ABC ME Open Casting Call for TV Hosts, Reviewers and Writers

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Casting directors are now casting talent to work on ABC ME TV series in Sydney, Australia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Full Time TV host / reviewer / writer – for News To Me, a good news, pop culture and entertainment show for kids featuring interviews, reviews and viral videos.
  • Part Time TV host / reviewer / writer (approx. 2 days pw) – for Break the Future, a future news show for kids revealing and reviewing the latest, greatest, and craziest future inventions from around the world, and beyond!

About ABC ME:

ABC Me is an Australian children’s public digital television multichannel owned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It was officially launched by then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on 4 December 2009 as ABC3.

To audition for a role on ABC ME, check out the casting call breakdown below.

ABC ME Casting Call

i4 Casting is currently casting for TV hosts / reviewers / writers for work with children’s television broadcaster ABC ME during February – June 2018.

ROLES: Full Time TV host / reviewer / writer – for News To Me, a good news, pop culture and entertainment show for kids featuring interviews, reviews and viral videos.

Part Time TV host / reviewer / writer (approx. 2 days pw) – for Break the Future, a future news show for kids revealing and reviewing the latest, greatest, and craziest future inventions from around the world, and beyond!

Our successful hosts will have great comic timing, the ability to talk under water, a professional attitude, be good with deadlines, have great team spirit and appeal to the youth market.

Additional skills including basic filming, editing, and social media skills are advantageous!

We are casting Australia wide but our successful applicants will be Melbourne based for the duration of the shoot so those outside of Melbourne must be willing to relocate.

HOSTS MUST:

Be Melbourne-based, or willing to relocate
Have an understanding of what 8-12 year olds are interested in
Have knack for comedy and natural delivery
For the good news / pop culture show – have an interest in pop culture and news
For the future news show – have expertise and / or an interest in technology, science, inventions & futurism
Be able to help research & write content that you will present

CASTING DATES: Casting by video submission, submissions close 15 December 2017
Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a callback in Melbourne on
23 January 2018

SHOOT DATES February – June 2018

TO APPLY: Send an email with the following details to [email protected]
Name, Age, Mobile Number
Attach a Recent photo (can be a selfie)
Please write a little bit about yourself, and what you are currently undertaking (professional or otherwise).
SEND US A VIDEO: 1 – 2 Minutes in length talking about yourself, what you are passionate about and a new discovery that you are excited about. This could be a new invention, science discovery, gadget, app… anything, you pick!
You can also upload the files to the following address: https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/i4casting

The ABC strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

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

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