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Hello and welcome to the Degrassi self-tape audition page!

Degrassi is going into its 15th season and is searching for new talent to join the cast! We are accepting submissions from teens who match the following specs and are able to work as a TORONTO LOCAL.

To be considered, read through the following character descriptions to choose which role is most suitable to you, then submit a current photo of yourself (does not have to be professional but we must be able to clearly see your face), a resume or brief bio (be sure to include your age and the city you live in) and state which role you’d like to audition for. Send all of this in one email to degrassicasting15@gmail.com

Please note, this is no longer an open casting. Only those suitable will be contacted with audition instructions. We are asking for no phone calls.

You must be a Canadian citizen and able to work as a Toronto local between Mid-June to Mid-September 2015.

Casting the following characters:

ESME 
Female: 15 years.
Open Ethnicity. Prim and proper. A button-down keener on the outside, an erratic thrill-seeker on the inside, Esme’s an 11th grade student who lives in the moment. She’s confident, knows what she wants, and isn’t afraid to manipulate others in order to get it. These antics are rooted in her desperate need for attention, so when things don’t go according to her plan, Esme lashes out in manic, psychopathic ways.
VIJAY
Male: 15-17 years.
Wide-eyed, Indian, tall, and good-looking without knowing it, Vijay is a hopeless romantic with a flare for the dramatic. He believes in happy endings, and spends his time fantasizing about the one perfect boy who will sweep his grade 9 gamer geek self off his feet. He’s an idealist who’s honest, emotional, and who always follows his heart– even though it usually leads him towards heartbreak.
DINO 
Male: 15 years.
Greek. An entrepreneurial millionaire trapped in the body of a 10th grade Greek nerd, Dino is a wunderkind who’s always on the lookout for new business ventures. He’s calculating and methodical, and hypothesizes all outcomes before throwing himself into situations. Because of this, he often lets logic get in the way of emotional connections and is only able to find and reconnect with his heart through his friends.
GOLDI NAHAR
Female: 15-16-years.
Iranian/Muslim/Persian. Goldi Nahar is an activist and feminist who, while putting her hijab on every morning, considers ways in which she can improve Degrassi. Goldi is high achieving and out to win the student council presidency. She’s passionate yet somewhat reserved, leading others to believe that she’s standoffish, when in reality she’s just being respectful of others and her own beliefs.
MAUDE 
Female: 15 years.
Open Ethnicity. Strong and dominant, Maude is an 11th grade short haired lesbian, who always takes the lead. Whether it’s directing the school play or fighting against world hunger, she wants her voice to be heard. Maude’s a go-getter, and sometimes abuses her leadership powers by going further than she can get.  It’s only when she’s able to listen and follow others that she truly achieves her goals. For this role, talent must have short hair. Those who have long hair can audition, as long as willing to cut hair for shoot. If not willing to cut hair, please do not audition for this role.
Don’t delay! There is a very fast turnaround for this casting! To be considered, send your photo, resume and which role you’d like to audition for as soon as possible. Send to: degrassicasting15@gmail.com

Due to the large number of respondents, we ask that there be NO PHONE CALLS, please.

PLEASE NOTE: this CASTING NOTICE is posted by ACT but we are not directly involved with the casting.

However, anyone who wishes to use our self-tape services (shoot, tape, edit, upload, coach, etc) may book a time with us at actottawa@gmail.com

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CASTING CALL FOR TEEN GIRLS!

Larissa Mair Casting is looking for 3 outgoing and passionate girls between the ages of 12-16 for the brand new Family Channel series “Savvy”!

Savvy is an empowering and authentic pop culture television series offering tweens and teens a refreshing and intelligent spin on girl culture.

We’re looking for young women with a sense of humour, an understanding of pop-culture, and a genuine passion/aptitude for MUSIC, VIDEO MAKING, FASHION, OR DANCE.

If this sounds like you, let us know! We’ll accept video submissions from across Canada. Please note, you must be NON-UNION.

For all video audition details, go to:

http://larissamaircasting.com/savvy.html

Be sure to read the instructions carefully! Don’t delay!

DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Due to the large number of respondents, we ask that there be NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Please email savvycasting@gmail.com if you have any questions. If you have an agent, please
allow them to submit on your behalf.

PLEASE NOTE: this CASTING NOTICE is posted by ACT but we are not directly involved with the casting. However, anyone who wishes to use our self-tape services (shoot, tape, edit, upload, coach, etc) may book a time with us at actottawa@gmail.com – we have a few spots available this coming Sunday, May 17, 2015

We are producing a feature film in Ottawa!

