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Staircase – Casting Children Extras 10/28/21 and 10/29/21
Hylton Casting is currently casting children for the following roles for the HBO Max series Staircase. Please review the breakdown below.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Staircase:
-Please be advised that, effective 9/23/21, prior to working on STAIRCASE, all background ages 12 and older cast must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks have elapsed since receiving the 2nd dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or since receiving a single shot of Johnson & Johnson).
-The parent/guardian of any child cast must also be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks have elapsed since receiving the 2nd dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or since receiving a single shot of Johnson & Johnson)

-You must be able to show proof of vaccination status prior to your start date. All vaccination records will be maintained confidentially and securely by production.
-If you are offered employment on STAIRCASE and would like to request an accommodation to this policy due to medical or religious reasons, you must submit your request for approval via WarnerMedia’s Xempt portal.

 

Project:

Staircase – HBO Max Limited Series

 

Extra Roles:

Interior Prison Visiting Area Scenes
9 Children
-Ages 6-16
-All genders and all ethnicities.

 

Location:
Atlanta, GA

 

Filming Dates:
Thursday, 10/28/21 (COVID-19 testing required on BOTH Tuesday, 10/26/21 AND Wednesday, 10/27/21)
Friday, 10/29/21 (COVID-19 testing required on BOTH Wednesday, 10/27/21 AND Thursday, 10/28/21)
-You do not need to be available for both filming dates.

 

COVID-19 Testing Dates:
-Your child and the parent/guardian that will be accompanying them on set must attend COVID-19 testing two consecutive dates before the date of filming.
-Minors under the age of 1 will not be tested. The parent/guardian that accompanies them must be tested.
-The test performed is a Covid-19 PCR (nasal swab) Test.
-While at the test facility and on set, PPE must be worn.
-All possible work dates are contingent upon clearing these tests.
-You may not provide test results from another outside source. You MUST be tested by the STAIRCASE Health and Safety team.

 

Rate if Hired:
-Background performer services – $160/8 hrs ($20/hour, you are guaranteed 8 hours, with applicable overtime)
-COVID-19 testing bumps: COVID-19 testing bumps of a quarter check rate for any testing outside of a work date

 

Call Time:
TBA

-Minors ages 6 years – 9 years old may be on set up to 8 hours each day.
-Minors ages 9 years – 16 years old may be on set up to 10 hours each day.
-Call time will not be provided until the day before the filming date.
-Filming is expected to go into the night.

 

Minor Work Permit Information:
-The Georgia Department of Labor has implemented an electronic registration system for Minors in Entertainment.
-All children under the age of 18 years in the entertainment industry in GA are subject to the GA Dept of Labor’s rules concerning minors in entertainment. A representative of the minor must register the minor with the GA Dept of Labor prior to performing in GA.
-If your children is not already registered, please visit the following link to register: https://www.dol.state.ga.us/public/es/mie/minor/login

 

Identification Documents Required for Children to Work:
-If your child is selected to work as an extra, on the day that they work as an extra you must bring the appropriate forms of identification for your child for their payment.
-Please review the following link for the necessary identification documents for minors that you must bring:

https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/complete-correct-form-i-9/complete-section-1-employee-information-and-verification/minors

-For E-Verify purposes, all minors must present a List A document or List B AND List C documents.

 

Photo Submission Requirements:
-On the submission form below, please make sure to submit recent, clear, color photos.
-The photos that you submit should reflect your current look – hair color, cut, etc.
-Please take these photos standing against a solid wall with good lighting. You may use a camera phone.
-Please submit a head shot, full length body shot, and two side profile pictures from both the left and right side.
-Do not submit photos with snapchat filters, black and white photos, photos where you are wearing hats or sunglasses, and photos that do not reflect your current look, hair style, etc.

 

Submission Policy:

-If you are selected for this extra role, we will contact you to provide you with all filming details for the date/dates that you are booked to work. Please note, submitting on this page does not guarantee that you will be booked to work as an extra in these scenes, it only places you under consideration.

 

-Background actors will work in Zone A on this production and will not wear PPE while in front of the camera. In order to confirm whether background actors qualify for certain production protocols applicable to individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19, “Staircase” (North Center Productions, Inc.) is asking for background actors to provide their vaccination status. Should producers elect to implement a mandatory vaccination policy in Zone A, background actors may be required to submit proof of vaccination status, such as a vaccination card.

 

Booking Policy:

**Please note, the production reserves the right to cancel any aspect of your booking (in whole or in part) at any time for any reason (including, without limitation, in connection with last minute production changes), regardless of whether you or the production has confirmed the applicable booking. If your booking is cancelled (either in whole or in part), you understand and agree that you are not entitled to any consideration in connection with such cancellation (including, without limitation, compensation, fees, reimbursement, expenses and/or other consideration).  Please make sure to check your email prior to arrival to the production location for any updates. If you have any questions, please email us at bookings2@hyltoncasting.com.**

 

**For all extras that are booked, we would like to inform you that it is our policy to overbook extras to compensate for last minute cancellations affected by weather, traffic, and other unforeseen circumstances. The formula we use to derive at our booking levels, is carefully applied and as conservative as possible while still fulfilling our responsibility of ensuring the required number of extras for the producers. Therefore, a confirmation email does NOT guarantee placement.  Once production is at full count, additional extras will not be signed in and therefore, will not be compensated. Extras that are signed in by production are not employed by Hylton Casting and will be compensated by the production company.**

 

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