Tag: Industrial Castings

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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24
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC: Non-Union Industrial, XEROX

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  Before 9 AM Wednesday, 12/28/16

PROJECT:  Non-Union Live Industrial

CLIENT:  Xerox

PRODUCER:  ​Christa Trinler

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Velocity Productions

CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting

AUDITION DATE:  Direct Booking from headshots/reels/self-tape only

EVENT LOCATION:  NYC

EVENT DATE:  January 4, 2017

USAGE:  NYSE Live Event, Internal Trade Publications and Videos, possible evening broadcast news only

RATE: $600/8 hrs + 10% agency fee

SYNOPSIS:

The CEO of Xerox is ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange and will be holding an event where 3 actors ​portraying monks will be on hand to act as brand ambassadors. They will hand out pamphlets and must know a few bullet points about the new Xerox Messaging.

SEEKING: 

[BROTHER DOMINIC]

30s-40s, Caucasian Male, STRONG ACTOR with brown curly hair, heavy set physique. BROTHER DOMINIC is the younger, innocent and fresh, devoted monk, pure in his eagerness yet smart and savvy with his knowledge of modern day technology.  Wardrobe will be provided. Talent must look like reference pictures below:

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[ABBOTT]

60s-70s, Caucasian Male, STRONG ACTOR, balding with silver hair. The ABBOTT is the oldest of the group, worldly and wise but not up to speed with the advancements of technology.  He gives BROTHER DOMINIC the important, monumental task of translating, reproducing and distributing documents worldwide.  Wardrobe will be provided. Talent must look like reference pictures below. 

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[MONK #2]

Late 50s-60s, Caucasian Male, STRONG ACTOR, balding with gray hair. MONK #2 is older, a slightly jaded and slightly jealous monk who enjoys watching BROTHER DOMINIC take on this stressful, monumental task.  Little does he know about the power of advanced technology. Talent must look like reference pictures below. 

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SUBMIT REQUIRED MATERIALS & SELF-TAPE (before 9 AM Wednesday, 12/28/16):

  1.  name/cell/email/agency info (if applicable)
  2.  current height/weight/eye & hair color
  3.  current headshots/pics
  4.  updated resume
  5.  reels/clips
  6.  MANDATORY self-tape due BEFORE 9AM Wednesday, 12/28/16 (see instructions & audition copy below)

SELF-TAPE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1.  prep your appearance as much as possible to look like reference photos (MUST shave facial hair)
  2.  copy/paste/review reference video:  https://youtu.be/faH1FXPqymU-
  3.  slate, state current physical stats (height/weight/eye & hair color), zoom out for full body shots with full body profiles, zoom in and shoot from shoulders up to deliver copy (clearly showing face and hair length).
  4.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE WELL LIT, IN FOCUS WITHOUT ANY BACKGROUND NOISE.  If we can’t clearly see and hear you, your self-tape will not be reviewed.
  5.  Using the character descriptions and reference video as your guidelines, give us two different reads:  a) more modern day conversational while maintaining the proper, traditional, religious community tone;  b) slightly more dramatic old world with a touch of Shakespeare flavor.  HAVE FUN WITH THIS!

AUDITION COPY:

“A page isn’t meant to be bound or locked away from all to see.  Pages should be living breathing constantly evolving containers  of information.  Places where people from here, there and everywhere come to meet and collaborate.  To think together, make together, debate together, create together.  Working, connecting and communicating.  In the way we were all meant to:  freely.”

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Subject line:  Xerox

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14
Sep

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- SEATTLE, WA: Non-Union Industrial- JUNO (REVISED RUSH CASTING)

*REVISED RUSH CASTING

*ONLY ACCEPTING FOR THE ROLE OF MATEO-  PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

 

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL

CLIENT:  Juno Therapeutics

AGENCY:  Giant Creative

CALLBACKS:  TBD

LOCATION:  Seattle, WA

SHOOT DATE:  10/12

USAGE:  2 Year Usage Online Video on Client Site, Professional Trade Shows and Banner Ads

TALENT RATES:  See roles below

 

SYNOPSIS:  This is for a cancer drug to show the patient story. 

 

SEEKING:

 

[MATEO (formerly MATTHEW]

Male, 30-50 yrs, Hispanic/Mixed Race Latino/Mediterranean.  Non-speaking role, seeking STRONG ACTOR, MUST HAVE SHORT/THINNING/NO HAIR, CHARACTER TYPES A HUGE PLUS.  Mateo has cancer and has undergone chemotherapy, so he MUST BE SLIM. Short hair, thinning hair, bald, or willing to shave head.  HERO TALENT

Shoot Date:   10/12

Rate:  $750/8 hrs +20% agency fee, OT over 8 hrs, paid NET 30

 

[CAREGIVER- FEATURED EXTRA 1]

Female, 30-50 years, ALL ETHNICITIES.  FEATURED EXTRA

Shoot Date:  10/12

Rate:  $350/8 hrs + 20% agency fee, OT over 8 hrs, paid NET 30

 

