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3 days ago

Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – Greater New Orleans, LA ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

BUS STATION
(filming in New Orleans, LA on Tuesday 12/10):
Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as bus station travelers! You MUST have luggage!
We can book some with cars ($25 bump). Please list your car with YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/COLOR.

STAGEHANDS
(filming in Algiers, LA on 12/12, 12/13, & 12/16):
Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as stagehands at a TV network! We might be able to book you multiple days!

AGENTS
(filming in Algiers, LA on 12/12 & 12/13):
Seeking NEW FACE submissions for men and women who appear to be 30s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as FBI Agents. You MUST be available BOTH dates.

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the specific filming category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You should be registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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3 days ago

Central Casting

*** EVIL EYE - Filming in New Orleans and Metairie, LA - please see the work dates for each category below ***

"EVIL EYE" is an Amazon Original production executive produced by Priyanka Chopra! This production will film in the Greater New Orleans area from mid-November through December.

LAST WEEK of filming...for now!

COFFEE SHOP & PEDESTRIANS (films on Monday 12/9 in New Orleans, LA): Seeking submissions for men and women (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) who appear to be 20s - early 60s to work as patrons of an OUTDOOR coffee shop. Small scene!

BAR PATRONS (films on Wednesday 12/11 in New Orleans, LA): Seeking submissions for men and women (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) who appear to be 20s - mid 30s to work as patrons of a hip and trendy bar. Small scene!

BBQ with CAR (films on Thursday 12/12 in New Orleans, LA): Seeking submissions for men and women (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) who appear to be 20s - early 40s to work as principal actor's guests at a barbecue. You MUST have a car: $25 bump (NO red, black, or white). This category will be DIRECTOR-PICKED! Small scene!

Rate: $88/10

Please email the following to Commercial@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/COLOR of your vehicle
• Use the filming category listed in the subject line!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

If you are not registered yet, click here: www.centralcasting.com/evil-eye/

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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4 days ago

Central Casting

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Please help us in joining IATSE 478 in providing gifts to those in need at the New Orleans Family Justice Center this Holiday season!

4 days ago

Central Casting

OPEN SPOTS *** "THE JADE EARRING" – New Orleans, LA – Friday 12/6 *** OVERNIGHT SHOOT!

RATE: $119/12 hours

You don't have to be registered with Central Casting to work! This is one of the last opportunities to work on this show!

UPSCALE GUESTS: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 40s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as a upscale guests of an exclusive service called "Memory Pods". You should be able to bring conservative looking business attire.

EMPLOYEE: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s-30s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as employees of the exclusive service for the wealthy!

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category "UPSCALE OVERNIGHT" in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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4 days ago

Central Casting

OPEN SPOTS *** "THE JADE EARRING" – New Orleans, LA – Thursday 12/5 ***

CALL TIME: 6:06 PM | working OVERNIGHT!

RATE: $119/12 hours

You don't have to be registered with Central Casting to work!

LAWYER: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as a Lawyer for a high profile trial. You must have business attire!

COURTHOUSE VISITOR: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as a Courthouse Visitor. You must have business casual attire!

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use 12/5 listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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5 days ago

Central Casting

STILL BOOKING *** "THE JADE EARRING" – New Orleans, LA – Wednesday 12/4 *** Afternoon call times!

RATE: $119/12 hours

You don't have to be registered with Central Casting to work!

POLICE OFFICERS (4:45 PM call time): Seeking submissions for men who appear to be 20s - 50s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as Police Officer. Wardrobe will provide you with attire but you must fit within the sizes: Neck size of 15-17.5" and a waist size of 30-40.

LAWYER (4:30 PM call time): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as a Lawyer or Reporter for a high profile trial. You must have business attire!

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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5 days ago

Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – Greater New Orleans, LA – Friday 12/6 ***

RATE: $150/6 hours per baby.

NEWBORNS: Seeking submissions for NEWBORN singleton infant OR twins who appear to be Caucasian to work as the child of principal actress in a small scene. The child will be the focus of conversation between the actors!
Twins should look newborn - 5 months old!

