There are lots of opportunities this week in California. An influencer-style commercial is seeking talent to shoot with various products at home. Also, a therapy app is looking for talent to try the service and give testimonials from their smartphones, the Disney California Adventure Park is accepting online submissions for a role, a podcast about ghosting wants guests to share their stories, and more!
ESTABLISHED AND ASPIRING INFLUENCERS FOR COMMERCIAL
An influencer-style commercial is looking for talent with some experience in shooting influencer content to work from home. Talent will be working with various products such as skin-care, makeup, lingerie, and work-out gear. The production wants male talent, aged 18–45, and female talent, aged 18–65, with appealing looks and a good home setup including lighting. Shooting dates are flexible. Talent will be paid $150. Apply here!
THERAPY/COUNSELING FACEBOOK APP
A series of social media ads for a therapy app is seeking talent to try the service and give testimonials from home. The app allows users to connect with certified, professional therapists and counselors. The production wants female talent, aged 18–45, and male talent, aged 18–35, to participate in a four-week trial. Talent should feel they would benefit from counseling and have access to a smartphone. Participants will have weekly one-on-one remote sessions and film candid testimonials afterward. Shooting is $200 per day. Apply here!
BEAUTIFUL WOMEN FOR MAKEUP COMMERCIAL
A studio shoot for a makeup brand needs diverse, nonwhite female talent, aged 18–35. Talent must have nice skin with only minor flaws. Shooting is in Los Angeles on dates TBD. Talent will be paid $500 per day, which includes an all-media buyout. Apply here!
DISNEY PARK, GENERAL OKOYE OF THE DORA MILAJE
Disney’s California Adventure Park wants online submissions for a role in a new experience. The theme park wants female talent, aged 18 or older, with a slender to athletic build and high-energy movement and improvisation skills to play General Okoye of the Dora Milaje. Rehearsals are this spring and summer in California. Principal talent will be paid $30.20 per hour under a collective AGVA agreement. Apply here!
The short film “Discovering Brooklynn” is looking for white female talent, aged 20–25, for a nonspeaking role. The film is about a woman torn between her homophobic upbringing and expressing her sexuality. Shooting will take place in the Woodland Hills, CA on dates TBD. Talent will be paid $100 per day, plus meals, under a SAG-AFTRA Short Film Agreement. Apply here!
NATIONAL HEALTH & LONGEVITY BRAND
A long-term advertising campaign for a national brand is casting talent for two roles. The education-based content wants Asian, Latinx, Hispanic, Indian, Pacific Islander, white, or multiracial talent, aged 31–70, for a lead role explaining developments in health and nutrition. This part requires some qualification as a health expert. The campaign also wants white talent, aged 25–50, to serve as a talented spokesperson. Production, both filming and voiceovers, starts in Los Angeles on April 15, continuing through the summer. Talent will be paid $500 for screen auditions while compensation for the campaign is negotiable. Apply here!
A promo for a financial app needs male and female talent, aged 20–30, attractive and personable. Talent will share funny stories of forgetting to cancel subscriptions after signing up for free trials. Shooting is TBD either in a Los Angeles studio or remotely. Talent will be paid $125 for four hours of shooting. Apply here!
YOUTUBE AD FOR ECOMMERCE PRODUCTS
A YouTube ad for a bidet is seeking talent, aged 28–45, with sketch comedy and improv experience. The spot is a fun and cheeky pitch for an eco-friendly “alternative way” to stay clean. The production wants Latina, Hispanic, white, or multiracial female talent and white or multiracial male talent. Shooting will take place in Newport Beach, CA, with dates TBD. Talent will be paid $100 per day with meals included. Apply here!
SOCIALLY DRIVEN AD CAMPAIGN
A comedic commercial for a social media campaign is casting talent with comedy skills. The premise is a group of friends becoming bewildered when things get weird after a normal outing. The production wants a diverse group of talent with real looks, including transgender male and transgender female talent, aged 20–36, and female and male talent, aged 20–42. Shooting is tentatively scheduled for early to mid-April in Los Angeles, CA. Talent will be paid $125 per day. Apply here!
“A PLACE WHERE HORSES DIE”
A western feature film is seeking white female talent, aged 25–35, for a supporting role. “A Place Where Horses Die,” set after the Civil War, follows an inexperienced lawman and a pair of bounty hunter sisters working to find a ruthless killer in an inhospitable wilderness. Talent will play Glenda Hayes, a wild west femme fatale and Celtic beauty with a Southern accent. The role requires topless nudity and a simulated sex scene with the male co-lead. Shooting is in the Los Angeles area, tentatively during the first two weeks of August. Talent will be paid $100 per day. Apply here!
WOMEN TO DYE THEIR HAIR ON CAMERA
A promo for a luxury hair coloring system is looking for female talent, aged 30–45, including real moms. Talent will dye their hair in the comfort of their own home, walking viewers through the process step by step. Shooting will occur at talent’s home with assistance from a producer or director. Remote assistance is available for those outside of L.A. Dates are TBD. Talent will be paid $250, plus product. Apply here!
“SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST”
The feature film “South by Southwest” needs talent to play two principals. The story is about an aspiring actor running away by train from a group of drug dealers after a case of mistaken identity. The production wants male talent, aged 25–35, and male talent, aged 30–38. Shooting will take place this summer in Los Angeles and Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Talent will be paid $100 per day. Apply here!
Looking for more? Check out Backstage’s Los Angeles audition listings!