Name of Project: Marlboro
Casting Director: Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA
Type of Project: Print shoot/for web
Production union status: Non-union
Audition Date/Time span: N/A casting from photos
Shoot Dates: November 28th – December 2nd
Shoot Location: various towns in New Mexico
Pay rate: $500 per day for principals and $200 per day for background plus 20% agency fee, $50 to $100 for vehicle use, mileage for vehicle use, per diem, and overnight accommodations if needed.
Usage: Print/for web
Conflicts/Exclusivity- other cigarette ads
ROLE SPECS NEEDED:
Ages 25-35 male and females with the following vehicles. All races, open ethnicity, all genders, tattoos, piercings are all ok. Motorcycle riders, dirt bike riders (street legal and racing), low rider owners (particularly pickup truck low riders), hoppers, muscle car owners, ATV riders, some stunt riders (wheelies, standing on bike) majority needed will be just riders. We need 50 people total. Not everyone will work all days. Most people will work only 1 day. No experience in acting needed. Do not need to be union or have an agent.
Vehicle types wanted with the talent:
Dirt bikes, cafe racers, vintage bikes, rat bikes, generic racing style bikes (think ninja, Suzuki) (no big Harley V-Twins styles) the more customized, the better (fairings removed, stickers, custom paint job, seats, etc). Also some ATV riders (driving down the street as well as in the sand) needed.
Low rider Hoppers and bombers, and low rider pickup trucks.
muscle cars (sweet spot is 1966-1974 body styles) NO EXPENSIVE SHOW CARS. Think daily rides, that driver uses every day, and doesn’t mind doing donuts in a parking lot. Tricked out, customized cars are all ok as well.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
This casting is a picture casting only. Send an email with a photo of you with your vehicle. If you have multiple vehicles that fit the specs please take a photo of yourself with each vehicle and describe each vehicle in your notes. The photo should be full body. Face should be clearly visible. No helmet, hats or sunglasses. No other people in the photo.
Must include the following information:
Agent name and info, if represented (representation not required).
Are you a member of SAGAFTRA (membership not required)?
Year, make, model of vehicle in picture.
What makes this vehicle special?
Do you have a motorcycle license?
Are you a smoker? (smoking is not required, production would never require a non-smoker to smoke)
Do you have a trailer to tow their bikes, or car?
Are you comfortable driving the car during location moves, or should we have it towed each time
Are low riders hoppers, or bombers?
Do the motorcycle riders and ATV rider perform any stunts (wheelies, racing, burnouts, donuts, etc..Nothing crazy. No extreme stunts needed.
If cast as background is $200/day acceptable?
Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If yes, describe.
ATVs: for street and possible off road shots
NO ALL RED CARS, BIKES ETC. A little bit of red is ok, but if all you have is a red car or red bike, do not submit. In general, client prefers blue, green, purple, black vehicles.
Deadline for submissions is Nov 10th, but those who submit early will have an advantage so don’t wait.
Send your submission to email@example.com
If you have questions please address them in an email. No phone calls.
NOTE: If you are represented by an agent in New Mexico, your involvement will be coordinated with your agent but you should submit directly to us as they likely don’t have information or pictures of your vehicles.
*Casting breakdowns are for casting purposes only and should not be considered a legally binding offer. It is the responsibility of the talent agent or talent to confirm booking information prior to accepting the job. Production release forms are available in advance of shoot, when available, but only upon request.