Please email the following to RICH@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "BABY" in the subject line

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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6 days ago

Central Casting

WHO WANTS TO WORK TOMORROW AT 7:00 AM? You don't have to be registered!

*** "FILTHY RICH" – New Orleans (Westbank), LA – Wednesday 12/4 ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

MMA: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to be in attendance at a Las Vegas style MMA fight! If you have high-end party clothes, let us know in your email submission and we can book you as one of our VIPs! If you have friends who also want to work, tell them to also submit!

Please email the following to AVAIL@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "MMA" listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

If you are not registered with Central Casting, you must bring valid I-9 Identification to set from the list of acceptable documents. Please view the PDF link for the list of acceptable documents. Please bring one document from List A, OR a combination of one document from List B** AND one document from List C. d1u6g1e1nisfhs.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/doc-Minors-I-9-Form-Instructions.pdf

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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6 days ago

Central Casting

*** "THE JADE EARRING" – New Orleans, LA – Wednesday 12/4 ***

RATE: $119/12 hours

POLICE OFFICERS: Seeking submissions for men who appear to be 20s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as Police Officer. Wardrobe will provide you with attire but you must fit within the sizes: Neck size of 15-17.5" and a waist size of 30-34 and 40.

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – New Orleans (Westbank), LA –
3-DAY call: Monday 12/2, Tuesday 12/3, AND Thursday 12/4 ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

PRESS MEMBERS: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 50s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as press members covering an MMA fight!

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You should be registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – New Orleans (Westbank), LA – Wednesday 12/4 ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

MMA AUDIENCE: Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as audience members at an MMA fight! A small group will return Thursday 12/5 to work as audience with CAR.

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You should be registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – Greater New Orleans, LA – TBD work date between 12/6 - 12/17 ***

RATE: $150/6 hours per baby.

TWINS: Seeking submissions for NEWBORN twins who appear to be Caucasian to work as the child of a principal actor. Twins should look newborn - 1 month old!

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "TWINS" in the subject line

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** "EVIL EYE" – Greater New Orleans, LA – Thursday 12/12 ***

RATE: $150/6 hours per baby.

TWINS: Seeking submissions for NEWBORN twins who appear to be mixed Caucasian and East Indian to work as the child of principal actors in a small scene. The child will be the focus of conversation between the actors!
Twins should look newborn - 5 months old!

Please email the following to Commerical@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "TWINS" in the subject line

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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*** EVIL EYE – Greater New Orleans, LA – Thursday 12/12 ***

RATE: $150/6 hours per baby.

TWINS: Seeking submissions for NEWBORN twins who appear to be mixed Caucasian and East Indian to work as the child of principal actors in a small scene. The child will be the focus of conversation between the actors! 
Twins should look newborn - 5 months old!

Please email the following to Commerical@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use TWINS in the subject line

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: https://www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana

2 weeks ago

Central Casting

3 DAY CALL *** "FILTHY RICH" – New Orleans (Westbank), LA – Monday 12/2, Tuesday 12/3, Wednesday 12/4 ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

MANAGER: Seeking submissions for someone who can portray a 40's Caucasian male (18+) to work as the Manager for an actor portraying an MMA fighter. You should have nice looking suits! This is picture picked by the director! You MUST work all 3 days!

PERSONAL TRAINERS: Seeking submissions for personal trainer types who can portray 20's - 40's Caucasian males (18+) to work as the personal trainer for an actor portraying an MMA fighter. This is picture picked by the director! You MUST work all 3 days!

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use the category listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You should be registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

UPDATE: RATE and WORK DATE CHANGE (2 day call!)

2 DAY CALL *** "FILTHY RICH" – New Orleans (Westbank), LA – Tuesday 12/3 & Wednesday 12/4 ***

RATE: $300/8 hours

FASHION MODELS:
Seeking submissions for Fashion Model types 20's-30's (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as a Ring Girl in a MMA fight! You should be OK with wearing Ring Girl type of attire. This is picture picked by the director! If you are available to attend a fitting today 11/26 or tomorrow 11/27 in Gretna, LA, that would be great! You MUST work all 3 days!

