Tag: Hudson Valley Castings

30
Jan

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NY HUDSON VALLEY REGION: Non-Union Print- HEALTH QUEST RUSH CASTING

* RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!

* DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  5pm Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Project:  NON-UNION PRINT

Client:  HEALTH QUEST

Casting Director:  BREAKTHROUGH CASTING

Audition Date:  SELF-TAPE ONLY

Callbacks:  DIRECT BOOKING FROM SELF-TAPES, REELS, HEADSHOTS, RESUME

Shoot Location:  POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (mandatory self-report BY CAR ONLY)

Shoot Date:  FRIDAY, 2/3/17 (1-5pm)

Usage:  1 YEAR PRINT & WEB

Rate:  $300/4 hrs, NET 30 (no travel, no agency fee)

SEEKING: 

[PATIENTS]

Females, 30-55+ years, any ethnicity. Must look healthy, active and full of vitality. Shots will be of Patients interacting with physicians, nurses and tech i.e. consultations, waiting in the lobby, etc.

SUBMIT REQUIRED INFO AND SELF-TAPE:

  1.  email name/cell/email address AND location base
  2.  agency info (if applicable)
  3.  current height & weight
  4.  current headshot, updated resume, reels a BIG PLUS
  5.  self-tape instructions (mandatory):

– Dress camera ready (with makeup and hair) casual yet polished attire, slate (state your name and agency), state current height & weight, CONFIRM that you can self-report BY CAR to Poughkeepsie, NY (mandatory).

– Zoom out for full body shot and profiles, zoom in for close up (shoot from shoulders to top of head).

– Tell us in 30 seconds about yourself- HAVE FUN WITH THIS.  Please note, we want to capture your personality, not your resume.

-SUBMIT SELF-TAPE BEFORE 5pm Wednesday, 1/31/17

 

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Subject line:  Health Quest Print

 

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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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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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18
May

Congratulations to Isabella Z. on booking the lead role for the IMPAIRED DRIVING PSA!

Congratulations to Isabella Z., all the way from Atlanta GA, on booking the lead role for the IMPAIRED DRIVING PSA!  Isabella came in at the 11th hour of our nationwide casting, beat out the NYC heavy hitters and blew us away!  BreakThrough is absolutely thrilled to have both Isabella and her mom Kelly as part of the cast!

 

SSrfsMd

 

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