CASTING CALL – BOOK OF NEGROES

TBON casting note

Updated: May 11, 2014

Book of Negroes Monday, May 19

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Oakfield, NS – MUST have own transportation to set
Shoot Dates Week 5: Monday, May 19th        
Rate of Pay: Non-Union $11.75/hr ; ACTRA – ACTRA BG Rates; SSE – ACTRA rates
Everyone MUST BE A RESIDENT OF Nova Scotia & legally able to work in CANADA

PLEASE READ all the roles and details carefully before applying.

You have to be available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 14 hours or more.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted with more information.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (unless removable), no visible tattoos, and no stylishly modern facial hair for men, unless you are willing to shave.

BG Requirements Week 5:

NOTE:  If you don’t KNOW what a RE-ENACTOR IS?  You are not one of them.

Monday, May 19
A1: White Males, 16+ years
A2:  White Males, 16+ years, with any amputated limbs
A3: White Female, 30 – 40 years of age
A4: RE-ENACTORS, White Male, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to A1: White Male, 16+
A5: RE-ENACTOR, White Male, 16+ years, with own period correct British type musket, must be able to fire the gun.  SSE rate applies.

HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes May 19”.   Select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Update: May 7, 2014

Book of Negroes May 11-15 Willing to travel

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
LOCATION:  LUNENBURG, NS
Shoot Dates Week 4: Sunday, May 11th – Thursday, May 15th  
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr Non-Union
OPEN TO NON-UNION ONLY
OPEN TO AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN'S ONLY!
MUST BE A RESIDENT of Nova Scotia & legally able to work in CANADA

PLEASE READ everything CAREFULLY before applying.

You have to be available for the full day. Transportation pick-up will likely be VERY early in the morning. You will then be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 14 hours or more.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (unless removable) , no visible tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

Transportation will only be provided from within HRM and pick-up locations are to be determined.

BG Requirements Week 4

B1: Willing to travel by bus early Sunday and return Monday night.
(Hotel will be provided)
B2: Willing to travel by bus early Sunday and return Sunday night.
B3: Willing to travel by bus early Monday and return Monday night.
B4: Willing to travel by bus early Tuesday and return Tuesday night.
B5: Willing to travel by bus early  Wednesday and return Wednesday night.
B6: Willing to travel by bus early Thursday and return Thursday night.

HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes May 11-15 Willing to travel".   Select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: May 5, 2014

Book of Negroes PART A May 9 - 13

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
LOCATION:  LUNENBURG, NS - MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION TO SET
Shoot Dates Week 4: Friday, May 9th – Tuesday, May 13th  
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr Non-Union (ACTRA - Actra rates)
***ACTRA – ONLY LUNENBURG ZONE MEMBERS are eligible for this week***
Everyone MUST BE A RESIDENT OF Nova Scotia & legally able to work in CANADA

PLEASE READ everything CAREFULLY before applying. Make sure that you are applying for the role that best meets your availability, look and transportation.

You have to be available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 14 hours or more.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted with more information.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (unless removable) , no visible tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

PHOTOCAST:  This means the Director will choose the applicants from their photos on their profile.  So make sure if you apply you have good clear photos.  Make sure of your availability first before applying.

BG Requirements Week 4:

Friday, May 9
A1:  Fri White Male or Female, 16+ years

Sunday, May 11
B1:  Sun RE-ENACTORS, White Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to B4 White Male or Female, 16+
B2:  Sun Black Male or Female, 16+ years
B3:  Sun BOAT friendly Black Male, 16+ years
B4:  Sun White Male or Female, 16+ years

Monday, May 12
C1:  Mon RE-ENACTORS, White Male 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to C4 White Male or Female, 16+
C2:  Mon Black Male or Female, 16+ years
C3:  Mon BOAT friendly Black Male, 16+ years
C4:  Mon White Male, 16+ years
C5:  Mon Black Female, 6 – 10 years PHOTOCAST (see note above for explanation)
C6:  Mon Black Female, 18 – 23 years PHOTOCAST (see note above for explanation)
C7:  Mon Black Female, 16+  PHOTOCAST (see note above for explanation
C8:  Mon Black Female, 2 yrs approx., PHOTOCAST (see note above for explanation)
C9:  Mon Black Child, 16 months approximately

Tuesday, May 13
D1:  Tue RE-ENACTORS, White Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to D3 White Male or Female, 16+
D2:  Tue Black Male or Female, 16+ years
D3:  Tue White Male or Female, 16+ years
D4:  Tue BOAT friendly Black Male, 16+ years

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HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with HENNESSEY CASTING, login and select "Book of Negroes Part 1 May 9 - May 13.   Select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Book of Negroes Part B May 14 & 15

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
LOCATION:  LUNENBURG, NS – MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION TO SET
Shoot Dates Week 4B: Wed May 14 & Thurs May 15  
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr Non-Union (ACTRA - Actra rates)
***ACTRA – ONLY LUNENBURG ZONE MEMBERS are eligible for this week***
Everyone MUST BE A RESIDENT OF Nova Scotia & legally able to work in CANADA

PLEASE READ everything CAREFULLY before applying.  Especially ROLE DESCRIPTIONS.  Make sure that you are applying for the role that best meets your availability, look and transportation.

You have to be available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 14 hours or more.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted with more information.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (unless removable) , no visible tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

PHOTOCAST:  This means the Director will choose the applicants from their photos on their profile.  So make sure if you apply you have good clear photos.  Make sure of your availability first before applying.

BG Requirements Week 4:

Wednesday , May 14  PLEASE BE AWARE THIS SECTION HAS BG PORTRAYING SLAVES.  If you are uncomfortable with these types of roles, do not apply on this day please.

E1:  Wed RE-ENACTORS, White Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to E4 Caucasian Male or Female, 16+
E2: Wed SSE Re-enactor males with own Musket to fire on set
E3:  Wed Black Male or Female, 16+ years MUST BE COMFORTABLE PORTRAYING SLAVES
E4:  Wed White Male or Female, 16+ years
E5:  Tue BOAT friendly Black Male, 16+ years
E6:  Wed White Kids, 6 - 15

Thursday, May 15 – PLEASE BE AWARE THIS SECTION HAS BG PROSTITUTES.  If you are uncomfortable with these types of roles, do not apply on this day please.

F1:  Thurs RE-ENACTORS, White Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to F3 Caucasian Male or Female,16+
F2:  Thurs Black Male or Female, 16+ years
F3:  Thurs White Male or Female, 16+ years
F4:  Thurs White kids, 6 – 15
F5:  Thurs Newborn Black Baby, must be born before April 30th PHOTOCAST
F6:  Thurs Long hair & bearded White males, Hair may be curled and beards trimmed so must be okay with that possibility happening
F7:  Thurs Prostitutes, Black Female 18+, must be comfortable wearing revealing clothes
F8:  Thurs Transgendered Black Prostitute, 18+, must be comfortable wearing revealing clothes
F9:  Thurs Older Prostitute, Black Female 40+, must be comfortable wearing skin toned stocking that implies nudity
F9a:  Thurs Biracial Kids, 6 – 7 years old

HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with HENNESSEY CASTING, login and select "Book of Negroes Part B May 14 & 15".   Select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 29, 2014 REVISED 04/30/14

BOOK OF NEGROES AFRICAN NS ONLY

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: SHELBURNE, NS  (Bus from HRM provided)
Shoot Dates Week 3: May 5th – 8th        
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr  Non-Union (NON UNION ONLY)
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA & LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN CANADA

THIS CASTING CALL IS FOR NON-UNION VISIBLE AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIANS ONLY who required transportation from HRM area to Shelburne.

