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42 of our Dallas talent have been requested to audition for an upcoming shoot for Walmart.
Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better, anytime and anywhere in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our 11,000 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 million associates worldwide.
From their humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Ark., Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, they are creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores. They are creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the globe. Walmart operates more than 11,000 retail units under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. They employ 2.2 million associates around the world 1.3 million in the U.S. alone. Walmart became an international company in 1991, and they operate in 26 countries outside the United States. With more than 800,000 associates and over 6,000 stores internationally, they leverage our global resources to meet local needs. Walmart International is currently the fastest growing part of our business and is led by President & CEO Doug McMillon. Talk about our talent getting exposure!
The client was looking to casting athletic models between the ages of 13 and 40 years old for the shoot. The auditions for the project took place on December 3rd and December 4th in Irving, Texas. The photo shoot is paid if any of our talent are chosen. The client isn't able to release the name of the brand just yet, but we can tell you that it is for sport equipment. Good luck to all of our talent who auditioned. We will be sure to let you know if any of our 42 talent are chosen for the photo shoot. You just may see them on packaging in a Walmart near you!
8 of our Washington D.C. talent were chosen for a video and photo shoot to promote The Greenbrier.
According to their website, "The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. As a National Historic landmark, The Greenbrier Resort's classic architecture, exquisite interior design, carefully sculpted landscape, impeccable service and outstanding amenities have hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1778. Today, The Greenbrier invites a new generation to come out and play. Enjoy relaxing pastimes, start treasured traditions, or set out on an amazing adventure together. You'll find endless vacation possibilities at The Greenbrier.
Combining graciousness of the past with exceptional comforts of today, a new era of elegance awaits you at The Greenbrier. This renowned property offers 710 rooms, including 33 suites and 96 guest and estate houses. The Greenbrier has 10 lobbies, 40+ meeting rooms and a complete conference center facility. The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, the world's only Five-Star mineral spa and a 103,000 square foot gaming and entertainment venue. Explore the 10,000 acre playground and discover an unparalleled selection of luxury leisure pursuits and outdoor adventures designed to satisfy and stimulate your widest range of interests.
Couples become engaged and are married at The Greenbrier, and before they know it, their daughter or son is marrying their sweetheart in the place where it all began. Each year families visit The Greenbrier and begin a tradition that carries on for generations. Companies hold their annual meetings here and return year after year to conduct meaningful business alongside well-earned relaxation. Tradition is important in our lives in so many ways, and at The Greenbrier you can rest assured that the tradition lives on."
The client was casting a three day b-roll promotion video shoot for The Greenbrier. The shoot took place this past weekend. The shoot was paid. The client was casting talent based directly off of their One Source Talent comp cards. They were looking for Caucasian males late 40's to early 50's between the heights of 5'8 and 6'2. They were also casting Caucasian females that were early to mid 40's between the heights of 5'2 and 5'8. Be sure to look for our talent to appear in the promotional video!
Michigan talent Shawna Birchmeier has been requested to for an upcoming video and photo shoot for Precision Door Service.
Beginning as a family business in the late 1980's, Precision Door Service organized as an informal partnership in 1997. With aspirations of building the best garage door company in America, our founders began a franchise program that is designed for national expansion. Incorporated in Arizona in 1999, Precision Door Service began its expansion nationwide through franchising. In 2001, Precision Door Service moved its corporate headquarters from Arizona to Florida. The corporate headquarters of Precision Holdings of Brevard, Inc. is now located in Titusville, Florida. They now have over 70 locations across the United States and continue to grow every year. The company has ranked in Entrepreneur's Magazine Franchise 500 since 2004. It won the Franchise Business Review: 2013 FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award. The company's mission is to provide outstanding garage door repair service, complete customer satisfaction, and a program that rewards excellence from our franchisees, technicians and staff. Their vision is to establish Precision Door Service as the public standard and national household name in garage door repair service.