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself (1 headshot style and 1 full length photo)
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Current sizes
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "RING GIRL" in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You should be registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

UPDATE: STILL BOOKING! NEW FITTING DATES!

*** "THE JADE EARRING" – Greater New Orleans, LA ***

RATE: $119/12 hours + $29.75/2 fitting (if applicable)

** PRIORITY BOOKING if you can attend a fitting any day next week Monday 12/2, Tuesday 12/3, Wednesday 12/4, Thursday 12/5 and Friday 12/6! ** The wardrobe department would like to fit everyone by 2 PM the day prior to the work date.

COURTHOUSE (Work Date: Tuesday 12/3, Wednesday 12/4 OR Thursday 12/5): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as Courthouse employees and lawyers. Wednesday 12/4 may film into the night! You should have business and casual business attire.

PROTESTERS (Work Date: Wednesday 12/4): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 40s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as protesters outside of a Courthouse. This scene may be an overnight shoot!

MEMORY LANE (Work Date: Friday 12/6): Seeking submissions for upscale men and women who appear to be 40s+ (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as upper class who has access to an exclusive service.

MEMORY LANE EMPLOYEES: (Work Date: Friday 12/6): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20's-30's (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as an employee in a boutique that caters to the upper class.

** FITTINGS: If you are available, the production would like you to attend a fitting in St. Rose, LA. In your email submission, please note which day(s) and time(s) would work best for you. Monday - Friday from 9AM - 7PM **

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Notate your fitting time availability!
• Use your category in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana

***You do not need to be registered with Central Casting to work on this project, but you will not be considered for future Central Casting projects***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

UPDATE: Higher rate!

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE REGISTERED TO WORK!

*** "THE JADE EARRING" – New Orleans East (abandoned Six Flags), LA – Thursday 11/21 & Friday 11/22 *** NIGHT shoot!

CALLING ALL EXPERIENCED Boaters, Paddleboarders and Kayakers! The production will be providing the props, we just need the people to drive it! You must have a valid Boater's license!

RATE: $150/12 hours

Please email the following to JADE@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use WATER listed in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** EVIL EYE - Filming in New Orleans and Metairie, LA - please see the work dates for each category below ***

"EVIL EYE" is an Amazon Original production executive produced by Priyanka Chopra! This production will film in the Greater New Orleans area from mid-November through December.

PEDESTRIAN (films on Friday 11/22 in New Orleans, LA): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be East Indian (18+) to work a small, outdoor scene set in India! Traditional attire is a plus!

WEDDING (films on Tuesday 11/26 in Metairie, LA): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be East Indian (18+) to work a beautiful wedding scene set in India! Traditional attire is a plus!

Rate: $88/10

Please email the following to Commercial@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself (especially in traditional garb)
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Use the category listed in the subject line!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

If you are not registered yet, click here: www.centralcasting.com/evil-eye/

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

*** "THE JADE EARRING" – Greater New Orleans, LA ***

RATE: $119/12 hours + $29.75/2 fitting (if applicable)

** PRIORITY BOOKING if you can attend a fitting Tuesday, 11/19! **

SUNKEN WORLD (Work Date: Thursday 11/21): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as downtrodden city dwellers in a futuristic dystopia.

MARKET (Work Date: Friday 11/22): Seeking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s - 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as shoppers at an outdoor floating market in a futuristic dystopia. OVERNIGHT shoot!

** FITTINGS: If you are available, the production would like you to attend a fitting in St. Rose, LA. In your email submission, please note which day(s) and time(s) would work best for you. Monday - Friday from 9AM - 7PM **

RATE: $119/12 hours + $29.75/2 fitting (if applicable)

Please email the following to Jade@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Notate your fitting time availability!
• Use your category in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana

***You do not need to be registered with Central Casting to work on this project, but you will not be considered for future Central Casting projects***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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Central Casting

*** "FILTHY RICH" – Greater New Orleans, LA – Wednesday 11/20 ***

RATE: $100/10 hours

STAFF:
Seeking submissions for a man or woman (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work in a small scene as staff at a cotillion!
FITTING: You must be able to attend a costume fitting Tuesday, 11/19 in Gretna, LA!

