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Casting Call: Music Video for Major Rock Band

Dec 3, 2019

CATEGORY:TV & VIDEO: MUSIC VIDEOSTAGS:NONUNIONEXPIRES:December 4, 2019

 

Company

Damian Bao Casting

Damian Bao, casting dir.; Aoife McArdle, dir.

 

Production Description

Casting a short film/music video for a song from Coldplay's new album to be shot by award winning director Aoife McArdle. The music video will be a visually surreal allegory about police brutality and racial oppression, set in a dreamy urban landscape. All royalties and proceeds from the song will be donated to the two following charities: Innocence Project and African Children’s Feeding Scheme.

All talent must have a passport and is able to travel to Ukraine.

 

Roles

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wily and streetwise. Edgy Face. New York accent. Speaking part. Needs to be a natural, instinctively great actor. Have a tough appearance but also a vulnerable side. African American.

In the short film, everybody has masks that cover their faces so talent will need to be comfortable wearing masks and prosthetics. Eyes will be seen. Body movement and character acting will be important.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo
looks like a cop; white male - conservative - uptight - not necessarily sinister looking but has a memorable face. Needs to be from New York and a great actor. Speaking part. Needs to be someone who can be duplicitous and complex - show they have double standards authentically. Nice on one moment then nasty the next.

In the short film, everybody has masks that cover their faces so talent will need to be comfortable wearing masks and prosthetics. Eyes will be seen. Body movement and character acting will be important.
Ethnicity: White / European Descent
Required Media: Headshot/Photo

 

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Travel on Dec. 9 to Ukraine and return to NYC by Dec. 15.

 

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $1,000 flat fee (all in) for participation in project, plus per diem, roundtrip flights, and lodging in Kiev, Ukraine

 

Key Details

Seeking talent from:

New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY; The Bronx, NY; Staten Island, NY; Newark, NJ; Queens, NY

 
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