Type: Web series
We’re casting for the new show Guidance. Character break down are as follows. Audition must be submitted by midnight on July 30th to email@example.com
Jaime: 20 yrs old 5’6, African American, Dresses like an unsigned artist.
Alex: A well dressed African American male in his mid to late 30’s
Fred: African American, 6’1 muscular, brand shoulders, clean cut
Jermaine: A 30 yr old African American male educated looking.
Maria: Latina, late 20’s pleasantly plump
Joe: Average small white male
Must be a Self Tape Audition (Cell Phone Video is fine) Instructions for Uploading Video:
After your video audition has been created, upload it to an “unlisted” YouTube file (see below). Be sure to give the file an appropriate title and description (see below). Once it has been uploaded email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video Format: YouTube accepts any of the following video formats: .MOV, .MPEG4, MP4, .AVI, .WMV, .MPEGPS, .FLV, 3GPP, and WebM.
Upload: Follow these directions to upload your completed video to an unlisted YouTube file.
Go to www.youtube.com and sign in. If you don’t already have an account, create one.
Click the “UPLOAD” button at the top.
Either click on the “Select files to upload” box and select your video file from the directory or
drag/drop your video file into the box.
In the “Basic Info” screen, enter the appropriate title (see requested format below) in the box
where the filename appears.
In the box below the title, enter the name of your high school as the description.
Change the privacy setting from “Public” to “Unlisted.”
Self Tape Audition Instructions (Cell Phone Video is fine)
*** Frame should be top of head to right below shoulders ***
1.) Slate (name, agency, role)
2.) Act role. Do not look into the camera. You will want to direct your focus off to the side, either looking at the reader or directing your eyes in other places, naturally, as the character would do.
*** When you are finished with the role DO NOT look back into the camera. HOLD your place and wait for the camera to be stopped ***
3.) Full length body pan up and down. Back the camera tripod up, start a new take, and give your name and height. The person running the camera should then run a scan of your, unless the camera is far back enough where it is captured in one shot.
Very important is to find a person, preferably another actor, that will agree to run the camera for your taping. The reason another actor is preferred is because they will be able to convey emotion/feeling when feeding you the other characters lines and giving cues. Just like a shaky camera or an inappropriate backdrop, the reader can kill your tape. The actor needs someone to play off on the other end. Casting needs to hear that organic connection.
Character sides are as follows
Ok, here’s what I think. You have
someone that you actually like, and you have not grown tired of after a few months. You don’t want them to go away, but you don’t understand them wanting to get closer.
I mean, am I supposed to just
accept that? Is this some type of trick? Am I failing?
Well, my family all lives in
Detroit and Thanksgiving is kind of a big deal for me. It’s the one time of the year when my mom goes all out and cooks all of my favorite foods and me and my Brothers get to spend time with each other. Since I left work to pursue this PhD, I can’t afford to fly home, but I don’t want to spend Thanksgiving alone, either.
Listen to me. Perhaps it’s time you
gave up on this art stuff. Baby, you’re good at it. I love seeing your pieces, but you ain’t getting no younger and perhaps it’s time to just get into the real world for once.
Look, right now autism is all the
rage. Everyone is trying to show awareness. Your pieces are legit good and the fact that your autistic makes you like an…attraction.
Dude, you’re killing it today. How
do you do it?
City or Location of call: Atlanta
Please submit to: email@example.com
This casting notice was posted by: Signal 23 Television