Tag: Hudson Valley Talent

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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17
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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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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