SEEKING MALE BOXERS (16 – 20 years old) FOR FLINT STRONG
Looking for African-American males with recreational or amateur boxing experience to be background performers in a feature film.
The feature film, FLINT STRONG is looking for male boxers, 16 – 20 years old, to be ‘special skill’ background performers. (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles as part of the journey Claressa Shields took during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics.
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Filming in Mississauga.
Shoot Date(s): These boxers will be needed anywhere from 1 – 5 days between March 18 – 30.
Background Performer Positions Available: (must have recreational/amateur boxing experience)
Rate: The rate is $303.00 flat for 8 hours of work. $57.00/hour of work after 8 hours.
We are looking for African American males that are 16 – 20 years old with boxing experience.
If you are interested in being considered as a ‘special skill’ background performer please email ALL of the details listed below to Casting@wayffglobal.com:
- Subject line: [Flint Strong] Boxer_Performer’s Name.
- Performer’s Full Name
- Age and Date of Birth
- Height and weight
- Parent/Guardian’s full name
- Parent/Guardian’s phone number
- City in which you live
- Photos of Performer (close up and full body) – please make sure photos are current.
- Training Experience: Please list any and all boxing training/experience/competitions/achievements and feel free to include photos.
- Do you have your own gloves/wraps/guards?
This is a great opportunity and will be a lot of fun! Please pass along to anyone you know who might be great. Thank you for the help!
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
PLEASE NOTE: Our story is set in the impoverished world of Flint, Michigan so we are trying to reflect that hard scrabble world. Please submit all different body types, looks, ethnicities where possible. Looking for lots of grit and character here.
|FLINT STRONG (Female Boxing Roles)
|Producers: Michael De Luca, Elishia Holmes, Barry Jenkins
Director: Rachel Morrison (Black Panther)
Writer: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
Casting Director: John Buchan & Jason Knight
Casting Assistant: Chandler Boriska
Outside dates: March 16 – May 6, 2020