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Already registered your child? Bookmark this page for everything you need to get your minors booked on set.


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Jobs page

Check our Jobs for all the latest roles we are casting. You may also receive a text message* from Casting Directors checking your minor’s availability for a certain date.

*For more information read our SMS messaging FAQs


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If your minor fits the description

Call the number given or send an email to the address provided on the job posting. If the Casting Director asks, be prepared to send additional information, like a current selfie of your minor.


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If your minor gets the job

When you’re booked, the Casting Director will tell you how to get your minor’s details and call time changes. This will likely be in the form a Details Blog and a Call Time Change Box phone number. Be sure to write this information down for reference.


NOTICES

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Sick and Safe Time Act

  • We are making available to you the Notice of Employee Rights – New York City Earned Sick and Safe Time Act. Available here.

All offices closed to talent and visitors

  • We are closed for New Registration, Re-Registration & Updates, Minors Registration, and all other Central Casting events due to COVID-19. If you are ill, experiencing any symptoms, or feel you have been exposed to COVID-19 do not accept a booking or go to set. All Central Casting offices are closed to talent and visitors at this time.

Educational Resources for COVID-19 Testing

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Below the Line podcast featuring Central Casting

  • Check out the newest Below the Line podcast featuring Jennifer Bender and Claire Benjamin from Central Casting. This episode discusses how background casting worked before COVID-19 and how the process is changing in response to the pandemic. Click to listen.

Help stop the spread of COVID-19!

Jennifer Bender featured on podcast: There to Here

  • Central Casting’s EVP Jennifer Bender was recently interviewed on the CoLab INC Podcast: There to Here. This is an educational podcast where pros talk nuts and bolts, how they define success in the entertainment industry and how they got from there to here. Jennifer gives her perspective on the current climate of the industry relating to Background Actors. Watch or listen to the podcast.
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Central Casting and Entertainment Partners’ global company shut down operations from 9-11am PT on June 9 as a time of reflection for our employees. This was a first step. Over the coming months, our company will create opportunities for meaningful dialogue with our employees and within our industry about social injustice and discuss what we can do as an organization to create change.

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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
    • Have traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19, including New York (unless you are a NY Background Actor already residing or working in NY), Northern California, Washington State, China, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Iran, and South Korea

Special announcement

  • 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.

Central Casting Policies and Arbitration Agreement

  • 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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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

NEW SERIES IS SEEKING UNION & NON-UNION BG TO PORTRAY DELIVERY MEN WITH BIKES!

APPROX WORK & TESTING DATES ARE FROM DEC 1ST-DEC 11TH. EVERYTHING WILL BE SHOOTING IN THE NYC AREA AND WILL BE EXTERIOR SHOOTS FOR WINTER SEASON. BELOW IS THE TYPE OF BIKE WE ARE LOOKING FOR.

PLEASE EMAIL A CURRENT PHOTO OF YOURSELF, YOUR SIZES, AND YOUR BIKE TO JWOOLF@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME AND DELIVERY BIKE IN THE EMAIL. LOOKING FOR BG THAT ARE REGISTERED WITH CENTRAL CASTING.
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NEW SERIES IS SEEKING UNION & NON-UNION BG TO PORTRAY DELIVERY MEN WITH BIKES!

APPROX WORK & TESTING DATES ARE FROM DEC 1ST-DEC 11TH. EVERYTHING WILL BE SHOOTING IN THE NYC AREA AND WILL BE EXTERIOR SHOOTS FOR WINTER SEASON. BELOW IS THE TYPE OF BIKE WE ARE LOOKING FOR.

PLEASE EMAIL A CURRENT PHOTO OF YOURSELF, YOUR SIZES, AND YOUR BIKE TO JWOOLF@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME AND DELIVERY BIKE IN THE EMAIL. LOOKING FOR BG THAT ARE REGISTERED WITH CENTRAL CASTING.

