Archive for the ‘TV & Commercials’ Category

Gas Station Television Commercials Casting Call

Monday, October 8th, 2012

“I Hate My Job” and “Checkbook Trust”

1-800-LAW-FIRM

1-800-LAW-FIRM is casting actors for two 15 second commercials for Gas Station Television and the web. We are shooting Thursday, October 11th at 11:00am. The first location will be 26700 Lahser Road, Southfield, MI. The second Location is still being secured, but it will be nearby.

Available Roles:

  • Male or Female Role: (First location), 20-30, entrepreneur.
  • 1 Male Role: (second location), 30-50 years old, looks like a father.

NOTE: May be hiring one person to fill both roles.

Compensation:

$80 check received on location. If we find someone to play both roles, $140.

How to Apply:

This casting call is now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied.

Casting Call for Reality TV Show Pilot

Friday, September 21st, 2012

TV Reality Court Show Auditions

VOP Studios and a national production company are looking for actors and extras for a pilot TV Reality Court Show – non-union spec. Shooting will take place in Wayne County, MI primarily on Wednesday, September 26. There will be both AM and PM shoots. You must be able to commit to 1 – 2 days/nights shooting.

Audition Details:

Auditions will be held Monday, September 24, 2012 at the Music Hall in downtown Detroit. Auditions will be held from 5-8 PM.

Available Roles:

  • Prostitute
  • Pimp
  • Family members: Intervention
  • Prostitute John
  • Woman DUI
  • Woman Domestic Violence
  • Individuals for Reality Interviews
  • Police Officers
  • Drug Counselors
  • 10- 20 People of different ethnicity and adult ages

Compensation:

These are paid roles. $50 per actor.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshots and resumes to: vop@aol.com

“I’ll Be Homicidal for Christmas” Episode Casting Call

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

“Lee Martin’s Midnight Hour”

Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour Casting

The cult TV series, “Lee Martin’s Midnight Hour,” is casting the following roles for its October 13-14 lens date, “I’ll Be Homicidal for Christmas.” This episode will air throughout the month of December. Filming takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 13-14 from 10am-10pm both days in metro Detroit.

Available Roles:

  • ED: (Male 35-45) Homicidal, fanatical psycho-father who has been abusing his daughter and tries to murder his son Brandon on Christmas Eve.
  • BOBBY: (Male 20-26) Preppy cousin of Brandon, who also becomes his friend and confidant.
  • ANITA: (Female 18-24) Small supporting role: Slutty, ill-fated blind date of Brandon’s.
  • DWIGHT HOFFMAN: (Male 30-50) [voice only] TV news reporter trying to negotiate an interview with Brandon over the phone.
  • CASE WORKER: (Male/Female 30-50) [voice only] Social worker at mental health facility calling to notify family of psychotic Ed’s escape from ward.

Compensation:

We provide IMDb credit (TV series), TV exposure and hot lunches both days. These are unpaid gigs.

How to Apply:

Send headshot, resume and link (not attachment) to your monologue or reel to: themidnighthour.tv@gmail.com

NOTE: Serious/reliable ONLY need apply.

Local Not for Profit Company Commercial Seeks Talent

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Casting Actors for Non-Speaking Featured Roles

Local not for profit company is shooting a commercial about their business’ vision to make clothing to fund college scholarships. Shooting is scheduled for Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th in Southeast Michigan.

Available Roles:

  • Actors: Currently seeking four male and/or female actors for non-speaking, featured roles. Must be able to play as age range 15 to 17.

Compensation:

These are unpaid roles but talent will receive a copy of the commercial upon completion.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to: meritrescuecasting@gmail.com

Fitness Center Television Ad Casting Call

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Models and Actors Needed for Commercial

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your talent and get some real exposure? Are you pursuing acting or modeling, but have little to no professional work on your resume? Well, that is about to change!

I am currently producing a television ad for an elite fitness place in Muskegon and am looking for attractive, fit, males and females to appear in this exciting commercial. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to appear on television and let the world know you have what it takes! Shooting is scheduled for September 2012 in Muskegon, MI. Exact dates/times are still being determined.

Available Roles:

  • Actors/Models: Attractive, fit, men and women between the ages of 18 – 32. No previous acting experience required. A trim muscular look for the men is preferred.

Compensation:

This is not a paid gig but an excellent opportunity that will be great for the resume.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot and resume to: postemaproductions@yahoo.com

“Living Life on the Edge” Casting Call for TV Show

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Auditions for Actors and Actresses

Looking for serious, dedicated actors for an upcoming TV show. The name of the show is called “living Life on the Edge”. It’s about a college student trying to make it in the nba. We are just shooting the pilot episode which will take 1-2 days max. Auditions will be held on September 15th and September 22nd in Warren, MI.

Audition Details: (updated dates)

September 29th from 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Warren Civic Center Library (Mark Twain Room)
One City Square, Suite 100
Warren, MI 48093.

Off of Van Dyke between 12 and 13 Mile.

Available Roles:

  • Bernard Washington: Main character, sophomore in college aiming to be drafted in the nba (this role is already taken)
  • Vanessa Sims: Mean, bossy
  • Ja’meka Norris: Bernard’s girlfriend, bipolar, ghetto
  • Jason Burns aka “J Burner”: Bernard’s homeboy, tall, athletic, real cool and outgoing. A jokester
  • Christina Washington: Bernard’s sister, sarcastic, always tries to protect her brother, but mean at the same time
  • Chris Myers: Nerdy (scared of Vic)
  • Victor Rokeman “Vic”: Very athletic, muscular, gym rat, hard on the outside, but soft on the inside
  • Dan Barkley “Professor Barkley”: Young, in 30’s, stuck up, thinks he knows everything
  • Asia Stevens: Focus on graduating from college, independent, business orientate, she looks as if she was a model, very beautiful

Compensation:

These are not paid roles. If she show gets picked up by a network we will shoot the remaining episodes and compensate all the actors/actresses. I need all the actors/actresses to give 110% so it will get picked up by a network.

