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Important message from Jennifer Bender

I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. It’s been about 9 weeks since our industry went down due to COVID-19 and I, as well as all of you, am sure ready to get back to work! But of course, we can’t do that until it is safe to do so. Having all of our financial and creative resources end so quickly has been hard on all of us. I wanted to share with you that over these weeks we have been actively involved with meeting with our clients, studios and union to partner in what will be the best path to move us forward and get back to work safely. As more information evolves, we will be sure to communicate it out to you as best we can. In the meantime, stay safe, take good care of yourself, catch up on movies and shows and spend time with your loved ones. We are thinking about all of you and hoping we all can get back to making movies and television again soon!

All my best,
Jennifer

All Background Actors registered with Central Casting

  • Out of an abundance of caution and because your health and safety is very important to us, do not accept a booking, or go to set If you:
    • Are currently feeling unwell or have any flu like symptoms such as fever, a temperature of 100 or greater, a cough or breathing difficulties
    • Have been in close proximity with a person(s) known or suspected to have the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or under quarantine/isolation
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  • We’re excited to announce that our parent company, Entertainment Partners, which owns 100% of Central Casting, has acquired the casting platform We Got POP. This will improve the casting process for our productions, staff and all of our Background Actors. For now casting continues as normal. Stay tuned for important announcements from your Central Casting office, in the coming weeks.

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  • All registered talent with Central Casting are required to comply with Central Casting’s policies which includes a mandatory arbitration agreement. If you choose to continue your employment/casting relationship with Central Casting, your consent to the arbitration agreement is deemed automatic and no action is needed from you, and you may continue to submit for work like you normally do. You are not required to review the arbitration agreement, but if you choose to read it, it is available in our Forms and Policies section. Refusal to comply with Central Casting’s arbitration agreement and policies will mean you are ineligible to work on Central Casting jobs.

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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

FBI SEASON 3 IS SEEKING UNION & NON-UNION ASIAN FEMALES TO PORTRAY YOUNG HIP BROOKLYN OFFICE WORKERS. TESTING IS FRIDAY 10.9 & WORK IS TUESDAY 10.13. THIS IS A UNION JOB. RATE IS $178/8, $100 STIPEND FOR TESTING.

PLEASE SEND CURRENT PHOTOS AND SIZES TO JWOOLF@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME AND OFFICER WORKER IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
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2 weeks ago

Central Casting

Seeking single/twins/triplet newborns to portray Caucasian/Hispanic newborn baby. Flex avail 10/19-10/29 (exact date TBD) in Brooklyn. Baby and guardian will be Covid tested prior to work day. If interested please email the following to NewAsubmissions@centralcasting.com. Use the subject line "Newborn- your child's name"
1. Name(s) of children
2. Baby's DOB
3. Baby's weight & length
4. Current photo of your baby(ies)
5. Are there any dates within this range that you are not available?
6. Contact info- parent's name(s) & phone number.

*DO NOT SEND EMAILS UNRELATED TO THIS POST*
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

FBI: SEASON 3 IS SEEKING UNION AND NON-UNION CAUCASIAN FEMALE WITH LIGHT BROWN SHORT/DARK BLONDE HAIR CUT (NO PONY TAILS!) TO PORTRAY A LOOK A LIKE TO A MALE PRINCIPAL ACTOR.
A SHALLOW NOSE PCR COVID TEST IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO WORK. TESTING WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY 10/07 & WORK ON FRIDAY 10/09. WORK DATE WILL BE AN EXTERIOR SHOOT IN THE BRONX.

THIS WILL BE A UNION JOB. COVID TEST IS $100 STIPEND, WORK IS $178/8. PLEASE EMAIL A CURRENT PHOTO TO JWOOLF@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME + LOOK A LIKE IN THE SUBJECT LINE. PLEASE INCLUDE PHOTOS OF THE FRONT, SIDE, AND BACK OF YOUR HEAD. ALSO INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT SIZES AND UNION STATUS. ALSO NOTE IF YOU ARE REGISTERED WITH CENTRAL CASTING.

THANKS!
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

*Minors / Special Ability* to portray skilled female Dance Dance Revolution players - Work date TBD between 10/12-11/13 in New York, NY.