The client is producing catalog images and web clips for their website. The actors will be shot in and around one of their trucks, and holding small garage door repair components. This is a paid job. The shoot is set to take place on December 16th at 12:00pm to 6:00pm. There were no auditions for the project. Shawna was booked for the shoot straight from her One Source Talent digital comp card. She has been a talent with our company since March. She has been submitted to more than 75 projects and has been requested for several of them! Congrats to Shawna for being chosen for the shoot. Be sure to look for her to appear on the company's website!
20 of our Dallas talent were requested to audition for the upcoming feature film "Shattered Glass".
The film is about Liam, a man in his late 20's who is locked away inside a psychiatric hospital with extreme delusions. His wife, Amanda, a woman in her mid to early 20's is going to visit Liam today to tell him of a startling decision she's made against the advice of her friends, family and Liam's doctor. As the day's events unfold we look back at the life of Liam and Amanda. How they met. How they loved. How they lost. The climax is found in the last moments of the film when Amanda voices her decision to Liam in his hospital room. Liam this decision be Liam's salvation or a final, devastating blow to his already fragile psyche?
The client will be casting for five roles in the upcoming film. They will be casting for the role of Paul "Liam" Williams; (must be able to pass for) 24 - 30; Preferred at least 5'9", in at least moderately good shape; military experience of any kind is a plus. They will be casting for the role of Amanda Bennet; (must be able to pass for) 19 - 26; Slender to athletic build, preferably of a fair to lightly tanned complexion (though this is not necessary). The third role the client is casting for is for the role of Margaret "Maggie" Bennet; (must be able to pass for) 22-29; preferably at least 5'8" with slender/sharp features. They will also be seeking to fill the role of Don; (must be able to pass for) 27 - 33; preferably at least 5'8"; a foreign accent or the ability to put on a foreign accent is a plus. And the final supporting role the client is casting is for the role of Dr. McClain (Psychiatrist); No definite age (though must be of an age appropriate to his/her occupation) or gender; Preferably this individual would have believably Scottish features (an accent would be a large plus though is not necessary). The client will be casting for two minor roles, males to play frat boys.
Auditions for the film will be held on Saturday, December 14th, from 10am to 5pm in Commerce, TX 75428. Actors will be asked to prepare a monologue that is both age and subject matter appropriate for this project. Upon arrival, actors will be given sides and then asked to do a cold reading of that side after which a decision will be made as to whether or not the actor is to be considered for a role. If the actor is to be considered, he/she will be asked to perform his/her prepared monologue as well as to do some cold readings with the other actors who will make it through the first round of auditions. Once the audition process is concluded, all those who made it through all rounds of auditions will receive an e-mail within 24 hours that will state whether or not they have been cast; that email will include any additional pertinent information about the project.
The majority of the Principal Shooting will take place in Greenville, TX 75401. There will be 1 to 3 days of shooting that will take place on location most likely in Galveston TX, on the beach (all necessary expenses will be provided for that trip); this trip will likely only be required of the two Lead roles. All cast actors will be paid for this film! Good luck to all of our talent who were requested!
9 of our Michigan talent were contacted to be models for an event being covered by Ambassador Magazine.
The models will be featured in designs by Denise Ilitch. Denise Ilitch Designs serves as the catalyst to develop and create collections of stylish, individual, and timeless design. Design that not only captivate the accessory enthusiast, but serves as a venue for other phenomenal design innovators and their works. Scouring the world for the unique, unparalleled and exotic, Denise Ilitch Designs is the ultimate source for one-of-a-kind-pieces.Denise's enthusiasm for design, started during a time of change in her multi-faceted career. As an enthusiast of Couture fashion and an eclectic eye for all types of design, she decided to embark upon something new and learn the aesthetics of fine jewelry. After enrolling in a beading class in Tucson to satisfy her creative bug, she became enthralled with the delicate details of design.