NOTES: 
Please READ everything CAREFULLY before applying.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted with more information.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (that can't be removed) or tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

CONDITIONS ON SET:  Most of these scenes take place outdoors, in all types of weather.  Be prepared for some very long days, but very interesting experiences too.  You will be fitted for a historical costume once you arrive on set.

TRANSPORTATION: Travel by bus from the HRM (possible pick up spots to be determined by location of majority) to Shelburne Monday morning approximately 5 am; returning them to their pick up location on Thursday evening.

You will travel straight to set.  The bus is yours for the duration so you can leave your stuff safely on bus til end of shooting day.

Traveling time is compensated at $11.75 an hour
Per diem (daily food allowance) rate is $50( minus $5 for breakfast and $15 for lunches provided by production - ie: if your meals are provided on set your per diem will be adjusted accordingly).

If you have already been on set and have a costume number that would be helpful info to have for us - you can include it in the More Wonderful Details field on your profile.

STILL INTERESTED?  Select the day you are available:

A1:  African NS Mon, May 5th
B1:  African NS Tues, May 6th
C1:  African NS Wed, May 7th
D1:  African NS Thur, May 8th

HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes AFRICAN NS ONLY".   Select the date(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 28, 2014

Calling All African Nova Scotian Sailors!

BOOK OF NEGROES MAY 5, 6, 11,13,14
Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: SHELBURNE AND LUNENBURG, NS
Shoot Dates Week 3 & 4: May 5th – 14Th
Rate of Pay: Special Skills Extra ACTRA Rate

NOTES:
Open to non-union or ACTRA members who are African Nova Scotian.
You must be 16 years and older.
Must be an experienced sailor capable of climbing rigging in bare feet and raising sails on historic sailboat
This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (that can't be removed) or tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

Read below for more info:
G1: Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Sun May 11, Tue May 13, Wed May 14 -
Experienced Black Sailors, required to be able to climb rigging on Sailboat in bare feet.
Shooting will be in Shelburne May 5 and 6 and Lunenburg the other days. Special Skills Extra pay.
Transportation and accomodations will be discussed with qualified sailors who are available.
If you are only available for some of the days, please apply and list the days in the availability notes or on your profile.

HOW TO APPLY:
READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes May 5 -May 8. Select G1.
If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 26, 2014

BOOK OF NEGROES MAY 5 - 8
Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Shelburne, NS – MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM SET
Shoot Dates Week 3: May 5th – 8th
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr  Non-Union
Only open to ACTRA members who live in Shelburne ACTRA ZONE - ACTRA Rates
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA & LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN CANADA

NOTES:
Please READ everything CAREFULLY before applying. Make sure that you are applying for the role that best meets your availability and look.

Please make sure you are available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 14 hours.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted with more information.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill. Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (that can't be removed) or tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

BG Requirements Week 3:

Note:  If you apply for a multiple day role, you DO NOT need to apply for the individual days as well.

A1:  Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thurs 8th - RE-ENACTORS, Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to A3 Caucasian Male or Female, 16+
A2:  Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thurs 8th - African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
A3:  Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thurs 8th - Caucasian Male or Female, 16+ years

A4:  Mon 5th, Wed 7th, Thurs 8th - RE-ENACTORS, Male, 16+ TO CAMP ON DOCK

B1:  Mon 5th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to B3 Caucasian Male or Female, 16+
B2:  Mon 5th only  - African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
B3:  Mon 5th only - Caucasian Male or Female, 16+ years
B4:  Mon 5th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male, 16+ years TO CAMP ON DOCK

C1:  Tue 6th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to B3 Caucasian Male or Female, 16+
C2:  Tue 6th only  - African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
C3:  Tue 6th only - Caucasian Male or Female, 16+ years

