$400/Day Regional Commercial - "DMV" Open Casting Call

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Cook up joy and connection in the "This is home" regional casting call.

Are you ready to share your passion for cooking and the joy of gathering with loved ones? An incredible opportunity is sizzling on the horizon! The casting call for the "THIS IS HOME; Heart and Soul of Cooking" regional commercial is here, and it's looking for vibrant individuals like you to bring the heart and soul of cooking to life.

This regional commercial, set in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) area, captures the warmth and happiness of cooking and sharing meals with family and friends. Titled "THIS IS HOME," this commercial project aims to celebrate the beauty of community, diversity, and togetherness that food can bring.

Are you a performer with a passion for cooking? Do you have unique talents that deserve the spotlight? The casting team is hunting for FEATURED Performers and BACKGROUND Performers to create a resonant commercial. Here's what they're seeking:

  1. Featured Performers:

They're searching for diverse individuals with charisma and something unique to offer. Whether you're an LGBTQ+ individual, a part of a real family, a sibling duo, or a senior couple, your presence is valued. If you're an improv actor with versatile skills, this is your chance to shine.

  1. Background Performers:

For those who can demonstrate specific skills, the background performer roles are tailor-made for you. These roles will complement the featured performers, adding authenticity to every scene. If you're part of an LGBTQ+ community, a real family, a sibling pair, or a senior couple, this opportunity is calling your name.

The commercial's heartwarming essence aligns with its shooting locations across the DMV area. From the iconic streets of Washington DC, like Adams Morgan and Capital Hill, to the charm of Maryland's Baltimore and Glen Echo Park, and the vibrant corners of Virginia in Alexandria and Fairfax, the backdrop perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the project.

Audition and Shooting Schedule:

  • Auditions: August 23 to August 29, 2023 (self-tape submission deadline)
  • Callbacks: September 6, 2023 (Zoom Video Callbacks)
  • Shoot Dates: September 19, 20, 21, 22, 2023 (each performer on one day only)


  • Featured Performers: $400 per day
  • Background Performers: $200 per day
  • Compensation includes the shoot, buyout for a 1-year commercial, and website usage.

If you're excited to be part of a project celebrating the heart and soul of cooking, it's time to enter the spotlight. Prepare your self-tape or skills video audition, headshot, and resume, and submit your application. Embrace diversity and inclusivity, and let your unique talents shine in the "THIS IS HOME; Heart and Soul of Cooking" regional commercial.

Take advantage of this chance to contribute to a heartwarming story that resonates with all who appreciate the joy of food and connections. Your journey to the heart of cooking begins here!

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$400/Day Regional Commercial - "DMV" Open Casting Call

PROJECT TYPE: Regional Commercial - "DMV"
PROJECT NAME: THIS IS HOME; Heart and Soul of Cooking

  • $400/10 FEATURED Performers
  • $200/10 BACKGROUND Performers
  • Compensation includes the shoot, buyout for 1-year commercial, and website.
  • Must be local; no travel fees or accommodations provided.

AUDITION DATE/S: Wednesday, August 23 - Tuesday, August 29, 2023

  • Deadline for Self Tapes: noon Tuesday, August 29, 2023


  • 7 - 10 FEATURED Performers - Each Day
  • 7 - 10 BACKGROUND Performers - Each Day
    CALL BACK DATE: Wednesday, September 6, 2023
    CALL BACK LOC: Zoom Video Callbacks
    CALL BACK DATE: TDB [tentatively between 12:00 pm-6:00 pm>

SHOOT DATE/S: September 19, 20, 21, 22, 2023 [each performer - one day ONLY]


  • WASHINGTON DC: Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Capital Hill, Cleveland Park, Howard University
  • MARYLAND: Baltimore, Fells Point, Bethesda, Glen Echo Park
  • VIRGINIA: Alexandria, Fairfax

"THIS IS HOME" captures the joy of cooking and sharing with Family and Friends after shopping at your local grocery store.

ROLES: FEATURED Performers & BACKGROUND Performers


  • Seeking diverse individuals with unique talents to showcase in a self-tape audition.
  • Performers will be featured prominently in the commercial.
  • Open to all ethnicities, LGBTQ+, real families, siblings, and senior couples.
  • Improv actors with range are encouraged to apply.


  • Looking for individuals with particular skills to demonstrate in a skills video audition.
  • Background performers will complement the featured roles, enhancing the commercial's authenticity.
  • All ethnicities, LGBTQ+, real families, siblings, and senior couples are welcome.


  • Emphasis on diversity and inclusion. All ethnicities and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Real families, siblings, and senior couples are also welcome.
  • Improv actors with a wide range of skills are invited to audition.

If you're excited to be part of a heartwarming regional commercial that celebrates the essence of cooking and sharing with loved ones, please submit your self-tape or skills video audition along with your headshot and resume. We can't wait to see your unique talents and contributions to "THIS IS HOME: Heart and Soul of Cooking."

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