INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI FAMILY

We have secured further travel expenses for these roles in order to find a bit of regional family magic. Please be specific about the roles you fit in app form below!

Summary

WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE MORE DIVERSE OPTIONS WITH REGIONAL ACCENTS FOR THESE ROLES PLEASE SEE ROLE UPDATES BELOW FOR DEETS. In this ad we hop about this large ensemble cast in their various natural habitats.. All of them cleverly linked by a universal love for Maccie dees Chicken, in it’s varying forms!

We need a wonderful collection of warm, characterful and interesting folk that really reflect the melting pot of cultures and personalities we have here in the UK. Its really important they are all authentically relatable. Regional accents would be great too. Doesn’t matter what part of town you’re from or your background.. we all love a bit of Maccie dees!

Production details

  • Production dates: Recalls on the 25th & 29th in central London Fittings 6th and 7th February Shoots 13th,14th and 15th February
  • Production location: Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract type: Commercials

Casting details

  • Casting type: Self-Tape Casting from self tapes in the first instance followed by an in person recall in central London towards the end of Jan.

5 Role(s)

Restaurant Dad – Caleb (Male, 40–48 years)

  • WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI OPTIONS HERE PLEASE.. PLEASE NOTE ANY REGIONAL ACCENTS WE WILL PRIORITISE THESE WHEN PICKING.
  • Dad of our modern British family. Needs to feel fresh from the typical advertising tropes. Please don’t submit anyone that has previously appeared in a fast food ad!
  • He is warm, charismatic and fun. We can tell he has a great rapport with all his kids.
  • VERY KEEN to cast a genuine family here please make notes of any suitable dads with genuine kids that fit the age ranges in roles below.
  • **ALL FEATURED CAST MUST BE HAPPY TO EAT THE PRODUCT (LIKELY CONTAINING CHICKEN AND GLUTEN) REPEATEDLY ON SET.

Contract info:

  • BSF: £350.00 Overtime on shoot 1/5th of BSF after a 10-hr day whilst the artiste is on set
  • Recall fee : £50 Wardrobe fee : £50 All fees are inclusive of the 12.07% holiday pay.
  • Travel expenses will be covered to/from the wardrobe and shoot. If driving, petrol can be 45p per mile (plus parking)
  • Buyouts: 6 weeks – £3,000 6 months – £5,000 12 month extension- £8,000

Restaurant Child 10 -14yrs (Any gender, 10–14 years)

  • WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI OPTIONS HERE PLEASE.. PLEASE NOTE ANY REGIONAL ACCENTS WE WILL PRIORITISE THESE WHEN PICKING.
  • We will also be considering single actors for this role. Must be in this age bracket.
  • These kids are a close knit trio who clearly spend a lot of time together. But they’re still real life siblings! The middle child enjoys lording it over the youngest a bit.. Having been through it themselves with their older sibling! Looking for real, characterful and relatable kids not little models here. A mischievous glint in their eye!
  • **ALL FEATURED CAST MUST:
  • BE HAPPY TO EAT THE PRODUCT (LIKELY CONTAINING CHICKEN AND GLUTEN) REPEATEDLY ON SET.

Contract info:

  • BSF: £250
  • Chaperone fee: £150
  • VO BSF: £250 (in case we need to ask artist to come to record vo lines in studio vs on shoot)
  • Overtime on shoot 1/5th of BSF after a 10-hr day whilst the artiste is on set
  • Recall fee £50
  • Wardrobe fee : £50
  • All fees are inclusive of the 12.07% holiday pay.
  • Travel expenses will be covered to/from the wardrobe and shoot. If driving, petrol can be 45p per mile (plus parking)

Restaurant child 6-9yrs (Any gender, 6–9 years)

  • WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI OPTIONS HERE PLEASE.. PLEASE NOTE ANY REGIONAL ACCENTS WE WILL PRIORITISE THESE WHEN PICKING.
  • We will also be considering single actors for this role. Must be in this age bracket. Please ensure the child does not look younger than 6 yrs old for legal reasons.
  • These kids are a close knit trio who clearly spend a lot of time together. Looking for a confident and bright young actor. Able to work well with older kids. Looking for real, characterful and relatable kids not little models here.
  • **ALL FEATURED CAST MUST BE HAPPY TO EAT THE PRODUCT (LIKELY CONTAINING CHICKEN AND GLUTEN) REPEATEDLY ON SET.