D1:  Wed 7th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to C3 Caucasian Male or Female, 16+
D2:  Wed 7th only - African NS Male or Female,16+ years
D3:  Wed 7th only - Caucasian Male or Female, 16+ years
D4:  Wed 7th only - Caucasian Child, 6 – 9 years, skinny or thin build only
Please note, child must have parent or guardian on set with them
D5:  Wed 7th only - Caucasian Real Mother & Child, 6 – 9 years,  BOTH need skinny              or thin build
D6: Wed 7th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male, 16+ years TO CAMP ON DOCK

E1:  Thurs 8th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male or Female, 16+ years
Please note, if are not a re-enactor apply to D3 Caucasian Male or Female,16+
E2:  Thurs 8th only - African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
E3:  Thurs 8th only - Caucasian Male or Female, 16+ years
E4:  Thurs 8th only - RE-ENACTORS, Male, 16+ years to camp on Dock

HOW TO APPLY:

READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY, THEN If you already have an account with Hennessey, log in and select "Book of Negroes May 5 -May 8.   Select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited and can meet the requirements.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 23, 2014

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Various near HRM
Shoot Dates: Mon Apr 28 and Mon May 19
Rate of Pay: SSE Actra rate
ACTRA and Non-Union
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA

NOTES:
Please READ everything CAREFULLY before applying.

Please make sure you are available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 16 hours.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

This is a historical mini-series set in mid 1700's based on the book by Lawrence Hill.  Must have natural looking hair, no facial piercings (that can't be removed) or tattoos, and no modern facial hair unless you are willing to shave.

1.  Mon April 28, Experienced African NS Horse Cart Driver
2.  Mon April 28, Experienced African NS Oxen Cart Driver
3.  Mon May 19, Experienced African NS Horse Cart Driver

MUST have experience handling horses and wagons and/or oxen and wagon.  There will be other people in the vicinity.

This role pays ACTRA SSE rate of $264 for 1st 9 hours and then overtime after that.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "BON HORSE AND OXEN CART DRIVERS", then select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 22, 2014

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Cole Harbour Area
Shoot Dates Week 2: April 28th – May 2nd
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr (Actra Members, Actra Rates)
ACTRA and Non-Union
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA

NOTES:
Please READ everything CAREFULLY before applying. Make sure that you are applying for the role that best meets your availability and look.

Please make sure you are available for the full day.  You could be asked to go to set for 5:30 am (or earlier) and be on set for a minimum of 4 hours or up to 12 – 16 hours.  Once you have started work, you can’t leave without screwing up the shot.  We won’t know what time you are going to set until the night before.

16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.   If you are selected, you will be contacted by us with more information.

BG Requirements Week 2:

HAVE YOUR OWN RIDE to and from set?  Apply for these roles.   If you select the multiple day role, DO NOT select the single day role as well please:

A1:  Mon 28th, Tue 29th  and Wed 30th African NS Male or Female, 60+ years
A2:  Mon 28th, Tue 29th  and Wed 30th African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
A3:  Mon 28th only African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
A4:  Mon 28th only African NS Kids, 6+ years, skinny or thin body type
A5:  Mon 28th, Thur May 1st, Fri May 2nd African NS Babies, up to 6 weeks, must be born before April 13, preference for twins but will consider single babies
B1:  Tue 29th only African NS Male or Female, 16+ years
C1:  Wed 30th only African NS Male or Female,16+ years
C2:  Wed 30th only African NS Male 16+ TO LAY IN MUD
C3:  Wed 30th only African NS Female 16+ TO KNEEL IN MUD
C4:  Wed 30th only Caucasian Male 25-50 years

NEED A RIDE to and from set?  Apply for these roles.  If you select the multiple day role, DO NOT select the single day role as well please:

D1:  Mon 28th, Tue 29th  and Wed 30th African NS Male or Female, 60+ years, see RIDE note above
D2:  Mon 28th, Tue 29th  and Wed 30th African NS Male or Female, 16+ years , see RIDE note above
D3:  Mon 28th only African NS Male or Female, 16+ years, see RIDE note above
D4:  Mon 28th only African NS Kids, 6+ years, skinny or thin body type, see RIDE note above
D5:  Mon 28th, Thur May 1st, Fri May 2nd African NS Babies, up to 6 weeks, must be born before April 13, preference for twins but will consider single babies, see RIDE note above
E1:  Tue 29th only African NS Male or Female, 16+ years, see RIDE note above
F1:  Wed 30th only African NS Male or Female,16+ years, see RIDE note above
F2:  Wed 30th only African NS Male 16+ TO LAY IN MUD, see RIDE note above
F3:  Wed 30th only African NS Female 16+ TO KNEEL IN MUD, see RIDE note above
F4:  Wed 30th only Caucasian Male 25-50 years, see RIDE note above

HOW TO APPLY:

 If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes April 28-May 2, then select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited.

 If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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African NS Babies - various ages  

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Various locations in NS, please read location by role description
Shoot Dates: Wednesday April 30th - Thursday May 15th
Rate of Pay: Special Skills Extra Rate of $264 per day/per child

MUST BE RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA

NOTES:  These roles will be photocast by the photos on the child's profile.  So make sure the lighting is good.  Skin colour is very important and the Director will be choosing from their photos.  Better photos equal better chance of being selected.

All babies on set must have a parent/guardian at all times.  In the case of the twins, we need one parent/guardian per child.

We do not know what time you will be required on set.  So you must be available for the full day.   Babies can only be on set for a maximum of 9 hours but quiet rooms/spaces and equipment are provided and very frequent breaks are given.

ROLES:

1. Wed Apr 30 - Fri May 2 Cole Harbour and HRM:  Newborn Twins or Baby, boy(s) or girl(s), must be born between March 16 - April 14

2. Mon May 12 Lunenburg area:  Baby 16 months old approx (we don't know gender yet so please apply regardless of boy or girl if interested)

3. Thurs May 15 Lunenburg area:  Newborn Baby, boy or girl, must be born between April 1 and April 30

HOW TO APPLY:

If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select the role for which your child/children are suitable.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

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Updated: April 19, 2014

MALE PHOTO DOUBLE NEEDED
Production Type:  Book Of Negroes TV miniseries
Location: Louisbourg (transpo available FROM HALIFAX)
Shoot Date: Wednesday April 23
POSITION: Photo Double - ACTRA union members only.  Travel Tuesday, shoot Wednesday, travel back Thurs.
SPECS: Caucasian, Dark Hair, Height: 5’8 - 6'0, Weight: 155 - 160

HOW TO APPLY
If you already have a profile with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Male Photo Double".
If you do NOT have a profile with Hennessey Casting, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile.
Please make sure your photos are recent.

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Updated: April 17, 2014

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: Cole Harbour, NS
Shoot Dates: Wednesday April 30th - Friday May 2nd
Rate of Pay: Special Skills Extra Rate of $264 per day/per child

MUST BE RESIDENT OF NOVA SCOTIA
*** NOTES ***

** The T.V. mini-series Book of Negroes is looking for newborn twin boys of African NS descent. Date of birth should fall between April 1st and 14th but will consider March 15th to March 31st if small.

** Once you have been sent to set you CANNOT leave until you are instructed that you are done filming for the day and you have signed out. We never know what time you will be required until the evening before so if you say you are available please make sure that you are free from 6am till midnight on the shoot dates.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "African NS Newborn Twin Boys"

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

 

Updated: April 16, 2014

Production Type: Mini-Series "Book of Negroes"
Location: LOUISBOURG, NS
Shoot Dates Week 1: April 22nd - April 24th
Rate of Pay: $11.75/hr (Actra Members, Actra Rates)

*****NOTES:

**Please READ everything CAREFULLY before applying. Make sure that you are applying for role that best meets your availability and look.