Please email the following to Rich@CentralCasting.com
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself
• Legal name
• Phone number
• Tattoos (if applicable)
• Use "STAFF" in the subject line!
• NO PHONE CALLS! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and send the requested email for consideration!

**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!
5). Inappropriate photos will NOT be considered!

***You MUST BE registered or plan to register with Central Casting BEFORE the work date in order to work on this project!***

Registration details and required documents can be found on our website: www.centralcasting.com/register/?location=louisiana
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Calendar

Regularly check this calendar for the Central Casting Louisiana office. Web accessible version.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Being Booked

Being Booked

On Set

On Set

Payroll

Payroll

Re-Registration and Updates

Re-Registration and Updates

 

Being Booked

You are booked when you accept an offer for work and receive details.

It’s important to write down your work information so you’re prepared when you head to set.

Be sure to read our article Casting Director Do’s and Don’ts for Submitting for tips on how to book a job.

FAQs

Call 504-684-2550. If you cancel, we ask that you give us enough notice to replace you. PLEASE NOTE: You may not cancel via text message. You must call our office.
No, there is no guarantee of work because the needs of productions change every day. Due to the nature of background work, Central Casting can never offer full-time employment to any of the talent (i.e., you) it employs.
This means casting is prepping a scene for a future date and is checking your availability. If you do confirm availability, please mark your calendar to limit conflicts. You become “first avail” (first available) for that show. Typically in these situations, casting will not be able to hire you until the show looks at your picture submission and approves the look. After that, they will usually not release any booking until late afternoon the day before the shoot.

If you are offered another booking on the same day, we ask for you to give us the courtesy of the “first right of refusal.” Just let us know so we can inform our show. They may option to offer to hire you first. You are still able to be hired elsewhere if we are unable to confirm a booking for you.
The Casting Director will give you your booking information. Be sure to write this information down. Certain shows or Casting Directors may provide additional information via email or a wardrobe blog. Please review all provided information to ensure you are ready for work when you arrive to set.
Always check your voicemail. Do not call back until you have checked your voicemail to ensure the Casting Director did not leave specific instructions. If no message was left, wait and see if you receive a call back. If you do not receive a call back, assume you are no longer needed.
Rush calls are for immediate same-day work. This is usually to replace a “no show.” When you respond to a rush call, you may be required to get to the set location within an hour or less after being booked.
You can submit to us between 7pm-1am to have your name placed on the After Hours Availability List for when additional roles open up or for replacements made overnight.
 

SMS Texting

Casting Directors may choose to reach out to you via SMS messaging. In addition to checking availability, Casting Directors will now be able to send follow up messages, and in some cases, details through text message.
All messages from Central Casting will be personalized with your name (as it appears in our system), reference the project name, and all replies will appear in the same thread.
Central Casting is now using SMS text messages to check availability, ask questions related to the call or booking and/or provide preliminary details. The message format may look like this:

Example SMS message
Our Casting Directors will review the responses and then reach out to any Background Actor selected to be booked. If you are not selected, you may not hear from anyone. As always, you know you are booked when you accept an offer for work and receive details.
When a Casting Director asks if you are available without time restrictions, they want to know if you are available to work the whole day, even if the location or time were to change. For example, if you know you are not available between 1-2pm, you would answer: No.
Yes, you are responsible for finding work and letting Central Casting know when you are available to work. Casting Directors work independently to meet the needs of their productions, so once you are booked, you are also responsible for not becoming double booked.
Yes, please respond to each request you receive. If a Casting Director books you for a specific role, it is your responsibility to decline any other offers to ensure you’re not double booked for the same day.
When we receive your message, we send you a quick confirmation text message, like the following:
  • “(Your Name), Your “YES” response has been received. Thank you. Remember, you are not booked unless you receive your details.”
  • “(Your Name), Your “NO” response has been received. Thank you.”
  • “(Your Name), Please respond only Yes or No.”
  • “(Your Name), Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting submissions for this role.”
If you didn’t receive a confirmation response, please send your response again. Please note: the system is engineered to only accept a YES or NO response.
If you don’t hear back from a casting director with an offer for work and booking details, you are not booked. However, given the volume of roles they are booking, please be patient as it may take them some time to respond.
Yes, simply reply to the original message with either a Yes or No response. If you receive multiple messages in the course of a conversation with a Casting Director, you will only be able to change your response to the most recent message. Please note: after you have received your details and are booked, you must follow the appropriate procedure if you need to cancel. You cannot cancel via text message.
Role details may or may not be communicated via SMS text message depending on the production. If you are booked, you will be notified where you should go to learn your full booking, wardrobe, and location instructions. These instructions might include an info tape, email, and/or wardrobe blog.
Yes. Though your details may be provided to you via SMS text message, your full booking, wardrobe, and location instructions may still be available as part of an info tape, wardrobe blog, or email from the Casting Director. Please review all materials to ensure that you understand what will be expected of you when you arrive to set.
You are not booked unless you accept an offer for work and receive details.
Thank you for your response. Sending a “Yes” response tells the Casting Directors that you are interested and available to work, but does not guarantee that you will be booked. Depending on the casting volume, you may not hear back.
Please send your response again.
Central Casting will use a variety of numbers to reach you. Once you receive a message from a Casting Director about a specific project, all follow up questions and replies will appear in the same thread.
Unfortunately, our texting numbers are only formatted to send outbound text messages and receive a Yes or No response.
In order for our system to read your response and provide it to the Casting Directors, we need to limit the text to only Yes or No.
Casting Directors sometimes don’t receive call times until the last minute, so we are asking you if you are available for the full day. If you are only available for part of the day, please reply No.
Some Casting Directors and productions may provide additional instructions with a wardrobe blog or similar resource. Please review any materials provided to ensure that you will be ready for work.
If for whatever reason a URL isn’t working, write down the URL and attempt to enter it directly into a web browser.
Not all carriers and phone service providers handle SMS messages in the same way. Some carriers, like Sprint for example, may split long messages. Unfortunately, when this happens, there is no guarantee the split message will arrive in a predictable order.
No, the messages are only in English.
Yes. T-Mobile has released a feature that allows their customers to “opt-out” of business messages. In order to receive text messages from Central Casting, T-Mobile users will need to contact T-Mobile support at 1-800-866-2453 and ask for this feature to be turned off. Once the opt-out is removed, you will be able to receive messages from Central Casting. Even if you are a T-Mobile customer who has received text messages from Central Casting in the past, please check with T-Mobile to ensure you do not have the opt-out feature enabled.
We are sorry for the inconvenience. Most likely your mobile number was previously owned by someone registered with us, or provided to us inadvertently.
As an employee of Central Casting you provided your mobile number to us so that we can contact you about jobs for which you would be a potential match. However, if you no longer want us to reach out to you via text message, please call Central Casting and request that your number no longer be used for text messaging.

 

On Set

Once you have booked a job, you are ready to get on set!

It’s important to show up on time and camera ready. When you arrive, check in with your contact and get your voucher.

Your time on set will vary, but a typical day lasts up to 12 hours. You are an important part of the production, please be professional and have a good attitude on set.

FAQs

You must bring two of these three documents with you to set:
  1. A Valid Louisiana Driver’s License or State ID Card
  2. A current Louisiana Voter Registration Card
  3. A copy of last year’s Federal and/or Louisiana personal income tax return
It is critical that you write down your work information. If you lose your information or if you have any questions regarding your work information call 504-684-2550.
Call 504-684-2550. If you cancel, we ask that you give us enough notice to replace you. PLEASE NOTE: You may not cancel via text message. You must call our office.
When you get booked for your job, ask the Casting Director how to get your call time changes. It is your responsibility to get call time changes for each booking.
Roles change from set to set, but often a Background Actor’s main contact is the 2nd Assistant Director (2nd AD) and Production Assistants (PAs).
When you are not required on set, you will be taken to a holding area. You can bring items to the holding area to keep busy while you are not working.
Do not bring guests to the set with you.
If you are injured on set, you must report it to the Assistant Director and/or medic immediately.

 

Payroll

Central Casting handles both casting and payroll services. When you register with Central Casting, we become your employer and, in most cases, are responsible for paying you.