[FEMALE NURSE- FEATURED EXTRA 2]

Female, 30-50 years, ALL ETHNICITIES, any prior nursing experience A PLUS.  FEATURED EXTRA

Shoot Date: 10/12

Rate:  $350/8 hrs + 20% agency fee, OT over 8 hrs, paid NET 30

 

[MALE NURSE- FEATURED EXTRA 3]

Female, 30-50 years, ALL ETHNICITIES, any prior nursing experience A PLUS.  FEATURED EXTRA

Shoot Date: 10/12

Rate:  $350/8 hrs + 20% agency fee, OT over 8 hrs, paid NET 30

 

[PATIENTS- EXTRAS]

Females and Males, 30-50 yrs, ALL ETHNICITIES.  These patients have gone through chemotherapy and must be on the slimmer side with SHORT/THINNING/NO HAIR as a huge PLUS.  EXTRAS

Shoot Date: 10/12

Rate:  $300/8 hrs + 20% agency fee, OT over 8 hrs, paid NET 30

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (send info & self-tape)

  •   Name/Cell/Email/Agency Info (if applicable)
  •   Specify your city base
  •   Height/Weight
  •   Headshot or Current Selfie
  •   *Submit self-tape with CLEAN FACE/NO MAKEUP and WEARING FITTED CLOTHES to show your physique (MANDATORY):

1)  Slate (state your name), state height/weight/location base

2)  State the role(s) you are submitting for.  Please review the roles and corresponding rates as they vary.

3)  Important notes:

  • EVERYONE must self-tape CLEAN FACE/NO MAKEUP and wear fitted clothes to clearly show your physique.
  • Men willing to shave their head for the role of MATTHEW must state that on tape.

4)  Zoom in for closeup to clearly show face & hair length, then zoom out for full body and profiles.

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPES:  9am Monday, 10/3/16

 

*PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US WITH THE STATUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION

*SUBMITTING ASAP IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED AS DEADLINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

 

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Juno

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15
Feb

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING Corona, CA: Non-Union Industrial, Mazda Journey- RUSH CASTING!!!

*RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!

*DIRECT BOOKING ONLY

*Those selected to self-tape will receive sides immediately.  Deadline to submit self-tape:  8 PM Wednesday, February 17th.

 

PROJECT NAME:  Mazda Journey

DIRECTOR:  Don Heatley

SHOOT DATES:  March 1st, 2nd and 3rd (TBD, # of days vary per role)

SHOOT LOCATION:  Corona, CA  (must self-report by car)

USAGE:  In-house only

RATE:  $500/ 8 hours + 10% agency fee, + $100 travel pay, paid on set (with overtime at $62.50/hour)

 

SEEKING:  

STRONG ACTORS WITH EXCELLENT MEMORIZATION SKILLS.  MUST BE DEPENDABLE AND HAVE LINES MEMORIZED SOLID (NOT LEARNED THE NIGHT BEFORE).

 

[AUDREY DENNAN]

Female, late 20’s-early 30’s, any ethnicity.  Young mother shopping for a new car.  Must own business casual wardrobe.  

 

[MATTHEW]

Male, late 20’s-early 30’s, any ethnicity.  Hip and warm, not your typical car salesperson.  Must own black, grey and khaki slacks.  Company polo will be provided.

 

[WHITNEY]

Female, early 30’s, any ethnicity.  Finance Manager and young mother.  Must own black, grey and khaki slacks.  Company polo will be provided.

 

[CHARLIE DENNAN]

Male, late 20’s-early 30’s, any ethnicity.  AUDREY’s husband.  Must own business casual wardrobe.  

 

[JUSTIN] 

Male, 30’s, any ethnicity.  Service Advisor.  Must own black, grey and khaki slacks.  Company polo will be provided.

 

[JAMIE]

Female, late 20’s-early 30’s, any ethnicity.  Customer Service.  Must own black, grey and khaki slacks.  Company polo will be provided.

 

[RACHEL]

Female, late 20’s-early 30’s, any ethnicity.  AUDREY’s friend who advises her while car shopping.  Must own business casual wardrobe.

 

[EMMA DENNAN]

Female, 6-9 years old, any ethnicity, must have valid CPS permit.  AUDREY’s daughter.  Must provide own wardrobe.

 

-SUBMIT REQUIRED INFO.  IF SELECTED, SIDES WILL BE EMAILED TODAY.

