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May 28th, 2019

 

**** Submissions are being reviewed today and tomorrow. Send your information AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ****

 

Ethnic Talent – Instructional Video Project – Females age approximately 20-65. African American, Hispanic, Asian, Indian, etc.

 

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. NOT LOOKING FOR PERFECT HANDS/FINGERS

Pay: $325

 

Albany Shoot Dates: 6/11, 6/12, 6/13, OR 6/14 


1/2 day shoot for each talent on ONE of these days

 

EMAIL REQUIREMENTS: 


-  Email c.cocca@coccacasting.com ASAP


-  Up close photo of your hands.

Example:


-  Include your full name and contact number. 


-  Photo must have clear/good lighting.

 

-  Photo must be from above of both hands, from top of wrist

   to end of fingers.


-  NO nail polish on nails. Clear nail polish is fine as long as the “nail bed” is visible.


-  NO hand tattoos, broken fingers, fake/gel nails, scaring, 
   visible marks, piercings, etc.

 

You will be contacted if you are cast. Thank you for your interest in our project.

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February 11th, 2019

CASTING SPEAKING AND BACKGROUND ROLES FOR UPCOMING HBO SERIES-"I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE"

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR OPEN CALL

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT TURN OUT!

FILL OUT THE FORM BY CLICKING LINK @ https://goo.gl/forms/GnrMZPMinmHRUuZG2

You will receive a form by email from the casting office, which you must print and bring with you to:


Mid Hudson Civic Center
14 Civic Center Plaza 
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Open Call for Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 11AM to 4PM

Speaking roles and background extras

SAG & Non union

Seeking
Speaking roles and background extras
All ages from newborn to adults

Role rate: $1015
SAG BG rate: $175/ 8 HOURS 
Non Union BG rate: $15.00 AN HOUR

Series shoots in Hudson Valley area starting March 2019 and ending September 2019. The show spans 7 decades from 1920 to early 1990's. No modern looks please.

 

 

**** LOCAL HIRES ONLY****


Writer-Director-Executive Producer: Derek Cianfrance
Actor-Executive Producer: Mark Ruffalo
Executive Producer for FilmNation Entertainment: Ben Browning, Glen Basner
Exec Producer: Wally Lamb, Gregg Fienberg, Anya Epstein
Co-Executive Producer: Lynette Howell Taylor, Jamie Patricof
Casting Director: Bonnie Timmermann
Casting Associate: Stephen Bozzo


LOCAL & Background CASTING DIRECTORS: RITA & SEAN POWERS
LOCAL & Background CASTING ASSOCIATE: CAROLYN COCCA


SHOOTING- APRIL 9 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
Location: New York State -HUDSON VALLEY AREA

**** SHOW TAKES PLACE FROM 1920s to early 1990s*****

**NOTE THIS INFORMATION CAN AND MAY BE USED FOR OTHER PROJECTS WE ARE CASTING IN THE FUTURE.

We are on the SAG Basic Agreement. The following rates should apply:

Basic Agreement Weekly
     07/01/18- 06/30/19 $3,403
     07/01/19- 06/30/20-$3,505

Day Performers:
    07/01/18- 06/30/19 - $980
    07/01/19- 06/30/20 $1,009

 

Extras
    07/01/18- 06/30/19 -$170

Stand-In
    07/01/18- 06/30/19 - $199

RITA POWERS CASTING OPEN CALL ​- SIGN UP SHEET (click here) 

LOCAL HIRE ONLY THANK YOU

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February 10th, 2019

 

LA TRANSIZIONE (The Transaction)

Produced by Logan Rando and directed by Lora Lee Ecobelli. This is a period piece set in 1893 about three Italian sisters who come to America for arranged marriages. Each sister has a unique experience. The film uses no dialogue and will instead convey it's themes through powerful performances and cinematography.

Seeking union and non-union talent (Producer applying for SAG deferment). Looking for strong actors who can portray powerful emotions.

To be filmed in the capital district this Spring (2-3 shoot days)

Please see the below character breakdown and submit headshot, resume, and reel material (if available) to loganrando@gmail.com

Character Breakdown:

Josephina (17-25) Italian heritage. Dark hair and eyes. She is matronly for her age and watches over her two younger siblings like a hawk.

Emelina (15-20) Italian heritage Dark hair and eyes. She has a facial disfigurement that will be created with make-up. Emelina wears a veil covering most of her face and she is always self-consciously twiddling with the cloth.

Maria (13-18) Italian heritage. Dark hair and eyes. She is the youngest sister. She has large expressive eyes that seem to take everything in deeply.

Immigrant Mother (25-35) Can be of any ethnicity from Central Europe. Has a powerful confrontation with an immigration officer after her child is singled out for deportation.