Contract info:

  • BSF: £250
  • Chaperone fee: £150
  • VO BSF: £250
  • (in case we need to ask artist to come to record vo lines in studio vs on shoot)
  • Overtime on shoot 1/5th of BSF after a 10-hr day whilst the artiste is on set
  • Recall fee £50
  • Wardrobe fee : £50
  • All fees are inclusive of the 12.07% holiday pay.
  • Travel expenses will be covered to/from the wardrobe and shoot. If driving, petrol can be 45p per mile (plus parking)

Restaurant GENUINE Siblings (Any gender, 6–17 years)

  • WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI OPTIONS HERE PLEASE.. PLEASE NOTE ANY REGIONAL ACCENTS WE WILL PRIORITISE THESE WHEN PICKING.
  • Looking for 3 GENUINE siblings between the ages of 6 – 17yrs. no one being or looking younger than 6 please and young looking 17 yr olds that are out of licensing age.
  • Looking for a good family resemblance. They are charismatic, natural performers with a great rapport between them.
  • Please make clear notes in your subs about available siblings and their ages. (if non acting dad is up for auditioning with them too we would be very open to that)
  • **ALL FEATURED CAST MUST BE HAPPY TO EAT THE PRODUCT (LIKELY CONTAINING CHICKEN AND GLUTEN) REPEATEDLY ON SET.

Contract info:

  • BSF: £250
  • Chaperone fee: £150
  • VO BSF: £250
  • (in case we need to ask artist to come to record vo lines in studio vs on shoot)
  • Overtime on shoot 1/5th of BSF after a 10-hr day whilst the artiste is on set
  • Recall fee £50
  • Wardrobe fee : £50
  • All fees are inclusive of the 12.07% holiday pay.
  • Travel expenses will be covered to/from the wardrobe and shoot. If driving, petrol can be 45p per mile (plus parking)

Restaurant Teen 16 yrs (Any gender, 16–17 years)

  • WOULD LOVE TO SEE SOME INDIAN/PAKISTANI/BLANGLADESHI OPTIONS HERE PLEASE.. PLEASE NOTE ANY REGIONAL ACCENTS WE WILL PRIORITISE THESE WHEN PICKING.
  • We will also be considering single actors for this role. Must be 16 yrs old (not due to license but for legal reasons)
  • These kids are a close knit trio who clearly spend a lot of time together. But they’re still real life siblings! Being the oldest and well in their teens they are far more nonchalant about being there. everything’s pretty ‘chill’. Looking for real, characterful and relatable actors
  • **ALL FEATURED CAST MUST BE HAPPY TO EAT THE PRODUCT (LIKELY CONTAINING CHICKEN AND GLUTEN) REPEATEDLY ON SET.

Contract info:

  • BSF: £250
  • Chaperone fee: £150
  • VO BSF: £250
  • (in case we need to ask artist to come to record vo lines in studio vs on shoot)
  • Overtime on shoot 1/5th of BSF after a 10-hr day whilst the artiste is on set
  • Recall fee £50
  • Wardrobe fee : £50
  • All fees are inclusive of the 12.07% holiday pay.
  • Travel expenses will be covered to/from the wardobe and shoot. If driving, petrol can be 45p per mile (plus parking)

DON’T DELAY, APPLY TODAY! As always, your TV Twins profile must be up to date with recent headshots and details relevant to this brief. Apply via the application form below.

Before you apply, please check:

✓ You’re a fully registered member of TV Twins with a live profile.

✓ You’ve not appeared in competitive advertising within the last two years.

✓ You’re legally entitled to work in the UK with relevant documents and paperwork in place.

✓ You’re available on the dates specified and can get yourself to the casting venue.

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