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10 hours ago

*Must be registered with Central Casting*

**UNION ONLY**

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!! Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Margarita is taking submissions for a show that is COVID testing 7/6 and works 7/8in the LA Area.

We are looking for people with UPSCALE CARS.

If this is you, please submit with your full name, phone number, and a selfie/photo to:

MargaritaYsubmissions@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: UPSCALE CAR
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13 hours ago

***NON-UNION ONLY SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Hayley is taking submissions for a show that will Covid Test tomorrow 7/6 and fit on Thursday 7/7, then test again on 7/11 to work on 7/12 and recall on 7/13.

Looking for men who can portray a high schooler (18 to look younger) and who has red hair

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name and Phone Number to:
HayleyBsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: DRUG DEALER

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.
Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION AND NON-UNION SUBMISSIONS***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background who can portray a 7-8 months pregnant woman.

Dates:
COVID Test: Wednesday, July 6th
Work: Thursday, July 7th
POSS Recall: Friday July 8th

If this is you, please submit your name, your phone number (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), and a recent full body photo to:

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: 7-8 Months

NOTE:

IMPORTANT: NOTE NEW BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
Night Court has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster ) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novavax vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION and NON UNION MEMBER SUBMISIONS***
!! Must be registered with Central Casting !!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Chelsea and Taylor are taking submissions for a show that will Covid Test Sunday 7/3 and to Work Tuesday 7/5.

Looking for individuals to portray a young female HAND DOUBLE with the below matching skin complexion (see picture).

If this is you, please email with your full name, phone number in 000-000-0000 format, and current photo of your hands to TaylorOSubmissions@centralcasting.com.
Subject line: AZNBBGIRL Hand Double

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION and NON UNION MEMBER SUBMISIONS***
!! Must be registered with Central Casting !!
 
Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.
 
Chelsea and Taylor are taking submissions for a show that will Covid Test Sunday 7/3 and to Work Tuesday 7/5.
 
Looking for individuals to portray a young female HAND DOUBLE with the below matching skin complexion (see picture). 
 
If this is you, please email with your full name, phone number in 000-000-0000 format,  and current photo of your hands to TaylorOSubmissions@centralcasting.com.
Subject line: AZNBBGIRL Hand Double

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.

***UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background WITH GYMNASTICS AND EXPERIENCE OR WHO CAN PORTRAY A CONTORTIONIST

Dates and Location are TBD, however you should have open availability over the next few weeks.

If this is you, please submit your name, phone number (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), a recent selfie, and your gymnastics/dancing experience to:

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: Contortionist

NOTE:

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 12 and above, working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be either (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: the requisite doses of the appropriate combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted, depending on when you obtained each of the requisite doses) or (2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the two criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background with SALSA DANCING EXPERIENCE.

Location and dates are TBD, however you should have open availability in the next few weeks.

If this is you please submit your name, phone numberr (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), a recent selfie, and your salsa dancing experience to;

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: Salsa Dancer

NOTE:

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 12 and above, working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be either (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: the requisite doses of the appropriate combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted, depending on when you obtained each of the requisite doses) or (2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the two criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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*Must be registered with Central Casting*

**UNION OR NON UNION**

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!! Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Margarita is taking submissions for a show that is COVID testing 7/7 and works 7/8 in the Santa Clarita.

We are looking for someone to portray a fit African American woman for a torso body double. Must be comfortable with showing off their torso (no frontal nudity beyond the torso).

If this is you, please submit with your full name, phone number, and a selfie/photo to:

MargaritaYsubmissions@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: TORSO

NOTE:
This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novavax vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this Production.
If you answer “yes” to this message, then you are hereby attesting to the fact that you can and will provide such adequate proof to Production. If you are selected, Production will collect and verify your proof.
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***UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background with CAMERA VIDEOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE

Dates are still TBD. Below are the POSSIBLE Work days

Tuesday, July 5th: Test/Work
Wednesday July 6th: Test/ Work
Thursday, July 7th: Test/Work

If this is you please submit your name, phone number (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), a recent selfie, and your videography experience to:

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: Videography

NOTE:

IMPORTANT: NOTE NEW BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
All Rise has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster ) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novavax vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION AND NON-UNION SUBMISSIONS***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background with LARGE, DARK COLORED SUV's.

Dates/Location:
COVID Test: Tuesday, July 5th in N. Hollywood
Work: Wednesday, July 6th in N. Hollywood

If this is you please submit your name, your phone number (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), a recent photo, and upload to your profile as well as submit a photo of your vehicle to:

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: Dark SUV

NOTE

IMPORTANT: NOTE NEW BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novavax vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION AND NON-UNION SUBMISSIONS***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Christian P is taking submissions for a show seeking background to portray MEN AND WOMEN IN THIER 20s WHO ARE COMFORTABLE BRINGING AND WORKING WITH A SKATEBOARD.

Dates/Location:
COVID Test: Tuesday, July 5th in N. Hollywood
Work: Wednesday, July 6th in N. Hollywood

If this is you, please submit your name, phone number (XXX-XXX-XXXX format), a recent selfie, and your skateboarding experience to:

christianpsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: Skateboarder

NOTE:

IMPORTANT: NOTE NEW BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novavax vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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