Casting Individuals 50+ for Short Clip

02/04/2010

With funding from the National Institute of Aging, Sociometrics Corporation (www.socio.com) is developing a computer-based health education application called Know the Risks/HIV Over 50. The tool is being designed to provide critically needed HIV prevention and sexual health education resources to older adults. The application includes an HIV risk screener and learning activities center; all activities are to be narrated by adults 50 and older.

What are you seeking?
We are currently working on a question and answer video for our project. We are seeking individuals over 50 years old to read aloud one question. We will film several takes and anticipate the total work time to be approximately 10-15 minutes. You do not need any prior acting or narration experience (but non-union actors are welcome). We will ask for an ID to validate your age. Questions concern sexual health topics, asked “person-on-the-street” style to a health educator. Video subjects need to be comfortable asking questions of a sensitive nature dealing with topics such as: menopause, sexual risks, erectile dysfunction, sexual behaviors, etc. Finally, video subjects must sign a one-page Model Release form

Where and when is the job?
We will be shooting in the morning of Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at a San Francisco park close to major Muni bus and rail lines.

What does it pay?
Video subjects will receive a $15 gift card to Walgreens for their time.

How do I apply?
Due to the nature of our project, we will need a diverse range of older adults. Send an email (no calls) to Dr. Mai Nguyen (mnguyen@socio.com) briefly answering the following demographic questions (resumes not required):

What is your age?
What is your gender?
What is your ethnicity?
Do you belong to a minority group? If so, what group?
What is your phone number?
What time slot(s) are you available?
For Tuesday, February 9, 2010

9:30-9:45a
9:45-10:00a
10:00a-10:15a
10:15-10:30a
10:30a-10:45a
10:45a-11:00a
11:00a-11:15a
11:15a-11:30a
11:30a-12:00p
12:00p-12:15p
12:15p-12:30p

When will I hear back?
Due to the anticipated volume of replies, we are only contacting those selected for a short, informal phone audition. Video subjects will be selected based on the quality of the audition. Accepted video subjects will notified by email by Friday, February 5th. We will work with those selected to determine scheduling times.

Who is posting this job?
Sociometrics Corporation is a for-profit research and development firm specializing in social science research applications. It was established in 1983 as a corporation in the State of California. See www.socio.com for further information.

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3 thoughts on “Casting Individuals 50+ for Short Clip

  1. Norberto DeMadera

    the casting notices for Seniors that I just viewed were all for early 2010. How do I obtain current audition notices for Seniors?

    Merci,
    N. DeMadera

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  2. Linda Ostrofsky

    Are these dates right? The one in San Francisco short clips says 2010, why is it still on here? Is the date wrong? do they mean 2011?

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    1. free audition listings Post author

      That one is over, The posting dates are when they went up. This one is archived

      Reply

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