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Casting Calls: November 22nd 2013

Crew calls, casting calls and creative jobs

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Casting Calls: Billy Elliot – The Musical

Billy Elliot the musical are looking to audition young boys for the roles of Billy and Michael, as well as young girls for the role of Debbie.

Boys Casting Details:
– Must be aged between 11 – 13 years
– 5ft tall max
– Voices must not be broken
– Tap and ballet experience a bonus but not essential

Audition Dates:

Leeds 11/01/14
Newcastle 01/02/14
London 15/03/14
Bristol 26/04/14
Manchester 17/05/14

Girls Casting Details:
– Must be aged between 9 – 12 years
– 4ft 8 max
– Some ballet experience required
– Must be from North East

Audition Date:

Newcastle 01/02/14

For more information or to book an audition, please email Casting Director Jessica Ronane on [email protected].

Casting Calls: Star Wars Open Auditions

The Star Wars Open Casting will be taking place on the 23rd and 24th of November, from 11:00am – 6:00pm (gates will open at 6:00am).

The casting location is:

Twickenham Stadium
(Entry via gate D, from North car park off Rugby Road).
Whitton Road,
Twickenham,
TW2 7BA

Only male actors with the playing age 19 – 23 and female actors with the playing age 17 – 18 will be seen for the audition.

You can find out more information on www.opencastingcall2013.com

Casting Calls: Various Roles

Dowling Erdely Casting are looking to cast actors in various roles for the short film ‘Denham’. The film should be really fun to film (very funny) and it’s shooting in Amsterdam. It has a great director and is full of fun characters to play. Actors taking part will get some really good character based showreel material from it.

Production dates: Shoot: Sun 15nd Dec and Mon 16nd Dec Travel either side

Director: Hugo Keijzer

Casting director: Shakyra Dowling

Location: Amsterdam

Casting details: TBC

Summary
Shooting in Amsterdam:
We’re going to make a modern day version of the famous American Psycho (business cards) scene, set in the world of hipster advertisement agencies instead of 80’s Wallstreet.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1nSwpxRuJo…

Characters:

Bateman (Male, 25 – 35)

Male (caucasian) 25-35 years old. Extremely good looking, perfect bone structure, fit body, huge mouth filled with white teeth. Would be awesome if he has a hip beard but not an essential. He’s a snob, takes himself and his image extremely serious. The sort of person that’s so obnoxious you wish you could hate him, but his smile is just too attractive.

Agreements: £100 per shoot day

Paul Allen (Male, 25 – 30)

Male, Caucasian, Age 25-30. Very good looking, Owen has a bit more innocence about him then Bateman. He’s got a fit body and takes care of his appearance. A Hipster. Would be great if he had some facial hair.

Agreements: £100 per shoot day

Carruthers (Male, 25 – 40)

Male (caucasian) 25-40 years old. Might be gay. A bit of a nerdy type, little less sporty and not as cool as the other guys. It would be great if he had RED HAIR.

Agreements: £100 per shoot day

Mcdermott (Male, 25 – 35)

Male, Asian, 25-35 years. Good looking hipster, nice skin. Good teeth. A real stereotype hipster. Would be great if he had a beard or some facial hair.

Agreements: £100 per shoot day

VanPatten (Male, 25 – 35)

Male, Black, 25-35 years. Good looking hipster, nice skin. Good teeth. Would be great if he had a beard or some facial hair.

Agreements: £100 per shoot day

To apply please email your CV and headshot to: [email protected]

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Casting Calls: Various for Music Video

Production company:  http://www.agateroadpictures.com/

Ben Davis will be in the UK filming his second music video, ‘Mind Games.’

Shoot Date: 1st Dec 2013 – 4th Dec 2013
Location: London, England
Pay: £225p/day for each role

 

Casting Calls: Handsome Piano Player

A good looking masculine man, but must be comfortable with flirtation of both sexes, in a subliminal bi-sexual role. This character is the secret love interest of the lead singer and acts in a playful and seductive way with both the lead and female dancers. He will be miming playing a piano: please not any actual piano experience

Appearance details:
Playing Range: 25-35
Sex: Male
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

 

Casting Calls: Female Dancer 1

Dancers/actors with jazz, hip-hop experience, who are able to pick up basic choreography. Good facial expressions and good acting experience. Video includes a staged performance as well as a LIVE performance shoot at Madame JoJo’s in front of an audience. Think Dangerous Liaisons meets Dreamgirls meets Pussy Cat Dolls. This is a playful, seductive, fun video told in 3 different time periods: 17th Century, 60’s and Modern Day.

Appearance details:
Playing Range: 20-30
Sex: Female
Ethnicity: Black / African American / Afro-Caribbean

 

Casting Calls: Female Dancer 2

Dancers/actors with jazz, hip-hop experience, who are able to pick up basic choreography. Good facial expressions and good acting experience. Video includes a staged performance as well as a LIVE performance shoot at Madame JoJo’s in front of an audience. Think Dangerous Liaisons meets Dreamgirls meets Pussy Cat Dolls. This is a playful, seductive, fun video told in 3 different time periods: 17th Century, 60’s and Modern Day.

Appearance details:
Playing Range: 20-30
Sex: Female
Ethnicity: Asian

All applications via this link (must be a member of Shooting People to apply: https://shootingpeople.org/production/work/project/6760

Alternatively, production company can be reached on: +44 (0)20 3005 5474

Crew Call: Various

Filmed on super 16mm, ‘Coming Out,’ is a modern day ‘Coming Out’ gay story about a boy discovering his identity over a 16 year period. The film is being shot in Portugal and UK. Completely improvised and shot on Super 16mm. The film’s duration will be approximately 30 minutes.

