Wednesday, April 24, 2013

CASTING NOTICE: Actors needed for industrial video

[Received this casting notice from Catherine Stewart at Film Unbound:]

Production title: BENEFEDS Mobile Demo
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Industrial
Project length: 2-3 minutes
Project format: 16:9 HD
Production location: Portsmouth, NH
Audition Location: n/a (All applications via email)
Production Company: Film Unbound
Company website: http://filmunbound.com
Email: casting@filmunbound.com
Director: Catherine Stewart
Shoot: 5/7/2013
Shoot Length: Half day (4 hours)
Compensation: $300

KEY DATES:
Submission Deadline: Monday 29th April 2013, NOON (EST)

Submission Details: Please send a photo of your hands, a one-minute audio recording of you speaking in a casual conversational tone, headshot, résumé, and optionally a link to your demo reel in an email to: casting@filmunbound.com, with the subject: BENEFEDS CASTING. In the body of the email please include your full name and contact information including phone number. No physical auditions are being held for this production. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, May 3rd.

Shooting Schedule: Tuesday, 7th May, 10am-2pm (Provisional). Shooting both visuals and recording of voice-over to be completed in scheduled time.

Background: Benefeds.com is the official enrollment website for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). In order to demonstrate their application for tablet and mobile device users, Film Unbound is creating a 2-3 minute demonstration video. Two characters will demonstrate the use of the application on either a tablet or other mobile device whilst describing their actions. This video will be used solely for internal purposes and will not be shown to the general public.

Characters:
1. Female, 40-45, non-Caucasian. She is a business woman/professional and will be using a smartphone device in an “on-the-go” location. Actor must be adept at using similar technology and feel comfortable using this device. Steady hands are a necessity. Voice-over required, clear diction with warmth and confidence.

2. Male, 50-55, Caucasian. He is casually dressed, in his home. Actor must be adept at using similar technology and feel comfortable using a tablet device. Steady hands are a necessity. Voice-over required, clear diction with warmth and confidence.

PLEASE CHECK ALL DATES FOR AVAILABILITY PRIOR TO APPLICATION.
ALL QUESTIONS AND SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO casting@filmunbound.com. Subject: BENEFEDS CASTING.