Arvold Casting is seeking REAL families (not actors) who love adventure, fun and spending time together, especially at theme parks! We are looking for parents and kids with upbeat & precocious personalities. This is an opportunity for a family to be a part of a paid commercial. This project is looking for fun-loving families from the Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Baltimore areas. We want to know you! Please follow the below instructions to be considered.
Sponsor/Client: Williamsburg Tourism
Production Company: Synthetic Pictures
Directors: Justin Corsbie & Erik Anderson
Producer: Allison Smith
Conflicts: Theme Parks, other tourism campaigns
Interviews: In person or via self tape July 28th – August 5th
Final Interview Dates: Wednesday, August 6th & Thursday, August 7th (via Skype)
Wardrobe Date: Wednesday, August 20th
Shoot Dates: Thursday, August 21st – Wednesday, August 26th
Shoot Location: Williamsburg, VA area
Compensation: $6,500 per family (flat fee)
Usage: Unlimited web use
Seeking families of any ethnicity with two or more kids (Ages 7 – 14). Parents and grandparents are welcome. All must be independent strong swimmers.
ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send a recent photo (either a family photo or individual photos of family members) in PDF or JPEG format to [email protected] in one email ASAP. These photos do not need to be fancy, we just need to see what you look like right now. Cell phone pictures are fine. Please include ALL the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:
Cell phone number:
City and state of residence:
For each member of the family, please include the following information:
Family member: Mother, Father, Guardian, Grandparent, Daughter, Son, etc…
Please confirm that each member of the family is an independent strong swimmer:
Have you ever been to Busch Gardens, Water Country USA or Colonial Williamsburg? (YES or NO)
Are you able to take off time from your work with less than one week’s notice? (YES or NO) If NO, please explain.
Have you ever appeared in an amusement park/theme park/water park commercial/tourism commercial and/or print advertisement? (YES or NO)
If so, what spot and what year?
How would you describe your “family dynamic” especially when on a vacation together?
Why are you the ideal family for this commercial?
Please let us know your availability to participate in this project:
Availability to Skype with the producer on Wednesday, August 6th or Thursday, August 7th:
Availability to attend wardrobe fitting in Williamsburg on Wednesday, August 20th:
Availability for shoot dates in Williamsburg between Thursday, August 21st through Tuesday, August 26th:
Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FAMILY NAME (CITY & STATE OF RESIDENCE)
Example: THE SMITH FAMILY (BALTIMORE, MD)
Thanks so much for following our instructions. We will be having interviews by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an interview, but does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for interviews, but we appreciate your interest! Thank you!