A Puffy Mattress Commercial Needs Talent + More Casting Calls in Canada

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Are you looking for casting calls in Canada? Never miss a great gig by visiting this go-to roundup of acting jobs. Each week, we update this feature to include a variety of different casting calls throughout the country so we can help you land your next role. Wondering who’s hiring this week? A commercial for Puffy Mattress, a b-roll shoot for a digital health platform, and more. 

Need Lead, Supporting, and Minor Role Actors For Drama

Sparkland Pictures is seeking talent for roles in a vertical drama series. Vancouver-based actors, aged 18–60, are wanted for lead and supporting roles. Filming will take place in late July and early August in Vancouver. Pay ranges from CA$250 to $3,500 with catering/snacks/refreshments provided on set.

Want this gig? Apply here.

In-Person UGC B-roll Shoot

Phoenix Digital Health is currently seeking talent, aged 20–45, to create b-roll footage for erectile dysfunction treatment ads. Talent will work on July 25 in Downtown Toronto. Pay is $300–$600 for two hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Puffy Mattress Commercial

An Ontario-based female actor, age 25–45, is wanted to play the quick-talking spokeswoman in a commercial for Puffy Mattress. Additionally, production is seeking background actors, aged 24–75, to play lab coat-wearing researchers and subjects in speaking and non-speaking roles. Rehearsals will take place on July 22, followed by filming on July 23 in Toronto. Pay is CA$250–$350 with meals provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Toothpaste Brand Commercial, Real Dentists

Anne Stone Casting is currently seeking a real dentist based in the Canada, the U.S., the U.K., or Europe, aged 25–56, for a commercial for a well-known toothpaste brand. Talent must be able to speak both English and either Tagalog or Vietnamese. Filming will take place in mid-to-late August in Thailand. Pay is £6,000 with flights, accommodations, and per diem provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Returning Home”

Join “Returning Home,” a video game set in 1800s France that centers around grief and dealing with the loss of a family member. Victoria-based actors, aged 6–60, are wanted for lead and supporting roles. Filming will take place using a custom markerless motion capture system, but previous motion capture experience is not required for the role. Talent will work in early August in Victoria. Pay is CA$50–$200.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Disney Cruise Line, Character Performers and Mainstage Dancers

Disney Cruise Line is seeking versatile performers for productions onboard its fleet of ships. Actors with strong movement skills, aged 18–35, are wanted for character performer and look-alike roles, including Ariel, Mulan, Moana, Aladdin, Loki, and more. Additionally, dancers trained in ballet and tap, aged 18–35, are wanted for full-scale musical theatre mainstage productions. Some male roles require tumbling and tap. There will be an open casting call in Toronto on Aug. 26 for dancers and Aug. 27 for character actors. Rehearsals will take place in Toronto for six to eight weeks, followed by a six-month contract. Pay is a negotiable salary of $22,306–$40,000, plus travel, room and board, some guest dining privileges, and a contract completion bonus.

Want this gig? Apply here for character performers, and apply here for mainstage dancers.

“The Shadow of Us”

Lost Picture Productions is seeking talent for “The Shadow of Us,” a short psychological thriller following Jake, a lonely photographer living in a decaying apartment complex whose mundane life takes a dark turn when he discovers a mysterious drug that blurs the line between reality and illusion. Actors, aged 6–40, are wanted for various roles, including the starring role of Jake. Submissions must be received by Aug. 1. Rehearsals and filming will take place in August in Toronto. Pay is CA$200 per day for up to four days of work with meals and transportation provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Social Media Videos, UGC

Vancouver-based female content creators, aged 30–50, are wanted to create remote videos for the launch of a new undisclosed program. Talent will work remotely. Pay is $500–$1,000.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Trigger Figure”

Afro Flix is seeking talent for “Trigger Figure,” a short silent film about a seemingly docile middle-aged Black woman who begins to retaliate in increasingly violent ways after stumbling upon a racist caricature lawn ornament. A Black female or nonbinary actor, age 30–50, is wanted to play the starring role of Jada Powers. Filming will take place this summer in Toronto. Pay is CA$167 for one day of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

French-Canadian Talent For Food Delivery Brand

Narrative Ads is currently seeking French-Canadian talent with a Quebec French dialect, aged 25–45, for an online food delivery brand video. Talent will work remotely. Pay is $200.

Want this gig? Apply here.

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