Tag: NYC Casting

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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27
Apr

Non-Union TV PSA Casting: IMPAIRED DRIVING

 

PROJECT NAME:  IMPAIRED DRIVING

UNION STATUS:  Non-Union

PROJECT TYPE:  TV PSA

DIRECTOR:   Joseph Walsh

SHOOT DATE:  Monday May 18th, 8 AM-3 PM

LOCATION:  Albany, NY (approx. 3 hrs. north of New York City- MUST SELF-REPORT)

USAGE:  Broadcast/Web, Full Buyout

RATE:  Rates vary per role (see below)

 

*Direct Booking from video audition (roles of ERIN, ERIN’S MOM and ADULT ERIN), links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

*Audition Copy for Erin, Erin’s Mom and Adult Erin can be found at bottom of page

 

SEEKING:

 

[ERIN]- LEAD

Rate:  Above scale at $1000/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

5-7 years of age, Caucasian, blonde/strawberry blonde/red hair, FRECKLES A PLUS, athletic (will be asked to run through a field).  A country/farm girl who at her birthday party, finds out that her father just passed away.  VERY STRONG EMOTIONAL PRESENCE, ROLE WILL REQUIRE TEARS .  Think a young Dakota Fanning quality.

*Direct Booking from video audition, links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[ERIN’S MOM] – PRINCIPAL

Rate:  $700/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

30-35 years of age, Caucasian, blonde/strawberry blonde/red hair, FRECKLES A PLUS.  A country/farm mom with a STRONG PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PRESENCE.  A person who has worked the soil most of her life.  At her daughter’s birthday party, she finds out of her husband’s unexpected death.  This emotional role requires a VERY STRONG ACTOR, who can emote an emotional arc of joy to utter devastation.

*Direct Booking from video audition, links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[ADULT ERIN] – SUPPORTING

Rate: $600/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

20-25 years of age, Caucasian, blonde, strawberry blonde or redhead.  Freckles a plus.  A country/farm mom with a STRONG PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL PRESENCE.   VERY STRONG ACTOR WHO CAN CRY ON CUE.

*Direct Booking from video audition, links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[MOMS]- EXTRAS

Rate: $375/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

Females, 30-35 years of age, Caucasian and Latina, Mother to one of the children attending party.

*Direct Booking from links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[DAD]- EXTRA

Rate: $375/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

Males, 30-35 years of age, Caucasian, Dad to one of the children attending party.

*Direct Booking from links to acting work, headshot/resume- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[GIRLS] – EXTRAS

Rate: $350/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

Girls, 5-7 years of age, Caucasian and Hispanic, attending birthday party.

*Direct Booking from links to acting work (if available), headshot/current pics, current selfie- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

[BOYS] – EXTRAS

Rate: $350/ 8 hour day (includes travel)- full buyout, must self-report

Boys,  5-7 years of age, Caucasian, attending party.

*Direct Booking from links to acting work (if available), headshot/current pics, current selfie- PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE THESE MATERIALS.

 

 

TO SUBMIT:  Fill out template below (MANDATORY)

1)  NAME

2)  CONTACT INFO (cell/email)

3)  CITY BASED

4)  AGENCY & CONTACT INFO (if applicable)

5)  VITAL STATS (height, weight, eye & hair color)

6)  AGE & D.O.B (minors only)

7)  ATTACH SELFIE FROM TODAY CLEARLY SHOWING FACE & HAIR (MANDATORY)

8)  *VIDEO AUDITION (for the roles of Erin, Erin’s Mom and Adult Erin only, SEE COPY BELOW)

9)  LINKS TO ONLINE PROFILE PAGE/ACTING WORK/MONOLOGUES (provide only full URLs, NO DOWNLOADS ACCEPTED)

OR

9a)  ATTACH JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOTS/PICS

9b)  ATTACH PDF OF UPDATED RESUME

10)  ARE YOU WILLING TO WORK AS AN EXTRA?

