Auditions for Lead Roles in Discovery Channel Show – Florida

04/13/2015

The Discovery Channel series “Taking Flight” is holding auditions for speaking / lead roles in the show.

Two new segments of the show will be filming in the Lakeland, Florida and Pompano Beach areas.

Both casting notices are listed below. Please be sure that you follow the direction for the roles (and city) that you are applying for as some of the directions are different and the deadlines for submissions differ depending on location. The show’s casting directors at OLC are seeking actors to fill lead / speaking roles as well as looking for featured extras and extras to work on segments filming shortly.

LAKELAND, FLORIDA

CASTING NOTICE for Discovery Channel Reality TV series “Taking Flight” (NEW Segment)

Extras & Lead Casting Director: On Location Casting

Audition Date/Location for Lead Roles: Self Submission photos & video via email

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT LOCAL or able to be Local to the LAKELAND, FL AREA!

Tentative Shoot Date: *will be ONE of the following dates so please keep ALL of them open if submitting – Wednesday 4/22/15, Thursday 4/23/15 or Friday 4/24/15

Shoot Location: LAKELAND, Florida

Pay rate:
LEADS – $150.00/day (could be higher up to $200.00/day depending on how featured you are and how many lines you are given

Union Status: Non-Union

ROLES BEING CAST:

LEADS: (will have possible scripted and non-scripted lines so should be comfortable acting/speaking on camera)

FBO OFFICER: male, all ethnicities, age range 40s-60s, clean-cut, conservative, professional, official looking

MECHANIC: male, all ethnicities, age range 20s-60s, blue collar, mecahnic type, wary, suspicious

DEBTOR: male, all ethnicities, age range 40s-60s, variety of types

SUSAN: female, Caucasian, age range 20s-40s, variety of types

ANNOUNCER: male, Caucasian, age range 20s-50s, big personality, radio DJ announcer type

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ASAP via email to: TakingFlightCast@gmail.com with subject line TAKING FLIGHT LAKELAND (“specify role”).

SUBMISSION DEADLINE is FRIDAY 4/17/15 at 4:00pm, however earlier submissions are preferred so that we can get your photos in front of the Client quicker and have you send in an audition video!

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ASAP via email to: TakingFlightCast@gmail.com with subject line TAKING FLIGHT LAKELAND (“specify role”).  Submissions MUST include ALL of the following: 2 RECENT photos taken within the past month (one head shot and one full body shot), first & last name, contact number, height, weight, city you are located in and please describe your acting experience or experience relevant to the role. Photos should be of you alone with no one else in photo, NO sunglasses and against a plain/solid color background!! **PLEASE ALSO submit a short (1-2 minute) video of yourself. Does not have to be professional, can simply be shot with your camera phone.

– Video MUST be in .mov., mp3, or mpg format – we can NOT submit Youtube videos.
– Video should NOT be shot into a mirror. You should not be wearing sunglasses.
– Video should have decent lighting and no loud background sounds. Preferably shot against a solid color background.

In the Video please state your FULL name, where you are located and tell us something about yourself so we can get a feel for your personality and how you come across on camera. 

YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for LEAD ROLES WITHOUT INCLUDING A VIDEO submission in the correct format

Discovery Channel show in Florida

Pompano Beach Auditions

POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA – CASTING NOTICE for Discovery Channel Reality TV series “Taking Flight” (NEW Segment – “Booby Trapped Boat”)
Extras & Lead Casting Director: On Location Casting

Audition Date: Self Submission photos via email

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT LOCAL or able to be Local to the POMPANO BEACH, FL AREA!

Tentative Shoot Date: *will be ONE of the following dates so please keep ALL of them open if submitting – Saturday 4/18/15, Sunday 4/19/15 or Monday 4/20/15

Shoot Location: POMPANO BEACH, FLorida

Pay rate:
EXTRAS – $80.50/10 hours ($8.05/hour)

Union Status: Non-Union

ROLES BEING CAST:

FEATURED EXTRAS

MALE #1 & MALE #2: male, all ethnicities, age range 20s-30s, attractive

FEMALE #1 & FEMALE #2: female, all ethnicities, age range 20s-30s, attractive, slender

COAST GUARD OFFICERS #1, #2 & #3: male & female, all ethnicities, age range 20s-50s, clean-cut, conservative, fit, professional

DEBTOR: male, Caucasian, age range 30s, attractive, dark hair, “strapping”, in good physical shape

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ASAP via email to: TakingFlightCast@gmail.com with subject line TAKING FLIGHT POMPANO.

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ASAP via email to: TakingFlightCast@gmail.com with subject line TAKING FLIGHT POMPANO.  Submissions MUST include ALL of the following: 2 RECENT photos taken within the past month (one head shot and one full body shot), first & last name, contact number, height, weight and city you are located in. Photos should be of you alone with no one else in photo, NO sunglasses and against a plain/solid color background

**ONLY BOOKING these roles at this time! NO other submissions please**



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.