Immigrant girl -(7-10) The child of the mother above. Any ethnicity from Central Europe. She is suffering from measles. She is pulled away from her mother in a dramatic scene.

German boy (5-7) Blond. Fidgety, suffering from a fever.

Ricardo (60’s) Italian heritage. Prearranged suitor for young Maria. Kindly with expressive face.

Also seeking extras. Looking for actors who can portray various ethnicities from Central Europe. People of all ages, shapes and sizes.

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October 25th, 2018

Open Casting Call on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30th 
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

No appointment necessary

To get on the audition list, please email as soon as possible with the subject line “October 30 Audition” to c.cocca@coccacasting.com

Please include your full name, age range, number to reach you and a clear photo. Selfies ok.

 

Details for casting:
Client: Shoot is for Tourism
When: Shoot will be 1 day, exact shoot day is TBD and will be during the day
Where: Warren County area 
Talent: All roles are non–speaking


Roles: ADULTS
Males and Females 30-45, any ethnicity
Active lifestyle a plus

This is a paid role


Full Buyout for New York State-Usage will be TV, Web, Digital advertising and Print.

 

Roles: CHILDREN
Boys and Girls, 5-16, any ethnicity
This is a paid role


Full Buyout for New York State-Usage will be TV, Web, Digital advertising and Print.

**Since we are casting adults and kids, families are encouraged to audition together.

 

Thank you very much for your interest in our project.

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September 16th, 2018

 

ALBANY, NY – IMMEDIATE CASTING UNION AND NON-UNION MEN

Science Fiction Feature Film

Shoot Location: Glens Falls/Lake George area
Shoot Date: September 24th (may change)
Shoot Call: Approximately 6 hours

 

Role Details:


- All ethnicities
- No experience necessary/non-speaking
- Approximate age 20’s to 50’s
- Approximately 6 feet tall (or as close as possible)
- Build important, must be broad shoulders, v shape torso, thin legs, toned/athletic

Pay $167/8 hours

Submission by photos – no audition

PLEASE EMAIL CURRENT AND CLEAR CHEST UP AND FULL LENGTH PHOTOS, FULL NAME, AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BEST NUMBER TO REACH YOU ASAP TO CAROLYN COCCA (c.cocca@coccacasting.com) with subject line of: “FEATURE FILM”

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THROUGH FACEBOOK

Thank you for your interest!

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August 23rd, 2018

ALBANY, NY - CASTING 
****** PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS CAREFULLY ******
***** ALL TYPES BEING CAST! *****

OPEN CASTING CALL:
Wednesday, August 29th AND Thursday, August 30th from 9:30am-4:30pm

(no need for an appt, come anytime during these hours, one of these days)

SHOOT DETAILS:


When: The week of September 17th. (Shoot will be a half to full day depending on role).

Where: Capital District

These are paid roles which will be determined at time of booking. Rates will range for leads, featured and non-featured extras. Rates will include a buyout for Upstate NY for 1 year that covers multiple versions of the spot including TV/Web/Digital and Cinema Advertising. Print component may be added post shoot.

ROLES NEEDED – All Ethnicities encouraged to attend


-Males 25-50
-Females 25-70

-Males 60+ --the role is to play a retired Veteran and would love to actually have someone who served if possible.

-Males 30-45 -- Looking for someone who may be in active duty on leave, or is willing to get military style cut.

-Family Units with kids under 10
         *Casting real families if possible would be great. Babies are 
           good too! 
*Adults in these families can be early 30’s to mid 40’s.
*Pregnant woman may be cast

*Kids: Babies to age 14

NOTES:


All Roles are non-speaking, non-union
ALL ethnicities welcome!

All types of people. Average and healthy to trendy and cool. People with tattoos and unique individuals are great too!
People with disabilities are encouraged to attend.

TO BE CONFIRMED ON THE AUDITION LIST AND TO RECEIVE AUDITION LOCATION, PLEASE EMAIL CURRENT PHOTO, FULL NAME AND BEST NUMBER TO CALL ASAP TO CAROLYN COCCA AT: c.cocca@coccacasting.com with subject line of: “WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2018 PROJECT”

Thank you for your interest!

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August 15th, 2018

 

IMMEDIATE CASTING IN ALBANY - COMEDY WEB SERIES

 

Daniela Malave, Creator

 

Comedy Web Series:  "All Things Random"

 

Shoot Date:  Sunday, August 26th

 

Shoot Time:  Approximately 7am - Noon

 

Shoot Location:  Downtown Albany/Restaurant Scene

 

Background Talent Needed As Restaurant Patrons

Male/Female

All Diversities

Age 20's to 70's

 

Breakfast and lunch provided plus credits.

 

Please contact Carolyn Cocca as soon as possible at:  c.cocca@coccacasting.com with the subject line, "Comedy Web Series.

