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1 month ago
Central Casting

SACRED MOTIVATION HAS WRAPPED! Thank you to everyone who worked on this project for the past 6 months. There were some really long days in exhausting conditions. Thank you for your participation and dedication. Congratulations to those who were upgraded on set! We cannot wait to see all of your hard work on the big screen! ... See MoreSee Less

SACRED MOTIVATION HAS WRAPPED! Thank you to everyone who worked on this project for the past 6 months. There were some really long days in exhausting conditions. Thank you for your participation and dedication. Congratulations to those who were upgraded on set! We cannot wait to see all of your hard work on the big screen!
1 month ago
Central Casting

LAST CHANCE to work on this project in small scenes - before they wrap next week!

SACRED MOTIVATION - starring WILL SMITH!

Filming burning plantation scenes THURSDAY 12/16 through WEDNESDAY 12/22 (including SATURDAY 12/18) in Thibodaux, LA (approx. 1.5 hours from New Orleans)!

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of “Whipped Peter,” who escapes a Louisiana plantation. Peter was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war.

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production's requirements.

FILMING RATE: $125/12 hours
GAS BUMP: $30_

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test on Thursday 12/16. You will arrive to set at 1:30 PM to test and then work a true overnight shoot!

DEAD OVERSEER: Seeking submissions for men (18+) who appear to be white and 20's - 40's. Filming will be OVERNIGHT and exterior. You MUST be a 32-34 waist and 40-42 coat in order to work. Due to the vintage clothing that Costumes has on hand, those are the only sizes they can accommodate.

Men, facial hair is good! Please no strong/modern cuts/styles (like locs or braids) or unnatural colored highlights. The makeup department may add facial hair in some cases.

Submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

** As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates. **
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
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2 months ago
Central Casting

We are aware some Background Actors are receiving numerous repeat text messages from Central Casting. We apologize for the inconvenience and are currently working to resolve as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Central Casting

Don't forget to keep your sizes and other appearance information up-to-date in your online profile. Casting Directors use this information when searching our casting platform and keeping your details updated can help ensure you show up in searches for roles you fit.

Recently registered with Central Casting? Be sure to fill your profile with as much accurate information as possible so Casting Directors have all your current sizes and appearance details.
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2 months ago
Central Casting

KILLING IT Comedy!

Filming in Greater New Orleans, LA area
Monday - 12/13 **THROUGH** Friday - 12/17!

EMT: Seeking submissions for men and women (18+) who are experienced EMT/paramedics and know how to operate a gurney to work an election scene!

FILMING RATE: $175/12 hours (Greater New Orleans, LA)

COVID Test RATE: $43.75/2 hours (St. Rose, LA near former international airport in Kenner).

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production's requirements.

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test 48 hours prior to a fitting or filming date.

Pre-Employment COVID Testing and costume fittings (if required for the role) will be held St. Rose, LA (near former MSY airport in Kenner).

SUBMISSION RULES:
1). Use CURRENT photo(s) of yourself (a face photo and one full body photo).
2). You should be the only person in the photo.
3). Please face the camera.
4). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
5). Absolutely NO filters!
6). Please enter the role you are applying for!

Please complete this brief Central Casting submission form to let us know that you are interested: www.centralcasting.com/nola/submit

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**

Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
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2 months ago
Central Casting

SACRED MOTIVATION - starring WILL SMITH!

Filming burning plantation scenes MONDAY 12/13 through WEDNESDAY 12/22 (excluding weekends) in the Thibodaux, LA (approx. 1.5 hours from New Orleans)!

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of “Whipped Peter,” who escapes a Louisiana plantation. Peter was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war.

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production's requirements.

FILMING RATE: $125/12 hours
GAS BUMP: $20_
COVID RATE (for off-set testing): $100
FITTING RATE: $31.25/2 hours

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming. Initial COVID testing in New Orleans, LA or Thibodaux, LA.

BURNING PLANTATION: Seeking submissions for women and men (18+) who appear to be black or white and have NEVER worked as background actors on this production to portray plantation residents who are either dead or fleeing burning buildings. Filming will be OVERNIGHT and exterior.

Men, facial hair is good! Please no strong/modern cuts/styles (like locs or braids) or unnatural colored highlights. The makeup department may add facial hair in some cases.

Submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: www.centralcasting.com/emancipation
**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:

1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

** As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates. **

Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
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2 months ago
Central Casting

Seeking a Minor and Adult Photo Double!

SACRED MOTIVATION - STARRING WILL SMITH!

Will be filming scenes in Houma/Thibodeaux area of Louisiana

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of Whipped Peter, who escapes a Louisiana plantation. He was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war.

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

We are looking for our photo doubles to be available the week of Monday December 13th - Tuesday December 21st (weekdays only)

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production's requirements.

FILMING RATE: $175/12 hours (minors have strict 8-hour maximum work date)
COVID Test RATE: $100_
FITTING Rate: $43.75/2 hours

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming.

Pre-Employment COVID Testing will be in the New Orleans area. A Costume Fitting is mandatory and will be in New Orleans (Harahan) on Friday 12/10.