 

*VIDEO AUDITION

  1. ERIN– Submit a 1-2 min. PERSONALITY CLIP (tell us about yourself) in addition to the VIDEO AUDITION (copy below)
  2. ERIN’S MOM– copy below
  3. ADULT ERIN– copy below

Recording with your cell phone is fine but please make sure you are well lit, the background is simple and the sound is clear with no background noise.  Shoot from the shoulders up so we can clearly see your face and eyes.  Upload video to YouTube or Vimeo ONLY and send us the full URLs.  If video is set as private, please remember to include the password in your email.

 

 

1.  ERIN- AUDITION COPY

A 5 year old girl (Erin) is celebrating her Birthday with friends and family.

 

Erin (Excited)

My dad is bringing home the best birthday cake ever!

 

Mom (calling out to Erin)

Erin honey… I think I see your dad’s car coming up the drive!

 

Erin (elated)

Daddy!!!

Erin  

I love you Dad!

 

Improv Erin looking confused and expressing through tears when realizing that her daddy isn’t coming home.

 

 

2.   ERIN’S MOM- AUDITION COPY

A 5 year old girl (Erin) is celebrating her Birthday with friends and family.

 

ERIN’S MOM (calling out to Erin)

Erin honey… I think I see your dad’s car coming up the drive!

(phone rings.)

  

ERIN’S MOM(about to answer phone)

I wonder who that could be?

 

ERIN’S MOM

Yes, this is she.

(she learns that husband has been killed.  MOM screams)

No!

(Close-up of ERIN’S MOM with tears streaming down her face, looking at Erin)

 

 

3.  ADULT ERIN- AUDITION COPY

You are recalling your 5th birthday when you found out that your father was killed by an impaired driver.  The director wants to see tremendous emotion with tears.

                          Erin (ADULT)

That was the day an impaired driver killed my dad.  I miss him so much.

 

 

 

 

Email template and all materials to:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  IMPAIRED DRIVING

 

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10
Apr
21
Oct

Congratulations to Gilberto D. for booking the IBM Industrial!

Congratulations to Gilberto D. for booking the IBM Industrial!  We know you’ll make BREAKTHROUGH proud!

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04
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC, NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL CASTING!!!

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL CASTING!!!

Project: IBM
Shoot Date: Monday 10/13/2014 or Tuesday 10/14/2014
Location: Manhattan
Usage: Internal only
Rate: $500/ half day (9am- 1pm)

SEEKING:

[BUSINESS PARTNER]
Male, 35-39 years, Latin/Hispanic Southern Hemisphere/Carribean looks. STRONG ACTOR, minimal to moderate accent okay. Must memorize lines. Must provide own wardrobe: blue blazer, other blazer option, three collared shirts, business slacks, decent shoes and belt.

[IT EXPERT]
Male, 25 – 29, Caucasian. STRONG ACTOR, Brooklyn hip,cool w/ glasses, bicycle riding type. Real, everyday types. Must memorize lines for three, one minute scenes. Wardrobe Must provide own wardrobe: ‘cool’ sport jacket, a couple collared shirts (not white), a few other ‘tops’ options, hip glasses, jeans ok, ‘cool’ sneakers or shoes.

Submissions due by 5 PM, Monday 10/ 6

SUBMIT REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Filled out template
a) NAME:

b) CELL:

c) EMAIL:

d) CITY BASED:

e) ATTACHED JPEG OF SELFIE (taken day of submission, clearly showing face and hair length- MANDATORY)

f) VITAL STATS (eyes & hair color, height & weight)

g) LINKS TO WORK:

h) LINKS TO PROFILE:

-OR-

h1) ATTACHED JPEGS OF HEADSHOTS

h2) ATTACHED PDF OF RESUME

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03
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING NYC – Feature Film – STARING AT THE SUN – Seeking TEEN DANCERS

