Tag: Hudson Valley Casting

15
Mar

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NY HUDSON VALLEY REGION: HQMP Print Casting

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  10am Saturday, 3/18/17
*SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT SELF-TAPES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

PROJECT:  HQMP Print
CLIENT:  Health Quest
AD AGENCY:  Seiden Advertising
CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting
AUDITION:  Direct Booking from self-tape/headshot/resume/reels
LOCATION: Poughkeepsie, NY OR Rhinebeck, NY (see roles below)
DATE: 3/23, 3/29, 3/30 (see roles below)
USAGE: Print, Billboard, Web (full buyout)
RATE: $500/4 hrs, paid NET 90

 

SEEKING:

[FEMALE PATIENT]
Female, mid to late 30s, Hispanic, Latina talent with brown or black hair. Normal build, height/weight proportionate or slightly overweight.  Talent will chat with the compassionate healthcare provider during the shoot, as they’ll be acting out a faux exam/health evaluation.  Must provide casual (no t-shirts) and business casual wardrobe options (as you would dress for a doctor’s appointment).  Shoots Thursday 3/23 in Poughkeepsie, NY from 3-5pm. Must self-report by car (mandatory).

[MALE PATIENT]
Male, mid to late 30s, Caucasian. Normal build, height/weight proportionate or slightly overweight.  Talent will chat with the compassionate healthcare provider during the shoot, as they’ll be acting out a faux exam/health evaluation.  Must provide casual (no t-shirts) and business casual wardrobe options (as you would dress for a doctor’s appointment).  Shoots Wednesday 3/29 in Poughkeepsie OR Rhinebeck NY (TBD) from 12-2 pm.  Must self-report by car (mandatory).

[ELDERLY PATIENT]
Female or Male, age 60-79, Caucasian, with gray and/or salt pepper hair color.  Normal build, height/weight proportionate or slightly overweight.  Talent will chat with the compassionate healthcare provider during the shoot, as they’ll be acting out a faux exam/health evaluation.  Must provide casual (no t-shirts) and business casual wardrobe options (as you would dress for a doctor’s appointment).  Shoots Thursday 3/30 in Poughkeepsie OR Rhinebeck NY (TBD) from 2-4:30 pm.  Must self-report by car (mandatory).

 

TO SUBMIT, EMAIL INFO AND ATTACH SELF-TAPE:

  1. name/cell/email/location base
  2. current height & weight
  3. attach current commercial headshot/pic & resume
  4. include commercial links/acting reels
  5. attach self-tape (see instructions below)

SELF-TAPE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. state name and agency (if applicable)
  2. state current height, weight and location base
  3. state, “I confirm that I can self-report BY CAR to either Poughkeepsie or Rhinebeck, NY (depending on role)
  4. zoom in for close up (shoulder to top of head), zoom out for full body and full body profiles

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  10am Saturday, 3/18/17
*SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT SELF-TAPES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  HQMP PRINT

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18
Jan

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- HUDSON VALLEY: Non-Union Industrial RUSH CASTING

*Rush Casting!!

*Seeking Talent with GREAT TEETH/SMILE who can DRIVE to HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPE- 10 PM Thursday, 1/19/17

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL

PROJECT:  Dental Educational Video

PRODUCER:  Dear Doctor

CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting

SHOOT DATE:   Monday, January 23rd

LOCATION:   Hopewell Junction, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT BY CAR)

USAGE:  Video + Web only (deardoctor.com and dentist offices- FULL BUYOUT)

RATE:  See roles below

 

SEEKING:   

 

[MATURE MALE PATIENT / DENTIST]

Male, 45-65 years, any ethnicity, good looking, clean shaven with GREAT TEETH and a PERFECT SMILE.  At the dentist office, he will be portraying a dental patient as well as a dentist, demonstrating proper brushing and flossing techniques.  NON-SPEAKING.  

RATE:  $400/8 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; OT is $50/hr 

 

[MATURE FEMALE PATIENT #1]

Female, 45-65 years, any ethnicity, attractive, with GREAT TEETH and a PERFECT SMILE. At the dentist office she will be portraying a dental patient as well as demonstrating proper brushing and flossing techniques at the dentist office.  NON-SPEAKING.

RATE:  $400/8 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; OT $50/hr 

 

[FEMALE DENTAL PATIENT / DENTAL HYGIENIST]

Female, 20-25 years, any ethnicity, attractive, with GREAT TEETH and a PERFECT SMILE.  At the dentist office, she will be portraying a dental patient who needs her wisdom teeth removed.  She will also play the role of hygienist, demonstrating proper brushing and flossing techniques at the dentist office, NON-SPEAKING.

RATE:  $400/8 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; OT $50/hr 

 

 

[MATURE FEMALE PATIENT #2]

Female, 45-65 years, any ethnicity, attractive, with GREAT TEETH and a PERFECT SMILE.  At the dentist office, she will be portraying a dental patient as well as demonstrating proper brushing and flossing techniques at the dentist office, NON-SPEAKING.

