ritz spots – spring 2019 – casting complete


arvold.casting is seeking actors local to Richmond, VA for RITZ social videos. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!

Please note, this spot has an extremely quick turnaround. For best consideration, please submit ASAP.

Please follow the instructions below to be considered.

RITZ Spring 2019 Social Videos
SAG Low Budget Digital Waiver
Agency: The Martin Agency
Production Company: SpangTV
Producers: Erin Surber, Melanie Cox
Director: Chloe Weaver
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associates: Jasmine Pfingsten, Dana Salerno

Shoot Dates: March 26, 2019 and April 22 – 26, 2019
Shoot Location: Richmond, VA

Intended Compensation and Terms:
The Martin Agency intends to produce these under the new SAG Low-Budget Digital Productions Waiver.
While all rates are negotiable, The Martin Agency intends to pay $250 for session rate up to 8 hours + 10% agency fee for OCPs.
While all usage and editing payments are also negotiable, The Martin Agency intends to pay $500 + 10% agency fee which covers 1-year usage and unlimited editing (OCPs only).
It is the intention of The Martin Agency to obtain all the rights provided in the Standard
Employment Contract including, but not limited to, Internet, New Media, Theatrical and

This is a local casting call; however, on a case by case basis, production is open to providing travel and lodging within reason.

All roles are MOS (non-speaking principal roles).


[COOKING FRIENDS 1-3] 20-25 y/o, any gender, any ethnicity. A group of jovial, fun-loving foodie friends with an eye for detail create Ritz recipes.

[BAKING FATHER] Late 20s-early 30s, Male, African American. Loving father spends time with his son by showing him how to bake cookies.

[BAKING SON] 5-7 y/o, Male, any ethnicity. Young boy has fun with his dad learning how to bake cookies.

[HIKING FRIENDS 1 & 2] 19-24 y/o, any gender, any ethnicity. Adventurous friends enjoy a Ritz snack and a gorgeous view at the end of their hike.

[CAMPFIRE MOM] Late 20s-early 30s, Female, Caucasian. Mom enjoys quality time with her girls as they all make s’mores together over a campfire.

[CAMPFIRE SISTERS 1 & 2] 6-11 y/o, Female, any ethnicity. Sisters sit around a campfire and have fun making s’mores with their mother. *Real sisters are highly encouraged to submit!

[GAMEDAY BROTHERS 1 & 2] 6-11 y/o, Male, any ethnicity. A young soccer fan cheers on his team while watching an exciting match on TV with his family. *Real brothers are highly encouraged to submit!

[GAMEDAY DAD 1 & 2] Early 30s, Male, any ethnicity. A father of young sports fans watches an exciting soccer match on TV with his family.

[CREATIVE MOM] Late 20s-mid 30s, Female, any ethnicity. A mom soaks in an afternoon of coloring and fun with her artistic little girl.

[CREATIVE DAUGHTER] 6-8 y/o, Female, any ethnicity. An artistic little girl enjoys a fun afternoon coloring with her mom.

[CARPOOL TWEENS 1-3] 9-11 y/o, Female, Latina. A group of pre-teens have fun pretending to be singers from their favorite band. NOTE: Spanish speakers are highly encouraged to submit; fluency is not required.

[HUGGING GRANDMOTHER] 60s, Female, Latina. A grandmother shows her love for her granddaughters with a big hug and a special Ritz snack.

[HUGGING GIRLS 1 & 2] 8-10 y/o, Female, Latina. Granddaughters get a big hug from their adoring grandmother, followed by a lovingly made Ritz snack.

[PICNIC MOM] 30-35 y/o, Female, Latina. A fun-loving mom and her kids share laughs and special-made Ritz snacks together at an outdoor picnic.

[PICNIC SON] 4-5 y/o, Male, Latino. A young boy and his fun-loving family share laughs and special-made Ritz snacks together at an outdoor picnic.

[PICNIC DAUGHTER] 7-8 y/o, Female, Latina. A young girl and her fun-loving family share laughs and special-made Ritz snacks together at an outdoor picnic.

[COOKING MOM] 30-35 y/o, Female, Latina. A mom watches her daughter and her own mother sharing a special moment in the kitchen together.

[COOKING GRANDMOTHER] 60 y/o, Female, Latina. A grandmother shares her secret recipe with her daughter and granddaughter, and enjoys her granddaughter revealing a special Ritz recipe of her own.

[COOKING DAUGHTER] 6-8 y/o, Female, Latina. A young girl learns her grandmother’s special recipe and is excited to share a Ritz recipe of her own.

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, age, color, national origin, ethnic origin or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated.

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: RITZ SPRING 2019 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, RITZ SPRING 2019
For example: Jane Smith, CREATIVE MOM, Richmond VA, RITZ SPRING 2019
For MINORS ONLY, please include your age in the subject line.
For example: John Smith, PICNIC SON, Richmond VA, 5 yo, RITZ SPRING 2019

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 not be holding in-person auditions for this project. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!



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