It was being done by Lyudviga Shneyders, Designer Owner. Shneyders has over 25 years experience in the fashion industry. She graduated from the school of design and tailoring technical. Since then Shneyders has been introducing women to a modern clothing line with the goal of providing elegance and high quality pieces she design couture dresses that are made in the heart of my store. She lives up to her clients expectations when it comes to fashion, fit, and fabrics. They also provide dry cleaning services, alterations, and fine tailoring.
The event took place on December 5th in Birmingham, Michigan. There were no auditions for the models, they were booked directly off of their One Source Talent comp cards. Congrats to all of our models for being requested for this event!
122 of our Chicago talent were contacted to be background extras in the upcoming feature film "A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island".
"A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island" starring Minnie Driver, Frank Grillo (Captain America), Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl), AnnaSophia Robb (Carrie Diaries, Willy Wonka), Mary McCormack, and Dianna Agron (Glee). The story follows an ex-Wall Street man, played by Grillo, whom the Secretary of the Treasury enlists to thwart a cyber attack that threatens to derail the American economy. With the help of his wife, he recruits his ragtag team of misfits, and prepares to save the world from total financial implosion.
Driver is best known for her roles in Good Will Hunting and The Wrestler. The actress was nominated in 1998 for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role for Good Will Hunting. She was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for the film for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting for as well as for Outstanding Performance by a Cast which she shared with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Stellan Skarsgard and Robin Williams. In 2008, she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama for The Riches as well as for a Primetime Emmy Award for the same project.
There are a lot of names in this ensemble cast. Ed Westwick is also in the film. We know him best as the bad boy Chuck Bass in the hit television show Gossip Girl. AnnaSophia Robb, who is a newcomer to our households playing the younger version of Carrie (Sex and the City) in the new CW hit The Carrie Diaries. Maggie Q from Nikkita, Dianna Agron from Glee and John Leguizamo also appear in the film.
The film is being produced by Windward Entertainment, an entrepreneurial media production studio dreaming up content and pushing the envelope in film distribution across all platforms. The film is currently in production and is set for a release date in 2014. Our talent took part in a ATM Banking scene. Be sure to look for them when the film comes out! Congrats to all of our talent who were able to take part in this awesome opportunity!
34 of our Atlanta talent were requested to audition for the upcoming stage production "From the Ashes: The Birth & Rise of Hip Hop"
From The Ashes is an inspiring story about the birth and rise of hip hop culture. It is seen through the eyes of its protagonist Chris, an aspiring DJ who finds in the emerging hip hop culture, hope of a better life and shelter from the negative forces of gangs, drugs and crime prevalent in South Bronx, NY in the 1970's It is inspiring, informative and comical.
The client is casting for both adult and teen roles in the upcoming production. Some of the roles the client needs to fill is for the roles of Old School Rap Artists: Members of the Cold Crush Brothers, Members of the Fantastic Romantic Five, Chief Rocker Busy Bee and Emcee Kool Moe Dee. Also, female rappers Sha Rock of the Funky Four Plus One and Lisa Lee of the Zulu Nation. The actors playing these artists will perform as rappers and likely play another role in the play. These actors will be under the guidance and artistic direction of LA Sunshine of the Treacherous Three, himself an old school rap pioneer. Grand-dad Chris Ponder is a fifty year-old African-American. He was raised in the South Bronx during the 1970's. He tells his grandson Marcus his story and narrates the play. Uncle Dwayne is a 49 year-old African-American. He is very comical. He adds to the story being narrated by the grandfather. Marcu who is the 12 year-old grandson who hears the story.