Please send recent photos of your child to alexcsubmissions@centralcasting.com with the subject line "DDR Player" - In the body of the email please note: contact information, child name, DOB, your child’s Dance Dance Revolution skill level, and if they are registered w/ Central Casting.
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4 weeks ago

Central Casting

*Minors* to portray Caucasian twins or triplets (around 11-13 months) - Work dates October 12-14th in Brooklyn, NY. Please send recent photos of your children to alexcsubmissions@centralcasting.com with the subject line "TWIN BABIES" - In the body of the email please note: contact information, child DOB, if your children have valid NYS work permits, & a list of their current sizes. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Central Casting

Josh is looking for a Union/Non Union African American Male to portray Sammy Davis Jr. (circa 1974- age approx 50)_work date tentatively set for October 19, 2020_please send a current selfie and full body shot to joshgsubmissions@centralcasting.com with the subject line "SAMMY DAVIS JR." In the body of the email please note: contact information, SAG or Non Union, Height, Coat, Neck/Sleeve, Waist/Inseam, Shoe Size and if you are willing to have your hair a natural length for the 70s (short afro w/ out fade). Fitting/Covid Testing will occur prior to work date. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Central Casting

UNION/NON UNION MINORS TO PHOTO DOUBLE 4'8 MALE, CAUCASIAN/MIDDLE EASTERN/LATINX, AGES 7-13, AVAIL 9/17 THRU 11/10 - MUST BE ABLE TO QUARANTINE IN HOTEL FOR FULL DURATION OF SHOOT - PRODUCTION SCHEDULED COVID TEST REQUIRED BEFORE QUARANTINE - MUST HAVE VALID WORK PERMIT AND TRUST ACCOUNT. MUST BE REGISTERED WITH CENTRAL CASTING.
IF AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING TO ANDREWBSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM
FULL NAME
HEIGHT
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
RECENT PHOTO OF MINOR
FULL BODY PHOTO TAKEN FROM FRONT AND BEHIND (FULLY CLOTHED)
CONFIRMATION OF MINOR WORK PERMIT AND TRUST ACCOUNT
THANK YOU!
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1 month ago

Central Casting

NON-UNION – TO PORTRAY COUPLES AT WEDDING RECEPTION, AVAIL FOR 2 MATCHING DATES 9.23 AND 9.24. EXTERIORS CURRENT SEASON. MAY SHOOT LATE. FILMING IN BAYVILLE, LONG ISLAND.

IF YOU FIT THE ROLE AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH DATES, PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING TO BGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM
- FULL LEGAL NAME
- CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
- RECENT PHOTO OF YOURSELF + CURRENT WARDROBE SIZES
- PLEASE NOTE IN YOUR EMAIL IF YOU ARE ABLE TO SELF-REPORT OR WOULD NEED COURTESY TRANSPORTATION TO BAYVILLE, LI
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2 months ago

Central Casting

Be sure to check out our latest job posts at centralcasting.com/jobs as more productions are beginning to ramp up again! ... See MoreSee Less

Be sure to check out our latest job posts at centralcasting.com/jobs as more productions are beginning to ramp up again!

3 months ago

Central Casting

Hello Central Casting New York Background Actors. Filming has not yet resumed, however, production hopes to return to filming in August. More info to come shortly!

Also, as a condition of working on set, production may require Background Actors to get COVID-19 testing at their testing facility prior to any work date(s). Productions may also require a face mask to be worn while on set.

Please keep this in mind as you submit for jobs, as testing dates are connected to work dates and you need to be available for both the testing date and work date(s) to be booked. Stay tuned for exciting job posts coming soon!
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5 months ago

Central Casting

I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. It’s been about 9 weeks since our industry went down due to COVID-19 and I, as well as all of you, am sure ready to get back to work! But of course, we can’t do that until it is safe to do so. Having all of our financial and creative resources end so quickly has been hard on all of us. I wanted to share with you that over these weeks we have been actively involved with meeting with our clients, studios and union to partner in what will be the best path to move us forward and get back to work safely. As more information evolves, we will be sure to communicate it out to you as best we can. In the meantime, stay safe, take good care of yourself, catch up on movies and shows and spend time with your loved ones. We are thinking about all of you and hoping we all can get back to making movies and television again soon!
All my best, Jennifer
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I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. It’s been about 9 weeks since our industry went down due to COVID-19 and I, as well as all of you, am sure ready to get back to work! But of course, we can’t do that until it is safe to do so. Having all of our financial and creative resources end so quickly has been hard on all of us. I wanted to share with you that over these weeks we have been actively involved with meeting with our clients, studios and union to partner in what will be the best path to move us forward and get back to work safely. As more information evolves, we will be sure to communicate it out to you as best we can. In the meantime, stay safe, take good care of yourself, catch up on movies and shows and spend time with your loved ones. We are thinking about all of you and hoping we all can get back to making movies and television again soon!
All my best, Jennifer

5 months ago

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