Actors Seminar with Amy Waller – 10.07.2015

Posted: July 2, 2015 at 11:05 am

Talent AgencyActors Seminar, ‘What i wished some told me before the big move to LA’ - With Amy Waller

This seminar will cover everything you need to know if you are thinking about making the move to pursue an acting career in LA.

Seminar will cover -

•   What to do before you leave New Zealand

•   Show Reel, How to create one if you haven’t had work

•   The Do’s and Don’t’s in Hollywood

•   Living situations in LA and how to get around

•   How to approach and get an agent and what to ask in meetings

•   Self Submission websites, which ones to sign up for and how to self submit when you don’t have an agent

•   Classes to take

•   Screen Actors Guild – How and when you become eligible to join

•   How to make your own work

•   You will do a short American comedy scene

•   Learning the difference in multi and single camera comedy

•   The rules of american comedy

•   American Accent

•   Identifying your type and what your selling

•   Targeting casting directors through workshops

Call us for more details or to book a seat – 09 280 4272

Amy Waller Bio

Work
Feature film
2009 Schapelle (support) The Fall Guys Certain Scenes Productions LTD
2007 Amber Love Has No Language Pan Pacific Films
TV drama
2011 Voice Performer Spartacus Pacific Renaissance Spartacus Ltd
2009 Sadie Cartwright Shortland Street South Pacific Pictures
2008 Hail (Recurring Guest) Amazing Extraordinary Friends Series 3 Greenstone pictures
2007 Hail (regular recurring) Amazing Extraordinary Friends Series 2 Greenstone Pictures
Short film
2007 Elise The Road out of Town The Cartel
2006 Melissa (support) The Garden of Love Dir. Fiona Samuel, Murmur Productions
2005 Kathy (support) A&E: Accident and Eternity Dir. Charlie Bleakley, NZDS
2003 Melissa (support) The Questions Dir. Andrea Bosshard, Independent Prod Co
2002 Samantha (lead) Confession Dir. Lorae Parry, Independent Prod Co
Theatre
2011 Lead Solo Actress /Co-Creator Gloria The Vintage Collective/ 2011 Auckland Fringe Festival
2011 Lead Death By Cheerleader Benjamin Henson -The Basement Theatre/ BATS
2011 Devisor/Creator Workshop -My Bed My Universe Dir Sam Scott and Gary Henderson, Massive Theatre Co.
2011 Actor/Dancer New Zealand Arts Festival Pitch/Performance Read Leap Theatre in collab. with Prestige Hip Hop Crew
2008 Carol (lead) Reunion Dir. Stuart Devenie
2008 Ruth (lead) The Woods Dir. Stuart Devenie
2007 Deborah Sexual Perversity in Chicago Deaf Chic Productions
2006 Ingrid/ensemble Peer Gynt Dir. John Bolton, NZDS
2005 Tui Preston Battles of the Heart Dir. Aileen O’Sullivan, NZDS
2005 Alpha mare Pegasus Moon Dir. Wendy Wallace & Tom McCrory, NZDS
2005 Marsha The Seagull Dir. Miranda Harcourt, NZDS
2003 Hestia Master of Ceremonies Dir. Frances Herve, WPAC
2003 Molly The Three Penny Opera Dir. Sara Brodie, WPAC
2002 Portia Julius Caesar Dir. Carmel McGlone, WPAC
TV other
2009 Dancer Taye Williams “Turn it Up” Video Clip
2008 Lead Good Night Nurse “The Night” Video Clip Flying Fish Productions
2008 Ring Girl Reb Fountain “TAB” Video Clip Anton Steel
TV commercial
2012 Non speaking girlfriend Varnish Powder Reckitt Benckiser(Aust) Pty Ltd
Dance
2011 Pepsi Max Breaker Girl NBL – New Zealand Breakers NZ Basket Ball
2009 Dancer/Entertainer All Blacks Test Match Eden Park
2009 Cheerleader Bendon Man NRL Warriors
2008 Dancer Recloose “Emotional Funk” Video Clip Anton Steel
2007-2009 Cheerleader Skycity Auckland Rugby Union
Radio
2006 Katie – presenter A Touchy Subject Dir. Adam Macauley, Radio NZ
Commercial photographic
2012 Hero VANISH Euro RSCG Australia
Other
2012 Presenter/Mum Effie Awards Film Construction
Training
Acting
2011 MASSIVE -Professional Practitioners Ensemble Sam Scott
2011 Miranda Harcourt Screen Acting Master Class The Actors Lab
2008 USA Screen acting and accent 6 week workshop Terri De’ath
2006 Screen Actors Intensive TVI Actors Studio, Los Angeles
2003-2006 Bachelor of Performing Arts Toi Whakaari/ NZ Drama School
2002 Screen acting and Audition workshop Rachel Bullock
1998 AYA – Aspiring Young Actors

Free Cruise Worth $299 – The Hauraki Blue Cruises

Posted: February 27, 2015 at 12:07 am

hauraki-boat-kayakers-newDo you want to head out on the Hauraki Blue Cruise boat over night for free?

Departing at 3pm from Auckland Viaduct on Monday 9th March 2015, the cruise will include all meals and an overnight stay on the first night. They will replicate most of the onboard activities and will return to dock around 7pm on Tuesday 10th March 2015.

To assist with some group shots The Hauraki Blue Cruises are looking for fresh, friendly and approachable faces aged around 30-60 years old to work alongside a small group of professional models. The images from the shoot will be used in their collateral and they will ask everyone to sign a model release form.

Photoshoots like this are always interesting and good fun, but to compensate extras for their time The Hauraki Blue Cruises are also giving a free overnight cruise voucher to enjoy at your leisure worth $299.

To be considered we just ask that people create a profile on the Castme Limited website and email bookings@castme.co.nz saying that you are keen and available for this job.

When we have received your notice of interest we will submit your profile to the Marketing Manager and get back to you if you have been selected.

Register here => http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=true

Thank you,

Castme Limited


Training Workshop – Sat 14th June 2014 – Auckland Central

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Key-BoardDo you want to learn how to maximise your chances of being on TV or the big screen?

We are running a great introductory course for any newbies who want to learn about working on a film or TV production or are just curious about the first steps to being an actor.
You will learn the do’s and dont’s, on set jargon and all other important need to know information that most people don’t have the opportunity to learn before going on to a professional film or TV production studio.The course will be managed by an Assistant Director who has been working in the film and TV industry for more then seven years.

You will get the opportunity to meet and interact with Assistant Directors from a popular New Zealand TV Series – these people are responsible for booking Extras, Featured Extras and Character Extras so you will get the chance to prove that you are competent and able to deliver what’s required on set.

A film or TV production set can be an intimidating place however once you have spent a few hours with our team it won’t seem so daunting.

The next course will be held this coming Saturday the 14th of June 2014 in the Auckland Central Area running from 10am to 12pm.

The cost of the workshop is $46 including GST.

If you would like to register for this workshop please contact us and we will send you information on how to register.

bookings@castme.co.nz | 09 215 0669 | 0800 CASTME


Workflow System Upgrade and Agency Fee Reduction

Posted: May 18, 2014 at 1:57 am

We would like to thank all of our Talent for putting in the hard yards recently – we really appreciate your dedication and support. Overall our production clients have been very impressed.

We have had an extremely busy 3 months with a record number of Talent job bookings – these bookings have allowed us to generate enough capital to further develop our customised Talent workflow system.

Automating our workflow system further will allow us to again significantly reduce our Annual fee for both Basic and Pro Members. The date set to publish our new fee structure and workflow updates will be the 1st of July 2014.

We are looking forward to being able to provide higher rewards to the great Talent we represent and deliver a better service to everyone associated with Castme Ltd.

Thank you,

Castme


Casting Call – Rich Male Party Guests – Shortland St

Posted: February 19, 2014 at 1:59 am

Swanky-Party-Guests

Casting Call for rich male party guests.

We are on the hunt for 2x male Extras aged between 35yo and 60yo for a party scene on Shortland St.

Filming this Friday the 21st of Feb 2014 in Henderson, Auckland from approx 9am to 2pm.

If you are interested please create a profile via our website and call or email us at 09 215 0669 – bookings@castme.co.nz

Casting Call – Maori Warriors with Long Hair and Kapa Haka knowledge

Posted: January 6, 2014 at 5:38 am

Maori-KapahakaCasting Call for a new Feature Film which is in Te Reo and set in the 1600′s pre-European NZ.

We are on the hunt for extras that would be suitable for a village scene and general warrior action scenes.
We need Maori males who are fit, have long hair and kapa haka skills, age range:  adolescent to 40′s/50′s.As you can see it’s quite specific and it’s been a bit tricky trying to find Maori males with long hair so any help would be great.Shoot dates are 15th, 17th, 21st Jan  2014.

Pay rates are $165 gross less tax and Agency fee’s per 12 hour day, excluding travel.  Free catered meals and craft service provided on set.
 
As you can see the budget is minimal, however the film is being directed by an award winning director and we think the project is ground breaking, therefore we hope to appeal to people who really want to be involved in such a project.
If you are interested please create a profile via our website and call or email us at 09 215 0669 – bookings@castme.co.nz

Register Here => http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=trueThank you


Casting Call – WW1 Medics for TV Drama Series

Posted: December 20, 2013 at 3:26 pm

WW1-MedicCasting for WW1 Medics –European.

