Now Casting: ‘Characterful People’ Needed For Major UK Commercial + More Gigs

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These commercial screen projects need talent in the UK right now, so update those headshots, sharpen your audition skills, and get busy…

Sainsbury’s commercial casting in London
Casting directors Camilla Arthur and Felicity Hobson are searching for characterful-looking people for a Sainsburys TU commercial, shooting soon. Men and women, 18+, and any ethnicity and size, they should be genuine body-kind ambassadors – people who actively talk about and spread a positive message in their actions and on their social channels. They are confident, characterful personalities who will sing or lip-sync to a track accompanied by a choir and band. Performers are paid £800 to £1,000 per day for 31 March–2 April. Perfect for the job? Head to the casting notice for more information and to apply now. 

Social channel casting for two supporting actors
Social channel On The Tools is casting for two actors for a skit narrated by a celebrity impersonator. Painter With Long Hair is male, 25–50, and any ethnicity. The actor needs hair long enough for a ponytail. Plasterer/Builder is male, 25–45, and any ethnicity. He’s a plasterer or general tradesman. The skit shoots 17 March in Stratford-upon-Avon and roles are paid £70 plus up to £50 for travel expenses. The team is seeking performers based in London or the Midlands. Check out the casting notice for more information and to apply now. 

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Corporate training film casting for lead role
Production company The Keep is casting for a short online corporate training film for a well-known software company. The team are looking for a lead male role who delivers a script to viewers. David is male, 30–45, and any ethnicity. The voice of the software company, he’s friendly and welcoming. The project shoots on 24 March near Feltham, outside London. The role is paid £350 for the day plus expenses. The team is seeking a performer based in London. See the casting notice for more information and to apply now. 

Commercial casting for performers
A production company is casting for a series of short clips of people doing mundane household tasks as part of a mortgage broker campaign. Lead role Homeowner is for a male or female actor, 28–52, of any ethnicity. Retirement Age Homeowner is for an actor aged 60–75 of any ethnicity. The team are also casting for a Child aged 5–10, any ethnicity. Filming takes place from 30 March, roles are paid £100–£250 and performers are required for two hours maximum. The team are seeking performers based in London. Head to the casting notice for more information and to apply now.

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