Please help us promote, by following EDITH on FB https://www.facebook.com/pages/EDITH/1428847394043611?fref=nf and @EdithTheMovie on Twitter Visit www.cinecoup.com to join as a FAN and vote for us (starting March 16)!! Help us WIN $1 Million in Production Funds ~ THANK YOU!!!
Oli, Peter & Claudia

Once, funding is secured, pre-production will begin… stay tuned for further info, including the casting call!

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Margery Simkin/Orly Sitowitz Casting in Los Angeles, CA is currently casting the pilot episode of a series for AMC (The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad) called BADLANDS. The reason why we are  contacting you today is that one of our lead series regular roles, M.K., has yet to be cast.

We are looking for a young boy to play 15-16 years old and must not be taller than 5’6″. Please note that ideally he should have some sort any athletic/martial arts ability. A full breakdown for the role is included below.

If you represent any actors who fit this description, please email their head shot, resume and any footage you have to badlandscasting@gmail.com ASAP.  If they look right for the role, then we will be contacting you for the next step in the process. Please pay special attention to the height requirements because that is non-negotiable.
Thanks!
SUBMIT ELECTRONICALLY
Exec Producers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Stacey Sher, Michael Shamberg, Daniel Wu, Stephen Fung, David Dobkin
Director: David Dobkin
Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Casting Director: Margery Simkin/Orly Sitowitz
Casting Associate: Ally Bader
Casting Assistant: Gianna Butler
Start Date: Approx April 2015
Location: New Orleans
To download the script, go to Screenplay Online and use script key code: 116badlands11

SYNOPSIS: The BADLANDS is a world on the brink, teetering on the edge of descending into violent chaos or finding true enlightenment. In this world, only the strong survive, and the only skill that matters is how well you fight. Battles for power, resources and respect are decided by wits, cunning and Martial Arts. Victory depends on the skill of the fighter. Set in America in the distant future, inhabitants reflect any and all ethnicities, so please send us everything for every role (except where specifically noted).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please pay attention to the requirements for information on actors height and athletic experiences…thanks.
[M.K.] Male, to play 15-16. Actor must NOT be taller than 5’6″.  
Although he has survived on his own since he was a child, when he is initially met he seems in need of protection. There is a darkness that lurks within him. He speaks his mind. He is fearless and tests Sunny’s patience on a daily basis. M.K. has heightened and brutally lethal skills that he doesn’t understand and cannot control. Under Sunny’s tutelage M.K. will become a martial artist of unrivaled skill. LEAD
Please note any Martial Arts skills and athletic ability.  EARLY START DATE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR PHYSICAL AND MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING. LENGTH OF TIME TBD –
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‘Uncovered is a short film being shot in North York, Ontario.

An independent French ice cream shop owner must decide whether or not to serve a woman wearing a niqāb on the day full face covers are banned.CLAUDINE – FEMALE/LEAD/28-32/CAUCASIAN: An attractive, confident and stylish French woman who owns a new ice cream shop in Paris. Claudine is caught between her feminist values and her compassion for others. Will she pressure Amelia to take off her niqab or leave her alone? Her mind thinks the former but her heart asks for empathy.

Language requirements: Parisian French and Parisian French accent in English

AMELIA – FEMALE/LEAD/18-22/ANY ETHNICITY/BROWN EYES: A British woman with gentle brown eyes. Amelia is well aware of the new law, but her activist inclination guides her to stand with the women whose freedom to wear what they choose has been stripped from them.

Language requirements: British accent

ACTRA and NON-ACTRA members welcomed to the audition.

Both roles are UNPAID. Compensation is as follows: Food on set, film credit and footage for your reel.

Auditions are January 17th and 18th from 10:30am-4:30pm at York University.

Please E-mail your headshot and resume to UncoveredFilm@gmail.com

Feel free to shorten for convenience purposes or reply with any questions you might have.
Thank you very much.Sincerely,

Christophe Vaugeois
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URGENT BACKGROUND PERFORMERS NEEDED!!! PAID WORK!!
Figuration Julie Breton is looking for extras to work on the film Guibord s’en va-t’en-guerre a Philippe Falardeau film, a prestigious Quebec director of Monsieur Lazhar and The Good Lie.
Extras Needed : Men and women ages 30 and up with corporate looks and business styles
Date of Shoot: Saturday October 18th 2014
Salary: $11.00 an hour (8 hrs min guaranteed)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Scene Description: Parliament Scene
Please email us at lauren.fjbcasting@gmail.com and includet your full nahe following PERTINENT information:
Full Name
Date of birth
Height and weight
City you live in
Method of transportation.
Phone number
Email address
Here is our link for anyone who may want to self submit!

Guilbord s’en–va-t’en-guerre SUBMISSION LINK for OTTAWA TALENT
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CASTING CALL for VOICEOVER TALENT

Project Title: Untitled Corporate Project

Voiceover auditions are needed for an upcoming corporate project Parktown Studios is producing.