 

Include your full name, clear photo (selfies accepted), telephone number and confirm your availability for the 26th. 

 

Thank you for your interest in our project and for your time which is very much appreciated!

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July 16th, 2018

ALBANY, NY - OPEN CASTING CALL – WEDNESDAY, JULY 25th   

 

TO BE CONFIRMED ON THE AUDITION LIST AND TO RECEIVE AUDITION LOCATION, PLEASE EMAIL CURRENT PHOTO, FULL NAME AND BEST NUMBER TO CALL ASAP to Carolyn Cocca  c.cocca@coccacasting.com with “ “FINANCIAL AUDITION - JULY 25th, 2018” in your subject line.
 

 

Auditions from 9:30am-4:30pm--no appointment needed.  


SHOOT DETAILS:

Client:  Financial Services Project
When: Shoot will occur most likely on Sunday August 12th (subject to change) 
Where: Capital District 
Full Day Shoot for Video and Photo Shoot
Day Rate:  Full Day Shoot $500.00 per role 


There may be additional payment for Video Usage and Print Usage once footage/shots are approved by client.

 

ROLES NEEDED – All Ethnicities encouraged to attend
Men 20-60 years of age 
Women 20-60 years of age 
Looking for a wide range of looks for multiple roles. (financial professional and end users) 

 

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THROUGH FACEBOOK

 

Thank you for your interest!

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May 23rd, 2018

 

Voice over needed immediately:

Female
Age late 20's to 30's
English and Spanish speaking

 

Must be available to come to Albany during week of June 4th.

(4) 30 sec spots
(2) 15 sec spots
(1) 10 sec spot
(1) 3 sec spot

 

Budget is $800 for a full buyout

 

Please email to Carolyn Cocca at c.cocca@coccacasting.com MP3's only of both english and spanish professional works. Videos or links will not be considered. Recordings made on phones will also not be considered.

 

All submissions must be received by 5/29 at 9am EST

Thank you!

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May 23rd, 2018

 

COMMERCIAL OPEN CASTING CALL - TUESDAY, MAY 29th   

 

TO BE CONFIRMED ON THE AUDITION LIST AND TO RECEIVE AUDITION LOCATION, PLEASE EMAIL PHOTO, FULL NAME AND BEST NUMBER TO CALL ASAP TO CAROLYN COCCA at 

c.cocca@coccacasting.com with “ MAY 29TH AUDITION” in your subject line.


FULL DAY SHOT

Rate:    $1,000.00 Lead Adult Speaking 
              $600.00 Lead Child Speaking 

Auditions from 9:30am-4:30pm--no appointment needed.  

 

When:   Shoot will occur the week of June 4th or June 11th for 1 day

Where:  Albany Area 

Non-union, NYS PSA Statewide buyout for all mediums—TV, Web, Digital, Print etc.   

 

Roles Needed - All ethnicities 

Men--Ages 40-50, will play the role of a person who is actively having a stroke

Women--Ages 40-50

Children--Ages 12-16

 

 

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THROUGH FACEBOOK

 

Thank you for your interest!

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April 5th, 2018

      Filmmaker needing IATSE and Teamster union members (crew).

      Please contact by phone or email as soon as possible as this is a timely issue. Thank you. 



      Email: c.cocca@coccacasting.com
      Phone: 646-831-5844

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April 5th, 2018

 

 

ALBANY FASHION WEEK - May 18 and 19, 2018

 

Looking for:

 

-Fashion Designers

-Accessory Designers

-Models

-Vendors

Sponsors and Volunteers needed as well!

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/albanyfw/?hc_ref=ARTcQyq7syllGoRajqOq-MPk1hHFdzhxNaMQZrYK1SGVStRYbEhGkuCmTa8HoVjnUUE

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April 25th, 2018

 

LOCAL HIRE FOR FILM SHOOTING IN QUEENSBURY, NY - May 19th - 21st.

All positions paid.

In the interest of "keeping things local", I'm looking for experienced crew for the following positions:

 

-A Production (Set) Designer
-An Assistant Director
-2 Production Assistants
-Continuity/Script Supervisor

 

Please send resumes and your daily rate to: stevenpoconnor@yahoo.com

Thank you for your interest in our project!

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May 6th, 2018

 

        Jodi Purdy Casting seeks experienced basketball players (College students/College grads) who are 6'5"              and above on May 31 in Albany, NY for a film shoot.

 

SUBMIT:

Name
DOB
Home Address
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Email
Height
Photos

 

Email all to:
Insidegameextrascasting@gmail.com

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More projects and casting calls coming soon!

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Located in Albany, NY

 

Tel: (646)-831-5844

c.cocca@coccacasting.com

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