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 Casting directors are now casting for an upcoming commercial. The compensation is $990 dollars for adults and a 880 dollars for teenagers and kids. The commercial is for a two year buyout and broadcast on television and internet.  Casting will begin today and tomorrow. Callbacks will occur on Thursday and Friday. This is a great opportunity to be cast in an upcoming featured commercial, and have the ability to gain connections in the entertainment industry.

Casting Breakdown

OPTIMUM
Commercial
NON-UNION
PRINCIPAL TALENT RATE:
Talent Rate: $900 (+10% ).
Teen/Kid Talent Rate: $800 (+10% if submitted by an agency/manager).
Rate includes 2 year buyout for broadcast and internet.

CASTING DIRECTOR: AMY GOSSELS
CASTING ASSOCIATE: ELIZA KHAN
CASTING SESSION: THIS Monday(10/22) and THIS Tuesday (10/23)
CALLBACK SESSIONS: Thurs (10/25) and Friday (10/26)
SHOOT: 10/31 – 11/4 (Each principal will be booked for ONE shoot date TBD
between 10/31-11/4)
LOCATION: NYC ZoneHEADSHOT/RESUMES CAN BE MAILED (NO
DROP-OFFS) TO:

MARKED: “OPTIMUM”

NO DROP OFFS AND NO PHONE CALLS!

AMY GOSSELS CASTING
175 EAST 74TH STREET
SUITE 5F
NYC 10021

SUBMIT ONLY Non-Union talent based in the NY area ASAP that is
AVAILABLE for the CASTING SESSION THIS Monday (10/22) and/or THIS
Tuesday (10/23), for the callbacks on either Thurs (10/25) or Friday
(10/26) AND FOR THE SHOOT which will be a one day booking per
principal between TBD but between 10/31-11/4!

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING PRINCIPALS:

[ AFRICAN-AMERICAN MOM ] African-American Mom: 40-43 year old African-American Female.
Attractive, average height (5’4″ – 5’7″), slim and fit — and an
All-American Mom type who’s maybe a little battle worn from raising
her two teenagers. Must be available for the Casting Session THIS
Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the Callback
session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which
will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role TBD but will
be between 10/31-11/4).
[ AFRICAN-AMERICAN DAD ] 40-43 year old African-American Male. Attractive, average height
(5’10” – 6′), slim and an overall fit guy, perhaps a little battle
worn from raising his two teenagers, but kind of a “big kid” himself,
so need to be youthful looking for his age. Must be available for the
Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available
for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for
the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this
role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ AFRICAN-AMERICAN SON ] 13-14 year old African-American teenage boy. Should be on the smaller
side with a very real look, and the natural vibe a of real kid. Must
be available for the Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS
Tuesday (10/23), available for the Callback session on Thursday
(10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which will be a ONE day
booking (exact shoot date for this role TBD but will be between
10/31-11/4).

[ AFRICAN-AMERICAN DAUGHTER ] 12-13 year old African-American preteen girl with a very real look,
and the natural vibe a of real preteen. Must be available for the
Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available
for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for
the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this
role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ CAUCASIAN MALE “GAMER” TYPES ] 23-25 year old Caucasian Males, young enough to still be playing
“games” but know they have some responsibilities. Think quirky,
somewhat nerdy workaholic types, who escape with their best buddies
into their fantasy “world” of gaming. Must be available for the
Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available
for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for
the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this
role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS MALE “GAMER” TYPE ] 23-25 year old Ethnically ambiguous Male, ideally a mix of Af-Am,
Hispanic and/or Asian with Caucasian. This character is young enough
to still be playing “games” but knows he has some responsibilities.
Think quirky, somewhat nerdy workaholic types, who escape with their
best buddies into their fantasy “world” of gaming. Must be available
for the Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23),
available for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday
(10/26) and for the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot
date for this role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ “GAMER’S” CAUCASIAN OR HISPANIC WIFE ] 24-25 year old Caucasian AND Hispanic Females. VERY attractive and
confident wife of one of the “Gamers” (see above). Think Mila Kunis in
“Ted”. She’s cool with most of the stuff the guys put up in terms of
their gaming obsession, and she’s hot enough to make all of his nerdy
friends feel intimidated. Must be available for the Casting Session
THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the
Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the
SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role
TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ ASIAN OR HISPANIC FEMALE “INSTAGRAMMER ] 19-21 year old Asian or Hispanic Female. Attractive, real, with an
interesting vibe. Her phone is never out of her hands. She’s always
connected. She talks a lot, photographs everything, tweets and
re-tweets, constantly updating, uploading and upbeat. Must be
available for the Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday
(10/23), available for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or
Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking
(exact shoot date for this role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ CAUCASIAN BFF ] 19-21 year old Caucasian Female who is the BFF of the “Instagramming”
young woman (above). Attractive, real with an interesting vibe… the
ever present sidekick to her non-stop tweeting and intsagram-ing BFF.
Must be available for the Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS
Tuesday (10/23), available for the Callback session on Thursday
(10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which will be a ONE day
booking (exact shoot date for this role TBD but will be between
10/31-11/4).

[ INDIAN MOM ] 44-49 year old Indian Female. Indian Mother to a 24 year old and
skype-ing with her daughter talking her through cooking her first big
meal on her own in her first apartment. Definitely not gray or stern
in terms of type and look, but rather a supportive, helpful Mom to her
newly independent daughter. Must be available for the Casting Session
THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the
Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the
SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role
TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ INDIAN DAUGHTER ] 23-25 year old Indian Female. A young Indian woman in her very first
apartment, cooking her first meal on her own for friends who are
coming over, and skype-ing with her very helpful mother as she
prepares her first meal on her own in her new place for her friends
who she’s invited over. Must be available for the Casting Session THIS
Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the Callback
session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which
will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role TBD but will
be between 10/31-11/4).

[ SENIOR HUSBAND ] 60-75 year old Caucasian Male, the husband counterpart of the
quintessential “old married couple” where the husband and wife finish
each other’s sentences. Must be available for the Casting Session THIS
Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the Callback
session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the SHOOT which
will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role TBD but will
be between 10/31-11/4).

[ SENIOR WIFE ] 60-75 year old Caucasian Female, the female counterpart of the
quintessential “old married couple” where the husband and wife finish
each other’s sentences. She gets annoyed when she can’t get online…
and even gets slightly cantankerous. Must be available for the Casting
Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available for the
Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for the
SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this role
TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).

[ OPTIMUM REP ] 25-27 year old Caucasian Male. A techie professional but NOT a nerd.
Smart, Presentable and eager to please. Must be available for the
Casting Session THIS Monday (10/22) or THIS Tuesday (10/23), available
for the Callback session on Thursday (10/25) or Friday (10/26) and for
the SHOOT which will be a ONE day booking (exact shoot date for this
role TBD but will be between 10/31-11/4).