**African NS Men and Women applying from Halifax you MUST be willing to travel to Louisbourg on Monday April 21st and return to Halifax April 26th. A bus will be available or if you wish to take your own vehicle a gas allowance will be paid. Accommodations will be provided Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday nights.

**16 + Means that you MUST be at LEAST 16 years of age on the date of shooting.

**Once you have been sent to set you CANNOT leave until you are instructed that you are done filming for the day and you have signed out. We never know what time you will be required until the evening before so if you say you are available please make sure that you are free from 6am till midnight (example only) on the shoot day(s)

** If you have already been contacted by us to confirm your availability for specific date(s), you DO NOT need to apply through this casting call as well.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please review these description carefully, then apply for the role(s) that best suit your look.

If you already have an account with Hennessey Casting, login and select "Book of Negroes April 22-25", then select the role(s) for which you feel you are best suited.

If you do NOT have an account, please visit www.hennesseycasting.com and create your own Talent Profile. Then follow the steps above!

BG Requirements Week 1:

Tuesday April 22nd

1A: African NS Men and Women 16+ (Must be available Tuesday April 22nd AND Wednesday April 23rd)
1B: Caucasian Men and Women  16 + (ONLY available Tuesday April 22nd)
1C: Caucasian Men and Women  16+ (Available Tuesday April 22nd AND Wednesday April 23rd)
1D: Caucasian Man and Woman with very thin build 16 +
1E: Current Animators and Re-Enactors with Mid 18th Century Costumes (ONLY Available Tuesday April 22nd)
1F: Current Animators and Re-Enactors with Mid 18th Century Costumes (Available Tuesday April 22nd AND Wednesday April 23rd)

Wednesday April 23rd

2A: Caucasian Men and Women 16 +
2B: Tough looking Caucasian Men 16 +
2C: African NS Men and Women 16 +
2D: Caucasian Men 16+ with formation marching experience.
2E: Current Animator and Re-Enactors with Mid 18th Century Costumes

Thursday April 24th

3A: Caucasian Men Ages 16 +
3B: Caucasian Women 16+
3C: African NS Men and Women 16+
3D: Current Animators and Re-Enactors with mid 18th Century Costumes.

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Updated: April 10, 2014

OPEN CASTING CALL FOR AFRICAN CANADIANS

SATURDAY APRIL 12: 10AM-8PM
North Preston Community Center
44 Simmons Rd, North Preston, NS

 SHOOT DATES: April 22 - May 20

We are looking for background performers (extras) of African descent to appear in the television mini-series “The Book of Negroes” for various days throughout the filming.

If you are unable to attend the casting sessions, you can register online @ www.hennesseycasting.com

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UPDATED: March 28, 2014

The Book Of Negroes: Casting Extras, SHELBURNE AREA

Adults over 16 yrs of age
 
Friday April 4th : 3PM – 8PM
Saturday April 5th: 10AM – 8PM
Sunday April 6th: 9AM – 3PM

The Loyalist Inn Hotel - 160 Water Street, SHELBURNE
Filming In Shelburne April 30– MAY 14th

We are looking for background performers (extras) to appear in the television mini-series “The Book of Negroes” for various days throughout the filming.

If you are unable to attend the casting sessions, you can register online @www.hennesseycasting.com
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Posted: March 26, 2014

Open Casting Calls for EXTRAS - Adults over 16 yrs of age CAPE BRETON

Friday March 28: 4PM – 8PM
Saturday March 29: 10AM – 7PM
Sunday March 30: 9AM – 1PM

HAMPTON INN, MEMBERTOU - 60 Maillard St, Sydney Cape Breton

Filming In Louisbourg April 22 – April 24

We are looking for background performers (extras) to appear in the television mini-series “The Book of Negroes”  for various days throughout the filming.

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If you are unable to attend the casting sessions, you can register online @www.hennesseycasting.com
 
Questions? [email protected]

Facebook Group - Hennessey Background Casting

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