URGENT! CANADA-WIDE CASTING CALL
Seeking various Children with a disability
for a Public Service Announcement
to support the Telus ‘Friendly Future Foundation’.
PRODUCTION TITLE: TELUS PSA
MEDIA: PSA (PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT)
STATUS: Union (Non-Union may also apply)
This is a union 706 PSA, non-union members are encouraged to apply
We are especially looking for real kids with a disability for this PSA.
CASTING BY: Jigsaw Casting
CASTING DIRECTOR: Shasta Lutz
Must be available for the following dates:
ONLINE INTERVIEW DATE: June 27, 2019 (e.g. online via Skype)
SHOOT DATE: July 3 or 4, 2019 in Toronto
SHOOT LOCATION: Toronto/GTA
Filming will be in Toronto, travel and accommodation will be provided for child and parent if you are not in the Toronto area.
PAY RATE: This is for a charity foundation, the honorarium will be $500.00 each if selected.
No previous acting experience required.
Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
For Canada’s most vulnerable population, the future can be pretty daunting. That’s why we’ve made a commitment to support socially innovative programs powered by technology, with a focus on health and education for youth. Welcome to the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation. For more information, please go to: https://www.friendlyfuture.com/en/foundation
Looking for the following Individuals, open to all gender and background:
1 – CHILD AMPUTEE – 10-17 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
Seeking a Child Amputee who wears a prosthetic limb.
2 – BLIND OR PARTIALLY SIGHTED CHILD WHO CAN SWIM – 10-17 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
Seeking a Child who is Blind or Partially sighted and can swim.
3 – DEAF CHILD – 10-17 YRS OLD – ANY RACE
Seeking a Child who is deaf and can demonstrate sign language.
4 – PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS
*We may be interested in casting one *parent (Role 1 & 2) or grandparent (Role 3 – who can sign ) with their child as well, please apply together below.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
Please submit ASAP
We will be conducting online interviews on June 27.
EMAIL SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
If you are interested – you must email the following to be considered
1 – Email us your child’s name, age, your city/province
2 – Include photos of both parent and child
– – No hat or sunglasses in the photos please
3 – Tell us which role you are submitting for
– – For role 2, Blind Swimmer, please tell us about your child’s swimming experience.
4 – Tell us about your child’s disability
5 – Provide parent’s name and phone number(s)
6 – If your child has an agent – include their name and phone number
7 – Mention that you saw this notice on eBOSS Canada
8 – PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING EMAIL SUBJECT LINE FORMAT:
(Subject Line Example: TELUS PSA – <YOUR CHILD’S NAME AND AGE> – <ROLE>)
(Subject Line Example: TELUS PSA – JENNY SUN – 13 – ROLE 1 AMPUTEE)
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
but only those talent selected for an audition will be contacted.