Tag: New York State Department of Health

20
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- ALBANY, NY: Non-Union PSA RUSH CASTING

*RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPE- 9am tomorrow, Friday 10/21/16

NON-UNION PSA

PROJECT:  “GET SCREENED NO EXCUSES”

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health 

DIRECTOR:  Joe Walsh

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center

CASTING:  BreakThrough Casting

SHOOT DATE:  10/27/16 (PENDING)

LOCATION:  New York State Capital District (Albany,

Schenectady, Troy)

USAGE:  Broadcast and Web (full buyout)

RATE:  $600/8 must self-report (NO TRAVEL, NO AGENCY FEE)

SEEKING:

[WOMEN]

Female, 30-50 yrs, all ethnicities, STRONG ACTORS for speaking roles.  This is a PSA for two (2) :30 spots about Breast Cancer screening.  Shoots in the New York State Capital District (Albany, Schenectady, Troy) so it’s MANDATORY that you are able to SELF-REPORT BY CAR.  No travel or agency fees.  

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

*Email the following info and self-tape the copy below.  This is a RUSH CASTING and all self-tapes must be submitted by 9am tomorrow morning, Friday 10/21.  ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU CAN SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO ALBANY, NY (no travel pay, no agency fee).

  • name/cell/email/agency contact (if applicable)
  • height/weight/location base
  • links to reels
  • current commercial headshot
  • submit self-tape with audition copy below

SELF-TAPE AUDITION COPY:

*Slate, state agency, height and weight, state location base and CONFIRM that you can self-report by car to Albany.  Then pick one audition line, add the tag line and give us three DIFFERENT reads:

1)  “MEDICAL TESTS COST TOO MUCH – IT’S JUST NOT WORTH GETTING SCREENED FOR BREAST CANCER.”

2)  “IT TAKES TOO LONG – I JUST DON’T HAVE TIME FOR IT.”

3)  “I DON’T HAVE A FAMILY HISTORY OF CANCER – SO I’M PROBABLY FINE.”

4)  “I CAN’T GET THE TIME OFF FROM WORK TO GET A MAMMOGRAM ANYWAY.”

TAG LINE:

“NOW, THERE ARE NO EXCUSES.  AND NO TIME TO WASTE.

 

*PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US TO CHECK ON YOUR SUBMISSION STATUS

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  GET SCREENED NO EXCUSES

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27
May

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union PSA- Breast Cancer Screening (Albany, NY)

 

NON-UNION PSA – ALBANY, NY


*SELF-TAPE SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  9 PM Thursday, 6/2/16

 

PROJECT:  Breast Cancer Screening PSA
CLIENT: NYS Department of Health
PRODUCER:  Chris Conto
DIRECTOR: Joe Walsh
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center
CASTING:  BreakThrough Casting
LOCATION: Albany Area
SHOOT DATE: Week of June 27th
USAGE:  Broadcast & Web
RATE: $575/8 hours + lunch (must self-report by car/no travel pay/no agency fee/full buyout)

 

SYNOPSIS:
A series of scenes wherein talent will be asked to evoke specific emotions. PSA for the NYS Department of Health for Breast Cancer Screening Campaign.

 


SEEKING:

 

[KIDS]
Males and Females, ages 10-13, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Minors must have updated work permit.

[TEENAGERS]
Males and Females, ages 13-17, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Family preparing dinner together. Minors must have updated work permit.

[FRESHMAN COLLEGE STUDENT]
Males and Females, ages 18-25, ALL ETHNICITIES, strong actors with expressive faces.  Mom drops off daughter/son at a college campus for her/his first year at college.

[ADULT SON]
Males, ages 25-30, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Mom with her adult son.

[PARENTS]
Males and Females, ages 40-55, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Family preparing dinner together.

[OLDER COUPLE]
Males and Females, ages 55-70, ALL ETHNICITIES, strong actors with expressive faces.  Shopping at the local farmer’s market, speaking with retailers.

[GRANDPARENTS]
Males and Females, ages 65-70, ALL ETHNICITIES,  strong actors with expressive faces.  Multi-generational family in park.

 

 

REQUIRED SUBMISSION INFO (*Deadline to submit self-tape:  9 PM Thursday, June 2):

  •  Name/Cell/Email/City Based
  •  Confirm that you can drive to Albany, NY (please DO NOT submit if you cannot self-report by car)
  •  CURRENT height/weight
  •  Agency/contact name/email/cell (if applicable)
  •  CURRENT headshot
  •  Links to previous work (if available, specifically work that complements the scene(s) you are submitting for)
  •  SELF-TAPE (MANDATORY) instructions:
  1.  State name/height/weight/city based
  2.  Zoom in for headshot (shoot from shoulders to top of head) and tell us a short, expressive anecdote (less than 1 minute total).  Then zoom out for full body view and profiles.
  3.  Record camera ready (in appropriate wardrobe, makeup and hair styled) against a simple, plain background, with good lighting so we can clearly see your face and hair length (wear hair down).

 

EMAIL:
johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  DOH PSA (role)

 

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15
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Voice-Over PSA, “Surprise”

*Direct booking from self-record and required materials (see submission instructions below)

 

PROJECT:  Non-Union Voice-Over PSA, “Surprise” 

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health

PRODUCER:  Chris Conto

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center

CASTING DIRECTOR:  BreakThrough Casting

SHOOT DATE:  Tuesday 10/26/15

LOCATION:  Remote Recording

USAGE:  :30 TV, Radio, Web

RATE:  $600 full buyout, no agency fee

 

SEEKING:

 

[FEMALE VOICE]

Female, sounding 25-40, STRONG ACTORS with range:  upbeat and conversational, between bubbly and sultry with lots of character.  Remote applicants with professional home studio need apply.  

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (see A&B below)- DEADLINE 9 AM MONDAY, 10/19

 

A)  FILL OUT TEMPLATE

  1. name/email/cell/city based
  2. list home studio equipment
  3. agency/rep name/email/cell (if available)
  4. links to audio work
  5. jpeg of  headshot

 

B)  SUBMIT AUDIO AUDITION 

  1. Give us 2 different reads of the audition copy (below).
  2. Upload to soundcloud.com and send separate links for each read.
  3. Deadline to submit is 9 AM Monday, 10/19

 

AUDITION COPY

“There are many different New Yorkers, that’s why there are many different Health Care options, with something for everyone…and signing up is so simple, you’d be surprised how easy and affordable it is! Visit ny state of health dot ny dot gov.”

 

EMAIL:

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:

VO PSA Surprise

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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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