RATE:  $200/4 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; OT $50/hr 

 

 

[HEAVY-SET MALE DENTAL PATIENT]

Male, 35-45 years, Caucasian, friendly, approachable, heavy-set, clean-shaven with a GREAT TEETH and a PERFECT SMILE,  He will be portraying a chronic/restless snorer who seeks help from a dentist.  NON-SPEAKING.

RATE:  Full Buyout at $200/4 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; any overtime is $50/hr 

 

[MATURE MALE PATIENT]

Male, 40-50 years, African American ethnicity, good looking, clean shaven.  At the dentist office, he will be portraying a dental patient who has just had a tooth extracted, (don’t worry we are not really going to extract a tooth).  NON-SPEAKING.  

RATE:  Full Buyout at $200/4 hrs (NO AGENCY FEE), paid day of session + copy + food & drinks; any overtime is $50/hr 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

-Email the info below AND your self-tape before 10 PM Thursday, 1/19/17

  •  name/cell/email address/location base
  •  agency info (if applicable)
  •  height and weight
  •  current headshot/resume (reels a BIG PLUS)
  •  self-tape instructions:

1.  Dress appropriately for role best suited for you, with makeup and hair
2.  Slate (name & agency), state your location base and CONFIRM that you can SELF-REPORT BY CAR to Hopewell Junction, NY
3.  State current height and weight, then ZOOM OUT for full body shot and profiles
4.  Show us your GREAT SMILE:  ZOOM IN for headshot (shoulders to top of head) then SMILE while looking at the camera as well as turning your head for both smiling profiles
5.  Show us you GREAT TEETH:  “Big Smile” close up SHOWING TEETH while looking at the camera as well as turning your head for both smiling profiles.

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Dear Doctor

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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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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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18
Jun
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Jun
06
Jun

Congrats to everyone on the Orange County Trust spot!

Congrats to everyone involved with the Orange County Trust spot- great work all around!!! A special thank you to the lovely, Nuby DeLeon of ND Pro Media for this opportunity!!

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01
Jun

NON-UNION COMMERCIAL & VOICE-OVER CASTING: LOCAL CAR DEALERSHIP

 

NON-UNION LOCAL COMMERCIAL & VOICE-OVER CASTING!!!

 

-RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

 

Project: Non-Union Local Commercial & VO spot

Client: Car Dealership

Shoot Date: Thursday afternoon, 6/4/2015

*Location: Poughkeepsie, NY (local hire only/ self-report/ no travel pay)

Usage: Regional broadcast & VO, 1 year buyout

*Rate: $400/ 4 hours, paid on set (on-camera) with a possible bump of $200/ up to 2 hours, paid on set (voice-over- :30, :15, :10)

*Must self-report to Poughkeepsie, NY, NO TRAVEL PAY

 

 

SEEKING:

 

[BOYFRIEND CAR BUYER]

Male, mid 20s-mid 30s, any ethnicity, STRONG ON-CAMERA & VO ACTOR WITH COMEDIC TIMING, MEDIA LINKS TO ON-CAMERA & VO WORK MANDATORY. He is tries to impress girlfriend by attempting to fix their broken down although he is unsure of what he is doing.

 

*Rate: $400/ 4 hours, paid on set (on-camera) with a possible bump of $200/ up to 2 hours, paid on set (voice-over- :30, :15, :10)

*Must self-report to Pouchkeepsie, NY, NO TRAVEL PAY

 

[GIRLFRIEND CAR BUYER]

Female, mid 20s-mid 30s, any ethnicity, STRONG ON-CAMERA & VO ACTOR WITH COMEDIC TIMING, MEDIA LINKS TO ON-CAMERA & VO WORK MANDATORY. Great sense of humor, dominant and slightly sarcastic. She’s appeases her boyfriend’s attempts to fix car while roping him into buying a brand new car.

 

*Rate: $400/ 4 hours, paid on set (on-camera) with a possible bump of $200/ up to 2 hours, paid on set (voice-over- :30, :15, :10)

*Must self-report to Pouchkeepsie, NY, NO TRAVEL PAY

 

FILL OUT TEMPLATE TO SUBMIT ASAP:

1)  NAME

2)  EMAIL/CELL

3)  AGENCY/AGENCY EMAIL & CELL

4)  VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)

5)  UNION STATUS

6)  CITY BASED & HOW YOU WILL SELF-REPORT TO POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

7)  CURRENT SELFIE (clearly showing face & hair length- MANDATORY)

8)  MEDIA LINKS TO COMMERCIAL & VO WORK- MANDATORY (please DO NOT submit if you cannot provide)

9)  PROFILE & WEBSITE LINKS

-OR-

9a)  JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOT

9b)  PDF OF UPDATED RESUME

 

 

RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

 

Subject line:  CAR DEALERSHIP

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

 

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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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