The client was also casting for the following: Kevin Ponder senior who is a 38-40 year old African-American male. He grew up in Valdosta, Georgia during the Jim Crow era. He participated in the civil rights movement as a community organizer and the NAACP representative for the area. He met his wife Janice during this time. In the late sixties the couple with their two sons Kevin Jr. (12) and Chris (4) to the South Bronx, New York. He is a dreamer who envisioned a better life in New York for his family than the conditions of the Deep South. He became dismayed when he felt the treated with the same disrespect characteristic of southern race relations. In New York, he lost a good job because he spoke out against a perceived racial bias in the work place. He was never able to keep steady employment because of the economic crisis of the time. This lead to turmoil between he and his wife. Kevin left his family a few years after they moved to the South Bronx. Janice Ponder, who is a 36-49 year old African-American woman. She was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She met her husband Kevin while he was in Atlanta attending a civil rights organizational meeting. She was there with her father, the Pastor of an Atlanta church. She continued to be involved in the movement. After their marriage, the couple moved to Chicago then the South Bronx, New York. Kevin Ponder Jr, is a teenage (12-17) African-American male. Like his father he has a strong and rebellious spirit. As a youngster he admired his father, especially his involvement in the civil rights community. His admiration kept him focused. However, after his father left he found guidance and that extended family relationship in the gangs of the South Bronx. They were the people in the struggle fighting the junkies. However, as gangs turned to crime so did he. And more!
Auditions for the project will be taking place on December 14th in Stone Mountain Georgia. There is pay for this project as well as travel and lodging where necessary. Good luck to all 34 of our talent who will be audtioning!
Trevor- here's the page for the pic https://www.facebook.com/FROMTHEASHES
8 of our Ohio talent were selected to audition for the stage play "Arthur and the Magic Sword."
Join the magical journey into the world of Arthur, a mysterious young boy destine for greatness. Based on the classic legend of King Arthur, this show is sure to. *The wonderful magician, Merlin, matches his wit and magic with young Arthur's formidable sister, Morgan le Fay. Merlin protects the boy until Morgan leads Arthur to the magic sword Excalibur that makes him king. Full of fast-moving action, suspense and adventure-this play will keep your family delighted from beginning to end.
The production is being put on by the Columbus Children's Theatre. Their goal is to inspire and enrich the lives of children and their families through live theatre and theatre education. CJT was founded by Mrs. Howard (Sis) Bloom back in 1963to offer classes in theatre and production experiences for children throughout central Ohio. With the help of Mrs. Michael Herrel, classes are first taught in a space on West Broad Street and later moved to Trinity Episcopal Church.
At Columbus Children's Theatre they educate and involve young people of all backgrounds in the theatre arts. Through their programs they foster self-esteem and self-discovery by emphasizing discipline, integrity, team-building, and communication skills in a positive and creative environment. They promote access to theatre arts for families who do not have regular opportunities to appreciate theatre in their lives because of either economic, cultural, or other barriers. This year, their budget exceeds $1,000,000 as they celebrate their 50th anniversary and embark upon strategic planning process and organizational restructuring to set stage for the beginning of the next 50 years, including plans to build a new state-of-the-art theatre.
Arthur and the Magic Sword is set to have shows running from Feb 6, 2014 through Feb 23, 2014. Auditions took place December 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Columbus, Ohio. The client was casting both adults and kids between the ages of 12 and 17 for several roles in the upcoming play. Good luck to all of our talent who were chosen to audition for the production!
60 Dallas talent were invited to audition for feature film "Lentil Soup".
During the wake of their mother's death, two brothers, one a born-again Christian who is serving a life sentence in prison, and the other, a newly appointed police chief of their small hometown and someone who struggles with his faith, uncover a profound family secret, after the eldest brother is lured by temptation and coincidentally escapes from custody, that could sever what remains of their broken relationship or could very well be the catalyst that restores it. This is a very powerful story of redemption and forgiveness.
