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4 of our Los Angeles kids have been requested and booked for an upcoming Toyquest photo shoot!
Toy Quest can help fill your tot's time! Among the world's largest private makers of electronic games and toys, the company makes outdoor toys, as well as robotic pets, such as Tekno the Robotic Puppy. Other products include Planetcare eco-conscious toys, Stretch Screamers, role-play costume sets, and its Banzai Falls line (all the makings of a backyard water park, licensed with Six Flags). Toy Quest makes toys under license with Disney, Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers, Sesame Street, and Jeep. Toy Quest's products are sold by toy retailers, discount stores, and online. Founded by Chinese businessman Sampson Chan in 1975, Toy Quest is owned by Chan and president Brian Dubinsky.
Our talent will be taking part in a photo shoot for their new toy packages. The client will be shooting for their Spring 2014 Banzai packaging which is mostly outdoor water toys. Our talent took part in the photo shoot last week. Be sure to look for them on the upcoming toys in stores near you! We are so excited that 10 year olds Dashon Young and Gabriel Parra as well as 6 year olds Justin Harris and Jonathan Fitzgerald booked the shoot!
17 year old Houston talent Chasidy Bernier has been booked for an upcoming Red Mango USA commercial! Red Mango was founded by Dan Kim and he opened the first Red Mango in 2007. Today, there are over 200 locations nationwide!
The company has been ranked #1 twice by Zagat for "Best Smoothie/Frozen Yogurt" and "Top Healthy Options within the Quick Refreshments Chains". Red Mango, one of the fastest growing retailers of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh fruit smoothies, opened its first U.S. store in in Los Angeles, and has since celebrated more than 130 store openings across the U.S. Red Mango received the prestigious Nation's Restaurant News' "Hot Concepts!" award and the industry-recognized SupplySide's "Scientific Excellence Award," and has been named the best frozen yogurt in Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Chicago, Utah and New York by highly-regarded independent publications. Headquartered in Dallas, Red Mango serves uniquely delicious frozen yogurt that is all-natural, nonfat and lowfat, gluten-free and packed with beneficial live and active probiotic cultures.
The commercial shoot took place this past Saturday. Chasidy has been a talent with us since February. She was paid for the shoot. We are really excited our talent got the chance to take part in the commercial for such a great company! Congrats Chasidy!
Over 300 of our Los Angeles talent have been chosen to audition for an upcoming Beverly Hills Marketing commercial. They are an automotive marketing company called Beverly Hills Marketing. They help customers get the best value for their cars, and have done so for the past 5 years.
The client is seeing a lot of different talent with a preference for comedic ability. The client has written up several scripts for the commercial, so talent will have a greater chance of booking the commercial. Good luck to all of our talent that auditioned.
24 of our Los Angeles talent have been chosen to audition for an upcoming Jama Hair Studio commercial. Jama Hair Studio has the passion to pamper their customers from head to toe and to bring out your indiviual, natural beauty. Whether their clients need a full day of relaxation, a completely new hairstyle or a quick manicure, you will find it at Jama Hair Studio.
Once completed, the commercial is set to air on BET, E!, Bravo as well as the Oxygen Network! We are so excited for this opportunity for our talent. Check out the clients last commercial right here!
19 of our Dallas actors have been chosen to be in an upcoming commercial. The commercial is for the Tex-Mex Grill Luna De Noche, which is known for their amazing comfort food and unique blend of ingredients. Their guests are served with courtesy in the friendliest ambiance. Every entree they create revolves around the idea of 'Mi Casa es Su Casa'. Luna De Noche believes that their restaurant is as much yours as it is theirs.
Talent were on set and part of the commercial shoot this past weekend. They played featured as well as background extras in the commercial. The project is set to air in the local Dallas area. Luna De Noche currently has six locations in Texas. Make sure to spot the commercial once it airs in Dallas! Congrats to our wonderful talent!
18 of our Detroit talent have been booked for a photo shoot for TV Store Online. The company has our favorite Movie T-Shirts, 80s T-Shirts, and 80s Costumes in their gigantic inventory. Their inventory includes hundreds of exclusive and licensed items.
The models will be featured wearing the t-shirts online, and in magazine publications. Models will be paid for the shoot, and they will also receive copies of the photos. TV Store Online models have appeared in MAXIM Magazine's, HotTopic.com, MTV.com, FX Commercials, and other publications. Congratulations to all of our talent. Check out their photos on the TV Store Online website soon!
15 of our Dallas kids have been chosen to audition for an upcoming Radio Shack video! The toy video will include several toys like their Stealth Flyer, Shock Force 2 pack, Twin Turbine, 4x4 Monster Wheel, Cyber Cycle, Battle Machines RC, Cars and RC cars.
The video is currently set to run online and in stores for 6 months. Any kids that are chosen, will be paid the standard SAG rates for the shoot. Good luck to all of our talent auditioning for this awesome opportunity!
Los Angeles 6 year old talents Allan Manukyan and 7 year old Ashton Brenes were booked for an upcoming Web Commercial for Party City, an American party supply store. Party city is the biggest retailer of party goods in the United States and Canada. The store offers an assortment of party supplies, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic balloons, accessories, novelties, costumes, garments, gifts, and stationary.
Allan will be featured in the Spongebob themed promo, while Ashton will take part in the promo for the Power Rangers. Both boys became talent with us only two weeks ago, and are very excited for this opportunity. Congrats to Allan and Ashton, we are looking forward to seeing them in the commercial!
12 of our Dallas talent have been selected to audition for a Famosa Toy Doll Commercial! The company was founded in 1957 by a number of artist doll makers. Their products are sold in 60 different countries worldwide. Famosa Toy Doll's can be found at Toys "R" Us and Amazon.
This commercial will air nationally as well as internationally. If any of our actors are chosen, they will be paid a flat rate for the shoot, and also receive worldwide exposure! Good luck to all of our talent!
Casting directors for a brand new upcoming spec commercial for make-up line Clinique requested to audition with 4 New York talent. The commercial will be shot semi-documentary style as a husband explains how he makes his wife happy and what that means to him. It's a 30 second spot and will be shot in Manhattan, the exact date and time are still being determined.
Clinique is a manufacturer of skincare, cosmetics, toiletries, and fragrances owned by the Estée Lauder Corporation. Good luck to our talent, we'll let you know if anyone is booked, and if the commercial is picked up by the brand!