/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- 2 Year buyout, must self-report

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW 5 PM, Thursday May 7th.

*Direct Booking from media links, headshot/resume, selfie. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

TO SUBMIT:  Fill out template below (MANDATORY)

1)  NAME

2)  CONTACT INFO (cell/email)

3)  CITY BASED

4)  AGENCY & CONTACT INFO (if applicable)

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

6) UNION AFFILIATION

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

8)  *VIDEO AUDITION (for the roles of JUDGE and LAWYER/BANKER only, SEE COPY BELOW)

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

OR

9a)  ATTACH JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOTS/PICS

9b)  ATTACH PDF OF UPDATED RESUME

 

Email template and all materials to:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  ORANGE COUNTY TRUST

 

*VIDEO AUDITION

  1. JUDGE- copy below
  2. LAWYER/BANKER- copy below

Recording with your cell phone is fine but please make sure you are well lit, the background is simple and the sound is clear with no background noise.  Shoot from the shoulders up so we can clearly see your face and eyes.  Upload video to YouTube or Vimeo ONLY and send us the full URLs.  If video is set as private, please remember to include the password in your email.

 

 

1.   JUDGE – AUDITION COPY

In your best 1950’s courtroom drama series voice (deep, authoritative, filled with wisdom), please give us three takes (in one link) of the following:

 

JUDGE:

Mr. Ruhl

 

Followed by slamming a gavel (or facsimile of) and improvise as though in a disruptive courtroom, saying, “ORDER!, “ORDER in the court!”

  

2.  LAWYER/BANKER – AUDITION COPY

In your best 1950’s courtroom drama series voice ala Perry Mason (deep, authoritative, filled with wisdom), please give us three takes (in one link) of the following:

LAWYER/BANKER “Mr. Ruhl”:

(You are speaking to a jury)

Members of the business community. You’ve heard the uncontested evidence – We offer Excellence in Orange-the best business banking in the region.

(Build momentum)

You’ve heard about our full line of business products and special services for medical, municipal and legal customers-all delivered locally by local bankers.

(Crescendo- BRING IT HOME!)

I submit you have no choice but to find that we offer better business banking and Excellence in Orange.

 

 

 

Email template and all materials to:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  ORANGE COUNTY TRUST

 

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13
Apr

Short Film RUSH Casting: BABY TEETH

RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

 

PROJECT:  Baby Teeth

Short Film (SAG Pending)

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Baby Teeth Productions, Stephanie Ellis

PRODUCER:  Traci Carlson, Gigi Graff

DIRECTOR:  Stephanie Ellis

WRITER:  Stephanie Ellis

SHOOT DATE:  Sunday, April 19th

LOCATION:  Hastings-On-Hudson, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT)

USAGE:  All media in perpetuity

RATE:  No pay but food, $30 travel stipend, credit, copy (less than 8 hours time commitment)

SYNOPSIS:

New mother Alex, suffering from postpartum depression, makes a desperate call to her friend Sophie.  She has lost her baby and needs Sophie’s help.  Alex is determined not to alert the authorities for fear they would take the child away from her.  So the two friend’s set out to retrace Alex’s steps and find her child. But as their stops continue to come up empty and Alex’s behavior grows more erratic, Sophie begins to fear the worst.  The question becomes, how long can Sophie wait before she too needs to call for help?

SEEKING:

TONI (Day Player)

Female, 22-28 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  Toni is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in English and Chinese or Korean).

CHINESE OR KOREAN WOMAN #1 (Day Player)

Female, 35-45 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  She is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in Chinese or Korean).

