Open Casting Call: Looking for People for World Diabetes Day video in Southern California

DEADLINE: Wed. September 22, 2010


We are currently conducting a very exciting viral video project in collaboration with DiabetesDaily.com and DiabetesStories.com for World Diabetes Day. In order to feature REAL people (not actors) in the video we want to reach out to everyone in the diabetic community as part of our Casting Call (I know: we’re getting sophisticated, aren’t we?!)


We are seeking people:

  • Of all ages
  • Of all ethnicities
  • Of all body types
  • Who can move with exaggerated and joyful enthusiasm

Young Girl  & Boy

  • Age: 9 - 17
  • Helpful Attributes 1: For one of the characters, we need someone that can dribble a basketball or soccer ball. Or a Hackey Sack.
  • Helpful Attributes 2: Can be part of a playful & flirty couple

Young Man or Woman

  • Age: 18 - 35

Middle Aged Man or Woman

  • Age: 36-59
  • Helpful Attributes: A man with a good belly that's comfortable running shirtless

Senior Man or Woman

  • Age: 60+

Requirements

  • You are going to be in Southern California in late September or early October
  • No acting experience needed
  • No speaking is required


Contact

Please contact us at video@diabeteshf.org. Be sure to include:

  • Contact Name and Phone Number
  • A full body photo shot
  • Link to a video (new or existing) that shows you as outgoing and comfortable in front of a video camera. It does not need to be high quality. A reasonable quality camera phone video works.
DEADLINE: Wed. September 22, 2010

Tags: WDD, call, casting, day, diabetes, video, world

Views: 48

Replies are closed for this discussion.

Replies to This Discussion

LOL!!! :)

So are you comfortable running shirtless? :D
I am comfortable running shirtless. I am on MDI so I also have the bruises. LOL I was dx'ed type 1, 2 years ago at age 52. If it helps I am also a Veteran.
Keith,
If you will be in the So. Cali area in late September-early October, please send us an email at the address above (video@diabeteshf.org) with the details mentioned.

Thanks,
Manny,

Here are a few shots of myself, bike racer, hero of the marathon at Carlsbad 2009, and shot of myself and daughter Madeline in Arizona at Montezuma's pool.

Little history of myself? Go to www.YouTube.com, search: Bill Carlson, diabetic ironman, pioneer.

Yours, Bill Carlson
Attachments:
WOA, man!!

You are legend!

I would so love to do this but unfortunately I live in NY and won't be traveling any time soon due to my current health issues, awesome idea though!
Totally interested, just need to make the video. Thanks Manny
Super! Please email all things above to video AT diabeteshf.org by Wedneysday.

Take care,
I'm not going to be in Southern Cali, nor do I have a "good belly" but please keep us posted on this video and when it is released, let us know. Thanx!

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

#MedicareCoverCGM Panel Discussion

If you follow the diabetes online community, you know that #MedicareCoverCGM is a big deal. We have continued to raise awareness on #MedicareCoverCGM because we believe that ALL people living with diabetes should have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM). With Read on! →

#WalkWithD: Making MORE Sense of Diabetes

  A few years ago, we at Diabetes Hands Foundation reached out to the members on TuDiabetes and asked them to share their perspective of life with diabetes through one of the five senses, as part of an initiative called Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service