We are supplying Talent for a WW1 based TV Drama Series and our client is going to start casting Featured Roles for a few WW1 Medics between now and the early new year.

If you are a male aged 18yo to 50yo and European - please get in touch with us so we can forward your profile to our client for consideration.

Filming starts late January 2014 and goes through until April. Film locations are around the Greater Auckland area – Awhitu, Whangaparoa, Muriwai, CBD, South Auckland.

Talent must have own vehicle or reliable transport (Not Public Transport).

Most of these roles will require an audition. Auditions will take place in Grey Lynn, Auckland.

If you are already registered with Castme please email us to let us know that you are interested – bookings@castme.co.nz

If you are not yet registered with Castme and want to be put forward for any available roles please register via the following link.

Register Here ==> http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=true

If you have a WW1 uniform or any army uniform available to take a photo in please add it to your profile, it will help our clients visualise you in the role they are casting.

Questions? Call us – 09 215 0669

Thank you


Casting Call – Featured Roles Gurkha Soldiers for WW1 TV Series

Posted: December 20, 2013 at 6:43 am

Gurkah-Soldiers-WW1Casting for Featured Gurkha Soldiers – Nepalese, Mexican, Colombian, Thai, Mongolian.

We are supplying Talent for a WW1 based TV Drama Series and our client is going to start casting Featured Roles for Gurkha Soldiers between now and the early new year.

If you are a male aged 18yo to 50yo and you’re one of the following ethnicities - Nepalese, Mexican, Colombian, Thai, Mongolian - please get in touch with us so we can forward your profile to our client for consideration.

Filming starts late January 2014 and goes through until April.

Film locations are around the Greater Auckland area – Awhitu, Whangaparoa, Muriwai, CBD, South Auckland.

Talent must have own vehicle or reliable transport (Not Public Transport).

Most of these roles will require an audition. Auditions will take place in Grey Lynn, Auckland.

If you are already registered with Castme please email us to let us know that you are interested – bookings@castme.co.nz

If you are not yet registered with Castme and want to be put forward for any available roles please register via the following link.

Register Here ==> http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=true

If you have a WW1 uniform or any army uniform available to take a photo in please add it to your profile, it will help our clients visualise you in the role they are casting.

Questions? Call us – 09 215 0669

Thank you


Casting Call – Featured Amputee Roles for WW1 TV Drama Series

Posted: December 20, 2013 at 6:19 am

Amputee-Forest-GumpWe are supplying Talent for a WW1 based TV Drama Series and our client is going to start casting Featured Roles for Amputees between now and in to the new year.

If you are a male amputee aged 18yo to 50yo and you’re interested in Film and TV work please get in touch with us so we can forward your profile to our client.

Filming starts late January 2014 and goes through until April.

Film locations around the Greater Auckland area – Awhitu, Whangaparoa, Muriwai, CBD, South Auckland. Talent must have own vehicle or reliable transport (Not Public Transport).

Most of these roles will require an audition. Auditions will take place in Grey Lynn, Auckland.

If you are already registered with Castme please email us to let us know that you are interested – bookings@castme.co.nz

If you are not yet registered with Castme and want to be put forward for any available roles please register via the following link.

Register Here ==> http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=true

If you have a WW1 uniform or any army uniform available to take a photo in please add it to your profile, it will help our clients visualise you in the role they are casting.

Questions? Call us – 09 215 0669


Casting Call – Soldiers for WW1 TV Drama

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 11:49 pm

WW1-WWGTWWe require lots of Fit Soldiers for a 6 x part, 1 hour TV drama filming between Jan 29 – Apr 16 2014 in Auckland.

We require Soldiers aged between 18yo and 40yo with a flexible lifestyle and good work ethics.

Other roles: Brass Band Members, Amputee’s, Medics, Nurses, Civilians

Filming all around the Greater Auckland area – Awhitu, Whangaparoa, Muriwai, CBD, South Auckland. Must have your own vehicle or reliable transport (Not Public Transport).

Men must be willing to have their hair cut to suit the period style.

Casting Starts on the 3rd of January but we may start casting a few roles before then.

If you are already registered with Castme please email us to let us know that you are interested. bookings@castme.co.nz

If you are not yet registered with Castme and want to try out for any available roles please register via the following link.

Register Here ==> http://castme.co.nz/signup.php?step=1&f=true

If you have a WW1 uniform or any army uniform available to take a photo in please add it to your profile, it will help our clients visualise you in the role they are casting.

Questions? Call us – 09 215 0669

Thank you