WELCOME TO THE SUBMISSIONS PAGE. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS.
Spammers: Don’t waste your time. ALL submissions are reviewed for decency and accuracy. Our Audition listing is NOT a public bulletin board. All NON film related attempts at submissions will be deleted. We do not list porn.
SIMPLE. FAST. EASY.
Copy/paste the form template below into an email and send it to us. email@example.com We’ll get it out to our subscribers as soon as possible. Please review the usage agreement. Be sure to include your response when sending in your audition announcement.
- AGREEMENT: By utilizing our FREE services, you agree to place “Bay Area Casting News” in the credits of your project, where appropriate, such as under “Special Thanks” or “Acknowledgements.” If it is not possible to list “Bay Area Casting News,” for example, a project where there are no end credits, such as a commercial, or a project with a healthy normal budget, then there is a $35 listing fee. If you are working with any kind of decent budget, help us out with a few bucks to help cover our costs. Thanks!
- A POINT OF CLARIFICATION: The screen credit if not optional, and is NOT contingent upon whether your final casting choices result from your BACN listing. We burn time BEFORE you make any casting decisions. If you want us to do that for you for FREE, then you must agree to place “Bay Area Casting News” in your credits, regardless of who is your final choice or where they were referred from. Or, pay the $35. and it doesn’t matter. Anyone who helps you with your film should be in the credits. Thank you and good luck with your project.
- YOUR CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT WILL GENERALLY BE DISTRIBUTED TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS VIA EMAIL WITHIN A FEW HOURS unless there is missing information or it’s coming in on the weekend or if we need to talk to you directly. Please be sure to include your phone number.
- Fill out this form completely. An incomplete information will result in the delay of your posting reaching our subscribers.
- Watch your email in-box for confirmation we have received your email submission.
- PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE “EXTRA INFO. BOX” below. Simply state whether you are giving us screen credit, or need to pay the listing fee. We use PAYPAL for safe credit card transactions, or send a check made payable to Bay Area Casting News, $35. Payments must be received before we can distribute your casting announcement.
SUBMISSION FORM -
Copy the categories of information/headers into a new email window: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Yes I understand the agreement outlined above and I will give BACN screen credit”
“We are not able to give screen credit. Please send a Pay Pal invoice for the $35 listing fee.”
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Here’s more about what to send, what to include.
PRODUCER: This is who is responsible for this project and this audition.
DESCRIPTION: Your log line, a brief story synopsis. Please including your anticipated rating. Also, include any union affiliation, if any, and whether there is any nudity in this project.
FORMAT: This refers to film stock, digital, or media. It’s nice to include what camera you’ll be working with.
ROLES: PLEASE INCLUDE: name, age range, race, ethnicity and character adjectives, nudity requirements, etc. Please indicate, LEAD roles, SUPPORTING,&EXTRAS. CAPITALIZE CHARACTERS NAMES. If nudity is required for particular role, you MUST say so.
INCLUDE ANY CREW POSITIONS WITH ROLES.
PROCEDURE:This means HOW are actors to reach you, along with what to send to you and where to send it: video submissions? Headshots? Links to reels? Or, where do they call for an appointment?
PAY/PERKS: If you make an effort to pay something in addition to covering expenses, such as gas, bridge tolls, parking, food, etc. YOU WILL ATTRACT MORE QUALIFIED ACTORS WITH EXPERIENCE.
SHOOT DATES: Be specific. If you don’t know yet, approximate.
OTHER VIP INFO: Confirm you’ve read and understand the usage agreement (at top) by
letting us know your choice in your email. We will return incomplete submissions.
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