Project: Big Eyes

Writer/Producer/Director: Tim Burton

Contract: SAG Basic Codified Agreement

Submission Deadline: ASAP. Prior to August 5, 2013 (*see details below). 

Shoots: August 28-30, 2013

Location: San Francisco, CA

Pay Rate: $148 for 8 hrs. plus overtime
Film shoots often last 12-14 hours. Background rate is $148 for 8 hrs. plus overtime. Wardrobe fitting rate is $37 for up to 2 hrs. Haircuts are paid, rate TBD. I-9 paperwork will be filled out at fitting. U.S. Citizens must have a current U.S. Passport OR two forms of ID: a valid driver’s license or state photo ID card with either Social Security Card or Birth Certificate. Non U.S. citizens must have current Green Card, Permanent Resident Card or Work Authorization Dept. of Homeland Security.

Story Line: A period film reflecting the late 1950s - early 1960s.

Beau Bonneau Casting seeks local background actors able to portray the following:

Men and women in their 20s to early 40s. Beatniks, artists, bohemian types. The look is specific and period costumes are average-sized. Extraordinarily tall, petite or large physiques may not work.

IMPORTANT: Late 1950s – 1960 HAIR. Men and women with natural hair colors and styles are needed (no chunky highlights or ultramodern cuts).  Everyone must be willing to receive a haircut, but likely provided for men only.

 Production is seeking women with short hair, ear to chin length ideally or just slightly longer and will likely be asked to set hair with rollers the night before/morning of the shoot. 


MEN: Hair very short on the sides and in back with short to comb-able length on top (no Mo-hawks/Faux-hawks) and should be willing to shave/trim facial hair/sideburns. 

There will be cigarette smoking to reflect the era, but most scenes are outdoors.

*Submission Instructions: To submit, please email the following information to prior to August 5. Beau Bonneau Casting is not accepting phone calls.

Photos:  Attach two new digital camera/camera phone type color photos we can submit to the director. One close up from chest up & one standing view, both facing camera (no hats or sunglasses) with natural hair down to show length and simple clothes/make-up to avoid looking too modern.

In the subject line include the following:

Approximate age
Available work date(s): 8/28, 8/29, 8/30

In the body of the email include the following: 

      City you live in, cell number and alternative number if you have one

      Height, weight and clothing sizes. Men: Suit, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe. Women: Dress, pants, shoe and measurements bust-waist-hips.

      Please note if you are a smoker or are willing to smoke on set.

      If Beau Bonneau Casting has not cast you for union work before, please attach a photo/scanned copy of your SAG-AFTRA card or other proof of union membership.

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting.  For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.



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