Steven Spielberg Film CASTING CALL for boy age 6-9

Date posted: Jul 19th, 2016

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EDGARDO — BOY age 6-9 to play 6. This is a unique & very challenging part for a truly special boy. The story deals w/the complexity of an extremely intelligent & gifted child's situation – his desire to return to his family & the faith of his ancestors, pitted against his ability to learn the Catechism & engage w/the Pope on a level far beyond his years. He should appear to be a Jewish Italian child. We are not looking for any kind of Italian accent. LEAD.

STORY LINE — Steven Spielberg is making a film about the true story of EDGARDO MORTARA - a 6 year old Jewish boy from Bologna who was reported to have been secretly baptized by a maid & was deemed by the Catholic church therefore to be Christian. Pope Pius IX (to be played by Mark Rylance) decreed that the boy could not remain w/his Jewish family. He was seized by the Papal State & taken to the Vatican where his indoctrination into Catholicism began. This was a cause célèbre of mid-nineteenth century European politics & the domestic & international outrage against the pontifical state's actions may have contributed to its downfall amid the unification of Italy. This is an incredible story of real historical relevance.

NOTE — Several Casting Directors are covering the casting process of THE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA, in partnership w/overall Casting Director Ellen Lewis/ UK Casting Director Nina Gold: We (Debbie DeLisi/DeLisi Creative) are covering talent that live in all regions in the US/Canada, EXCEPT for LA (CD Tannis Vallely) & NYC (Rori Bergman). If based in LA or NYC, please submit to Tannis or Rori. If talent is based in any other area — please submit to us below:

SUBMIT — All submissions should go through our casting website: https://www.castittalent.com/TKOEM. PLEASE FOLLOW STEPS 1 - 5 ON WEBSITE! Many people are not following directions, so please read thoroughly; preferably via a computer & not just your cell phone. Step #2 is very important! It's where you enter your email so you can receive watermarked SIDES (scene) & other pertinent info! The video clip you send should be him reading the sides (scene), slate & introduction -- ALL EXPLAINED in document you will receive via the site, once you enter your email. Please do not send other clips or acting reels.

DEADLINE: ASAP!!!

 

 

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American Pickers to Film in Minnesota

Date posted: Jul 19th, 2016

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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this summer.

AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History channel. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them.

As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items.  The pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way.

Mike and Frank have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something they’ve never seen before. They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them. AMERICAN PICKERS is looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasure.

If you or someone you know has a large, private collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better part of the day looking through, send us your name, phone number, location and description of the collection with photos to:americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-old-rust.

 

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Casting Real Estate Show for DIY Network: Seeking Home Buyers & Agents!

Date posted: Jul 7th, 2016

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A new show for the DIY Network is looking for active home buyers and their agents in the Minneapolis area. The show features HGTV superstar Mike Holmes, an expert at home inspection, renovation and construction. Mike will help assess potential future problems with the property and give invaluable advice so the buyer can make an informed choice. The show will not make the final decision on any home purchase - but the hope is that this process will help result in an actual sale!

We are looking for all kinds of prospective home buyers - singles, couples, families, siblings, partners and more!

If selected for the show, there is pay for both the buyer and the agent! 

We are also looking for active listings to showcase on national television - this is the real deal in house hunting and the buyers need to see properties.

If you would like more information, we’d love to talk to you! Please email your best contact number to twincitiesrealestatetvshow@gmail.com and we’ll fill you in on the details.

Thanks so much!

 

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Add to your Reel --

Date posted: Jul 2nd, 2016

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Make a Scene is a new program to help actors gain more experience working in front of a camera in customizable scenes which can be used to help fill in an acting reel.  The process starts with the creation of an original up to two minute scene by the resident screenwriter, the actor can give input into the genre and what kind of character they’d like to be.  Then eventually on a scheduled date the filming will take place and then the project will be edited and sent to the actor digitally for reel building or even to put on YouTube.

 
Actors can also invite their friends to act in their scene alongside them; the resident screenwriter will create as many characters as you wish.
 
The cost is forty dollars per actor.
 
If interested, please contact digitalwp@aol.com
Make a Scene strives to be a very fun, informative and unique experience for you and all your friends. 
 

 

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