Tag: SAG-AFTRA

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Apr
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Apr
13
Apr

Short Film RUSH Casting: BABY TEETH

RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

 

PROJECT:  Baby Teeth

Short Film (SAG Pending)

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Baby Teeth Productions, Stephanie Ellis

PRODUCER:  Traci Carlson, Gigi Graff

DIRECTOR:  Stephanie Ellis

WRITER:  Stephanie Ellis

SHOOT DATE:  Sunday, April 19th

LOCATION:  Hastings-On-Hudson, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT)

USAGE:  All media in perpetuity

RATE:  No pay but food, $30 travel stipend, credit, copy (less than 8 hours time commitment)

SYNOPSIS:

New mother Alex, suffering from postpartum depression, makes a desperate call to her friend Sophie.  She has lost her baby and needs Sophie’s help.  Alex is determined not to alert the authorities for fear they would take the child away from her.  So the two friend’s set out to retrace Alex’s steps and find her child. But as their stops continue to come up empty and Alex’s behavior grows more erratic, Sophie begins to fear the worst.  The question becomes, how long can Sophie wait before she too needs to call for help?

SEEKING:

TONI (Day Player)

Female, 22-28 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  Toni is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in English and Chinese or Korean).

CHINESE OR KOREAN WOMAN #1 (Day Player)

Female, 35-45 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  She is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in Chinese or Korean).

Submit these required items for consideration:

  • NAME/CELL #/EMAIL
  • NATIONALITY
  • FLUENT LANGUAGES (must be bilingual)
  • CURRENT HEADSHOT/PIC
  • RESUME (if applicable)
  • SELFIE (taken within the last 2 weeks, clearly showing face and hair length)
  • VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  • LINKS TO ACTING WORK (if applicable)
  • SUBMIT AUDITION LINK (sides provided at the bottom of page; include slate & profiles, reader should be off camera, upload to Vimeo or YouTube only)

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Deadline:  ASAP

 

SIDES

 

8 INT. KOREAN NAIL SALON – DAY 8

The salon is empty, save for the four Chinese or Korean employees. THREE MIDDLE AGED WOMEN and ONE MAN, lounging back on his massage chair.  THEY BANTER AWAY IN THEIR NATIVE TONGUE.  An electronic door bell rings as the front door swings open.  The women parked nearest to the entrance pops up to greet  Sophie and Alex.

 

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

You come back. You bring your friend? That’s good.

ALEX

So I was here this morning?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

Yeah, yeah. Manicure. Pedicure.

She gestures back to another employee.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) Toni. Manicure, Pedicure. You mess up her nails?

TONI

No. (In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) She mess them up. She put on her shoes too quick. I told her.

Toni yells out to Alex.

TONI (CONT’D)

(In English) I told you. You put your shoes on too fast. You need more time to dry.

ALEX

No, that’s great. No. Thank you.  (To Sophie, as if she wasn’t sure)  I was here.

SOPHIE

(To Chinese or Korean Woman #1) And her baby.  She was with her baby when she came in?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

No. No baby.

And then again, gesturing to Toni.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) The lady had a baby with her?

TONI

(In English) No, no baby.

SOPHIE

Okay. Thank you.

As the girls head for the exit. The Chinese/Korean women continue their banter as if the girls had never entered.

 

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07
Mar

Congratulations to Katie S. on booking the BEA MILLER- FIRE and Gold V2 music video!

Congratulations to Katie S. on booking the supporting role in the BEA MILLER- FIRE and Gold V2 music video!  We know you’ll make BREAKTHROUGH proud!

 

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29
Apr

FEATURE FILM CASTING SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION ACTORS!!

URGENT: Casting the LEAD role for the upcoming Hollywood film “GOOD OL’ BOY” starring Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl“), Brighton Sharbino (“The Walking Dead“) & Anjul Nigam (“Bad Words“). Shoots in New York, starting in less than a month.
Genre: Family Film, Coming-of-Age, Feel-Good Comedy.The role is of “Smith”, a 10-12 year-old South Asian boy to play Anjul’s son (see picture: http://imdb.to/Q44a9A).
Must be handsome, charismatic, innocent with a sense of bewilderment & have the ability to express a vast range of emotions. The whole film revolves around the role of “Smith”.

Submit materials to: submissions@wearebreakthrough.com (subject: “Smith” / referred by Anjul)

#SpreadTheWord

— with Anjul Nigam and Samrat Chakrabarti.

Good Ol’ Boy

FEATURE FILM CASTING SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION ACTORS!!
SEEKING UNION & NON-UNION TALENT!

GOOD OL’ BOY
Feature Film
Brittany House Pictures
Ponca City LLC
SAG-AFTRA
Pay Rate: SAG-AFTRA Low Budget Scale
Producers: Anjul Nigam, Frank Lotito, Steve Straka
Director: Paul Quinn
Writers: Anjul Nigam, Paul Quinn and Gregory Scott Houghton
Casting Director: BreakThrough
Shoot: May-June 2014
Location: Kingston, NY and surrounding vicinities- LOCAL HIRE ONLY

***SAG-AFTRA, Non-Union actors will receive Taft-Hartleys***

Seeking:

STEVE AND STAN SWANSON
TWIN boys, ages 10-12, Caucasian, STRONG ACTORS. These TWIN brothers are 11-year-old bullies in Smith’s fourth grade class. More mischievous than mean, they are Billy’s sidekicks in victimizing Smith but not as reckless as their leader.

*Click/copy & paste link for INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SUBMIT and TO SEND INQUIRIES:
http://wearebreakthrough.com/talentsubmissionguidelines/

*Talent must agree to work as Kingston, NY LOCAL HIRE

 

02
Apr

Feature Film Casting!!!

 

FEATURE FILM CASTING!!!

Project:  Feature Film

Shoot Dates:  May-June 2014

Location:  Kingston & neighboring towns within a 30 mile radius

Rate:  SAG-AFTRA scale

Casting Company:  BreakThrough
Audition Date:  Thursday, April 3rd
Audition Times:  11am-3:45 pm
Audition Location: Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207  (Corner of Broadway and Clinton Avenue)
*Bring hard copies of headshot & resume, prepared monologues a huge plus

Seeking:  SAG-AFTRA Day players & U/5s, STRONG actors, roles are character driven, 1970s archetypal mid-west characters, think Norman Rockwell-esque characters

-4th Grade Teacher:  female, 50’s, Caucasian, CHARACTER FACES
-Middle Aged Bald Man:  Caucasian male, 50s, CHARACTER FACES
-Middle Aged Smiling Woman:  Caucasian female, 50s, CHARACTER FACES
-Detectives:  male, Caucasian, mid 30s- mid 50s, CHARACTER FACES
-Young Christian Couple:  Male & Female, Caucasian, late 20s-30s
-Mayor:  Male, 40s-60s, Caucasian, clean cut, CHARACTER FACES
-School Principal:  Female, 40s-60s, Caucasian, CHARACTER FACES
-East Indian Female:  30s, attractive, mother
-Male:  30s, Caucasian or East Indian, father
-Female:  30s, pretty with sad eyes, long blonde or brown hair, girl next door, mother
-4th Graders:  boys & girls, Caucasian, 10 years old
-Teenagers:  male & female, Caucasian, 16-18, rebellious (not too hardcore, keep mid-west during the 1970s in mind)
-Young girl:  5 years old, East Indian
-Twin boys:  10 years old, Caucasian, red hair
-Twin adults:  30s, Caucasian, red hair