devils backbone commercial – casting complete


arvold.casting is seeking actors local to Central Virginia for a Devils Backbone commercial. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!

Please follow the instructions below to be considered.

Devils Backbone Commercial
Producer: Molly Schaaf
Ad Agency: Familiar Creatures
Production Company: Mondial
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Eileen Siebken
Casting Assistant: Madison Landis

Shoot Date: Five (5) hour session (plus overtime if applicable), Monday July 2, 2018. Weather hold, Tuesday July 3, 2018.
Shoot Location: Glasgow, VA. Shoot location may vary within a 30 minute drive.
Compensation: See below.
Travel/lodging: Not provided.
Run: Internet (includes paid internet, paid social and streaming); industrial and PR use. Stills taken on shoot day (either from video or stills camera) may be used for print usage including OOH and POS merchandise that is not “for sale” (i.e. drink coasters).
Usage Term: Two (2) years from first use date (tentatively July 16th, 2018). Option to renew for an additional year (within twenty-four [24] months of first use date) at a 15% increase of usage payment, respective to each individual usage option noted below.

Actor Compensation
Session Fee: $250/five (5) hr. session, plus 15% if agent. Call time is considered the start of the session. Call time will be determined the day prior. Any applicable OT to be paid in 15 min increments of $12.50.
Usage Fee: $350.00 flat.
Wardrobe Fitting Fee: $50.00 for one (1) hour, which will only be paid if this does not take place on a shoot day. Additional time beyond one (1) hour to be paid in 15 minute increments of $12.50. No additional payment due if talent ends up wearing his/her own clothing.
Rider Options Additional Use: Regional broadcast TV – an additional payment of $250 will be paid if optioned for use. National broadcast TV – an additional payment of $750 flat will be paid if optioned for use. In cinema – an additional payment of $350 flat will be paid if optioned for use.

Seeking the following non-speaking roles at this time.


[FRIENDS] 30s, any gender, any ethnicity. Outdoorsy, active and outgoing, they are enjoying time outdoors with friends. Content alludes to alcohol consumption.


If you are available and appropriate for this project, please select ONE of three ways below to submit:

OPTION 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express.

OPTION 2: If you have an Actors Access account, you may submit for this project through Actors Access.

If you have already submitted for this project via Breakdown Express or Actors Access, please do not double submit!

OPTION 3: If you do not have an Actors Access account or an agent (or do not wish to use one for this project), follow the instructions below:

  1. Please fill in the form at the following link: DEVILS BACKBONE Submission Form
  2. Please send your headshot and acting resume (if any) in PDF format to [email protected].

Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
Your First and Last Name, ROLE, City, State, DEVILS BACKBONE
For example: John Smith, FRIEND, Glasgow, VA, DEVILS BACKBONE

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 holding auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not guarantee you an audition, but it does put you in consideration 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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