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“Chasing Shakespeare” BOOKING DETAILS for SUNDAY 10/9/11

Oct 08 2011 Published by under Bookings

Here are your BOOKING DETAILS FOR “Chasing Shakespeare” for SUNDAY – OCTOBER 9th, 2011.

**YOU MUST READ THIS ENTIRE PAGE AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS! To make sure you do not miss anything important!!!!! If you are booked for work,  please leave a confirmation post at the end of this message so that we know you picked up your work details. If you were booked – your booking is already confirmed, this is just so we know you got your details!  (PLEASE don’t post AT ALL and don’t just show up if you are not booked for work. This note is for those who are already booked ONLY!!!)

**ALL CALL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, SO YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST RE-CHECK THIS PAGE BEFORE YOU GO TO BED on Saturday night and again BEFORE YOU LEAVE FOR WORK TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT TIME!!!! If you are late there is a chance that you MAY be sent home so please be 10-15 minutes early for your start time! Please do NOT just be pulling into the parking lot at your call time or you WILL be late and we reserve the right to turn you away without pay!!

!!!Filming WILL take place rain or shine – regardless of the weather, so you are expected to show up if you were booked!! If it looks like bad weather, be sure to bring appropriate clothing and weather protection.

Everyone MUST report to set “camera-ready” with your hair & makeup (ladies ONLY) already done and ready to work. You will not have time to get ready once you arrive on set. Male facial hair MUST be must be neat, tidy and professional looking. Paramedics and Priest should be CLEAN-SHAVEN!!!

EVERYONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT A COMPLETE I-9 FORM ATTACHED TO YOUR PAY VOUCHER. YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID (Drivers License, Passport, Military ID, School ID –minors can have a School ID, School Report Card, or Hospital Record) AND YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IN ORDER TO BE paid!! If you do not have a photo ID and know your social security number you will not be allowed to work. If you have your actual social security card, it is best to bring that or a copy of it. If you don’t at least know the number, you will not work!


CALL TIMES: **please be ON TIME – or better yet BE EARLY!!!!! It is our 1st day and we want the day to run smoothly!!! PLEASE BE ON TIME!!!




PARAMEDICS (Brett H., Wes G.)

Crew Parking for ALL Extras and Stand-ins is located at:

Gibbons Farm

5035 FM 813


–approx. 27 miles from downtown Dallas

Directions from downtown Dallas:

–Follow signs to 35E South towards Waco

–Travel approx. 22 miles to Exit #405 (FM387)

–Exit onto service road and go 2/10 mile and make first possible Roght immediately past the bridge

–Follow signs to 387, loop up and back over highway heading East

–Continue on 387 East approx. 3 1/4 miles to the dead end at the stop sign – FM 813

–Turn Left (East) on FM 813 and go 9/10 mile to the gate on your Left (go SLOW – gate is just past the curve)

–Go Left through the cattle guard gate, drive SLOWLY and park ONLY as directed

** For best results – Please visit or google maps for specific DIRECTIONS from your house to this location. Get directions before you leave your house and print them out!! Look for yellow signs and follow to CREW/EXTRAS PARKING, park as directed and check in at CATERING or Extras Holding with Chris or someone from the AD Dept.

WARDROBE is as follows (Please read ALL instructions listed below and do the best you can to bring what is being requested!!!): **YOU MUST BRING SEVERAL OPTIONS OF CLOTHING AS DESCRIBED BELOW!~~PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP EMPTY HANDED OR WITHOUT OPTIONS!!! GENERAL GUIDELINES: (NO LOGOS or Name Brands! NO RED!!! NO FLIPFLOPS!!)

Please wear closed toe shoes as it is a safety issue and open toe shoes are not allowed on set. Unless otherwise instructed, PLEASE also WEAR SOFT SOLED SHOES so they don’t make loud noise on camera!!

Everyone should always wear your best (favorite) choice of specified wardrobe to set and make sure to bring 2-3 additional COMPLETE head to toe changes with you in a suitcase, garment bag, grocery sack, etc. Remember all layers and accessories that go with your outfits (shoes, jewelry, purses, belts, etc.) You are playing a character so please do the best you can to have fun with the clothing descriptions and look the part!! Please just do the best you can to bring options as close as possible to what is being requested.

ALL WARDROBE SHOULD BE CLEAN, PRESSED and ON HANGARS (preferably). PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN EXTRAS CHANGING as wardrobe will NOT hold your personal items for you. PLEASE LEAVE ALL VALUABLES AT HOME OR RETURN THEM TO YOUR VEHICLE. Production cannot be held responsible for personal items lost, stolen or damaged on set.

Please do not wear perfumes.   Please DO wear antiperspirant or deodorant though!


PRIEST: Please wear a BLACK suit (nothing too modern, trendy or fancy – this is supposed to be 1972. If you have a 1970s period suit, even better!!), black dress belt, black dress socks, black lace up dress shoes, a white and a black (if you have it) long sleeve button up dress shirt.

PARAMEDICS: Please wear black socks, black belt, black lace up shoes and a white or gret undershirt. A uniform will be provided for you. IF you have your own paramedic style uniform, please bring that too (but don’t wear it to set.) If not, don’t worry about it!

IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE  – PLEASE CALL 972-998-5702.  If you are LOST – please call 214-244-4225. This is an EMERGENCY NUMBER ONLY if you are lost or running late!! Get directions online, print them out and take them with you!!


-DO NOT bring friends or family who are not booked to work with you to set. This is a closed set and guests/visitors are NOT allowed! You and your guest will be sent home without working if you bring someone to work with you.

-Leave your pets at home, they are not allowed on set and can NOT be left in your car! DO NOT LEAVE PETS IN YOUR CAR!!!

-Please DO NOT bring valuables (cameras, large sums of money, expensive jewelry, etc). to set with you. We cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen valuables, they are your responsibility.

-Absolutely NO CAMERAS or Video Equipment!! You WILL be sent home if you are caught with a camera/video camera on set. This is a CLOSED SET at all times and photography is strictly prohibited!!

-Please don’t approach the actors to ask for autographs. It disrupts their work day and could get you kicked off set.

-Be sure to show up on time

-Please DO NOT cancel at the last minute or simply not show up – you are hired to do a job and we count on you being responsible so that we can do our job properly. You are an important part of this scene today which is why we have hired you and if you don’t show up, it cause problems for the entire production and could cause you to not be hired again in the future for this or any On Location Casting project.


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