Tag: NYS Media Services

14
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union PSA RUSH CASTING

*RUSH CASTING:  Deadline to submit self-tape, 5pm Wednesday (12/14/16)
*Direct Booking from self-tape/reels/headshots

 

NON-UNION PSA

PROJECT:  $15 Minimum Wage PSA

CLIENT:  NYS Department of Health

DIRECTOR:  BJ DeCerce

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services 

SHOOT LOCATION:  NYC 

SHOOT DATE:  Thursday 12/15/16 

USAGE:  Broadcast + Web (full buyout)

RATE:  $1200/8  + 10% talent agency fee

SEEKING: 

[WOMAN WORKER]

Female, 30-45 yrs, Hispanic who is Bilingual in English (no accent) and Spanish.  SEASONED ACTOR to play Minimum Wage Worker.  Shoots in NYC THIS THURSDAY (12/15) OR FRIDAY (12/16).  Direct booking TODAY from self-tape and reels, PLEASE SUBMIT ASAP!

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

A)  Complete and email info below ASAP

  1.  name/email/cell/location base
  2.  current height/weight
  3.  confirm that you can self-report BY CAR if project shoots in Albany, NY
  4.  agency/rep name/email/cell (if available)
  5.  commercial reels
  6.  headshot
  7.  self-tape audition copy below in ENGLISH (no accent) AND SPANISH (translate copy below)- Deadline is 5pm TODAY, 12/14/16

 

AUDITION COPY- $15 Minimum Wage

 WOMAN WORKER

If you’re like me, and you make minimum wage,               

I have good news for you.

 New York State is one of the best for taking care of us.

 And on December 31st, we’re getting a raise.

If you don’t get a raise, there’s a number you can call.

Then New York State will make sure you do.

You work hard. 

Get what you deserve.

 

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  $15 Minimum Wage

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24
Oct

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING- ALBANY: RUSH CASTING Seeking NON-CAUCASIAN WOMEN, 50-65 Years

*RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SELF-TAPE- 2pm TOMORROW, Monday 10/25

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 & 10/28 (TBD)

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:

[NON-CAUCASIAN WOMEN, 50-65 Yrs]

Female, 50-65 yrs, NON-CAUCASIAN 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 2pm tomorrow, Tuesday 10/25.  Talent must self-report BY CAR (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- Women 50-65 yrs

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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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03
Aug

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Short Film- “480 SECONDS”

NON-UNION SHORT FILM

PROJECT: 480 Seconds
CLIENT:  NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
DIRECTOR: Christopher Conto
PRODUCTION COMPANY: NYS Media Services
CASTING DIRECTOR: BreakThrough Casting
SHOOT DATES: August 22, 23, 24
LOCATION: Utica, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT BY CAR)
RATE: See roles below, rates are a flat fee for ALL shoot dates.

SYNOPSIS: 
480 Seconds is a short film that follows Detectives Tess Lambert and Aaron Diaz as they attempt to put together the puzzle pieces in the aftermath of an Active Shooter incident.

SEEKING:

[DETECTIVE TESS LAMBERT]
Caucasian female, 30s, medium length dark hair, hardened no nonsense, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. (LEAD)

Rate:
$2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days) + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[DETECTIVE AARON DIAZ]
Hispanic male, 30s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. Sensitive, smart, excellent detective, MUST SPEAK SPANISH. (LEAD)

Rate:
 $2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[LYDIA SANCHEZ]
Hispanic female, late 20s-early 30s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. MUST SPEAK SPANISH. Witness to an active shooter incident. (FEATURED)

Rate: $2800 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[TERENCE GROVES] 
African American Male, mid 40’s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. A little worse for wear, Terrance is a witness in an active shooter incident. (10-12 speaking lines)

Rate:
 $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[GINA PERULLI]
Caucasian Female, 40’s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR for emotionally charged scenes. Witness in an active shooter incident. (10-12 speaking lines).

Rate: $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[JACK LANG]
Caucasian Male, mid 40s, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR. Jack is a financial planner, witness in an active shooter incident who with other employees, takes down the shooter. (10-12 speaking lines)

Rate: $1500 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

[NICOLE RAMOS]
Female, mid 30s, Mediterranean, STRONG, DYNAMIC ACTOR. Casualty, no speaking lines, must convey terror.

Rate: $1000 flat fee total for 3 days (8 hour days), + $175 flat fee travel & lodging stipend + daily lunch + credit (NO AGENCY FEE). Must arrive in Utica by 8/21 Sunday evening, works all shoot dates and will wrap by 4:30pm on 8/24.

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1.  Send name/email/cell/location base/agency info (if applicable)
  2.  Current physical stats (height & weight)
  3.  CURRENT legit headshot & resume
  4.  Acting reel (MANDATORY)

Only qualifying talent will be invited to self-tape.  PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION.

EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  480 Seconds

 

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25
Jun

RUSH CASTING: Non-Union VO Addiction PSA

*RUSH CASTING- SUBMIT ASAP*

*DIRECT BOOKING FROM SELF-TAPE & REELS*

 

NON-UNION VOICE-OVER PSA

PRODUCER:  Chris Conto

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services 

DELIVERY DATE:  Monday 6/27/16

LOCATION:  Remote Recording

USAGE:  Broadcast

RATE:  $600 full buyout, no agency fee

 

SEEKING:  

[FEMALE VO ARTIST]

30-45, throaty, raspy, voice, SEASONED VO ACTORS WITH LINKS TO WORK SHOULD ONLY APPLY.  Remote recording, must have access to professional studio.

[MALE VO ARTIST]

25-35, strong actor, cool, urban, hip, 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

 

*ONLY QUALIFYING TALENT WILL BE EMAILED THE AUDITION COPY TO SELF-TAPE* 
EMAIL:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

SUBJECT LINE:  NYS VO Addiction PSA

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25
Mar