The production company for the live-action/computer-animated film Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Trip is accepting submissions from talent to play various featured roles in the film.
The the film’s director will personally review the submissions and make the casting choices himself. The production is also seeking submissions for photo-doubles and stand-ins. Shooting will take place in Atlanta, GA from March 16, 2015 through May 21, 2015. The general extras will be cast closer to the start of filming in mid-March. All actors, extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins must be legally eligible to work in Atlanta, GA. The documents and applications are available for download here.
Caroline MacVicar will serve as production executive, while three-time Daytime Emmy Award nominees Ross Bagdasarian and Janice Karman will produce. Sunswept Entertainment’s Karen Rosenfelt will also produce. Walt Becker will direct from an original screenplay written by Randi Mayem Singer, based on characters by Janice Karman and Ross Bagdasarian. 20th Century Fox announced the film will be released on December 11, 2015.
‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip’ Casting Call Details
The local Atlanta casting team for ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip’ is seeking people for very featured roles in the film. Submissions will be reviewed by the film’s director Walt Becker. Stand-ins and photo doubles are also needed (see below). General extras will be cast soon. Talent MUST be available to work in the Atlanta, GA various dates from March 16, 2015 through May 21, 2015. All roles are fully paid. Please follow these submission guidelines carefully:
FEATURED ROLES FOR DIRECTOR REVIEW
[DANCERS] Line Dancers, Break Dancer, GoGo Dancers. List experience in body of email. Send appropriate pictures.
Email Subject Line: DANCERS
[COSPLAY] Please send multiple pics of your different outfits.
Email Subject Line: COSPLAY
[NOLA CHARACTER TYPES] Seeking creative unique looks to bring Bourbon Street to life . Be creative.
Email Subject Line: NOLA CHARACTER
[COLLEGE PARTY KIDS] Ready to go to Mardi Gras? Ages 18-25.
Email Subject Line: MARDI KIDS
[MARDI GRAS] Have you been to Mardi Gras and have the beads to show it? Please send us regular photos as well as Mardi Gras Pics
Email Subject Line: MARDI GRAS
[BANDS] Country, Jazz and Latin. Please send group pictures of your band. Send individual pictures of each band member with instrument. List band member names and instruments
Email Subject Line: BAND
[LATIN LOVERS] Seeking those with some Latin heritage.
Email Subject Line: LATIN LOVERS
[CHOPPERS] Seeking Men and Women with Harley Davidsons. Any Ethnicity/18 and over.
Email Subject Line: CHOPPER
PHOTO DOUBLES AND STAND-INS (experience preferred but not mandatory)
[DAVE] Caucasian Male/Dark Brown Hair. Slightly receding hair line is acceptable. 6’/40 Jacket/34 Waist. Age 25-45.
Email Subject Line: DAVE
[MILES] Caucasian Male/Brown hair. 5’10” Waist 30. Age 18-25.
Email Subject Line: MILES
[SUGGS] Caucasian Male/Dark Brown Hair. Receding hair line is acceptable. 6’1″ /42 Jacket/36 Waist. Age 25-45.
[ASHLEY] Caucasian Female/Long Red Hair. 5’8″ Size 0. Age 18-25.
[SAMANTHA] Caucasian Female. 5’5″ Size 2/4. Age 20-45
To be considered, submit 3 recent color photos (head, body, and profile). Include age, height, weight, and all contact information including cell phone number. Please put the correct role in the SUBJECT line of your email. Send to:
All actors, extras, and stand-ins must be legally eligible to work in Atlanta, GA and the United States. The 2015 Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in the State of Georgia and the United States.
• Georgia Child Labor Entertainment Employment Information Sheet
• Georgia Child Labor Summary Sheet
• Georgia Employment Certificate Guide for Minors Under 18
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application
In addition to the following Atlanta Actors Resources:
• Atlanta Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Extras Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Atlanta Acting Classes and Schools List
• Atlanta Actors Unions and Professional Organizations
• Summer Performing Arts Camps
• Atlanta Headshot Photographers List
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides
All 2015 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.
Principal Actor Speaking Role Casting
Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip
Sheila Jaffe Casting
6671 Sunset Blvd.
Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents in Los Angeles. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for Los Angeles talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.
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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name.
CASTING DIRECTOR NAME
CASTING DIRECTOR ADDRESS
CASTING DIRECTOR CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE
Experienced film crew members available to work in Atlanta, GA can submit resumes to the following:
NO actor or extras submissions to this email address.
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Trip
175 Lakewood Way SW
Atlanta, GA 30315
124 S. Lasky Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
1192 C. Mountain Drive
Montecito, CA 93108
The Walt Becker Company
8530 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Randi Mayem Singer
Justin Long – Alvin (voice)
Matthew Gray Gubler – Simon (voice)
Jason Lee – Dave
Jesse McCartney – Theodore (voice)
The furry friends have a new adventure….