If you’re looking for great gigs for young talent this week, there are plenty of auditions for you to choose from! A reality television competition is looking for kids with natural comedic talent while an independent film is seeking talent for supporting roles. A Father’s Day social media spot wants fathers and their children, and more.
FATHER’S DAY SOCIAL CONTENT SHOOT
A top-selling and innovative brand for new parents needs fathers and their children for an upcoming Father’s Day social media shoot. The production wants fathers, aged 25–45, and their children, aged 1–4. Children will not be cast separately from the fathers. Shooting will take place on May 18 in NYC. Talent will be paid $500 for one hour which includes buyout. Apply here!
A feature-length supernatural thriller needs talent for a supporting role. “Revelation 2021” tells the story of twenty people after the apocalypse begins. The production wants white male talent, aged 7–11, to play the son of a general and an attorney. Shooting takes place in NYC this December with additional shooting in Los Angeles in March 2020. Supporting roles are paid with rates negotiable. Apply here!
“BECOMING A HERO”
An independent feature film needs male talent for supporting roles. “Becoming a Hero” is about an agoraphobic author befriending a boy with cancer. The production wants white talent, aged 10–14, to play the courageous and adorable Prince Kenway, and white talent, aged 15–19, ideally with red hair, to play the nerdy Jengo. Shooting takes place from June 21–24 in Temecula, California with rehearsals starting in May. Talent will be paid under the terms of a SAG-AFTRA Ultra Low Budget Agreement. Apply here!
The short-form streaming series “#FreeRayShawn” needs male and female talent, aged 12–14. The series stars Chadwick Boseman (“Black Panther”) and is a modern-day version of “Dog Day Afternoon” told in 15-minute episodes on the new service Quibi. Shooting takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 20. Talent will be paid with a $15 bump for bringing a bicycle. Apply here!
“UNEXPECTED CAREERS CAMPAIGN”
A commercial at a government agency is looking for diverse talent. The production wants male and female talent, aged 13–18, to play at-risk teens meeting with a guidance counselor at a high-profile government agency. Shooting takes place in Washington, D.C. on May 16. Talent will be paid $125 for three hours of shooting. Apply here!
KIDS COMEDY SHOW
An established Hollywood production company is seeking kid comedians for an unscripted reality competition series. The show will be hosted by a major celebrity comedian. The production wants male and female talent, aged 8–17, who make people laugh. Any experience in acting, singing, dancing, standup, improv, and hosting is welcome. Shooting will take place this summer in Los Angeles. Apply here!
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