Be the lead's shadow: Casting call for stand-ins in exciting feature film.
Lights, camera, action! If you've ever dreamed of being part of the magic behind the scenes of a feature film, here's your chance to shine. An exhilarating opportunity has just emerged for aspiring actors in New York – a casting call for Stand-Ins in an upcoming feature film set to be shot in Orange County. The film, directed by the talented duo Amy Hutchings and Heidi Eklund, promises to be an enthralling and dynamic project that you won't want to miss out on.
Being a Stand-In is no ordinary task; it's a vital role that contributes to the seamless creation of cinematic masterpieces. As a Stand-In, you'll step into the shoes (well, more accurately, the shadow) of the lead actor. During lighting and camera setup, your presence will ensure that scenes are flawlessly framed and ready for their moment in front of the lens.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves several key responsibilities:
- Body Double Brilliance: You'll act as a body double for the lead actor, meticulously mimicking their movements and positioning during rehearsals and setup.
- Collaborative Genius: Working closely with the director of photography and the camera crew, you'll help achieve the perfect camera angles, lighting, and scene composition.
- Patience in Abundance: With extended periods of setup and lighting adjustments, patience will be your virtue.
- Consistent Charisma: Maintaining consistent physical characteristics and appearance is crucial – think height, build, ethnicity, and yes, even a bald head.
- Effective Communication: You'll be the bridge between the production team and the lead actor, ensuring adjustments and concerns related to the stand-in process are effectively conveyed.
Do you meet the specified requirements and are eager to dive into this remarkable film production? Here's what we're looking for:
- Height: 5'10" (178 cm).
- Ethnicity: Hispanic Male.
- Bald Head: Embrace the sleek look!
- Availability: Weekdays from 8/28/23 to 9/5/23.
- Mirroring Maestro: You've got the talent to closely mimic the lead actor's movements.
- Patient Prodigy: Prolonged periods of standing and waiting are no challenge for you.
- Experience Enthusiast: Prior stand-in or on-set experience is a plus, though not mandatory.
- SAG-AFTRA Enthusiasm: While SAG-AFTRA membership is preferred, non-union actors might just find their way through the doors under the Taft-Hartley Act.
Your efforts won't go unrewarded. Here's what you can expect:
- Compensation: A generous rate of $243 for an 8-hour workday.
- Agreement: This project falls under an Interim Agreement with SAG-AFTRA.
- Opportunity for Non-Union Actors: The Taft-Hartley Act opens doors for non-union actors to participate.
- Perks Included: Compensation covers any necessary wardrobe and makeup adjustments needed for the stand-in role.
This is your moment to be the bridge between the vision and the screen. If you're ready to take on the role of a Stand-In and be an integral part of an exciting feature film, now's the time to shine. Submit your application, along with a recent headshot and a resume showcasing your relevant experience. The casting team is eagerly waiting to uncover the perfect candidate who will contribute their talent to bring this cinematic marvel to life.
So, are you up for the challenge? The big screen beckons, and your journey as a Stand-In starts now!
How to apply?
Check out the casting call breakdown below to audition for a role in the upcoming casting call.
$243/Day Feature Film New York Casting Call for Stand-ins
Job Detail: We are excited to announce a casting call for a Stand-In role in an upcoming feature film set to be filmed in Orange County. Amy Hutchings and Heidi Eklund directed the movie, and it promises to be an engaging and dynamic project. As a Stand-In, you will play a crucial role in assisting the production team by standing in for the lead actor during lighting and camera setup, helping to ensure that scenes are perfectly framed and ready for filming.
- Act as a body double for the lead actor, following their movements and positioning during rehearsals and setup.
- Collaborate closely with the director of photography and camera crew to facilitate proper camera angles, lighting, and scene composition.
- Remain patient and focused during extended periods of setup and lighting adjustments.
- Maintain consistent physical characteristics and appearance to match the lead actor, including height, build, ethnicity, and bald appearance.
- Communicate effectively with the production team to convey any adjustments or concerns related to the stand-in process.
- Height: 5'10" (178 cm).
- Ethnicity: Hispanic Male.
- Bald head.
- Availability for filming dates: Weekdays from 8/28/23 to 9/5/23.
- Strong ability to follow directions and closely mimic the lead actor's movements.
- Patience and adaptability during prolonged periods of standing and waiting.
- Prior experience as a stand-in or on-set experience is a plus but not mandatory.
- SAG-AFTRA membership is preferred but not mandatory. Non-union actors may be considered under Taft-Hartley.
- Rate: $243 for an 8-hour workday.
- This project falls under an Interim Agreement with SAG-AFTRA.
- Non-union actors may have the opportunity to participate under the Taft-Hartley Act.
- Compensation includes any necessary wardrobe and makeup adjustments for the stand-in role.
If you meet the specified requirements and are excited to participate in this feature film production, please submit your application and a recent headshot and resume detailing your relevant experience. We are excited to receive your submissions and find the perfect candidate to help us bring this exciting project to life.
Interested? Apply Now!
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