Tag: New York State Media Services

10
Feb

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NY Capital Region: Non-Union PSA, “Public Service Matters”

*Deadline to submit self-tape, 11 pm Tuesday, 2/14/17
*Direct Booking from self-tape/reels/headshots/resume

 

NON-UNION PSA
PROJECT:  Public Service Matters
CLIENT:  NYS Civil Service
DIRECTOR:  Natalia Briggs
PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services
LOCATION:  Albany, NY (must self-report by car)
DATE:  Wednesday 2/22/17 (tentative)
USAGE:  Non-Broadcast, Corporate Events/Convention Only (full buyout)
RATE:  See roles below

 

SEEKING:

 

[BILINGUAL FEMALE COLLEAGUE]
Female, Late 20’s-Mid 30s, Hispanic or Caucasian, SEASONED ACTOR, BILINGUAL ENGLISH (no accent)/SPANISH, TELEPROMPTER PRO.  IMPROV SKILLS A HUGE PLUS.   Colleague will play Human Resource Worker.  Shoot will take place in-studio and talent MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO ALBANY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).
RATE: $700/8 + $100 travel stipend (if commuting over 2.5 hours) + 10% agency fee

 

[MALE COLLEAGUE]
Male, Late 20s, African-American, SEASONED ACTOR, TELEPROMPTER PRO.  IMPROV SKILLS A HUGE PLUS.   Colleague will play Human Resource Worker.  Shoot will take place in-studio and talent MUST BE AVAILABLE TO SELF-REPORT BY CAR TO ALBANY.  Direct booking from self-tape and reels (MANDATORY).
RATE: $500/8 + $100 travel stipend (if commuting over 2.5 hours) + 10% agency fee

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
A)  Complete and email info below.  Self-tape deadline is 11 pm Tuesday, 2/14/17
  1.  name/email/cell/location base
  2.  current height/weight
  3.  confirm that you can self-report BY CAR to Albany, NY
  4.  agency/rep name/email/cell (if applicable)
  5.  commercial reels
  6.  headshot
  7.  FEMALES- self-tape Audition Copy #1 below in ENGLISH (no accent) AND SPANISH (translate audition copy)
  8.  MALES- self-tape Audition Copy #2 below in ENGLISH

 

AUDITION COPY #1 /BILINGUAL FEMALE COLLEAGUE
A)  Slate & Profiles
-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
B)  Self-Tape Audition Copy
– self-tape Audition Copy #1 below in ENGLISH (no accent) AND SPANISH (translate copy)
-memorize copy as much as possible
-look straight into camera
-Self-tape deadline is 11 pm Tuesday, 2/14/17

 

 AUDITION COPY #1 /BILINGUAL FEMALE COLLEAGUE:
“New York State hires people who are afforded almost limitless opportunities that touch every part of public life – including education, environmental conservation, and even health care, just to name a few. The State employs about 150-thousand people of all ages, backgrounds, and education levels – plow drivers, first responders, engineers, research scientists, and more.”

 

AUDITION COPY #2 /MALE COLLEAGUE
A)  Slate & Profiles
-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
B) Self-Tape Audition Copy
-memorize copy as much as possible
-look straight into camera
 Self-tape deadline is 11 pm, 2/14/17, Tuesday

 

 AUDITION COPY #2 /MALE COLLEAGUE:
“Working for New York State is a great way to get involved in public service and make a difference in the lives of others. Not only will you play an important role in providing services to New Yorkers – but you’ll be a part of a diverse and dedicated workforce.”

 

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com
SUBJECT LINE:  Public Service Matters
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19
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: NON-UNION VOICE-OVER PSA – DDPC of NY

*DIRECT BOOKING FROM SELF-TAPES AND PROFESSIONAL VO REELS

NON-UNION VOICE-OVER PSA

DIRECTOR:  Joe Walsh

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services 

CLIENT: Developmental Disabilities Planning Council of NY

DELIVERY DATE:  Thursday, 12/1/16

LOCATION:  Remote Recording

USAGE:  Web Only

RATE:  $1,500 Full Buyout, 10% agency fee

This project will be in two parts, a :60-:90 intro, then 2:00-3:00 (long form) call for membership portion

SEEKING:  

[VO ARTIST]

Female or Male, 30-45 yrs, upbeat and friendly sounding, but not too over the top.  Should be conversational.  SEASONED VO ACTORS WITH LINKS TO WORK SHOULD ONLY APPLY.  Remote recording, must have access to professional studio.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

A)  Complete and email info below

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

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

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  DDPC of NY- PSA VO

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28
Feb

NON-UNION VOICE-OVER NARRATION

PROJECT:  NON-UNION VO NARRATION

RECORD DATE:  ASAP

LOCATION:  ALBANY (self-report) or Personal Home Studio

USAGE:  WEB

RATE:  $800 FULL BUYOUT

 

SEEKING:

[ADULT CHARACTER VOICE ACTORS]

Male, 25-45, STRONG ACTORS ADEPT AT COMEDY/IMPROV who can produce unique character voices for a 3-4  minute narration short animated piece featuring a cartoon wheel (see reference pic below).  Use image as well as copy to give us three variations of your best character voices suited for our cartoon wheel.  Send us your audition links as well as VO SAMPLES of your work (NO DOWNLOADS ACCEPTED).  We will consider remote applicants that have a professional VO set up who can deliver content via internet.

 

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Tire (sample#1)

Ps-s-s-t….Do you have what it takes?

No, not up there…down here!

Hey, you look familiar…do I know you? No?

Well that’s the most important question you’ll need to answer with us.

And that’s proving your identity! So bringing the right documents

with you is super important.

In fact, that’s why they created me in the first place. To remind

YOU to have the right paperwork in hand before walking in that

door.

 

Tire (sample#2)

Alright…now that you know what documents you need, I gotta

split. Well not literally…look at me; I have less than 3,000 miles

of tread ware… I mean I gotta go… But before I do here’s one

last don’t forget.

Don’t forget that a lot of  this info can be completed online,

using your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

You can even schedule your next appointment…how great is

that?!

 

FILL OUT REQUIRED TEMPLATE:

1.  NAME

2.  CELL

3.  EMAIL

4.  AGENCY

5.  LINKS TO AUDITION COPY AND VO SAMPLES (NO DOWNLOADS ACCEPTED)

 

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  VO Narration

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