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COVID-19 Changes

 

We've made changes to the way we do business to address the COVID-19 issue. At present there are only limited productions being made as most have either been postponed or cancelled.  We are still supplying talent to these productions under strict conditions.

 

WORKING ON A PRODUCTION

 

For anyone currently working on a production every effort must be made to adhere to social distancing requirements and to minimise any change of getting or passing on an infection.

 

Accordingly, talent must not attend a production if feeling unwell in any way, have symptoms of COVID-19, have been in contact with anyone having the virus within 14 days or otherwise have a high risk of having contracted the virus.

 

Should we become aware of any conduct that puts other talent or production staff at risk we cannot put you forward for work and will advise any production that you have already been booked for.

 

CASTINGS AND SELF-TAPES

 

Most casting agents have now moved to requiring self-tapes instead of holding live castings.  As a result, you may receive a self-tape request and ideally you should use your smart phone to make one.

 

You will receive specific instructions to upload videos (up to 2GB) via www.wetransfer.com. When you do upload videos, please make sure you include the following information in the “Message” field:

 

Your Name

Project Name

Role Name

Please name your file in the following format: firstnamelastname_projectname. For example: johnsmith_Target.

 

Once we have received your video(s) and downloaded the files, you will receive a confirmation email from WeTransfer. All self-tapes will be forwarded to productions as quickly as possible, processing them in order of their arrival.

 

 

JOINING THE AGENCY

 

We have changed how people may join the agency to take into account COVID-19.

 

Interviews to join the agency are now conducted via Zoom, FaceTime or Telephone.

 

Until further notice new talent accepted into the agency can either provide their own photos (if they meet our specifications) or still come into our studio for photos.

 

Social distancing measures are adhered to should you have photos done at our studio.

 

The costs associated to join have been reduced to $130 for talent who provide their own photos. To have photos done at our studio the cost including all registration is $240.

 

For talent providing their own photos:  Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and you would like professional photos it is possible to pay the balance of the New Talent Joining Package ($110) and have us take professional photos, this is optional if you choose.

 

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY TALENT

 

Photos provided by talent must meet our specifications to be accepted and need to be clear and show only the person represented.

 

  • Plain backgrounds only!
  • Photos should fill most of the frame and ideally taken from waist up that show some body as well as clear face and hair.
  • No filters!
  • No unusual looks, styles or poses.
  • Clothing should be plain and well fitted to show body shape. The colour should contrast with the background.
  • Photos should be taken indoors using a flash.
  • We will most likely do some Photoshop, colour adjustment and resizing to meet our own requirements so please don't try fixing anything yourselves as it may make our job more difficult or render photos unusable.
  • Dimensions: No smaller than 600 pixels wide x 900 pixels high (portrait - vertical)
  • Files to be either JPG or PNG

 

Pictures taken on a good smartphone should suffice. No images greater than 10MB or less than 1MB please. Please do not send emails that total greater than 20MB as they wont go through.

 

Please send the best three or four and we will pick out the best two to use.

 

Examples:

 

 

 

To join the agency please APPLY HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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