MARYLAND FILM OFFICE BULLETIN BOARD - CASTING CALLS/AUDITIONS
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Posted May 24, 2016
Calling all Fanboys & Fangirls!
COMICBOOK MEN is looking for people to appear on Season 6 of the hit TV series on AMC!
Are you a quirky comic geek with a supersized personality?
Is there a comic related item or retro popculture collectible you’ve been longing to buy or sell?
Now is the time to let all your four-color dreams come true at Executive Producer Kevin Smith’s comic shop Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash!!!
Here’s how you get started…
Go to http://comicbookmencasting.com/ and apply ASAP!
**Must be 18 years or older to apply**
**Travel to Red Bank, NJ and batteries not included**
(download flyer here)
Local Multicultural Lifestyle Show Looking For Talent
Maryland based lifestyle show is looking for co-hosts for a new lifestyle show that explores the DMV. Must be willing to travel throughout the DMV and have a clear schedule for when shooting an take place on weekends.
Talent should fit the following:
• 22-40,male and females, all ethnicities
• Availability:Weekends (lunch included) for single days
• Please indicate if you are connected to any local international communities in a creative way or have expertise in an area.
For consideration please email, firstname.lastname@example.org with experience, resume and headshots. Please include a current selfie (2-3 photos minimum). Headshots should include one full length with height specification
Posted May 20, 2016
Local Power Tools and Home Products Company Looking For Talent
Maryland based power tool and home product’s company looking for non-union talent for upcoming video and photography shoots taking place over the next several months. Talent should fit the following:
• 22-35,male and females, all ethnicities
• Availability: M-F 8:30 or 9am – 4:30 or 5PM (lunch included) for single days
• Please indicate if you have any power tools DIY, or general home landscaping experience
For consideration please email, Alyssa.Calcerano@sbdinc.com with any headshots and a current selfie (3-4 photos minimum). Headshots should include one full length with height specification.
Talent will be compensated (please inquire for payment details).
Ragtime - Audition Notice
Wolf Trap, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Young Coalhouse” in the National Tour of Ragtime at Wolf Trap on June 9-11, 2016.
SEEKING: “Young Coalhouse”
REQUIREMENTS: Young Coalhouse is a young African American boy, ideally around 5 or 6 years old, between 3’-6” to 4’-0” tall, and 40 to 50 pounds. Young Coalhouse should have an “innocent” and “pure” quality about him. In role, Young Coalhouse will be picked up by an adult cast member, sit on a cast member’s lap and pretend to play piano. Young Coalhouse will also skip in a circle holding hands with other young actors. Young actor must be able to attend rehearsal and wardrobe fittings on June 9, as well as all four performances June 9-11. Young actor will need a chaperone over 18 years of age to accompany him at all times.
WHAT TO SUBMIT: Young actor must submit a full length front and full length side photo, in addition to a headshot (if available), as well as an audition card and release form to email@example.com by Friday, May 27.
NOTIFICATION: Phoenix Entertainment will notify selected child by Thursday, June 2.
CASTING NOTICE - GIRLS NIGHT OUT/SHORT MOVIE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25TH
THURSDAY, MAY 26TH
SATURDAY, MAY 28TH
LOCATION: WASHINGTON, DC
SUBMIT HEADSHOT AND RESUME TO: firstname.lastname@example.org (HEADSHOT AND RESUME ONLY) !!!
CHARACTERS & RATES:
Zeinah Diab - Looks 16 years old - classic Arab look w/light brown skin and dark hair. Must know how to drive and have a license.
Amy Monroe - Looks 15 years old - Fair skinned with light hair. Any ethnicity.
Jake Osborne - Looks 19 years old - Tall, Caucasian with awkward good looks.
Mark Davidson - Looks 30 years old - Caucasian, looks “tough”.
Mrs. Diab - Looks 40 years old - Classic Arab looks, slightly plump. Knowledge of Arabic.***
Mr. Diab - Looks 42 years old - Classic Arab looks.
