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February 4th, 2011 Comments

ON CAMERA COMMERCIAL CONTEST

Want to be a commercial actor? This is your opportunity to share your talent! Submit your commercial video through ForTalent.com and enter to win a free On Camera Commercial course at Weist-Barron. Sell us your product in one minute or less and you could be on your way to a successful commercial career. Commercials will be judged by Valerie Adami, Casting Director for Weist-Barron. Submit your commercial video by March 1st. All contestants will be admitted to the Weist-Barron On Camera Commercial course for 25% off! See details below.

 

Enter the Contest!
RULES

 

  1. Members must submit videos through ForTalent.com Contest page
  2. Contestants must write their own script. Copies of existing commercials will be disqualified
  3. Videos must be rated PG, no profanity or nudity
  4. Videos must be a maximum of 1 minute
  5. Only 1 performer per video and 1 submission per person
  6. Voters must be members of ForTalent.com and can only vote once per video entry


JUDGING CRITERIA

  1. Talent
  2. Creativity
  3. Marketability
  4. Entertainment

 

PRIZES:

  • 1ST PLACE: Complimentary ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL COURSE provided by Weist-Barron (Valued at $375)
  • 2ND PLACE (Viewer's Choice Award): 50% OFF ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL COURSE provided by Weist-Barron
  • ALL CONTESTANTS: 25% OFF ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL COURSE provided by Weist-Barron

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

 

ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL Instructors: Jerry Coyle / Batt Johnson / Tod Engle
Six Classes (18 hours)  Classes $375 / WB Alumni $325 
Recommended for actors at all levels. Class size limited to eight students.
This is the course WB was built around.
Covers:
Realistic audition preparation
Current commercial trends
Cue Cards vs. hand held scripts
Single person copy
One-liners
Doubles copy
Improvisation
Personalized marketing strategy
Includes final agent evaluation as a prerequisite for the “Commercial Agents Showcase”

 

TIMELINE

  • Video submission deadline
  •  Judging/ Voting Period 3/1- 3/4
  • Winners announced 3/5
  • Commercial Course dates 3/7,9,12

Enter the Contest!


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