Submit these required items for consideration:

  • NAME/CELL #/EMAIL
  • NATIONALITY
  • FLUENT LANGUAGES (must be bilingual)
  • CURRENT HEADSHOT/PIC
  • RESUME (if applicable)
  • SELFIE (taken within the last 2 weeks, clearly showing face and hair length)
  • VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  • LINKS TO ACTING WORK (if applicable)
  • SUBMIT AUDITION LINK (sides provided at the bottom of page; include slate & profiles, reader should be off camera, upload to Vimeo or YouTube only)

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Deadline:  ASAP

 

SIDES

 

8 INT. KOREAN NAIL SALON – DAY 8

The salon is empty, save for the four Chinese or Korean employees. THREE MIDDLE AGED WOMEN and ONE MAN, lounging back on his massage chair.  THEY BANTER AWAY IN THEIR NATIVE TONGUE.  An electronic door bell rings as the front door swings open.  The women parked nearest to the entrance pops up to greet  Sophie and Alex.

 

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

You come back. You bring your friend? That’s good.

ALEX

So I was here this morning?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

Yeah, yeah. Manicure. Pedicure.

She gestures back to another employee.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) Toni. Manicure, Pedicure. You mess up her nails?

TONI

No. (In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) She mess them up. She put on her shoes too quick. I told her.

Toni yells out to Alex.

TONI (CONT’D)

(In English) I told you. You put your shoes on too fast. You need more time to dry.

ALEX

No, that’s great. No. Thank you.  (To Sophie, as if she wasn’t sure)  I was here.

SOPHIE

(To Chinese or Korean Woman #1) And her baby.  She was with her baby when she came in?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

No. No baby.

And then again, gesturing to Toni.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) The lady had a baby with her?

TONI

(In English) No, no baby.

SOPHIE

Okay. Thank you.

As the girls head for the exit. The Chinese/Korean women continue their banter as if the girls had never entered.

 

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26
Mar

RUSH CASTING: Non-Union Commercial Casting, EMERGENCY ONE

RUSH CASTING!!  DEADLINE, 12 PM Friday, 3/27/15

 

Project Name:  Emergency One

Project Type:  Non-Union Commercial Casting

Production Company:  Ellenbogen Creative Media

Location:  Kingston, NY (local hire or must self-report with no travel pay)

Shoot Date:  MOTHER-  8 hours on Tuesday, 3/31/15
                        FATHER- 4 hours (AM) on Tuesday, 3/31/15 
 
Usage:  Cable Broadcast Only

 

Rate:  MOTHER- $350/8, 1 year buyout, paid end of session + copy
            FATHER- $250/4, 1 year buyout, paid end of session + copy

 

SEEKING:

[MOTHER]

Female, early to mid-30s, Caucasian, blonde or red hair, blue eyes

 

Wardrobe requirements:  Business/work attire.

 

Shoots:  Tuesday, 3/31/15

 

Rate:  $350/8, 1 year buyout, paid end of session + copy

[FATHER]

Male, early to mid-30s, Caucasian, blonde or red hair, blue eyes

Wardrobe requirements: Suit and tie.Shoots:  Tuesday, 3/31/15

Rate:  $250.00/4 hours, 1 year buyout,  paid end of session + copy

 

PLEASE FILL OUT TEMPLATE BELOW:
1)  NAME
2)  CELL # & EMAIL
3)  AGENCY INFO (name/cell #/email)
4)  VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)
5)  CURRENT SELFIE (MANDATORY, clearly showing face and hair length)
6)  PROFILE OR WEBSITE LINKS (which includes headshots/resumes/links to acting work)
-OR-
6a)  JPEG OF CURRENT COMMERCIAL HEADSHOT
6b)  PDF OF UPDATED RESUME
6c)  LINKS TO VIEW COMMERCIAL WORK (full URL only)
7)  PLEASE STATE YOUR AVAILABILITY ON THE SHOOT DATE AND THAT YOU AGREE TO THE BREAKDOWN

 

Email:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  Emergency One

 

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20
Feb
09
Feb

Congratulations to Felicia and Danielle G. on booking RMS Medical!!

Congratulations to Felicia and Danielle G. on booking RMS Medical!!  We know you’ll make BreakThrough proud!

 

 

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