Smoking Man One - 30’s, any ethnicity, James Dean type
Smoking Man Two - 30’s, any ethnicity, cute, jeans tee shirt type
RATES: IF YOU’RE REPRESENTED BY AN AGENT, PLEASE HAVE THEM SUBMIT YOU!!!
Zeinah - $275/day + 20% agency fee - 3 days (post v.o. day extra)
Amy Monroe - $175/day + 20% agency fee - 3 days (post v.o. day extra)
Jack Osborne - $225 + 20% agency fee - 1 day (post v.o. day extra)
Mark Davidson - $175 + 20% agency fee - 1 day (post v.o. day extra)
Mrs. Diab - $300 + 20% agency fee - 1 day (post v.o. day extra)
Mr. Diab - $200 + 20% agency fee - 1 day (post v.o. day extra)
Smoking Men - $175/ea + 20% agency fee - 1 day (post v.o. day extra)
We are looking for outstanding teen talent!! This film will be submitted to the film festivals!!!
These are all speaking lines!
This film will be shot in Reston, VA and Washington, DC at the end of June for 3 days. There will be rehearsals for talent during the month of June, so be prepared!!!
The premise of this short film deals with cultural prejudice. Zeinah and Amy are two teenage girls invited by Jack to go to see a band in the city. They find out what the night will really be about…
Please enter your submission no later than Tuesday, May 24th, so we can get them in the time frames given. If there are any talent that need specific times, please make note. We will be seeing talent every 15 min. Once talent has confirmed, you will be presented with sides, address, map of campus and parking information.
We will turn right around and have callbacks on Saturday…
Look Models & Actors Agency
We are doing a print casting for a clothing company located in Philadelphia. The shoot dates are June 13/14/15 -- must be available all three days, buy may only be booked for one day.
MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING SPECS; PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU DON'T MEET THE FOLLOWING SPECS. PLEASE INDICATE IN THE SUBJECT LINE WHICH SIZE YOU ARE SUBMITTING FOR:
The specs are as follows:
- MUST HAVE PRINT MODELING EXPERIENCE - FASHION OR CATALOG PREFERRED OR VERY STRONG PORTFOLIO TEST SHOTS
- African American, Latino, Hispanic, Multi-Ethnic OR Dark featured Caucasian
- Boys and Girls size:10 - 12
- Female talent - age mid 20's - junior size 0 -2
- Male talent - age mid 20's - trouser waist size 32 -34
- Female talent - age mid- 20's - size 10-12
- Print rate is $800 for full eight day - web use only
Please respond with professional headshot and professional bodyshot AND resume; please complete the following and send in with email to email@example.com
- Parent's name (if child)
- Age of talent
- Any print modeling experience? What?
- Phone numbers (2)
- Email address
Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent to portray a historical character at a live performance in Washington, DC on November 11, 2016. Auditions will be held in Cheverly, MD, sometime in June.
We are currently looking for the following type:
Caucasian male, balding, approximately 55-65 years old (photo). union and non-union may apply
For consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your headshot and resume. Please put "Historical Casting" in the subject of your email and include all contact information in the body of the email. If you do not have a local MD/DC/VA phone number please indicate in which city/state you are currently located.
All submissions must be received no later than 4pm Friday< June 3, 2016.
If you do not fit the above breakdown or are not available for the shoot date please DO NOT submit.
We are currently looking for VA/DC/MD local talent ONLY.
No phone calls, please. Thank you!
CASTING FOR A DYNAMIC WEB SERIES WITH POWERFUL DIALOGUE
Posted May 6, 2016
CASTING CALL - SOLLERS POINT - MAY 2016
ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR SEEKS SAG ACTORS FOR FEATURE FILM
Local filmmaker Matt Porterfield’s upcoming feature Sollers Point is seeking SAG actors for a feature film shooting in Baltimore in July and August of 2016.
