Earn $1,400 for a Bank Commercial + 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 kids’ curly haircare brand shoot, Disney Cruise Line contracts, and more. 

Love Ur Curls Kids Brand Photo Shoot

Ontario-based female models, aged 20-45, with children or other young family members, aged 1–11, are currently wanted for a photo shoot for LUCK (Love Ur Curls Kids), a new kids’ curly haircare brand from LUS Brands. Talent must have wavy/curly/coiled hair. Shoots will take place on April 27 in the Greater Toronto Area. Pay is CA$400 with snacks/refreshments and products provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Newcomer Bank Commercial

South Asian actors and dancers of all ages are wanted for a bank commercial in the Greater Toronto Area. Talent will work on April 24 and/or 25. Pay is CA$400 for the session and a $1,000 buyout.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Disney Cruise Line, Disney Treasure/Shipboard Performer

Disney Cruise Line is seeking Toronto-based performers, aged 20–40, for contracts onboard the Disney Treasure cruise ship. Performers must be highly experienced in improv and/or sketch comedy. Talent must also be comfortable with stage combat and physical comedy. There will be an open casting call on April 24 in Toronto. Rehearsals will take place for approximately eight weeks in Toronto, followed by six months onboard with dates TBD. Pay is $960–$1,000 per week at a negotiable rate with travel, single-cabin room and board, guest sailing privileges, a significant contract completion bonus, and some guest dining privileges.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Habitat GTA Explainer Series

Habitat for Humanity GTA is seeking a female actor, age 25–40, for the host of a series of explainer videos aimed at help families and potential partners understand how the Habitat for Humanity program works to provide affordable homes in the Greater Toronto Area. Shoot dates are TBD. Pay is CA$500 for eight hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Basketball Mobile Game Ads

Ontario-based talent, aged 18–35, is wanted for an immersive basketball mobile game commercial shoot. Actors must be able to play basketball. Talent will work at the end of April over one or two days in the Greater Toronto Area. Pay is $150 per half-day and $300 per full day of work. 

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“The Smashing Machine”

Casting is underway for “The Smashing Machine,” an upcoming feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A female actor, age 55–70, is wanted to play a sweet and down-to-earth woman in a doctor’s office in a day player role. Talent will work between May 20 and Aug. 1 in Vancouver. Talent will be paid SAG scale plus 10%.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Jill Social Media Ad

The razor brand Jill is seeking female content creators, aged 25–45, and an experienced remote editor for an upcoming social media ad. On-camera talent will work in either Mississauga or Toronto with the date TBD. Creators will receive CA$200–$300 for the shoot with travel and meals provided. The crew will receive CA$20–$30 per hour for approximately 20 hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Gusto TV Studios Presents”

Gusto TV, a linear culinary TV channel, is seeking talented and passionate Canadian foodies, cooks, and chefs of color, aged 18 and older, for a live-to-tape series host. Talent will begin work in August in Ottawa, Ontario. Pay is $500–$1,500 per day with flights, hotels, and catering on set provided.

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“I Am Death”

I Am Death,” a planned feature horror/vampire film, is seeking an Ontario-based Japanese male actor, aged 18–37, is wanted to play the lead role of Daisuke. Talent will work in Fergus, Ontario, with the date TBD. Pay is CA$500 for eight hours of work with meals provided.

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Untitled Element Pictures Project, Co-Lead Role

Element Pictures is seeking talent for an untitled feature film with an Oscar-nominated director and A-list cast. A Canada- or U.S.-based autistic male actor, age 18–35, is wanted to play the co-lead role of Don. Talent will work in mid-June through mid-September in the U.K. The exact pay is undisclosed by the production, but talent will be paid above scale.

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Wellness Product UGC

Canada, U.S., Australia, and U.K.-based content creators, aged 20–65, are wanted to create remote social media videos for a wellness product. Pay is $50–$200 for two hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

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