$1,000 Ad Campaign Casting Call for Essential and Non-Essential Workers

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Mark’s commercial campaign casting calls for those affected by COVID-19 in Toronto, Canada.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Toronto, Canada this April 25th to the 26th from your own home. Talents will be compensated $1,000.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Looking for the following NON-Essential Workers, open to French or English Speakers, ages 17 – 65:
    – Parents with non-essential jobs
    – Physical Trainers
    – Chefs
    – Hairdressers, Beauty and Spa workers
    – Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors etc
    – Or any other non essential workers not listed above
  • Looking for the following Essential Workers, open to French or English Speakers, ages 17 – 65:
    – Health Care professionals: Doctors and Nurses, both front line and local community.
    – Teachers
    – Medical Research (Vaccines, Testing Equipment)
    – Social Workers
    – Pharmacists
    – CAF Military personnel including Reservists
    – Various Drivers: Taxi, Uber, Public Transport Operators, – – – Groceries delivery etc.
    – Farmers/Agricultural sector
    – Security guards or Border Security
    – Police/Fire/Ambulance Paramedics etc.
    – Grocery store associates (Can include LCBO)
    – Food processing workers
    – Manufacturing?(Anyone making masks/equipment?)
    – Sanitation (Garbage Collection)
    – Energy
    – Engineers
    – Pilots and Flight attendants
    – Personal Support Workers
    – Other home based workers
    – Any other Essential workers not listed above

How to apply:

To audition for a role in the upcoming commercial, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Commercial Casting Call

Non-Essential Workers Casting Call
Jigsaw Casting is seeking NON-Essential Workers who are impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic ACROSS CANADA for a Mark’s Campaign! You will be filming from home, looking for French or English speakers!
Looking for the following NON-Essential Workers, open to French or English Speakers, ages 17 – 65:
– Parents with non-essential jobs
– Physical Trainers
– Chefs
– Hairdressers, Beauty and Spa workers
– Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors etc
– Or any other non essential workers not listed above
IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE, PLEASE PASS THIS ON!
Pays $1,000 per person if selected. No acting experience required. Please see our video reference:
To apply, please make a self-tape, here are the instructions:
1. Please introduce yourself: tell us your name and age.
2. Tell us about your occupation.
3. Answer this question: How has COVID changed the way you do your job?
*Please wear clothing that are workwear related and can give subtle indicators of what you do. It would be great to see during your self-tape so we can potentially have you recreate the same look for the shoot.
You can film this on your cell phone, keep it 1-2 mins long, then apply online with your self-tape, to:
To be considered for this campaign. You must be available for the following dates:
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: APRIL 21, 2020 AT 9AM
Online Interview with Director: April 23, 2020. (1 hour)
Shoot Date – April 25 or 26, 2020. 3 hour window between 8am to 8pm. Filming yourself from your own home.
This is a non union project.

Essential Workers Casting Call

Jigsaw Casting is seeking Essential Workers who are impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic ACROSS CANADA for a Mark’s Campaign! You will be filming from home, looking for French or English speakers!
Looking for the following Essential Workers, open to French or English Speakers, ages 17 – 65:
– Health Care professionals: Doctors and Nurses, both front line and local community.
– Teachers
– Medical Research (Vaccines, Testing Equipment)
– Social Workers
– Pharmacists
– CAF Military personnel including Reservists
– Various Drivers: Taxi, Uber, Public Transport Operators, – – – Groceries delivery etc.
– Farmers/Agricultural sector
– Security guards or Border Security
– Police/Fire/Ambulance Paramedics etc.
– Grocery store associates (Can include LCBO)
– Food processing workers
– Manufacturing?(Anyone making masks/equipment?)
– Sanitation (Garbage Collection)
– Energy
– Engineers
– Pilots and Flight attendants
– Personal Support Workers
– Other home based workers
– Any other Essential workers not listed above
IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE, PLEASE PASS THIS ON!
Pays $1,000 per person if selected. No acting experience required. Please see our video reference

To apply, please make a self-tape, here are the instructions:
1. Please introduce yourself: tell us your name and age.
2. Tell us about your occupation.
3. Answer this question: How has COVID changed the way you do your job?
*Please wear clothing that are workwear related and can give subtle indicators of what you do. It would be great to see during your self-tape so we can potentially have you recreate the same look for the shoot.
You can film this on your cell phone, keep it 1-2 mins long, then apply online with your self-tape, to here.

To be considered for this campaign. You must be available for the following dates:
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: APRIL 21, 2020 AT 9AM
– Online Interview with Director: April 23, 2020. (1 hour)
– Shoot Date – April 25 or 26, 2020. 3 hour window between 8am to 8pm. Filming yourself from your own home.
This is a non union project.

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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