Sollers Point is a film about one man’s return to society after incarceration and eight months’ home detention. As Keith, 26, reenters a community scarred by joblessness, drugs, and deeply entrenched segregation, he pushes back against these obstacles in a search for meaning and the means to build a life.
Positions are paid; the film is a SAG Modified Low Budget Scale.
JESSIE - 19-26, Caucasian Female - a stripper with a metal or electro-punk vibe, maybe a few tattoos
KELSIE - 19-26, Caucasian Female - on the young side, probably blonde, a little strung out
BUSY - 18-24, Caucasian Male - Tall, tough, quiet, slightly intimidating
GARY - 28-32, Caucasian Male - Well built; thuggish, a bit scary
HOLLYWOOD - 40-50, Caucasian Male - Older, overweight biker; not nimble; John Goodman/John Candy-type
RICK - 32-48, Caucasian Male - Fit, working class; likes to hunt; wears a baseball hat; average height; an everyman
SECURITY GUARD – African American Male - on the young side, not very threatening, doesn't want to work too hard
TATTOO – 35-45, Caucasian Male - Looks like he's been in jail for a long time/hardened; salty dog; LOTS of tattoos
CARL - 45-60, Caucasian Male - Greasy old perv, maybe a little overweight, baseball cap, white hair or balding
JOE - 40-60, Caucasian Male - a classic daytime drunk: a wisp of a man with longish hair
JEFF – 40, Caucasian Male - Blue collar Baltimore guy, slightly weathered
KARA - 6–12, Caucasian or Mixed Female - confident young girl with a good singing voice (some choir experience)
KENNETH - 26-29, African American Male - Tall, tough, intimidating; but funny when you get him started
JUICE - 23-30, African American Male - A big bouncer
JACK - 6-9, Caucasian or Mixed Male - Quiet, athletic, a little feral
BUD – 65, Caucasian Male - Baltimore accent, blue coller biz owner
RIHA - 60-78, Caucasian or Black - Old hillbilly type, feral but acts like the city mayor
JEHOVAS' WITNESS - 45-60, African American Male - Proper, religious, tall and dapper
CHARLIE - 40-60, Caucasian Male - spends his days at the bar, maybe on disability
MICHAEL - 60-75, Caucasian or African American Male - Retired steel worker, smart and funny with a casual, low-key humor
MEGAN - 20-40, Caucasian Female - unemployed couch potato, maybe a part-time student
ALICIA - 35-50, Caucasian Female - once a metal goddess
DAWN - 45-60, Caucasian Female - Conservative, Christian, but looks like a butch lesbian
DAVE - 40-55, Caucasian Male - spends his days at the bar, maybe on disability
GILBERT - 60-75, Caucasian or African American Male - Retired steel worker, smart and funny with a gentle self-deprecating humor
MONTE - 50-65, African American Male - Conservative, Christian, suffers no fools, loves his relative authority
SKIP - 60-75, Caucasian or African American Male - Retired steel worker, quiet
DERRICK - 25-30, Caucasian Male - Militaristic ex-gang banger
CHARLES - 25-40, African American Male - Athletic build, quiet demeanor
RENE - 35-50, Caucasian Female - Ex-addict, re-sells wholesale items for money
TOUSSAINT - 25-40, African American Male - Athletic build, polite but not someone you'd want to f*** with.
Please send resumes and headshots with inquiry emails to email@example.com.
Your photo should be saved with your name as follows: FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME.jpg (not .gif, .bmp, .tif, etc.)
Matt Porterfield A native of Baltimore, Matt Porterfield has written and directed three feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011) and I Used To Be Darker (2013). In 2012, he was a featured artist in the Whitney Biennial and the recipient of a Wexner Center Artists Residency. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Harvard Film Archive and has screened at Centre Pompidou, Walker Art Center, Cinémathèque Française, and film festivals such as Sundance, the Berlinale, and SxSW. Since 2007, Matt has taught film production and theory at Johns Hopkins University.