Extras Casting: On Location Casting
Project: “The Messengers” – CW Network Television series
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Shoot dates: Filming will be on a Monday – Friday schedule from 8/13/14 – 12/11/14. Various time requirements depending on role cast in.
Shoot times: Times vary depending on role cast in. Extras should be prepared to work a 12 hour+ day on the day chosen.
Shoot location: Albuquerque, New Mexico and surrounding areas
Compensation: NON-UNION Extra Rate is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour) with an 8 hour guarantee. Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. Lunch and snacks provided.
Talent Specs: *NOTE: ALL TALENT MUST HAVE PROOF OF NEW MEXICO RESIDENCY in order to work this project (NM Drivers License, ID card or Voter Registration)!!!
SEEKING EXTRAS: male and female, all ethnicities, all ages!!
–Some specific types include:
-Church Choir members, Church Congregations, Church Elders
-Law Enforcement/Police Officers/Detectives (experience preferred)
-Hospital Staff – Nurses/Doctors/Orderlies/ER Staff (experience preferred)
-EMTs and Paramedics (experience preferred)
-Bartenders and Waitresses (experience preferred)
-Teenagers and 18 year olds who can look younger
-Middle America types
-Drug Cartel types and Gangbangers (all ethncities)
-Flight Attendants (experience preferred)
-Security Guards (experience preferred)
-Military men and women (experience preferred)
-Ethnic diverse men, women and children
-People with vehicles that are not red, white or black
–and many other general extra roles!
Overall Talent Considerations: NO professional acting experience required! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Your OLC talent profile and photos MUST be UP TO DATE within the last 6 month! Children under 18 MUST have updated photos taken within the past 3 months! ALL TALENT MUST HAVE PROOF OF NEW MEXICO RESIDENCY in order to work this project!!!
HOW TO SIGN UP: (*If you are already in the OLC database (from other OLC projects, DO NOT CREATE A NEW PROFILE for this project – just log-in to your original account and you will automatically be considered. If you do not remember your log-in info, send an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org to request it). All talent profiles MUST have been updated as of 1/1/14 to be considered for work. You will NOT be booked with an outdated profile. Once signed up, make sure to follow OLC on facebook at www.facebook.com/onlocationcasting to get updated casting notices.
IF YOU DO NOT ALREADY HAVE A TALENT PROFILE with OLC – create one ASAP at: www.onlocationcasting.net.
Enter on Talent, Click Register and Talent Application. Complete application and upload 1-2 photos. It is FREE to register so you should NOT pay for the suggested ‘active’ account upgrades that will be offered twice a month. There is NO charge and you can be booked for work with the basic ‘not-active’ profile. DO NOT PAY FOR AN ‘active’ ACCOUNT unless you are interested in the upgrade it provides!!!
-Recent photos of yourself should be taken within the past (6) months. Please submit one head/face shot and one full body shot if possible.
-**PHOTOS should be of clear good quality, facing forward to camera, NO sunglasses, NO hats, NO silly gestures or faces, and should include ONLY those being submitted for the project. Photos should not be date stamped with any year other than 2014! Try to take a photo against a solid color background – take one from just mid-chest up and one from mid-calf up if possible.
IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE to create an online talent profile – CALL OLC at 505-366-9863 and they will make arrangements to have you come in for an in-person photograph. Do NOT call to be booked at this time!!
If you have additional questions about this project or On Location Casting – feel free to email OLC at: themessengerscast[at]gmail.com with subject line “The Messengers” Question. Please do NOT email just to ask to be booked – booking will not begin until approx. 8/8/14.