How to Apply:

Please email your headshots and resumes to: d2bdproductions@gmail.com

NOTE: I will email the location and time once it is determined.

Casting Actors for Barry County Public Service Announcements

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Casting Call for Actors, Actresses and Extras

Three short Public Service Announcements will be shot in the Barry County and the Greater Grand Rapids Area on September 15th & 16th. The PSA’s are targeted to show at a local movie theater chain in the lobbies (these are not yet slated to be shown on TV). The content of the PSA’s deals with differing forms of abuse and they target giving teens direction on how to cope. The PSA’s will be shot and edited to resemble movie trailers versus the standard speak to the camera concept. Audition date will be informed upon receipt of headshot.

Available Roles:

“Movie Land”

  • Jacob: Looks 16. Guy next door, attractive, casual.
  • Mandy: Looks 15-16. Lisa’s friend. She is concerned for Lisa as her boyfriend is very controlling.
  • Extras: There are open roles for all ages. This shoot will occur in a park so families, groups of teenagers, etc will be needed.

“Home Time”

  • Eve: Looks 16 – 18. She has to deal with her parents constant arguing and verbal abuse to each other. She is always looking for an escape from the tension they create.
  • Nik: Looks 16-19. He is Eve’s boyfriend and is very concerned for her mental state.

“A Bad Day”

  • Ben: Looks 15-17. Caleb’s friend. He feels he always needs to check up on Caleb because there is always signs of physical abuse. He is scared for his friend but doesn’t know what to do.
  • Caleb: Looks 15-17. Small in frame. Caleb is abused by his mother physically.

Compensation:

There will be pay for the speaking roles listed. Pay will be discussed prior to auditions for the people selected. Each person will only be needed for 1 shooting day (Home Time & A Bad Day will not be full days). Extras will not be paid. There is no compensation for travel.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email you headshot and resume to: lisamuellerproducer@gmail.com

NOTE: All applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Proof will be required at the audition. Audition location and date will be provided if submission accepted.

New Detroit Television Show Pilot Casting Call

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Auditions at Actors Loft Studios

A new television show pilot will be shot in the Detroit market. The production team is currently casting for the voice over talent and “sidekick” role on this television show.

Casting Call Details: (updated)

Saturday, September 15th, 2012 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Actors Loft Studios
919 S. Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Available Roles:

  • Announcer: Male or female, must speak clearly. You must have samples of your work.
  • Sidekick: Male, “Younger-ish”, Funny, Team Player, Good at taking directions, Dependable, Knowledgeable on current events. Experience with Film, TV and Stage is beneficial. Bring samples of your work (along w/ two copies of your headshot and resume’)

Compensation:

This is a non-paying gig.

How to Apply:

Please submit your headshot and resume to: UTP.Detroit2012@gmail.com

NOTE: The submission of your headshot and resume must be in PDF format or included directly in the body of the email. In the subject line of the email include either [UTP-SIDEKICK-Your Full Name] or [UTP-ANNOUNCER-Your Full Name].

“A Father’s Pain” Casting Talent, Location Manager & Script Supervisor

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Casting Call for Actors and Crew Interns

The TV series, “A Fathers Pain” is looking for actors and an intern script supervisor. Shooting takes place in Detroit, MI.

Plot:

A Fathers Pain (TV Series) is a heart wrenching drama about A Fathers constant struggles while raising his two daughters… after his wife committed suicide. The youngest daughter deals with images of her mom and trying to know more about who she was. The oldest daughter deals with the pressure of high school and taking on a set of new emotions she is blind to, while becoming a woman. The father deals with all these issues and fights the world while trying to protect his young girls from the reality of life, but finds his self in a deeper downward spiral and questioning his ability to be a father. The dark drama is moved slightly away with a significant portion of comedic relief.

Available Roles:

  • Charles: (Lead) Age 30’s-40’s, African American
  • Uncle Earl: (Understudy) Charles’ foolish & alcoholic brother-in-law, age mid 30’s to early 40’s, African American
  • Ty: Female, age 20’s- early 30’s, open ethnicity
  • Ms. Moore: Female, late 20’s to early 40’s, Caucasian
  • Pastor Jackson: (Understudy) Male, mid 30’s to mid 50’s, African American
  • Prostitute Diamond: Female, late 20’s to late 30’s, open ethnicity
  • Mr. Banner: Mid 20’s to mid 30’s, male, open ethnicity

Available Crew Positions:

  • Script Supervisor: (Continuity Supervisor) Little to No experience is accepted. Very high demanding job. This is an intern position.
  • Location Manager: Needed to help scout and lock down on locations. Very high demanding job. This is an intern position.

Compensation:

These are unpaid roles and positions.

How to Apply:

To apply email your resume, headshots, and any demo reels to: newcentreprovision@gmail.com

NOTE: Please include the character name or crew position your are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Actors Needed for Law Enforcement Video Shoot

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

IES Interactive Casting Call

IES Interactive is looking to cast actors for a video shoot for law enforcement training scenarios. We are shooting Wednesday, September 5 – Friday, September 7th from 10:00am to approximately 4:00pm in Ann Arbor, MI.

Available Roles:

  • Actors: We need 2 males and 2 females EACH day, approx. age range 18-45, open ethnicity) Actors will be playing multiple roles for different scenarios, ranging from innocent frightened victim to suspicious character with a weapon. So, 12 actors total.

Compensation:

Pay is $100/day for each of the actors.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot and resume to: Steinbeck@ies-usa.com