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Jul 31 2012

Here are your BOOKING DETAILS for the feature film “SKYDANCE” for WEDNESDAY – AUGUST 1st, 2012.


**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!!!)


–We will NOT be in the office after 8:00pm so please DO NOT CANCEL as we will not be able to replace you. If you do not show up for work on Monday, we will NOT call you for work again!!–


**ALL CALL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, SO YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST RE-CHECK THIS PAGE BEFORE YOU GO TO BED tonight 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! Please do not show up more than 15 minutes early as we do not have access to the location at that time.


!!!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.


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 CARD -or- a US PASSPORT IN ORDER TO work and be paid!! If you do not have a photo ID and your social security number you will not be allowed to work. You MUST have your actual social security card or a copy of it!! NO expired identification!!




CALL TIMES: **please be ON TIME or a few minutes early!!!!! We want the day to run smoothly!!! PLEASE BE ON TIME! If you are too late, you MAY be sent home without pay!!


12:00pm (Noon!) - you should eat lunch BEFORE you come to work as you are arriving after ours is served!







1:30pm – PARK at CREW PARKING as usual downtown and REPORT to Basecamp!!

- you should eat before you come to set as you will be arriving after crew lunch is served.





PARKING for EXTRAS is located at:

Parking Lot

600 Ringgold St. (on the corner of 6th St. and Ringgold St. across from the Gladys Porter Zoo)

Brownsville, TX 78520


**UNLESS WE USED YOUR VEHICLE IN THE SCENE ON TUESDAY. If so, please find parking on the street near Immaculate Conception Church School (where you checked in) and after checking in we will all caravan the cars over to set**


–Look for signs directing you to Extras Parking. Park in the lot and catch a white shuttle van to your check-in area. Please arrive early enough to allow you to catch the shuttle and get to the check-in area by your start time!! If there is no shuttle, please wait patiently in the parking lot for one to arrive.

**MAKE SURE YOU TAKE ALL OF YOUR WARDROBE CHOICES and your ID with you when you get on the shuttle!!


**For best results – please visit google maps or and print out directions before you leave your house. Look for signs and follow to CREW PARKING, park as directed and check in at Extras Holding with someone from Extras Casting. If you get LOST or are running late please call us at 972-998-5702 (*DO NOT CALL for directions, ONLY use these numbers if you are en route to set and become lost!!) Your emergency number is 972-998-5702.


–You will be shuttled to location once you arrive.


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!!) **NO ALL RED!! NO ALL WHITE!!**


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. You may want to bring a book to read, a deck of cards or something to do during time while you are not be filmed.


ALL WARDROBE SHOULD BE CLEAN 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!




PEDESTRIANS: please wear or bring EXACTLY WHAT YOU WORE ON TUESDAY (including any jewelry, hats, etc!!)!!! If we gave you some wardrobe items, you will get them back once you check in with us.

Also bring 1-2 complete changes of casual every day clothing in darker muted earth tones (browns, tans, grey, dark blues, maroon, dark orange, dark greens, golds, purples, etc). NO really bright colors! NO white!! NO all red shirts!!

Casual options can include:

MEN –  jeans, cargo pants, cargo shorts, western shirts, small patterns/prints, plaids, t-shirts with NO LOGOS or emblems, polo shirts, tank tops, button down shirts, cowboy boots, tennis shoes, cowboy hats, baseball hats are OK to wear/bring as long as they don’t have any logos or emblems. Bring lots of choices! No nice dressed up clothing – you should look very casual! **If you have any Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) or Skeleton/Skull/Bone wardrobe or jewelry, please also bring that!!

LADIES – jeans, capri pants, cargo pants or shorts, sundresses, skirts (long and short),  tshirts (NO logos), peasant tops, peasant dresses,  robosos, sandals, cowboy boots, straw sunhats, etc. Bring lots of choices! No nice dressed up clothing – you should look very casual! **If you have any Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) or Skeleton/Skull/Bone wardrobe or jewelry, please also bring that!!


IF YOU ARE LOST or RUNNING LATE – PLEASE CALL 972-998-5702. This is an EMERGENCY NUMBER ONLY if you are lost or running late!! Please try to 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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