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Congratulations to our talent who were cast a year ago to play several lead, supporting, & extra roles in the feature film "Red Head Randy". Well guess what!? The film is now complete and is premiering December 21st, 2013 at Sunrise Multiplex Cinemas in Valley Stream, New York. The film will then be submitted to various Film Festivals.
The film is about Randy kismet; a foster child was bullied physically and verbally everyday at Montauk High school for being gay and different by two of his classmates Fred Lucas & Jack Higgins. The pain was too much for him to bare any longer so one dark and lonely night he committed suicide. Twenty years later the bullying at Montauk High School has reached an all time high. Randy's bullies, Jack Higgins is now the aloof, corrupt principal of Montauk High School and Fred Lucas (our talent Frank Ciccolo) is now a abusive foster dad with a bad temper . Randy's ghost awakes from his grave to put an end to Fred & Jack's bullying once and for all and teach the new bullies of Montauk a lesson the will never forget.
Red Head Randy was Directed by Raymond Deane. The film was written by Raymond Deane & Phillip Hammond and is Executive Produced By Raymond Deane, Phillip Hammond and John Formica.
This film is recommended for kids ages 13 and up. "Red Head Randy" is anti-bully horror film created to spread awareness about the growing problem of bullying,homophobic bullying & teen suicide as a result of bullying in America. Let's put an end to bullying!
We couldn't be more excited for the hundreds of our talent who auditioned and/or were chosen for roles in the film. This was such a great experience for everyone and the film has such a great message! If you are in the New York area, be sure to attend the screening!
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!
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!
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!
23 of our New York men were requested to be in an upcoming music video shoot for artist Cameron Hill.
According to the singer's website, "Cameron Hill is a Trinidad and Tobago born artist who is presently making her way on the international music scene. Her interest and love for music were spawned very early in life as she took part in The Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival held biannually on the islands since she was 8 -9 years old. She is also proficient on the piano and guitar but was classically trained on the piano. Her music represents a mixture of jazz and R&B Influenced with her cultural calypso genre and background. Cameron is an artist in many forms. She has spent half her life dancing, and has trained in many forms of dance; including modern dance, tap dance, and samba until she transitioned in Arabia belly dancing which she mastered then started teaching in her late teens to generate money to start recording music to support her music career.
Her abilities as an artist are only challenged by her skill as an athlete. Cameron has successfully completed many marathons and half marathons in Trinidad and the United States. She was an amateur gymnast as a child and is also a strong swimmer, as she played on her high school's water polo team. Cameron is the third child of 4 siblings who are pursuing academic careers. However after completing an undergraduate degree in biology ...she invested 100 percent of her time, energy and talent in pursuing a music career with the hopes of success!
She has worked with an upcoming studio of talented engineers in Trinidad & Tobago called Advokit Productions, and they have recorded a number of songs for her EP. Currently, she has been doing a number of performances in New York City promoting her first EP, tiltled the "Cameron Hill EP". She has a fast and growing fan base on many of the popular social networks.
The client was looking for Caucasian and Hispanic men between the ages of 20 and 32. They wanted actors who were between 5'11 and 6'. Our talent will be on set this week for the music video shoot. It is paid. Be sure to look for our talent once the video is released. Congrats to all of our talent who were selected for the shoot. This will be an awesome addition to their reel!
3 of our Atlanta talent have been requested to audition for the upcoming webseries project Perfectville.
A teenage girl awakens from an eleven year coma with no memory of her past in the year 2050 in peaceful Perfectville, a modernized city with a 1950's appeal. In Perfectville everyone is beautiful, wealthy and perfect in every way without sin or so it appears. Trying to regain her memory she finds herself adapting to the extravagant lifestyle that appears to be "perfect". But when the image of perfection fades, the more she begins to ponder if everything is really based on perception.
Bailey, pure, innocent, and confused struggles to remember her past while trying to adapt to her new life of luxury when she awakens in the year 2050 in Perfectville-a modern futuristic city with a 1950's appeal which is exactly what the name says....Perfect. Her new found friends Cecelia, a snobbish supermodel who comes off overzealous belittling everyone in her site and Bianca a wealthy housewife who's world revolves completely around herself come to welcome her to Perfectville by taking her shopping and giving her a makeover to fit in. When they arrive to the salon she begins meeting the different citizens throughout
Perfectville who appear to be beautiful, wealthy and perfect in every aspect until they all receive a mysterious text message to attend Bailey's welcome home party. Everyone is eager to attend but naïve to the fact that the party is unplanned and is a ploy to expose their dirty little secrets with Bailey as the main target of interest. Bailey wants to fit in hoping she will remember some of her past, but fitting in could ultimately lead to her own demise. A series of events occur at the party, and many secrets began to unravel in Perfectville. The more Bailey begins to embrace her new life, the more the authenticity of Perfectville begins to fade as unlocked secrets, lies, and infidelities leak causing their perfect little lives to become a perception.
