Casting People With Epilepsy for Paid TV Commercial in Los Angeles – Pays $3500


Do you know someone in the Los Angeles area who is living with EPILEPSY?
I am casting a commercial project to raise awareness for a clinical trial sponsored by Biohaven. If you are interested in submitting for this PAID project ($3500), Please send a quick email to the email address listed on the flyer with the requested info. Please feel free to pass this along with anyone you know who might be interested.

Hook Casting is currently seeking adults with epilepsy for a paid commercial by Biohaven Pharma, aimed at raising awareness for a clinical trial studying a potential new treatment for epilepsy. This non-union project shoots in Los Angeles, California, and ideal candidates will be from the LA area or willing to work as LA locals, although consideration may be given to individuals outside of Los Angeles.

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Candidates should be women or men aged 18-65, open to emotionally discussing their experience with epilepsy on camera, comfortable in front of the camera, and physically able to work 8-12 hour days. The ability to provide a self-taped interview upon request and attend a follow-up Zoom interview on Friday, February 23rd, is required.

Selected candidates must also be available for the shoot in Los Angeles on March 1st and 2nd.

Compensation is $500 per day plus a $3,000 buyout if included in the final cut.

Interested individuals should email with the subject line “Epilepsy Commercial” by Wednesday, February 21, 2024, and include their name, city of residence, cell phone number, email, photos, a brief description of their journey with epilepsy, and how they heard about the project.

Further instructions for submitting a self-taped audition will be provided to selected candidates. Please only contact regarding this project. J Hook Casting is located in Sherman Oaks, CA, and more information can be found at

Prefer applicants living in LOS ANGELES, but if you have a compelling story, they are open to other areas!




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