Amazon is filming a new TV show and there is a model and actor casting call available. “Electric Dreams” is shooting in Chicago, Illinois. The series is based on short stories written by an award-winning novelist. The episode “Real Life” is in need of background extras. Casting directors are looking for men and women ages 22 to 65 of all ethnicities. They are seeking actors to portray Fortune 500 gaming and tech company employees, pedestrians, thugs and medical staff. Filming will be on May 8th, May 9th, May 10th and May 15th. If you can pull off the look of one of the roles, sign up for the Amazon casting call! You may just land a role on the show!
About the Show
The show, based on short stories by the award-winning novelist, was originally commissioned by Channel 4 in the UK in May. Each episode of Electric Dreams will be a stand-alone based on Dick’s shorts stories as adapted by a writers room made up of British and American writers. [Deadline]
Shoot Location: Chicago, IL
Shoot Dates: See Roles
Pay Rate: $84/8 + $25/2 (wardrobe fitting required)
Roles & Requirements
Looking for people who can play the following:
Saturday, 5/6 (TENTATIVE CALL 5:00PM – OVERNIGHT SHOOT)
Fortune 500 Gaming/Tech Company Employees: We are looking for tech types and gamers (both should have a polished look), Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – Just put EMPLOYEE in Subject Line
Pedestrians – Male/Female, Age 22 – 65, Any Ethnicity
Monday, 5/8 or Tuesday, 5/9 and Wednesday, 5/10 (you will either work Monday or Tuesday and Wednesday [the last two dates are matching] – please include in submission which dates you are available. (THESE DATES WILL ALSO BE OVERNIGHT SHOOTS.)
Thugs – Tough/Intimidating types. If you have weapons or martial arts training, please let us know in your submission, Male, Age 22 – 45, Any Ethnicity, must be 5’11” or taller to submit
Fortune 500 Gaming/Tech Company Executives: We are looking for tech types and gamers (both should have a polished look), Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – Just put EXECUTIVE in Subject Line
Medical Staff – Male/Female, Age 22 – 55, Any Ethnicity – if you have a photo of yourself in scrubs, please submit as additional photo [if you already submitted, you do not need to submit again]
Instructions for Submission
If interested and available, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
Subject Line: Name of Role (if you want to be considered for more than one role, list all roles in the subject line)
In the submission email include: name, age range, height, weight, city and zip, phone and email
Attach close-up candid photo AND a full body in JPEG format. Make sure the photo is taken in decent lighting (no selfies), no sunglasses against a neutral background. Show us your style but make sure we can see your face!
*NOTE: Rename the title of your photos with your Full Name. You should do this with all your submission photos.
The director is being very specific that he wants to see photos of your current look, i.e. if you have photos with multiple different hairstyles, only send the photos that reflect your current hairstyle.
Please confirm your mode of transportation, i.e. Uber, Bus, Own Vehicle, etc.
This show requires wardrobe fittings for all the extra roles, we will reach out to you with a separate email with date and time if you are under consideration.
Please complete master survey pinned to the top of the page. If the date you are submitting for is not available on the master survey, please list it in “other” section.
Please give us a general idea of your schedule: open, extremely flexible, limited, etc.
You must confirm that you are okay with working overnight on 5/6, 5/8, 5/9 and 5/10 if you put in for those dates.
You must be registered with us at www.4starcasting.com to be considered.