The series is set to be pitched to major networks at the 2014 New York Television Festival! Perfectville is being done by Celebrity Designer KL Allen from popular Couture Clothing Brand Perfect Population By: KL Allen as well as Writer, Producer & Film Director. KL Allen's brand has been featured on notable celebrities such as Amercian Idol and Grammy Award Winning Singer Fantasia Barrino, Reality Star and Supermodel Cynthia Bailey, Grammy Award Winning Singer Mya Harrison, Gospel Award Winning Group Mary Mary, Que from Diddy's Making The Band Day 26, Love & Hip Hop Stars Erica Dixon and Karlie Redd, and more recently Kari Wells from Bravo's new hit series Married to Medicine along with being featured in countless Magazines along with being on National Television networks BET, VH1, MTV, BRAVO and OXYGEN. The brand has went on to be showcased in New York Fashion Week and later this year London Fashion Week and was also featured on Oxygen's Popular Reality Show Bad Girls Club Atlanta, Season 10 Episode 5.
This is a great opportunity for our talent! Good luck to all of our talent who were selected to audition for this project!
Over 400 of our New York talent were contacted to be extras for the upcoming horror film Venial.
Claire Gundersmith is a devout Christian mother who lives with her three small children in a remote early American House during World War 2. She is given the news of her husbands passing from the war and loses complete faith. The three children Peter, Hellen and Tamantha play a childhood game of "Who can swallow the Cinnamon" with Charles, the boy of the newly hired nanny named Mrs. Evelyn Wade. Claire walks into the kitchen to find the boy alone choking to death as the other children run away in fear.
Three priests played by John Basedow, Robert Arensan, Frank Riano and James Sfferrazza make a routine visit to Claire to check up on her. Strange things have been happening that Claire cannot explain- coincides with a number of odd events, and Claire begins to fear that they are not alone in the house. The priest proceeds to cleanse the house of any evil. While performing the ritual one of the priest spot a woman floating across the hallway.... It's his dead sister.
As they time passes the house plays to an evil amusement tune. Visions of awakenings, past and present to the dark evil secrets of everyone's past arise. The door closes in hell leaving behind the family of four inside of it. Now evil will paint its symphony masterpiece.
The film is being done by Joe Ciminera. Considered one of the most creative cooking show chefs on national T.V. Joe Ciminera has a long list of recognition from previous appointments with cooking shows beginning in 1999. He decided to try his talents in front of the small screen again with a cooking show called Taste This TV in 2003. The show quickly became popular and has filmed over 287 episodes. Ciminera's motto is "There are no rules in Cooking" a signature statement that has made him famous. Ciminera's credits to TV are enormous. He is the Executive Producer to the following popular national series: The Flaming Greek, Stress Free Cooking, Sophisticated Comfort Food, and Southern Fried Fitness. In addition to cooking he is responsible for creating and launching the following reality shows that have aired nationally; Priority Mail, Get More and Don't quit your day job.
Ciminera's book entitled "In The Weeds"; a volume of chef's tales has sold over 650,000 copies and His latest book, "Joseph Ciminera's New American Cooking" has sold and donated over 1 million copies. A fan of Horror films Ciminera created, directed and starred in his 2012 Sci-Fi thriller entitled, "Purification". A movie that had NO script. Critics across America raved that Purification is a break the mold Sci-Fi thriller. An award-winning indie creator, Director, and actor Joe created two more critically acclaimed supernatural feature films ACEDIA and THE LIBRARY.
In the next two weeks the client will be filming in Glen Cove, NY (Long Island). The extras will be dressed in apparel from the 1910 era. The client was seeking talent of any race from 10-70 years of age both male and female! Congrats to all of our talent who were requested to be a part of the film. Be sure to look for the film next year!
22 year old Chicago new face Yesmeen Mikhail has been booked for an upcoming live makeup segment that is being done on Good Day Chicago.
The featured segment being done on the show, is for the organic makeup company Nvey Eco. Launching back in 2005, Nvey Eco was the first to coin the phrase "Green is the New Black" when signaling their simple and focused message of being a brand with an understanding of fashion, artistry and nature. The organic makeup company has been dedicated to organics since the day they launched and have received awards year after year for producing high performance products. They've been applauded by beauty editors for challenging and redefining the traditions of color cosmetics. The line is carried at Ulta, the largest beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the United States.
The Good Day Chicago segment was presented by celebrity makeup artists Robby Lariviere. Robby is well known from the third successful season of Tabatha's Salon Takeover with Tabitha Coffey, along with Dominik Mager, hair stylist to Clair Danes, Rose McGowan, Blake Lively, Kaylee Defer (from Gossip Girl) and many more.
There were no auditions held for the project. The client was booking models based directly off of their photos. Yesmeen took part in the shoot on November 7th. The segment aired live on Fox 32 News earlier this month. In case you missed it, we have it here for you to check out!
Congrats Yesmeen! She has only been a talent with us since October 14th and came to us brand new to the industry!
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