Now Casting: Presenters for BBC Education Films + 4 More UK Gigs

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These screen, stage, and voice projects need talent in the UK right now, so sharpen your self-taping and audition skills and get busy.

BBC auditioning for science presenters
The BBC Teach Platform is developing a series of educational science films and searching for a diverse pool of enthusiastic presenters to lead fun and engaging experiments. Each film will be made up of different experiments that encourage children to think about science. They are casting 4x presenters aged 18–25 with an upbeat and engaging personality for younger children. They would ideally like to cast one role with a disability (visible or invisible). Shooting 18–21 January 2022 at a location still to be confirmed. £200 flat rate, plus travel expenses. Auditions will be held on 15 December in Luton. Check out the casting notice for more info and to apply now. 

International voice talent sought
An animated project is casting for people who speak English, German, Japanese, Spanish, or French. The voiceover roles involve recording basic phrases from home in your native language. You’ll need to be aged 18+ and have an articulate voice, plus the ability to record from home on 9 December. Roles are paid. Check out the casting notice for more info and to apply now. 

Speech command project
A recording project to train voice commands is casting for children and older people to contribute their voices. The team are seeking young people aged 5–12 and an older man, playing age 55+; all ethnicities welcome but the team are seeking US and UK voices. The project takes around one hour and is recorded remotely. Check out the casting notice for more details and to apply now.

Sci-fi film casting in London
Coming-of-age sci-fi film Do Girls Dream of Electric Sheep is casting five roles ahead of a shoot next year. The four female roles are open to women, including trans women and gender non-confirming performers. Yva is 18–22, and any ethnicity. She’s a timid teenager, ideally with short curly hair. Please note this role includes nudity. Li is 18–22, and any ethnicity. She’s boisterous and sarcastic, and the team are seeking someone around 5'7'' in height. Katya is 18–22, and any ethnicity. Well-groomed, precocious, eloquent, ideally an actor with big blue eyes and around 5'5'' tall. Jane (Yva's Mother) is 40–50, any ethnicity. The team are seeking a curvy actor with a distinctive voice. Chen is male, playing age 18–22, and Asian, ideally a model. The project rehearses and shoots in 2022, roles are paid, and the team are seeking performers based in London. Head to the casting notice for more information and to apply now. 

Online ad campaign seeking fasting fans
A branded content project is seeking people who have tried and had positive experiences from intermittent fasting to record remotely, talking about their stories. The project is open to people of any gender, playing ages 21–60, and any ethnicity. Roles are paid £350 and performers can be based anywhere in the UK. Head to the casting notice for more info and to apply now.