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC
Feature Film- STARING AT THE SUN
SEEKING NON-UNION BG:  TEEN DANCERS
Project:  STARING AT THE SUN
Producer:  Carmine Famiglietti
Production Company:  Dayenu Films
Director:  Harry Greenberger
SAG ULTRA LOW BUDGET
Dates of Shoot:  Sunday 10/5
Call Time: 8:00- 10:30 AM
Location:  Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Rate:  $50/up to 2 1/2  hours,  cash on set + IMDb credit + snacks and drinks

 

SYNOPSIS:

Two Hasidic girls from Brooklyn feeling persecuted by the rules of their religion, run away in search for freedom only to find more rules in secular life, as in their lives.  Starring Sarah Clarke (Twighlight/The Twilight Saga:  Breaking Dawn- Part 1/The Twilight Saga:  Eclipse, 24)

 

SEEKING:

[BG TEEN DANCERS]

Male & Female, 14-18 years old, African-American, Hispanic / Latino teen DANCERS. Wardrobe is acceptable public school attire, bright colors, jeans, short sleeve tops with at least a bit of hip-hop flair. MUST HAVE VALID NYS CHILD PERFORMER PERMIT.

 

FILL OUT TEMPLATE BELOW:

1.  Name:

2.  Cell #:

3.  Email:
4.  City Based:
5.  Vital Stats (Eye & Hair color, Height & Weight):
6.  NYS Child Performer Permit #:
6.  Do you agree to the terms?:
7.  Attach selfie from TODAY clearly showing face and hair length (MANDATORY)
8.  Links of you dancing:
9.  Profile links:
-OR-
9a.  Attach jpeg of CURRENT headshot/pics

9b.  Attach pdf of UPDATED resume (if available)

 

EMAIL:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  Staring at Sun- BG TEEN DANCERS

 

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29
Sep

CONGRATULATIONS TO DARIANY AND DAILYN S. FOR BOOKING THE MANHATTAN PARTY LIVE EVENT!

Congratulations to Dariany and Dailyn S. for booking the Manhattan Party Live Event!  We know you’ll make BREAKTHROUGH proud!

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23
Sep

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC NON-UNION MUSIC VIDEO- RUSH CASTING!!!

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- NYC

NON-UNION MUSIC VIDEO- RUSH CASTING!!!

Project: Music Video
Label: UNIVERSAL.
Production company: BAKESHOP MEDIA
Band: THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT
Date: TODAY, Wednesday 9/24/14 (3:45 PM- 7:45 PM)
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Rate: $25 cash on set

SEEKING:

[Rooftop Party Goers]
Males & Females, ages 18 up, any ethnicity.

IMMEDIATE CASTING!!

EMAIL ASAP:  dana@wearebreakthrough.com

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23
Sep

BREAKTHROUGH- NYC, NON-UNION LIVE EVENT CASTING!!!

BREAKTHROUGH- NYC

NON-UNION LIVE EVENT CASTING!!!

Project: Manhattan Birthday Party Event
Date: Saturday, 10/4/14 (6:45 PM- 8:45 PM)
Location: Manhattan
Rate: $80.00/ 2 hours, cash on set

SEEKING:

[Twins]
Female, ages 18-30, Caucasian needed to greet birthday party guests at Manhattan locale. Weird, indie and edgy looking types with matching school girl dresses and horn-rimmed glasses a plus!

SUBMIT REQUIRED MATERIALS:

1. Filled out template:
a) NAME:
b) CELL:
c) EMAIL:
d) CITY BASED:
e) JPEG OF RECENT SELFIE wearing matching school girl dresses and horn-rimmed glasses
f) LINKS TO PROFILE:
-OR-
f1) ATTACHED JPEGS OF HEADSHOTS/PICS
f2) ATTACHED PDF OF RESUME (if available)

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: 9AM on Monday, 9/29/14
EMAIL: dana@wearebreakthrough.com
SUBJECT LINE: TWINS

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23
Sep