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Casting Call: Māori Grandmother and Grandson for TV Commercial

Job Details: We are excited to announce a casting opportunity for a Māori Grandmother and her Māori Grandson aged 16 – 20. We are seeking related family pairings such as a grandmother with her real grandson, nephew, or a close family friend. This casting call is for an upcoming TV commercial for a prominent New Zealand brand. The shoot will involve a simple, heartwarming scene where the grandson visits his grandmother for a cup of tea and they engage in a meaningful conversation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in auditions and any necessary rehearsals.
  • Act in a TV commercial, playing the roles of a grandmother and grandson.
  • Engage authentically in a conversation scene as directed.


  • Applicants must be of Māori descent and represent a grandmother-grandson pairing.
  • Must be based in or near Auckland, New Zealand.
  • No professional acting experience required, but must be comfortable performing in front of cameras.
  • Must have full availability for all potential shooting dates.


  • $5,000 NZD each (minus tax).
  • Compensation includes payment for the shoot day and rights for the commercial to be aired on NZ TV, cinema, and the internet for 1 year.

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Catch Casting

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