3 weeks ago

Central Casting

FBI: MOST WANTED S2 IS CASTING UNION/NONUNION – WITH DARK COLOR LARGE SUV AVAILABLE TO TEST TOMORROW AND TEST MONDAY AND WORK ON TUESDAY. IF YOU FIT THE ROLE AND HAVE A CAR, PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING TO BGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM
NAME
CONTACT INFO
PHOTO OF YOUR SUV
NOTE THE MAKE MODEL YEAR AND COLOR OF SUV.
NOTE IF YOU HAVE WORKED THIS SHOW BEFORE AND YOUR ROLE.
ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU HAVE A SUV AND FIT THE ROLE.
THANKS!
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

FBI: MOST WANTED S2 IS CASTING UNION – TO PORTRAY UPSCALE HOTEL GUESTS WITH CARS AVAILABLE TO TEST TOMORROW AND TEST MONDAY AND WORK ON TUESDAY. IF YOU FIT THE ROLE AND HAVE A CAR, PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING TO BGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM
NAME
CONTACT INFO
PHOTO OF YOUR CAR
NOTE THE MAKE MODEL YEAR AND COLOR OF CAR.
NOTE IF YOU HAVE WORKED THIS SHOW BEFORE AND YOUR ROLE.
ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU HAVE A CAR AND FIT THE ROLE.
THANKS!
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

SEEKING UNION MALES AND FEMALES WITH NYC YELLOW TAXIS. APPROX WORK DATES ARE DEC 1ST - DEC 10TH. MUST HAVE FLEX AVAILABILITY! EXTERIOR SHOOT IN NYC. UNION RATE OF $178/8 + $70/hr (4 HR MIN). PLEASE EMAIL A CURRENT SELFIE AND PHOTO OF YOUR CAB TO JWOOLF@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME AND CAB IN THE SUBJECT LINE. IN THE EMAIL PLEASE INCLUDE THE MAKE, MODEL, AND YEAR OF YOUR CAR! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Central Casting

CASTING REAL CHOIR FOR NEW NBC SHOW. SEEKING AGES 15-25, ALL ETHNICITIES, REAL CHOIR OF 20+ PEOPLE. SHOOT DATE IS 11/19 IN NYC. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS A MEMBER OF A CHOIR, PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING TO BGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM
CHOIR CONTACT INFORMATION – PHONE NUMBER
NOTE HOW MANY MEMBERS
NOTE EXPERIENCE
PHOTO OF THE CHOIR AND ITS MEMBERS
MUST BE LOCAL TO THE NYC AREA
ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU FIT THIS ROLE.
THANK YOU!
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3 weeks ago

Central Casting

JOSH IS LOOKING FOR UNION/NON UNION AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN WITH BASS GUITAR EXPERIENCE_WILL BE PANTOMIMING TO MUSIC FOR A CHURCH SCENE (NOT ACTUALLY PLAYING)_COVID TEST NEEDED WEDNESDAY 11/4_FITTING FRIDAY 11/6_COVID RETEST MONDAY 11/9_WORK DATE TUESDAY 11/10_MUST BE AVAIL ALL DATES. PLEASE EMAIL JOSHGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH YOUR NAME, CONTACT INFORMATION, PICTURE, NOTE YOUR UNION/NON UNION STATUS, AND YOUR BASS EXPERIENCE. PLEASE PUT AS THE EMAIL HEADER "POSE CHURCH BAND" ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Central Casting

SEEKING UNION/NON UNION TO RUSH CALL FOR A FITTING TODAY IN LIC TO PORTRAY 1980s PUNKS_DYED HAIR/MOHAWKS/ETC_WORK DATE MONDAY 11/2_IF YOU FIT THE LOOK OF A 1980s PUNK_PLEASE EMAIL A PHOTO OF YOURSELF TO JOSHGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM WITH THE SUBJECT LINE "HALSTON PUNK"_PLEASE LIST YOUR ETA TO LIC, AS WELL AS, YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION. PLEASE ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU FIT THE LOOK. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Central Casting

SEEKING UNION + NON-UNION TALENT TO PORTRAY YOUNG BROOKLYN COUPLES AND PARTY GOERS FOR TELEVISION SERIES – COVID TEST ON MON 11.2 IN MANHATTAN; FILMING ON WED 11.4 + THURS 11.5 IN BROOKLYN. INTERIOR + EXTERIOR.

FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO JULIAGSUBMISSIONS@CENTRALCASTING.COM W/ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
- NAME
- RECENT CANDID PHOTO OF YOURSELF
- WARDROBE SIZES
- CONTACT INFO
- SAG / NON-UNION
- REGISTERED W/ CENTRAL CASTING

**MUST BE AVALIABLE FOR ALL DATES LISTED.**
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2 months 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 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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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3 months 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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Frequently Asked Questions

Being Booked

Your child is booked to work when you accept an offer for work and receive their details.

It’s important to write down all the information given to you by the Casting Director so you and your child are prepared when you get to set.

Read our article Help Your Child Actor Get Booked as Background for everything you need to know to get your minor on set.

FAQs

  • What do I do if my minor is going to be late or need to cancel their booking?

    Call 646.205.8244 ext. 4. If you cancel, we ask that you give us enough notice to replace your child. Note: You cannot cancel via text message. You must call our office.


  • Is there a guarantee of work?

    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., kid actors) it employs.


  • What does “checking your avail” and “first avail” mean?

    This means our Casting Directors are prepping a scene for a future date and are checking if your minor is available. If you do confirm their availability, please mark your calendar to limit conflicts. They become “first avail” (first available) for that show. Typically in these situations, Casting Directors will not be able to book your child until the production looks at their photo and approves the look. Productions will not usually release any booking information until late afternoon the day before the shoot.

    If your minor is offered another job on the same day, we ask for you to give us the courtesy of the “first right of refusal.” Please call the office to let us know so we can inform our show. They may option to offer to hire your minor first. They are still able to be hired elsewhere if we are unable to confirm a booking for them.


  • How do I get my minor’s details?

    The Casting Director will give you your child’s booking information, often in the form of a Details Blog. You will use the show name and 4-digit passcode given to you to access their booking information.


  • What happens if I miss a call from Central Casting?

    Please check your voicemail before calling Central Casting. If the Casting Director did not leave a message, wait to see if you hear back. If you do not receive a call back, assume your minor is no longer needed.


  • What is a rush call?

    Rush calls are for immediate same-day work. When you respond to a rush call, you and your minor may be required to get to set as soon as possible.


  • Where can I view the New York Anti-Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Policy?

    You can view the New York Anti-Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Policy here and the Sexual Harassment Complaint Form here.

SMS Texting

  • What’s Central Casting’s texting feature?

    Our Casting Directors may reach out to you via SMS messaging. In addition to checking your kid actor’s availability, Casting Directors will send follow up messages and Details Blog information through text.


  • How do I know the text message came from Central Casting?

    Every message from Central Casting will be personalized with your child’s name (as it appears in our system), reference the name of the production, and all replies will appear in the same thread.


  • Why did I receive a text message from Central Casting?

    Central Casting uses SMS messages to check avail, ask questions related to the job, and provide Details Blog information. The message format may look like this:

    David, Richard from Central Casting asks: Are you available to Work on CBS Cop Show, without time restrictions, on Wednesday (01/17/2018) in Los Angeles? Role: Waiter. Possible night shoot. Please reply YES or NO. ** We are only checking availability **

  • What happens after I respond to a text?

    The casting team will review your response then reach out if your minor is selected to be booked. If they are not selected, you may not hear from anyone. You know your child is booked when you accept an offer for work and receive details.


  • What does “without time restrictions” mean?

    This means you (or the adult accompanying the minor) and your minor 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 8-9am, you would answer: No.


  • I didn’t see the text until later, can I still respond?

    Yes, always respond as soon as you are able.


  • Can I respond to multiple avail texts?

    Yes, you are responsible for finding work for your child and letting Central Casting know when they are available. Our Casting Directors work independently to meet the needs of their productions, so once they are booked, you are also responsible for them not becoming double booked.


  • Should I reply to multiple requests?

    Yes, please respond to every text message you receive. If a Casting Director books your child, it is your responsibility to decline any other offers to ensure they don’t become double booked.


  • Did you get my reply?

    When Central Casting receives your message, we send a confirmation text message. For example:

    • “(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.


  • What if I don’t hear back?

    If you don’t hear back from a Casting Director with an offer for work and booking details, your minor is not booked. Due to the volume of roles they are casting, please be patient as it may take a while for them to respond.


  • Can I change my answer?

    To change your response, reply to the message with either a Yes or No. If you receive multiple messages in the course of a conversation thread, 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 call the office to cancel. You cannot cancel via text message.


