Child model auditions are now being held for a commercial shoot. The History Channel has released a new casting call for their promo shoot and they are in need of kids. According to their website, History is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. Their hit series include American Pickers, American Restoration, Ax Men, Counting Cars, Ice Road Truckers, Pawn Stars, and Swamp People as well as HISTORY’s first scripted series Vikings.
Casting directors are looking for African American girls and boys who are between the ages of 8 and 14 years old. They are looking for late elementary/early middle school aged kids. This is a non-speaking extra role, but your child must be able to take direction well from the director. Kids that have experience being on a set, auditioning, and/or have a professional acting resume are being sought. Please attach an acting resume if your child has one. All kids who want to work this shoot must have a Valid IL Work Permit through 4 Star Casting or a local talent agency. Please attach a photo of your child’s work permit in your submission and provide the employer that is listed on the work permit. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 19th and the shoot will be on Wednesday, September 21st. Filming will be in the Bronzeville/ Chicago, Illinois area. The pay rate will be $350.00 for eight hours of filming. This promo will run a couple months and it will be a buy out.
Parents who would like to submit their children should email firstname.lastname@example.org with History Promo Kid in the subject line of the email. You should include name, age, height, weight, measurements, phone number, current zip code and email address. Send 2 RECENT, candid photos of your child (one full length and one from the shoulders up so we can clearly see your face). The better the photo quality, the better your chance of being chosen. If your child has a professional headshot, please attach that as well. Name your jpeg with the child’s full name. Please confirm your child’s availability for an audition on Monday, 9/19 and the shoot date on Wednesday, 9/21. Please attach a photo of your child’s current work permit and confirm the employer listed on the work permit.