Production Information

Casting Notices

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Casting Notice - Violinist Needed Immediately

Production: Steve Jobs
Contract: SAG-AFTRA Theatrical Contract
Shoot Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Shooting Date: Feb. 24, Feb. 28 and March 16
Compensation: Special Ability Rate $162 for 8 hours or less plus overtime applies. Violin allowance is still TBD.

Seeking background actor able to portray:
Beau Bonneau Casting is immediately seeking a San Francisco Bay Area local experienced male violinist in his 30s-50s (dark hair preferred) with violin who can be available Feb. 24, Feb. 28 and March 16 approximately from 5 a.m. to mid-evening for approximately eight-hour days on the Steve Jobs feature film shooting in San Francisco.

Submission Instructions: To submit for background work, email the following to JobsBBCExtras@gmail.com:
Subject line: “Role submitting for Violinist”
Name
SAG-AFTRA membership number
Approximate age
City you live in
Cell number
Height, weight, suit, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe size
Attach footage of you playing. Please include video link or attach camera phone or webcam video. If video is not recent, we will need you to also attach one new color snapshot from waist up. No hats/sunglasses. We must see your current look/hair.

If we have not cast you for union work before, include photo/scanned copy SAG-AFTRA card or other proof of membership.


Production: Steve Jobs
Director: Danny Boyle
Contract: SAG-AFTRA Theatrical Contract
Shoot Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Shooting Start Date: January 2015
Production Schedule: January through April 2015

Compensation: $152 for up to eight hours with overtime thereafter

Synopsis: This film covers three of Steve Jobs’ product launches in the 1980s-90s.

Beau Bonneau Casting is seeking local hire SAG-AFTRA background actors able to portray the following:
Café Patrons, Audience, Press and repeating Core Roles: Engineers, Marketing teams, Interns, Technicians, etc., with paid wardrobe fittings required. Production’s strongest need is for men 18-40s with flexible schedules and comb-able, longish/wavy hair and/or men willing to grow their hair, facial hair and sideburns to match 80s-90s time periods. Women should have natural hair colors, no chunky highlights or ultra-modern hairstyles. Production will provide haircuts as needed. Most background will be photo approved by production; some pictures picked by the director.

Currently Accepting Availability for:

  • 1983 Café Patrons/Pedestrians: Friday, 1/23. 18 and over, all ethnicities, some with cars manufactured in ‘83 or earlier. Shoot location TBD, San Francisco or East Bay. Fittings will be scheduled 1/13 in San Francisco. Smoking will be permitted indoors/outdoors as a sign of the times on this day; must be willing to work around smoke. If willing to smoke, please note in submission, tobacco-free alternatives will be provided.
  • Core 1988 background with open availability: Monday, 2/23 – Monday, 3/16 in San Francisco. 18-40s, mostly men (emphasis on those able to portray South Asian, East Asian and Caucasian-appearing to reflect time period) with extremely flexible/wide open schedules needed to work repeatedly (up to 6-10 weekdays) for continuity. Fittings 2/5 – 2/19 in San Francisco.
  • 1988 Audience 2 or 3 Day – Tuesday, 2/24; Wednesday, 3/4; and Monday 3/16 in San Francisco for continuity. 20s-early 50s (emphasis on those able to portray South Asian, East Asian and Caucasian-appearing to reflect time period). Some may work two days (3/4 and 3/16) only. Fittings 2/5 – 2/19 in San Francisco.
  • Core 1998 background with open availability: Tuesday, 3/24 – Thursday, 4/9 in San Francisco. 18-40s (emphasis on those able to portray 20s-30s, all ethnicities/international to reflect time period) with extremely flexible/wide open schedules needed to work repeatedly (up to 6-10 weekdays) for continuity. Fittings 3/15 – 3/25 in San Francisco.
  • 1998 Audience: Sunday, 3/29. 20s-50s, all ethnicities/international types in San Francisco. Fittings 3/15 – 3/25 in San Francisco.

Film shoots are long, often 12-14 hours and start early, i.e. 6 a.m. or earlier, lasting through evening hours. Valid ID must be presented on set for I-9 paperwork. Fittings are paid at ¼ check $38. Smoke work allowance is $14 if applicable. Car allowance is $35. Everyone must present valid government-approved ID on set for I-9 paperwork or you cannot be employed. U.S. citizens can use a current U.S. passport alone or must have two forms of ID: a valid driver’s license or state photo ID with either a social security card or birth certificate. Non-Citizens must have a green card, permanent resident card or work authorization from the Department of Homeland Security.

Submission Instructions:
To submit for background work, email the following to JobsBBCExtras@gmail.com:

  • Subject line: Role/dates you are submitting for, name, SAG-AFTRA membership number, approximate age, city where you reside, cell number.
  • Core submissions: You must be conflict-free during time period listed. Tell us about your open schedule.
  • Men: Hair/facial hair - don’t cut hair if possible. If willing to grow hair, mustache and/or sideburns, please note it.
  • Height, weight and clothing sizes/measurements.
  • Attach two new color snapshots, smiling close up from chest up and standing facing camera with natural hair, down if long (no product). No hats/sunglasses. Men: we may need post-hair growth pictures in a couple weeks for approval.
  • If we have not cast you for union work before, please attach photo/scanned copy of your SAG-AFTRA card or other proof of union membership.
  • Owners of 1983 or older vehicles in good condition (no show cars) – note car year, color, make and model.

We will contact you if selected. No phone calls please.