FAQs

Checks are due to be mailed on the Thursday after the week you worked. They may be mailed out earlier depending on when the production company turns in the complete and accurate vouchers.
No. At this time, we do not have the resources for checks to be picked up. Paychecks are handled in a security area with 24-hour surveillance and delivered by our bonded driver to the post office directly. Paymasters do not have access to your paychecks.
The checks are sent first class mail. While you will receive most checks within 2-3 business days after they are mailed, there are times when it could take longer through the federal mail system, particularly during holiday periods.
Checks are not mailed out in order of work date. Before we can cut a check, the production reviews and completes the voucher, and production companies vary on how often they process and send in the vouchers.
We often process vouchers for more than one work date at the same time. The system will calculate all paychecks processed on any given day with the same number of exemptions from the voucher that was last input into the system. If you vary the number of exemptions you are claiming daily, we cannot guarantee that any particular voucher will match your paychecks. The box for number of dependents should reflect the amount of exemptions you are able to claim.
Yes, there are many people we payroll with the same or similar names. You will need to put your Social Security number on each voucher so we can correctly identify who we should pay. Your voucher will either be delayed or not processed if we are unable to identify who worked.
For payroll inquiries, please call 800.562.2718. Representatives are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm PT.
You may change it on your voucher when you work or you can fill out our address change form. You must update your address with both payroll and casting, as we store information separately.
You can either fax or mail us your stop payment request. You will need to specify in writing that you are requesting a stop payment and include your name, Social Security number, address and signature, along with the work date and show name for the check you are missing. If the net of the check is over $150, you will need to sign a bank form supplied by our department and have your signature notarized before we can place a stop payment.
Five business days for current year checks, longer if the check was cut in a prior year. We are unable to reissue a check that has been stop paid until after we have received confirmation from the bank that the stop payment was successful.
Call 818.955.6313 or send your request in writing to our payroll department either by fax or through the mail. Be sure to include your name, Social Security number, address, and the year(s) you worked. You will also need to state whether the request is for your own personal records or to enable you to join SAG-AFTRA. SAG-AFTRA will only accept faxes sent directly from our payroll department certified by our manager.
To access your W-2, visit EP’s W-2 page.
To submit an inquiry or correction to your form, please fill out and sign our inquires and corrections form.
For employment verification, call 818.955.6313. This is an Entertainment Partners line; they will be able to provide employment verification.

 

Re-Registration and Updates

(for registered talent only)

You can come in during Re-Registration and Updates to add photos and make profile updates. It’s important to keep your file current so Casting Directors know your look and details. You must re-register every three years to be able to work on our productions. Here’s what you need to know about Re-Registration and Updates.

If you are not sure if you’ve registered with us before, please call the office at 504.684.2550. Need to register? Visit our Register page to begin the online registration process.

View available reservation times

 

FAQs

A digital photo of you can be taken in our office when you come to update your profile. If you would like additional photos added to your profile, bring the photos to an update session. Only hard copies of photos will be accepted. We cannot accept discs, CDs, or memory sticks. Photos submitted will not be returned.
  • Photos of you in wardrobe representing completely different looks that are commonly booked. (business, formal, bathing suit, etc.)
  • Unique or rare vehicles or motorcycles that you own.
  • Pets that you are willing to work with (Pet photos must be submitted; we cannot take any photos of pets at our office.)
  • Photos of you in commonly booked costumes that you own. (clown, Santa Claus, etc.)
You can change your status during the update times. You must present your identification along with your current SAG-AFTRA card or receipt issued by SAG-AFTRA and fill out a data change form.
If you would like to update or change any information you can do so during the update times.

If you have previously registered in person at another Central Casting location, but would now like to work in Louisiana, you will need to make a reservation to attend a Re-Registration and Updates session. You can make a reservation by clicking the “Reserve Now” button above.

If you have registered online, but have not attended a New Registration Onboarding session and had your photo taken at one of our offices, you must log in to the online registration process and make a reservation for a New Registration Onboarding session. Re-Registration and Updates are only for those who have previously registered in person at Central Casting.