Shoot Date: 23rd Nov 2013 – 23rd Nov 2013
Shooting: London, Great Britain
Budget: up to £100,000
Insured: Yes
Production Company: Joao Nunes
Genre: Drama
Form: Short

Pay: £150p/day + expenses (all roles)

Focus Puller:

I’m looking for a focus puller with proficiency of working with film cameras. The camera we are using is an Aaton XTR Super 16mm camera. I will need you to load and change film magazines, know about filters for ext/int filming with Tungsten Fuji film, have a good understanding about lighting and complete shooting reports at the end of day. This role is a collaborative opportunity to work closely with the Cinematographer and for both to equally create some beautiful images. Thank you.

Sound Recordist:

This is a short-film telling the story of a boy throughout a 15 year period. There are five moments in this child’s life, whih he finds significant and this eventually leads him to profess to his granmother about his sexual identity. We are shooting this in a West London Mews in Notting Hill Gate. I need a Sound Recordist for Sunday 29th September between 7.30 am until 6pm.

Cinematographer:

Cinematographer with proficiency in using S16mm Aaton XTR film camera.

 

To Apply: applications are currently only being accepted through Shooting People via the following link. Please note, you must be a member of Shooting People to apply:

https://shootingpeople.org/production/work/project/6096

Media Jobs: Programming Producer

Power to the Pixel is a forward-looking media consultancy and training company that helps UK and international film and media companies adapt to stay relevant to digital change.
  • experience of managing and completing funding applications to public funding bodies
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent written and spoken English
  • experience of managing the publishing of high end event print materials, brochures and web information

Website: www.powertothepixels.com
There is an open deadline for these applications  
For more information on this vacancy click here

Media Jobs: Design & Admin at Infinite Playgrounds

Infinite Playgrounds are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Design and Admin Assistant, to work closely with the Creative Director on a range of design-related, marketing and administrative tasks.

  • Office support
  • Printing
  • Editing images
  • Producing marketing material and
  • Supporting the Creative Director
  • General administrative tasks
Website: www.infiniteplayground.co.uk
Closing date for applications is 2nd December 2013

For more information on this vacancy click here

Media Jobs: Production Assistant at Minor Entertainment

Reporting to the Creative Director, this is a very varied role, you’ll enjoy the opportunity to make a real difference to our business.

  • have excellent personal organisation and time management skills
  • be a rigorous and analytical problem solver with fantastic attention to detail
  • be highly numerate and computer literate with advanced proficiency in Excel

Website: www.minorentertainment.com
Closing date for applications is 3rd December 2013
For more information on this vacancy click here

Media Jobs: Cameo Picture House Vacancy

Picturehouse Cinema operate 21 cinemas across the UK, including the Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh which is 100 years old in 2014. You can find out more about the cinema here: bit.ly/bk96Uz.

Picturehouse are currently looking to hire a Duty Manager for the Cameo Cinema. They will be expected to provide excellent customer service and be a hands-on manager, who will have a regular front of house presence. They are looking for an individual who can build the cinema’s success by playing their part in marketing and promoting the cinema and also maximising business opportunities. Cinema experience is not essential but experience of working in a retail, customer service or hospitality environment is. Candidates should have experience of managing staff and money handling.

Applicants should email their CV and cover letter to [email protected] byFriday 29th November 2013. Copies of the job description and person specification can be found at: www.picturehouses.co.uk/jobs.

Permanent: Full-time
Location: Edinburgh
Pay: £17,514

Media Jobs: Creative Producer

The Gulbenkian Cinema are beginning to work with a range of partners to develop and curate ideas, spaces and emerging talent. In the future their work will include commissioning and producing new work as well as research based projects. The creative empowerment of children and young people will be at the core of their activity.

To reach their goal they are implementing a new organisational structure and are looking to hire a highly creative and motivated Creative Producer.

Applicants will have experience working with young people and will have knowledge of contemporary performance and practice. They will support the Director in the development of the Gulbenkian artistic programme, in particular, creative learning, education and participatory activities.

For more information on this vacancy take a look at: bit.ly/17muXjw. The closing date for applications is Monday 2 December 2013.

Location: Canterbury
Pay: £20,972 – £23,586

Media Jobs: Rich Mix Cinema

Rich Mix are looking to hire a Duty Manager to join their FOH team. They will support the day to day operations of the Rich Mix building and ensure excellent customer service is delivered at all times. Applicants will need to be an organised, enthusiastic and have a can do attitude, as well as being confident managing individual and team performance in FOH services.

For a job description and details of how to apply, visit: bit.ly/rcDwaq
The deadline for applications is Monday 25th November.

Role is Full Time
Pay: £9.00 per hour
Location: London

Media Jobs: Manager at Close-Up

Close-Up are looking to hire a new Manager to start from mid-January 2014.

Applicants must have experience in general management, customer service, film programming and cinema coordination. They will also be responsible for all aspects of the company’s activities including: business development, revenue and expenditure, cinema and events coordination, administration and maintenance management. For more information please download the job description:bit.ly/1cDQhni.

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the position to[email protected]

This is a full time position.
Salary: £24,000 (contingent upon experience).
Location: London
Deadline for applications: 22 November 2013.

Media Jobs: Drama Department Administrator

We are seeking a talented communicator who enjoys working with people while being an accurate administrator with organisational flair and fast, accurate IT skills.

  • To manage the drama department archives
  • To oversee and maintain the drama department area on the school intranet and extranet
  • To take and distribute minutes of weekly drama department meetings
  • To maintain the drama department’s notice boards for extra-curricular activities and production rehearsal schedules

Website: www.spgs.org
Closing date for applications is 25th November 2013
For more information on this vacancy click here