Calling all talented actors! Major cable network series casting call for speaking roles in New York City, NY.
Calling all talented male musicians passionate about the timeless allure of classical New Orleans music! An exciting music video project is on the horizon, set against the vibrant backdrop of the Big Easy itself. This casting call seeks individuals who can infuse life into the enchanting melodies of the city's iconic music scene.
The heart of New Orleans beats to the rhythm of its music, a cultural tapestry woven with soulful tunes and timeless melodies. The production team seeks skilled male musicians aged 18 and above to capture this essence. If you can embody the spirit of New Orleans music through your instruments and appearance, this is your chance to shine.
The music video promises a visual and auditory feast, featuring either individual classic New Orleans musicians attired in black suits and brandishing their instruments or a full-fledged brass band. The picturesque streets of New Orleans will provide the backdrop, encapsulating the soul of the city's musical heritage.
For those selected, the role comes with critical responsibilities:
- Miming Musical Magic: Your task will be to mimic the music, playing your instrument while donning a full black suit. The objective is to authentically convey the experience of a live musical performance, all while contributing to the video's timeless atmosphere.
- Collaboration at its Core: You'll be an integral part of the team, working closely with the director and production crew to ensure your performance seamlessly aligns with the video's overarching vision.
- Professional Poise: Punctuality is paramount; arriving on set promptly is essential. Be ready to dedicate approximately 6 hours to the shoot, with flexibility being key as timing might vary.
Here's what the production team is searching for:
- Musical Maestros: Male adults aged 18 and above with mastery over instruments like the trombone, saxophone, trumpet, or snare drum.
- Calendar Champions: Availability on either Tuesday, August 29th or Wednesday, August 30th, is a must. Ideally, being accessible on both days would be advantageous as the final shoot date will be confirmed.
- Time and Commitment: An open schedule for the entire shooting day is crucial; no conflicting obligations or interruptions should stand in your way.
- The Right Attire: Ownership of the instrument and a full black suit is required. This attire will help you blend seamlessly into the video's classic aesthetic.
- Miming Mastery: Your ability to realistically mime your instrument playing to match the music is a significant plus.
Your talent deserves to be acknowledged, and that's why compensation for this endeavor stands at a rate of $250 per person. This fee encompasses the entire shoot day, regardless of when your final scenes are captured. Rest assured, payment will be made once the shoot wraps up.
If you meet these requisites and are eager to participate in this musical voyage, don't hesitate to submit your application. Include details about your chosen instrument, your availability on the specified dates, and a summary of your relevant experiences. Together, let's capture the effervescent essence of New Orleans music and bring its magic to life!
How to apply?
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Casting Call: Principal and Supporting Roles for Major Cable Network Project
Job Detail: We are casting for a groundbreaking project on a major cable network. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced actors to participate in an exciting production. The project will start shooting in October and offers an excellent chance to showcase your talent on a prominent platform.
Job Responsibilities: Selected actors will be responsible for bringing their characters to life and contributing to the production's overall success. This includes delivering lines, portraying emotions, and collaborating with the production team to ensure a captivating performance. Principal roles will have more extensive involvement while supporting roles will provide depth and enhance the storytelling.
- Experience: We seek experienced actors who have demonstrated their acting prowess in various mediums. Prior acting roles will be considered a significant advantage, whether on stage, screen, or in other productions.
- Gender/Age: This casting call is open to white male actors aged 20 to 65.
- Location: All applicants must be New York local hires, as the production will occur in the area.
- Union Status: Non-union or FiCore status is required for all applicants.
Compensation Details: Compensation will be provided based on the role and the actor's experience. Rates will be competitive and in line with industry standards. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure on a major cable network and be fairly compensated for your talent and dedication.
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