Arvold Casting is seeking actors and real people for a healthcare commercial shooting in Roanoke, VA. Those with experience and those newer to the industry are encouraged to submit! The look and style of this spot highlights real, southwestern Virginia people with character, a ruggedness and a positive glint in their eyes.
There are many roles to be filled quickly! Please follow the instructions below ASAP to be considered.
Production Company: Abandon Films
Director: Justin Rossbacher
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Christian Trew
Shoot Dates: Tuesday, January 10 – Saturday, January 14. Each role will likely work one (1) day among these dates.
Shoot Location: Roanoke, VA
Pay: $300* for one day (on *roles noted below) OR $175** for one day (on **roles noted below)
Talent agency fee: 15% if applicable
Audition Dates: In person Wednesday, January 4 OR via self-tape
Audition Location: Charlottesville, VA
Travel / Lodging: Provided, if applicable
Usage: Two (2) year television, three (3) year web
Region: Southwest Virginia
Conflicts: Any advertising (including print, television or online) for a healthcare commercial aired in Virginia in the past three (3) years OR any high profile local commercial (car, retail, etc, ) aired in the southwest Virginia area in the past two (2) years.
All roles are MOS (there will be action, but no lines to speak).
[FARMER*] Male. Any ethnicity. 60’s – 70’s. Rugged and tough, he is proud of what he has been able to accomplish by working hard and seeing the potential in his land.
[MALE FARMER FRIEND*] Any ethnicity. 40’s – 60’s. Rugged and hardworking.
[FEMALE FARMER FRIEND*] Any ethnicity. 40’s – 60’s. Rugged and hardworking.
[FARM BUSINESS SALESWOMAN*] Female. Any ethnicity. Late 20’s – 40’s. Professional, poised, confident and put together, she sells feed and supplies to farmers.
[ELDERLY FEMALE PATIENT*] Any ethnicity. Late 60’s – 80’s. Lies in bed.
[OLDER FEMALE PATIENT*] Any ethnicity. 50’s – 60’s. Standing in hallway.
[FEMALE PATIENT*] African-American, Asian or Hispanic. 20’s – 40’s. Sitting in exam room.
[MALE SURGERY PATIENT*] Caucasian. Mid-20’s. A car accident victim in surgery.
[MALE PT PATIENT*] Any ethnicity. 40’s – 50’s. Doing physical therapy.
[AMPUTEE*] Male or Female. Any ethnicity. Doing physical therapy.
[AMPUTEE’S FRIEND/SPOUSE*] Male or Female. Any ethnicity. Boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse.
[CHILD WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANT**] Male or Female. Any ethnicity. 4 – 12.
[BOY**] Male. Any ethnicity. 6 – 12. Racing in a hospital wheelchair.
[GIRL**] Female. Any ethnicity. 6 – 12. Racing in a hospital wheelchair.
ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
If you are available and appropriate for this project, please follow the instructions below to submit:
STEP 1: Please fill in the form at the following link: HEALTHCARE COMMERCIAL Submission Form
STEP 2: Please send your headshot and acting resume (if any) in PDF format to [email protected].
If you do NOT have a headshot and/or acting resume, please instead include a recent close-up picture (cellphone pic is fine) and any relevant information about yourself and your background.
Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission email (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, Homebase (City, State), ROLE(S), Healthcare
JOHN SMITH, Charlottesville, VA, FARMER and MALE FARMER FRIEND, Healthcare
If you fill out the form, email your headshot & resume AND type the subject heading as instructed, your submission is considered complete!
Thank you for following our instructions. We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but it does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!
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