The client was casting for more than 30 roles for the film! Some of the roles the client was looking to cast was for the role of -Paul Sheve Lead Male Late 30s. Caucasian. A ward of the Texas penal system who is serving a life sentence. Coincidentally, he is also a born-again Christian who sets the plot into motion by momentarily falling into temptation and escaping from custody. Serves as the Protagonist. Another role is for Todd Cargill Support Male Mid 40s. Caucasian. A mentally handicapped man, perhaps autistic, who serves as a guide (both physically and spiritually) for Paul during his escape from prison. The client was also casting for the role of James Sheve Support Male Late 20s. Caucasian. The youngest brother of Paul and Thomas. Where Thomas and Paul serve as polar opposites to motivate the plot's conflict, James is somewhere in the middle. Being the consummate peace keeper, he joins forces with Gerard and Lassiter in order to help facilitate the best outcome for all involved parties. Three more roles include Young Paul Support Male Early 20s. Caucasian. A misguided and impulsive youth who finds himself on the wrong side of the law. A rebel, but a leader. Oddly enough, he serves as the Antagonist for the brother's back-story. Lt. Giovanni Support Male 40s. A Devoted Police Lieutenant for the small Texas town of Miller and Thomas Sheve's right hand man. He believes in his own moral aptitude, but is easily swayed when it is time to make the tough decisions. His deep sense of loyalty is his Achilles heel. Young Thomas Support Male Late teens. Caucasian. The middle of three brothers and constant protector and hero. He is overwhelmed by his own sense of responsibility toward others and easily sacrifices himself for the protection of the weak and innocent. He is the Protagonist for the brother's back story, but allows his own pride and skewed sense of justice become his eventual undoing. There are also child and female roles available for the film.
Shooting begins December 13, in Fort Worth, Decatur, Bridgeport, and Chico, TX.The film is being done by Karch Brothers Entertainment. All roles in this film are paid! Good luck to all of our talent who were able to audition.
25 of our New York talent were booked to attend the taping of Nick Cannon's New Year's Eve Special. Last year Teen Nick taped a New Year's Eve Special with Nick Cannon, counting down the top videos and moments of the year.
According to the actor and singer's website" Cited by People Magazine as one of the ‘Top Ten most successful young people in Hollywood' and featured on the covers of magazine's such as Complex and Black Enterprises' 40 Under 40, Nick Cannon, 32 years old is a successful, multi-faceted entertainer: film star, comedian, TV and radio host, musician, writer, director, executive producer and philanthropist.
Cannon headed for Hollywood at the age of 15 and landed gigs at world-renowned comedy venues including The Improv, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store. Cannon went on to share the stage with the likes of Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock before landing his first television gig as a stand-up audience warm-up for the long running Nickelodeon hit show "All That." Producers quickly recognized Cannon's calling was in front of the camera and he became a regular on the show as well as a writer, making him the youngest staff writer in television history at the age of 17. This path culminated in the creation of "The Nick Cannon Show" which he starred, directed and executive produced, earning him his first Kids Choice Award.
While he enjoyed tremendous success on Nickelodeon, Cannon's career catapulted onto the big screen when he made an appearance alongside Will Smith in "Men in Black II" before landing a leading role in the classic feature film "Drumline." That same year he released his own self-titled debut album, and has collaborated with a host of other musicians, such as Kanye West, The Neptunes, Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Will Smith, R. Kelly and E-40 on soundtracks and other projects. In 2005, MTV debuted "Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out," an improv comedy show with musical performances that Cannon created, produced and hosted which eventually became one of MTV's highest rated shows in the network's history, airing new episodes for four consecutive seasons. Due to popular demand, Cannon will be bringing Wild N Out back with a new cast of talent, which will premiere July 2013 on MTV2. In 2006, Cannon was featured in the Emilio Estevez written and directed film "Bobby," a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. His performance earned him a 2007 SAG nomination for "Outstanding Performance" in addition to becoming the first African American Actor in history to be honored at the world renowned Cannes Film Festival with the "Breakthrough Actor of the Year" award.
Cannon's other film credits include "Louis" in "Garfield: The Movie," "Underclassman" which he also executive produced, "Shall We Dance," "Roll Bounce" and Sundance Film Festival featured films "Weapons," "American Son," and the psychological thriller, "The Killing Room.""
Our talent will be on set this week at the MTV Studios in New York City taking part in the event. They will be compensated for their time. The client was looking for talent ages 18-25 for the project. Congrats to all of our talent who were booked! Be sure to check it out when it hits TV at the end of December!
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