  • What are the booking details?

    Depending on the production, booking details may or may not be communicated via SMS text message. If your child is booked, the Casting Director will tell you how to get their full booking details. These instructions may include a Details Blog and Call Time Change Box.


  • Do I still have to call the Call Time Change Box?

    Yes. You must check the Call Time Change Box for your call time changes.


  • If I receive a text message from a Casting Director, does that mean my child is booked?

    Your minor is not booked unless you accept an offer for work and receive their details.


  • What if I respond to a text and never hear back?

    Thank you for replying. Sending a “Yes” response tells the Casting Directors that your minor is interested and available to work, but does not guarantee that they will be booked. Depending on the casting volume, you may not hear back about that role.


  • What if I don’t get a confirmation message?

    Please resend your response.


  • What phone number will Central Casting text me from?

    We use a variety of numbers to reach you. Once you receive a message from a Casting Director about a specific role, all follow up questions and replies will appear in the same thread.


  • Can I call the phone number I received a text from?

    Our SMS numbers are only designed to send outbound text messages and receive Yes or No responses.


  • Can I respond with something other than Yes or No?

    The system is designed to only accept Yes or No responses. Your response will not go through if you send anything other than Yes or No.


  • What if my minor is only available for a part of the day?

    Casting Directors often don’t receive call times until last minute, which is one reason we ask if you are available without time restrictions. If your child is only available for part of the day, please reply No.


  • Why was there a link in my text message?

    Some Casting Directors and productions may provide additional reference materials with a wardrobe blog or similar resource. Please review all materials provided so you are ready for work.


  • There’s a link in my text message that doesn’t work. What do I do?

    If a URL isn’t working, write down the URL address and enter it directly into a web browser.


  • Why was my text split into multiple parts?

    Not all cell carriers and service providers handle SMS messages in the same way. Some carriers, like Sprint, may split long messages. We cannot guarantee the split message will arrive in a predictable order.


  • Can I get text messages in a language other than English?

    No, the messages are only in English.


  • I’m not getting text messages. Does T-Mobile’s business message “opt-out” feature prevent me from receiving text messages from Central Casting?

    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.


  • I’m not registered with Central Casting. Why am I getting these texts?

    We are sorry for the inconvenience. Most likely your mobile number was previously owned by someone registered with us, or provided to us inadvertently.


  • Can I opt out of SMS messaging?

    As an employee of Central Casting you provided your mobile number to us so that we can contact you about jobs for which your child 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 your minor has been booked, they are ready to get on set!

Please ensure your child shows up to set on time and camera ready.

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Payroll

When your minor registers with Central Casting, we become their employer and, in most cases, are responsible for paying them. You’ll know they are paid by us if their voucher says Central Casting and/or Entertainment Partners. Payroll and casting are handled separately, so if you have questions about your child’s paycheck, contact our payroll department directly.

For payroll updates, read our article Your Paycheck and Other Payroll Questions Answered.

Contact payroll
800.562.2718
(select option #3 when prompted)

myEP

To change your minor’s address, view their pay history, compare paychecks, and more, log in or sign up with myEP. When signing up for the first time, please use the same email address your minor has on file with Central Casting. To learn more, watch the myEP video from Entertainment Partners.

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Re-Registration and Updates

We are closed for Minors Registration and Updates and all other events due to COVID-19. Our notices have the most up-to-date information, please check them for updates.

Photo updates
We are not accepting or holding photo updates at this time. When seeking submissions, Casting Directors will often ask for a recent selfie that reflects your child’s current look. We recommend keeping recent selfies on hand so you’re ready to submit when a Casting Director asks for one.

Sizes
We are not making size or measurement updates to your child’s file at this time. When booking roles with specific sizes, Casting Directors will seek submissions on our Jobs page or reach out to you to confirm their sizes.

Address change
To change your minor’s address with payroll, please log in or sign up with myEP. If signing up for the first time, please use the email address your minor has on file with Central Casting. It’s important that the minor’s email is unique and not the same one listed in the file of parents or guardians registered with Central Casting.

Please check back for instructions on how to change your minor’s address with casting.

Work permit
Please send updated work permits to regccny@centralcasting.com

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