MINOR PHOTO DOUBLE: Seeking submissions for children who appear to be black/African American to work as on-camera photo doubles to one of the principal child actresses.
You MUST be flexible in altering your hair to match the actresses. Her braids will be taken out and she will have natural hair.

Please see sizes below and coordinating photos attached for skin tone reference!

⮞ PD - MIT (Minor): Height: 4'3-4'5", 50-60 lbs, 7/8 dress and 2 shoe

⮞ PD - MIT (Adult): Height: 4'0"-5'1" with a small frame.

If interested, please email the following to COMMERCIAL@CentralCasting.com :

• Email Subject Line: Please use the specific PD category you are applying for!
• CURRENT photo(s) of you in natural light (a face photo and one full length photo)
• Legal name of minor AND parent/legal guardian
• Legal name of adult
• Phone number
• Minor’s date of birth
• Sizes (Height, Weight, Clothing, and Shoe size)

Individuals can also submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
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Seeking a Minor and Adult Photo Double! 

SACRED MOTIVATION - STARRING WILL SMITH! 

Will be filming scenes in Houma/Thibodeaux area of Louisiana

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of Whipped Peter, who escapes a Louisiana plantation. He was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war. 

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family! 

We are looking for our photo doubles to be available the week of Monday December 13th - Tuesday December 21st (weekdays only)

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with productions requirements.

FILMING RATE: $175/12 hours (minors have strict 8-hour maximum work date)
COVID Test RATE: $100_
FITTING Rate: $43.75/2 hours

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming. 

Pre-Employment COVID Testing will be in the New Orleans area. A Costume Fitting is mandatory and will be in New Orleans (Harahan) on Friday 12/10.

MINOR PHOTO DOUBLE: Seeking submissions for children who appear to be black/African American to work as on-camera photo doubles to one of the principal child actresses.
You MUST be flexible in altering your hair to match the actresses. Her braids will be taken out and she will have natural hair. 
 
Please see sizes below and coordinating photos attached for skin tone reference!

⮞ PD - MIT (Minor): Height: 43-45, 50-60 lbs, 7/8 dress and 2 shoe

⮞ PD - MIT (Adult): Height: 40-51 with a small frame.

If interested, please email the following to COMMERCIAL@CentralCasting.com :

• Email Subject Line: Please use the specific PD category you are applying for!
• CURRENT photo(s) of you in natural light (a face photo and one full length photo)
• Legal name of minor AND parent/legal guardian
• Legal name of adult
• Phone number
• Minor’s date of birth
• Sizes (Height, Weight, Clothing, and Shoe size)

Individuals can also submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: https://www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
2 months ago
Central Casting

Casting a Wilson Chinn Look a like
SACRED MOTIVATION - STARRING WILL SMITH!
**Higher rate for battlefield scenes!**

Filming battle scenes in the Covington, LA and Bush, LA areas!

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of Whipped Peter, who escapes a Louisiana plantation. He was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war.

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production's requirements.

FILMING RATE: $250/12 hours (HIGHER RATE)
GAS Bump: $40
COVID Rate (for off set testing): $100

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming. Initial COVID testing in New Orleans or Bush, LA.

WILSON CHINN: Seeking submissions for men can portray Wilson Chinn (18+ years old). This scene will be directly after the Civil War. Wilson Chinn, along with Peter - helped expose the cruelty of slavery by having his photograph distributed in the North. Must be willing to have your hair altered to reflect Wilson Chinn (please look at the photo below). Facial Hair is good! Filming will be exterior. Please no strong/modern cuts/styles (like locs or dreads) or unnatural colored highlights. The makeup department may add facial hair in some cases.

Submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
... See MoreSee Less

Casting a Wilson Chinn Look a like 
SACRED MOTIVATION - STARRING WILL SMITH! 
**Higher rate for battlefield scenes!**

Filming battle scenes in the Covington, LA and Bush, LA areas! 

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of Whipped Peter, who escapes a Louisiana plantation. He was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war. 

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family! 

Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with productions requirements.

FILMING RATE: $250/12 hours (HIGHER RATE)
GAS Bump: $40
COVID Rate (for off set testing): $100

You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming. Initial COVID testing in New Orleans or Bush, LA.

WILSON CHINN: Seeking submissions for men can portray Wilson Chinn (18+ years old). This scene will be directly after the Civil War. Wilson Chinn, along with Peter - helped expose the cruelty of slavery by having his photograph distributed in the North. Must be willing to have your hair altered to reflect Wilson Chinn (please look at the photo below). Facial Hair is good! Filming will be exterior. Please no strong/modern cuts/styles (like locs or dreads) or unnatural colored highlights. The makeup department may add facial hair in some cases. 

Submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: https://www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

**PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).
2 months ago
Central Casting

We are aware that some of our text messages are being blocked by certain service providers and we are currently working to resolve the issue. Be sure to regularly check your email on file for messages from Casting Directors. All communications from Central Casting also appear in the inbox of your online profile. ... See MoreSee Less

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