richmond airport commercials (*updated)
Arvold Casting is seeking regional actors for television commercials for the Richmond Airport. Please see below for details and submission instructions.
Director: Wayne Gibson
Exec Producer: Virginia Bertholet
Line Producer: Amy Quick
Prod Co: Arvold Bertholet Production Services
Casting Company: Arvold Casting
Audition: June 9th to 11th in Charlottesville, VA
Shoot Dates: Wednesday, June 18th and Thursday, June 19th
Shoot Location: Richmond VA
Compensation: $700/day (plus 10% Agency Fee if applicable)
Lodging/Transportation: Provided if applicable
Use: Regional Market of Fredericksburg and Charlottesville areas
Buy-out: 6 month, all media except print and radio
Conflicts: Airlines and Airports
Seeking the following roles:
COMEDIAN – 30s to 40s, Male, Any Ethnicity. Must be believable as a real, experienced, working comedian.
*WOMAN – 30s to 40s, Female, Any Ethnicity. Has genuine audience member reactions to the comedian.
CALM MAN – 30’s, Male, Caucasian. A calm traveler with a pleasant, relaxed demeanor who always enjoys his travel experiences. CALM GUY is well groomed and confident.
SWEATING GUY – 30’s, Male, Caucasian. A hurried, stressed traveler who is on-edge, nervous, disheveled and erratic.
TO SUBMIT: If you are appropriate for this project and FULLY available for the shoot dates, we encourage you to please select ONE of the three submission options below. For full consideration, please submit by Tuesday, June 10th. Later submissions may be considered until project is cast.
There are THREE ways to submit! Please only submit in ONE of the following ways:
Option 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express starting on Monday, June 9th. Please have your agent state your audition availability (AVAIL FOR CVILLE AUDITION, or TAPE ONLY) in the “Notes” section on Breakdown Express. Your agent may also submit you by email following the online submission instructions below.
Option 2: If you have an Actor’s Access account, you may submit for this project through your existing Actor’s Access account starting on Monday, June 9th (www.actorsaccess.com). Please state your audition availability (AVAIL FOR CVILLE AUDITION, or TAPE ONLY) in the “Notes” section on Actor’s Access.
Option 3: If you do NOT have an agent or an Actor’s Access account, or would prefer to submit yourself for whatever reason, this is not a problem, as you may submit yourself directly by email by following the ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS below.
ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send your headshot and resume in PDF format to [email protected]. Please include ALL the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:
Union Status (SAG-AFTRA or Non-Union):
Age or Age Range:
Agent (if any) and agent contact info (email and phone):
Do you have your own Agency Pro account with us which is current and updated (answer YES or NO or explain):
Confirm FULL AVAIL or provide availability info below:
Availability to attend audition in Charlottesville June 9th to June 11 (FULL AVAIL or list dates/time of day avail):
Availability for the shoot dates in Richmond of Wednesday, June 18th and Thursday, June 19th? (answer YES or NO or explain):
Have you ever appeared in airport or airlines commercial and/or media campaign? (answer YES or NO):
If YES, what spot and what year?
If you have any physical limitations, describe here (if none, write NONE):
If cast, would you be willing to cut your hair if asked? (answer YES or NO):
If cast, would you be willing to be clean shaven if asked? (answer YES or NO):
*If not cast as a principal player, are you willing to be a paid extra? (answer YES or NO):
Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, ROLE(S)
John Smith, COMEDIAN, CALM MAN, SWEATY GUY
Joe Smith, COMEDIAN
Thanks so much for following our instructions. We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!
For anyone who has any difficulty following the submission instructions above, please email us at [email protected] and let us know what assistance you require.We use Agency Pro’s Casting Director software. This is, quite literally, our electronic filing cabinet of actors’ headshots and resumes. We encourage actors to be in our system and receive our Casting Notices by email. Please be sure to read our FAQs to fully understand how our system works!
To open a talent application OR update your Agency Pro for Casting Directors account: www.arvoldcasting.com/actors
As you may already know, you do NOT have to pay to open an account. A non-active account grants two photos and a resume and this is all we need! It will take a little bit of time to submit a new talent application, but please make certain your account with us is as complete and accurate as possible. To update your portfolio, find (at the top of your account) the link to “PORTFOLIO” and then “EDIT” and complete the instructions below. Fill in ALL the information you can, including wardrobe sizes and acting experience. Thank you!