Monday, December 16, 2019

*** Postponed to week of Jan 6th: Missionary Training Shoot

We will be filming this project the week of January 6th now. You will have additional time to submit an audition. Please see new deadlines below.

PROJECT: Missionary Training Broadcast 2020
AUDITION DEADLINE: 9:00 am, Monday, December 30th   
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Applicants must be temple-worthy members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

We are producing some training videos for missionaries that portrays missionaries in various situations interacting with those who are learning about the Church. The scenes will demonstrate an incorrect way to handle a situation, as well as a more appropriate way. We will be filming 4 scenarios, each with a different cast as outlined below. All roles are speaking.

“Magic” Sister Missionary #1 and #2: female; one will be Caucasian, and the other will be of another ethnicity; age 19-25, or look it
“Magic” Mom: female; early 30s; any ethnicity
Brittany: female, age 8-10, or looks it; daughter to “Magic” Mom.
Ryan: male, age 6-8, or looks it; son to “Magic” Mom

“Walk the Dog”
Elder Missionary #1 and #2: male; one will be Caucasian, and the other will be another ethnicity; age 18-25, or look it; must be clean cut, or willing to be clean cut
“Dog” Dad: late 30s-early 40s; male; any ethnicity, would prefer not Caucasian
“Dog” Mom: late 30s-early 40s

“Struggle” Sister Missionary #1 and #2: female; both could be Caucasian; age 19-25, or look it
“Struggle” Mom: female; late 20s-early 30s; any ethnicity

“Mustard Seed”
“Mustard” Sister Missionary #1 and #2: female; both could be ethnicity other than Caucasian; age 19-25, or look it
College Student: female; age 19-21, or look it; prefer ethnicity other than Caucasian
Initial audition due by 9:00 am Monday, December 30th   
Shoot one day during the week of January 6th , subject to change. (The
Each role will be needed only a partial day.
Shoot: Provo
Applicants must be willing to work as locals.
 $500 + 10% agency fee, if applicable

Applicants must be temple worthy members of the Church and eligible to work in the United States.

1.          Record a video of you performing the side for the role you are auditioning for. The sides can be found here and are named for the script name. (side URL: )
a.          Include:
                                                                                         i.         Name, Agency (if applicable)
                                                                                       ii.         Your performance of the scene. Play the scene toward camera. Place the other characters in the scene just off camera to one side.
                                                                                    iii.         Upload the video to a file-sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo. Set the privacy to “Unlisted.”
2.         Share the link to your video on our online application ). You will also be asked to provide some current photos.

Submissions are due by 9:00 am, Monday, December 30th.

Thank you very much for your interest in this project!

Hillary Straga |Casting Director
Publishing Services Department
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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