This project is non-union and all roles are PAID. Languages required: Arabic, Cantonese, Cree, English, French and Punjabi

Union: Non-Union ONLY

Area of Media: Corporate / Web

Production Company: Parktown Studios

Production City: Ottawa

Cities for response: Anywhere in Canada

Deadline for Submissions: June 19th, 2014

Requirements: Email submissions to casting@parktown.ca with “Corporate Voiceover” in the subject line. You MUST provide a sample of your voiceover work in mp3 format as well. Note that only those selected will be contacted. Hopefully this can be passed on to your talent if anyone is interested. Thanks, Jennifer

julescasting
MENS SHAVING PRODUCT
NON-UNION
 Cities for Response: Toronto / Ottawa / Montreal
Submission Deadline: Tuesday May 20 @ 3PM
Shoot Date: May 30, 2014
 Shoot Location: Toronto
 Pay Rate: $1000 FLAT

CASTING FRENCH SPEAKING QUEBECOIS MALES – AGE RANGE 25-35 – ATTRACTIVE – MUST BE ABLE TO GROW FACIAL HAIR AND WILLING TO SHAVE IT OFF

APPLY @ OPENCALLS.JULESCASTING.COM

HOMMES RASAGE PRODUIT
NON-UNION
Villes pour la réponse: Toronto / Ottawa / Montréal
Date limite de soumission: mardi 20 mai @ 15:00
30 mai 2014: Date de tirer
Tir Lieu: Toronto
$ 1,000 APPARTEMENT: Taux payer

CASTING francophone QUÉBÉCOIS HOMMES – ÂGE 25-35 – ATTRACTIVE – DOIT ÊTRE CAPABLE DE pousser les cheveux VISAGE ET DISPOSE A raser

APPLIQUER @ OPENCALLS.JULESCASTING.COM

THIS IS AN OPEN CALL. PLEASE SHARE!

CECI EST UN APPEL OUVERT. S’IL VOUS PLAÎTpartager!

Thanks,

Jules Casting
www.julescasting.com

Elvis

For the role of Elvis Presley

Actor must be legally 18 to play 16-24 years old

“Last Train to Memphis” focuses on the years between Elvis’s first, earth-shattering recordings and his meteoric rise to national prominence in 1956. These were years of revolutionary cultural turmoil, largely precipitated by Elvis’s music. The screenplay recounts the story of his against-all-odds success due to his uncanny gift for self-invention, his unstoppable drive, and the new sound he created that changed the music world forever.

Deadline for submissions May 16
Our tentative start date for filming is Fall 2014

Please follow this link for complete submission details: https://www.lasttraincasting.com

If you need help with creating your online submission, we offer coaching, filming, editing and uploading services at ACT!
Please email Christine at actottawa@rogers.com for bookings.

Break a leg everyone!

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PROJECT DETAILS
Product: HOTEL PROJECT
Union: Non union
Casting director: Claudia Jurt & Chantal Yurt
Shoot dates: Monday, April 14, Tuesday, April 15 & Wednesday, April 16
Audition location: ACT Studio, 94B Montreal Rd. Ottawa (behind Lorenzo’s Pizza, Palace St Entrance)
Call backs: Tuesday, April 8
Shooting: April 14, 15 & 16 in Ottawa (not all talent will be needed for all days, but must be available just in case)
Rates: Background Performers: $200/day
Markets: Canadian National, Web
Conflicts: Hotels
Method for suggestions: Email ottawacasting@gmail.com for performers who are not online. Thanks! Please Note: Only those selected by production
will be contacted.
Deadline for submissions Thursday, April 03, 2014 ASAP
Contact info: Email: ottawacasting@gmail.com
Cities for response: Ottawa

 

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Synopsis/special note:Please send photos and availabilities to ottawacasting@gmail.com
Make note of the day or days that you are available.  You must have blanket availability for the day and can’t leave at a certain time if the shoot is not over.
Monday, April 14 ~ 10 people
Tuesday, April 15 ~ 20 people
Wednesday, April 16 ~ 20 people
30 Sec TV Spot, 7 web segments
BUSINESS TRAVELERS ~ AGE 25-45
please send pics in a business outfit
COUPLES ~ AGE 25-45
please feel free to send pics of you and your significant other, together and/or individually!
FRIENDS ~ AGE 25-45
please feel free to send pics of you and your friend(s), together and/or individually! (make sure to only send photos of people who are available
 ALL ETHNICITIES PLEASE!!

 

We look forward to all your submissions!
 
Sincerely,
The Ottawa Casting Team
ottawacasting@gmail.com