BREAKTHROUGH CASTING – NYS CAPITAL REGION: Non-Union PSA On-Camera “Text HOPENY”
*Deadline to submit self-tapes: 11:00am Monday, 8/21/17
*Submissions without self-tapes will not be considered. Please see self-tape instructions below.
NON-UNION ON-CAMERA PSA :30
CLIENT: NYS Gaming Commission
PROJECT: NYS Gaming Commission- Text HOPENY
DIRECTOR: Joe Walsh
PRODUCTION COMPANY: NYS Media Services
CASTING DIRECTOR: BreakThrough Casting
LOCATION: Albany, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT BY CAR)
DATE: Wednesday, 9/6/17
USAGE: NYS Only TV, Radio, plus Web – 1 year usage
RATE: See roles below
SYNOPSIS: PSA to encourage those with a gambling addiction, or those who know someone with a gambling addiction, to utilize HOPENY.
SUBMIT REQUIRED MATERIALS: (Deadline to submit 11:00am Monday, 8/21/17)
- email talent and agency contact info (if applicable)
- attach current headshot and resume (do not send links)
- include acting/commercial reels
- attach self-tape (see instructions below)
- slate (name and agency, if applicable or state “Self-Represented”)
- state current height/weight/location base (mandatory)
- state, “I confirm that I can self-report to Albany, NY”
- zoom out full body & profiles
- zoom in headshot (chest to top of head) and perform MEMORIZED audition copy LOOKING STRAIGHT AT CAMERA (see below)
* Please Note [YOUNG MAN – ENGLISH SPEAKING] and [MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN – ENGLISH SPEAKING] to read in English only. All other roles to read both English AND Spanish copy.
“Lately I find myself gambling more than I can afford,”
“and when I’m not actually gambling,”
“It’s all I think about.”
“I have an addiction.”
“I need help.”
“Most of all …I need hope.”
“Don’t give up.”
“Give yourself a new chance.”
“Últimamente, juego más de lo que me puedo permitir y, cuando no estoy jugando, estoy pensando en el juego.
Tengo una adicción.
Lo que más necesito es esperanza.
No se rinda. Dese una nueva oportunidad.”
SUBJECT LINE: HOPENY ON-CAMERA PSA