FARMING INSURANCE COMMERCIAL CASTING CALL – PAYS $3,000.00++ – NON-UNION

Mann Casting

Job Position(s): Actors
Project Type: Commercial
Job Date: February 14 or 15
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union

AUDITION DATE: WEDS. FEB. 5TH

AUDITION LOCATION: TORONTO

RECALL DATE: FEB. 10TH

WARDROBE/FITTING DATE: FEB. 13TH

SHOOT DATE: FEB. 14TH AND 15TH (TALENT NEEDED 1 DAY ONLY)

SHOOT LOCATION: TORONTO / GTA

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PAY RATE:
RATES & USAGE: INITIAL USAGE: $500.00 SESSION (10 HR) – $75.00 FOR FITTING $75.00 PER HR
OT TERM: 1 YEAR BUYOUT FROM FIRST AIR DATE, PLUS OPTION TO RENEW

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USAGE: TERRITORY: UNITED STATES INCLUDING TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, INTERNET IS WORLDWIDEMATERIALS/VERSIONS: ALL MATERIALS DERIVED FROM ABOVE ENTITLED SHOOT. INCLUDES UNLIMITED EDITS, LIFTS, VERSIONS, AND STILLS PULLED FROM FOOTAGE FOR DIGITAL USE.
MATERIALS/VERSIONS – ALL MATERIALS DERIVED FROM ABOVE SHOOT. INCLUDES UP TO 2 COMMERCIALS, WITH ALL LIFTS / EDITS / VERSIONS AND LENGTHS.

USAGE/MEDIA: BASED ON APPEARANCE IN FINAL VERSION OF COMMERCIAL. BUYOUT STARTS FROM THE FIRST AIRDATE.
1. BROADCAST / MOVING MEDIA / ELECTRONIC MEDIA/ INTERNET. ALL UNLIMITED CUTS / VERSIONS / LENGTHS.
2. PRINT IS FOR UNLIMITED USE AND ALL ELECTRONIC MEDIA / INTERNET
OCP RATE: 1 YEAR CDN $1,500.00 PLUS 15% AGENCY FEE – PLUS $1,500.00 FOR PRINT
2 YEAR OPTION: $2,500.00.FOR ALL ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND INTERNET AND $1,500.00 FOR PRINT S – INITIAL BUYOUT PLUS 10% PLUS 15% AGENCY FEE 3RD YEAR RENEWAL – 2ND YEAR BUYOUT PLUS 10% PLUS 15% AGENCY FEE *** BUYOUTS BASED UPON APPEARANCE IN THE FINAL EDIT

CONFLICTS: AMERICAN RURAL FARM INSURANCE AND AMERICAN FINANCIAL PLANNING

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CASTING NOTES:  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
WE’RE LOOKING FOR ACTORS WITH AN AUTHENTIC, DOWN-TO-EARTH, FRIENDLY LOOK. MID-WESTERN AMERICAN. NOT TOO COUNTRY AND NOT TOO URBAN. THEY ARE JUST HARD WORKING, NORMAL PEOPLE. NO “MODELS” WHO ARE TOO PRETTY/HANDSOME. NO “CHARACTER” ACTORS OR GOOFINESS. THEY SHOULD NOT STAND OUT IN A CROWD IN ANY WAY.

PERFORMANCE: WE’RE IN NEED OF NATURAL ACTING WITH A GOOD SENSE OF COMEDIC TIMING. SUBTLE PERFORMANCES. NO OVER-THE-TOP REACTIONS. THESE ARE “REAL” PEOPLE WHO ARE LIKABLE AND RELATABLE TO MIDDLE AMERICA. THE UNSPOKEN ACTING WILL BE KEY WITH THEM. WE NEED SOMEONE WITH GREAT, SOPHISTICATED, SMART COMEDIC TIMING. REACTIONS AND FACIAL EXPRESSIONS ARE KEY. IMPROV COMEDIANS ARE GREAT!

SPECIAL NOTE: *** TALENT MUST BE WILLING TO SHAVE *** ABSOLUTELY NO BEARDS. CLEAN SHAVEN IS PREFERRED, BUT IF FACIAL HAIR IS VERY TIGHTLY KEPT, IT COULD BE OKAY. ALSO, NO OBVIOUS/VISIBLE DISTRACTING FEATURES LIKE TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS.

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CASTING:

SCENE #1 – “ROBO ADVISOR”

COUPLE – MALE AND FEMALE – LATE 30s TO MID40s – CAUCASIAN

FEMALE FBA (FARM BUREAU AGENT) – MID 30s TO 50 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
SMART, PROFESSIONAL, FRIENDLY.

SCENE #2 – “BUCKET”

FARMER – MALE – 40-55 YRS OLD – CAUCASIAN
FRIENDLY, HARDWORKING, SALT-OF-THE-EARTH TYPE. RUGGED. EARNEST. LOOKS LIKE HE KNOWS HOW TO USE FARM EQUIPMENT. (NO EQUIPMENT IN SPOT) NOT POLISHED BUT NOT SLOPPY. NO PRETENSE.

MALE FBA (FARM BUREAU AGENT) – MID-30s TO 50 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
SMART, PROFESSIONAL, FRIENDLY.

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