(DEADLINE- 8 PM Wednesday, February 17 )

-SEND REQUIRED INFO:

  1.  name/email/cell/city based & zip code
  2.  do you own a reliable car to self-report to Corona, CA
  3.  current physical stats (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  4.  agency/contact name/email/cell (if available)
  5.  jpeg of CURRENT headshot/pics
  6.  pdf of UPDATED resume
  7.  jpeg of CURRENT selfie (MANDATORY-shoot from shoulders up, must clearly show face and hair length)
  8.  full URLs of your media links (MANDATORY– personality clips/monologues/reels/website)


–EMAIL TEMPLATE & VIDEO AUDITION TO:

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com (Female Talent Only)
dana@wearebreakthrough.com (Male Talent Only)

 

-SUBJECT LINE:  Mazda Industrial RUSH

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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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25
Sep

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Auto Industrial RUSH CASTING

RUSH CASTING

-Direct booking based on required materials and self-tape auditions (see submission details below)

-Deadline to submit self-tape:  8 PM Wednesday, 9/30/15

PROJECT: Auto Industrial
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DIRECTOR: Don Heatley
SHOOT DATES: 10/10 & 10/11 OR 10/17 & 10/18 with a possible 3rd shoot date, TBD.
SHOOT LOCATION: Paramus, NJ area
USAGE: In-house only
RATE: $500/8 hours + $100 travel pay (no agency fee), paid on set for a total of $600/day. MUST SELF-REPORT, DRIVERS PREFERRED but production can provide transport to and from bus/train station.

 

SEEKING:  

[FEMALE BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS]

Females, 30s-50s, all ethnicities, STRONG ACTORS with corporate attire & business suits.  Talent with cars who can drive to location preferred.  Scenes are business scenarios where conversations will be delivered 2 ways (right and wrong).  Talent MUST BE DEPENDABLE IN MEMORIZING LINES DOWN SOLID (not memorized the night before).

[MALE BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS]

Males, 30s-50s, any ethnicities, STRONG ACTORS with corporate attire & business suits.  Talent with cars who can drive to location preferred.  Scenes are business scenarios where conversations will be delivered 2 ways (right and wrong).  Talent MUST BE DEPENDABLE IN MEMORIZING LINES DOWN SOLID (not memorized the night before).

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (DEADLINE- 8 PM Wednesday, 9/30/15)

-FILL OUT TEMPLATE:

  1. name/email/cell/city based
  2. how you will self-report to Paramus, NJ
  3. current vital stats (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  4. agency/agent name/email/cell (if available)
  5. all profile links (Actors Access, Backstage, Casting Networks, Website, etc)
  6. jpeg of CURRENT headshot/pics
  7. pdf of UPDATED resume
  8. jpeg of CURRENT selfie (MANDATORY-shoot from shoulders up, must clearly show face and hair length)
  9. full URLs of your media links (personality clip/monologues/reels)

-VIDEO AUDITION:

  1. Give us two contrasting MEMORIZED reads (audition copy below)
  2. Dressed in corporate attire, shoot from shoulders up against a plain background, make sure you’re well lit and that we can clearly hear you (no background noise)
  3. ONLY full URLS from Vimeo (preferred and password protected) or YouTube (not password protected).  Other formats will NOT be accepted.

-AUDITION COPY:

FEMALE COPY (MEMORIZED):

Scene 1

FADE IN:  PATTI is on her cellphone.

PATTI:

(very excited)

So guess who I ran into the other day? Jeff Wood! He looks exactly the same as when we went to school together!

(speaking with amazement)

Turns out, he’s got a place just about 5 minutes from me and belongs to the same gym I do. (pause)

(picking up the excitement again)

… I know, I can’t believe I haven’t run into him before this. … So yeah, we’re gonna get together for coffee or something (pause)  … I know! Who knows?

Scene 2

FADE IN:  PATTI is on her cellphone.  This time, however, she is not so excited.

PATTI:

(very matter of fact)

So guess who I ran into the other day? Jeff Wood! He looks exactly the same as when we went to school together!

(not sure if this is a good or bad thing)

Turns out, he’s got a place just about 5 minutes from me and belongs to the same gym I do. (pause)

(same matter of fact statement)

… I know, I can’t believe I haven’t run into him before this. … So yeah, we’re gonna get together for coffee or something (pause)  … I know! Who knows?

MALE COPY (Two (2) Contrasting MEMORIZED reads of the following):

HANNAH IN OFFICE SETTING. WALKS INTO OFFICE OF HER BOSS (NICK) who is looking at his computer. During the conversation, the boss is very friendly, complimentary, but never takes his eyes or face away from the screen nor does he stop hitting keys from time to time.

HANNAH

Hey Nick. You said you wanted to see me about the conference call with the sales operations managers?

(NICK is looking at screen, talking matter-of-factly. Never looks at HANNAH)

NICK

Yeah … I’m … happy you took care of that this morning. Thanks for doing that … (distracted). … As you know, I had that emergency this morning and had to run. …. Wait a second … (hits key or two) … okay! … Where was I?

HANNAH

You were talking about the conference call

NICK

(still looking at the screen) Right! Keep doing what you’re doing … (still looking at screen) did you need anything else?

 

EMAIL TEMPLATE & VIDEO AUDITION TO:

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com (Female Talent Only)

dana@wearebreakthrough.com (Male Talent Only)

subject line:  AUTO INDUSTRIAL

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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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