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TWO open casting calls listed below. Scroll down to find the one that’s right for you!

Seeking Couples Aged 19 to 24 Across North America (Compensation TBD)


A major production company is developing a smart, innovative new TV series about the ups and downs of modern dating. We’re seeking extroverted couples of all ethnicities, genders, and orientations between the ages of 19 and 24 in Canada or the U.S. to talk openly and frankly about what it’s like to be in a relationship. If you’re coupled up and curious, get at us.


Compensation: To be determined. This is a project in development and a chance to get in on the ground floor of an exciting series that’s bound to get major media attention. Your participation may lead to a compensated role.

Auditions: On a rolling basis via phone, Skype, and/or FaceTime.


The application below takes ten to fifteen minutes to complete, and you’ll need to finish it in one sitting because you can’t save it halfway through. Please have at least one or two recent digital photos of you and the person you’re dating ready to attach to the application. Please note only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


To apply, click here.

Seeking Canadian Male Amputees (Pays $6000)


A national TV commercial for a major car brand seeks a male aged 20 or older, any ethnicity, who has had part or all of his LEFT LEG amputated. He’ll be playing the role of a Para/Sledge ice hockey player but applicants don’t have to be able to play hockey as long as they’re comfortable moving in a sledge. This is a non-speaking role and you do not need to be an actor to apply.


You must have a valid driver’s license and be a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident to apply. The commercial will be shot in Toronto but travel and accommodation will be provided if the selected participant elsewhere in Canada. This a union commercial but you do not need to be an ACTRA member to be considered.


Compensation: $6,000

Auditions: Tues Nov 21 in Toronto or via Skype if you live elsewhere in Canada

Callbacks: Mon Nov 27

Shoot: 1 to 2 days in December (dates to be determined) in Toronto


This application takes about five minutes to complete, and you’ll need to finish it in one sitting because you can’t save it halfway through. It isn’t required, but it’ll increase your chances of getting picked if you have at least one recent digital photo of yourself ready to attach to the application. Please note only applicants invited to be auditioned will be contacted.


To apply, click here.

Seeking families in or near Toronto with French-speaking members living elsewhere for a national TV ad for a big entertainment company. Pays up to $5000 per family. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking male musicians age 65+ for a national non-union TV/cinema commercial for a major financial brand. This non-speaking role pays $2500 (possibly more, depending on usage). You do not need to be an actor to apply. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking people aged 18 to 60 who’ve had a scary experience slipping and falling on ice. If selected, you’ll earn $1500 plus hundreds of dollars in outdoor gear appearing in a documentary web ad for a major brand of footwear and athletic wear. We’re seeking regular people, not actors, but performers are welcome to apply if they’re open to being themselves on camera. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking male and female actors to appear in a national non-union television commercial for a major chain of Canadian supermarkets. Pays $600 to $2000 (depending on role) for one-day shoot. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking Torontonians Aged 55 to 80. Appear in an online and print documentary ad campaign for a historic organization and earn $1500 to $2000. Non-actors preferred, but non-union performers are welcome if they’re open to being themselves on camera. Older people, ethnically diverse candidates, and first- and second-generation immigrants are particularly encouraged to apply. Participants must live in the Greater Toronto Area. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking Canadians Aged 50+. An ongoing series of mini web documentaries for a major camera brand seeks Canadians aged 50 and over who fit at least one of these categories:


  • has a trip or activity they’ve always dreamed of doing (we’ll pay for it!)
  • after 50, started (or restarted, after a very long time) a new career or a new hobby
  • has an inspiring story that is currently happening to them (making or experiencing a big change; overcoming an obstacle; preparing for a big event; etc.)


Selected participants will appear in a short video and receive camera equipment valued at about $1000. Sorry, only applicants under consideration will be contacted. THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Seeking Busy Families. A healthy breakfast cereal seeks families with kids aged 7 to 13 years old in the Greater Toronto Area for a short documentary commercial. Selected families will receive $1500 for one day of filming in August. (Please note only selected families will be contacted.) THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Runners Wanted.  A Canadian sports gear retailer is looking for Toronto runners aged 18 to 35 for a web ad shoot in High Park on Friday August 5 from 8 am to 1 pm. Applicants should be regular runners with strong technique. All ethnicities and builds from slim to muscular are encouraged to apply. Selected participants will receive $300 cash. (Please note only selected participants will be contacted.) THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED.