There is a real people casting call for Merk! Casting directors are searching Nashville, Tennessee for real people to appear in an upcoming commercial! They are ideally seeking real mothers and daughters. The goal of this spot is to help young African American mothers by trying to curb the pregnancy related health crisis and doing something for their communities. The roles are open to mothers and daughters between the ages of 20 and 40’s. The team is seeking African American women for the spot. The commercial will be filming for one or more days between Friday, July 13th and Sunday, July 15th. This is a fantastic paying job. Selected talent will receive $1000.00 for the shoot and buyout if booked. View the commercial casting call information below and apply to be considered.
About the Shoot
Buy-out so Production has rights to use the footage in perpetuity in all types of media)
–To get a better idea of what this commercial will look like (although this new one is more localized/regional rather than international) and an idea of what the emotional aspect of the shoot feels like, please take a minute to watch last year’s campaign: http://merckformothers.com/
Shoot Location: Nashville, TN
Shoot Days: 7/13/18-7/15/18
Pay Rate: $1000.00
Roles & Requirements
**LEAD TALENT** – HERO DAUGHTER: Female, AFRICAN AMERICAN, age range early 20s. Hero Daughter will play a range of ages from late teens/early 20s to mid twenties in various scenes. Average, every day women. Open to all body types although Plus-sized is preferred. This role will entail some really emotional scenes, talent will need to be comfortable with a simulated birth scene and an ability to cry on command is helpful but not required. Ideally looking for individuals who live in small towns outside of Nashville and in the suburbs rather than the city itself.
**LEAD TALENT** – HERO MOTHER: Female, AFRICAN AMERICAN, age range late 20s to early 30s. Hero Mother character will need to be able to play a wide range of ages from her early 20s to her late 40s. Average, every day women. Open to all body types, although an average body type is preferred. Women who have actually raised children preferred. This role will entail some really emotional scenes, talent will need to be comfortable with a simulated birth scene and an ability to cry on command is helpful but not required. Ideally looking for individuals who live in small towns outside of Nashville and in the suburbs rather than the city itself.
*FEATURED TALENT* – Females, AFRICAN AMERICAN, Average, every day girls: TEENAGE DAUGHTER (14-18 years old), CHILDHOOD DAUGHTER (4-10 years old), BABY DAUGHTER (1-2 years old), NEWBORN DAUGHTER (less than 6 Months old).
NASHVILLE, TN – CASTING NOTICE: MERCK for MOTHERS COMMERCIAL for WORK between FRIDAY 7/13/18 and SUNDAY 7/15/18
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT LOCAL to the NASHVILLE, TN AREA!!! Producers are also interested in possibly filming in your home and around your community so MUST be local!
SHOOT DATES: possibly one or multiple days between FRIDAY 7/13/18 and SUNDAY 7/15/18
TENTATIVE SHOOT TIMES: TBD – MUST have FULL day available if submitting to be available in case Call/Wrap Time changes
PAY RATE: $250.00 per each shoot day – plus an additional $750.00 one time usage fee (Full
Instructions for Submission
To apply email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line MERCK for MOTHERS.
Submissions MUST include ALL of the following: first & last name, contact number, age, height, weight, city you are located in, 2 RECENT photos taken within the past month. Photos MUST be of you alone with no one else in photo, NO sunglasses, NO hats, NO filters and should be taken against a plain/solid color background!! (*If you are willing to allow Production to film in your home, please also send several photos of the interior and exterior of your home).
Please also specify if you are an actual mother who has children.
We will be setting up on-camera INTERVIEWS in the next week so if you submit, please be prepared to have someone come to your community to do an interview audition with you–
**ONLY BOOKING these roles at this time!! NOT ACCEPTING any other submissions please**