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Nike Commercial Memphis Open Casting Call (Pay is $1,500)

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The Nike logo and Nike motto "just do it" on the window display in an outlet in Wolfsburg, Germany, June 15, 2018 (Editorial credit: geogif / Shutterstock.com)

Nike commercial casting call for actors in Memphis, Tennessee

Casting directors are now casting actors to work on scenes filmed in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Producers are looking for the following talent: 

  • [JA MORANT PHOTO/BODY DOUBLE>
    • Male, black, age range 20-40, height range 6'1"-6'3", weight range 170-185 lbs, athletic, basketball skills helpful. To play a body double for NBA Player Ja Morant (please google for reference)
  • [READER]
    • Female, age range 30s-40s, black/Hispanic/Asian/Indian/Native, variety of types to be a story Narrator with dialogue.
  • [FRIENDS]
    • Male, black, age range 15-20 years old, athletic, confident. Able to naturally deliver several lines of dialogue. If under 18, the Parent/Guardian MUST be on set at all times.
  • [ARTIST]
    • Male or Female, all ethnicities, age range 18-50, MUST be a real artist who paints and who would look realistic painting a mural on a wall. If you are not an experienced painter/artist, please do not submit, as you will be asked to paint on camera. NO Dialogue
  • Grandparents & Grandkids 
    • Seeking a real Latin-American family! A warm-hearted, adorable, grandma, grandpa (60s) and grandkids (7-10), and maybe even a parent, too (30-40s) who are excited to pick up some activities at Target and then go play with them together. Also submit real families. 
  • Brunch Hosts and Guests
    • Male, female, non-binary, or transgender, late 20's to early 30's any ethnicity. Seeking a friendly lesbian couple who are hosting a cheery, festive holiday brunch, seeking a warm, sweet gay couple who are guests at the holiday brunch. Also seeking CIS-gendered, non-binary, and/or transgender guests for the cheery holiday party.

About Nike:

Nike is an American multinational corporation engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is one of the world's largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue of over US$24.1 billion in its fiscal year 2012 (ending May 31, 2012). As of 2020, it employed more than 76,700 people worldwide.

Nike's brand includes the "Swoosh" logo, Nike's signature trademark. Nike ranked No. 89 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. The company was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight and officially became Nike Inc. on May 30, 1971. The company takes its name from Nike (Greek Νίκη), the Greek goddess of victory.

Nike markets its products under its brand, Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Blazers, Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, Air Max, Foamposite, Nike Skateboarding, and subsidiaries, including Brand Jordan, Hurley International, and Converse. As of 2020, it has been collaborating with famous designers such as Virgil Abloh's OFF-WHITE label.

Nike is the title sponsor for many high-profile sports events and organizations like the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), and FIFA World Cup. The company also sponsors many athletes from different sports leagues worldwide, including Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer. The brand collaborates with popular streetwear and high fashion labels such as Comme des Garçons, Sacai, and Off-White.

Nike also has a wide selection of products for running, football, basketball, athletics, golf, soccer, tennis, and many more sports. Nike offers apparel and footwear for men, women, and kids; it also sells accessories like socks, bags, and hats. In addition to its product line, the company also produces co-branded merchandise with other brands like Levi's. Additionally, it is involved in philanthropic activities, including the Run For Kids program, which helps underprivileged children worldwide to run in marathons or short-distance races. The company continuously launches limited edition collections, such as Air Max Day, every year in March. Nike strives to create the best-performance products globally, making it one of the most successful brands in history. With its innovative designs, cutting-edge technologies, and top-notch athletes, Nike is setting new standards in the sports industry.

Nike has been a leader in sustainability initiatives such as using recycled materials for its products, reducing water usage and energy consumption, and promoting diversity and inclusion within its workforce. The company was awarded the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Index score of 83 out of 100 for reducing waste and minimizing its environmental footprint. They have also committed to achieving gender equality by 2030, with an ambitious goal of having 50 percent of women on leadership teams by 2021. Moreover, they are working towards improving working conditions through their Supplier Code of Conduct and the Worker Well-being Program, which requires suppliers to provide a safe and healthy working environment for all employees.

How to apply?

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Nike Commercial Casting Call 

MEMPHIS TN CASTING NOTICE *COMMERCIAL*

Project: NIKE Commercial - OCP

Project Type: Commercial

Union Status: NON-UNION

Rate of Pay / Contract:

$500.00/day session +$1000 buyout + 20% agency (if represented)

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submission Deadline: 12/02/2022

Please include size cards.

Casting Director: Tina Kerr

Wardrobe Date(s): 12/09/2022

FilmingDate(s): 12/13/2022, 12/14/2022

Audition Date(s): self tape on request

Callback Date(s): TBD

Shoot Location: MEMPHIS, TN

Usage: Full Usage. 1 year Buyout.

Conflicts: Sports Companies within 2 years

Additional Project Info:

**MUST BE either a MEMPHIS TN LOCAL HIRE or willing/able to work as a Memphis TN LOCAL HIRE and self-travel to location (travel/accommodation will NOT be provided)**

--May work ONE or BOTH dates during the 12/13-12/14 timeframe so MUST HAVE FULL AVAILABILITY FOR ALL LISTED DATES if submitting. Work dates will be assigned pending the role you are selected to portray and the dates it is scheduled to film

Roles:

[JA MORANT PHOTO/BODY DOUBLE]

Male, black, age range 20-40, height range 6'1"-6'3", weight range 170-185lbs, athletic, basketball skills helpful. To play a body double for NBA Player Ja Morant (please google for reference)

[READER]

Female, age range 30s-40s, black/Hispanic/Asian/Indian/Native, variety of types to be a story Narrator with dialogue.

[FRIENDS]

Male, black, age range 15-20 years old, athletic, confident. Able to naturally deliver several lines of dialogue. If under 18, Parent/Guardian MUST be on set at all times.

[ARTIST]

Male or Female, all ethnicities, age range 18-50, MUST be a real artist who paints and who would look natural painting a mural on a wall. If you are not an experienced painter/artist, please do not submit as you will be asked to paint on camera. NO Dialogue

This will be Client selected and we do not want to submit anyone who isn’t fully available/might not show up! These are SMALL scenes and the Client will choose from the photo/headshot you submit. Please DO NOT SUBMIT IF THERE IS ANY CHANCE THAT YOU WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON THIS DATE IF SELECTED!!!

Interested in JA Photo Double Role? Apply Now

Interested in Reader Role? Apply Now

Interested in Friends Role? Apply Now

Interested in Artist Role? Apply Now

Commercial Acting Tips

One of the most crucial commercial acting tips is knowing about the product or service you are advertising. Understanding what you are selling and how it could benefit potential customers is essential. Knowing the details of the product or service will make your performance more believable. Additionally, having a clear understanding of the target audience and being prepared to present yourself as someone they can relate to can help bring your performance up a level.

Another important tip for commercial acting is to practice your lines and delivery before auditioning or shooting a commercial. Smoothly delivering the required lines with enthusiasm and confidence can make a world of difference in a commercial setting. Practicing in front of a mirror and recording yourself can also help identify areas where you need to improve.

Finally, it's essential to be flexible and open to direction when commercial acting. Directors may ask you to modify your delivery or switch up a line on the spot. Adjusting quickly and gracefully can make an impression that could lead to more acting opportunities in the future! These commercial acting tips will help ensure excellent performance and create lasting impressions with directors. With knowledge of the product, practice, and flexibility, you'll be ready for any opportunity that comes your way.

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