Grant Wilfley Casting

Grant Wilfley Casting Grant Wilfley Casting provides background casting for film, television and commercial projects.
Since 1992, Grant Wilfley Casting has been providing exceptional service to the New York film, television and commercial industry. We offer a complete package to both producers and directors, providing top-notch casting for principal players, day players, and background performers.
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Grant Wilfley Casting is a New York-based casting office specializing in background casting for film and television.

Mission: We bring directors' visions to life and make actors' dreams come true. "The only drama is in the script."

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking Hispanic/African American boys ages 4-7 who are about 47-49" tall, 6/7 clothing size, w...
11/09/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking Hispanic/African American boys ages 4-7 who are about 47-49" tall, 6/7 clothing size, with dark hair for photo double work for the Hulu TV show DAYLIGHT DAYCARE.
Pays photo double rate $204/8hrs.

Tentatively shoot: 11/13 in Kingston (upstate), NY. Exterior scenes

If available or interested please send the following info to [email protected]:

-Child's Full name
-Child's age and date of birth
-Child's Union Status
-does your child have a valid NY child performer work permit? If so, what is the expiration date?
-Phone number
-Full availability for 11/13
-all of your child's sizes: hight, weight, clothing size, and shoe size
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your child's current look and current hair length (no headshots please) Please include a close up photo, as well as full body photo.
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-what IDs can you provide for your child's I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)

We will be submitting photos to the director. We will let you know if your child is selected.

Please write in the subject line of your email: "FB Photo Double 11/13"

#GWCI #Background #Actor #Actress #NYC #kids #kingston #minor #photodouble

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION BOYS AND GILRS (8-9) to portray CHILDREN WAITING FOR BUS for the new ABC/50 Cent sho...
11/08/2019

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION BOYS AND GILRS (8-9) to portray CHILDREN WAITING FOR BUS for the new ABC/50 Cent show 'FOR LIFE'. Works Tuesday 11/12 in NYC area. Exterior. !!PAID!!

If interested and available please email the following to [email protected]:
-childs name
-childs union status (SAG or not-SAG)
-childs age
-cell number
-childs height + weight
-confirm avail on 11/12
-confirm child has valid NY work permit AND trust account
-recent color photos of child

Please make the subject line FACEBOOK - BUS CHILDREN

#nyc #nycfilm #childactor #casting #nycasting #forlife #abc #kidactor #extrascasting #backgroundcasting #background #extras #gwc #TVcasting

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION women 30's-50's age range to portray seamstresses W/EXPERIENCE for season 1 of the CW...
11/08/2019

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION women 30's-50's age range to portray seamstresses W/EXPERIENCE for season 1 of the CW series Katy Keene. Works 11/26 in NYC area. Interiors.

Rate is SAG special ability rate $184/8hrs (If you are nonunion, we would be requesting a SAG waiver for you)

COULD POTENTIALLY BE MULTIPLE DAYS UNTIL MID-JANUARY!

***THERE WILL BE ATMOSPHERIC SMOKE IN THE INTERIOR SCENES!!***

If interested/available feel free to email current photos to [email protected] and change subject line to read "FACEBOOK Seamstress avail 11/26" and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Phone #
-Union status (SAG or nonunion?)
-Current photos (if you have any photos of you doing seamstress work, feel free to include it!)
-Which forms of IDs you will be bringing for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card, please let us know!)
-Your seamstress experience: how many years, what you've done, if you know how to use a sewing machine, etc.
-If you have general open/flexible availability from now until mid-January
-OKAY w/atmospheric smoke
-Fully avail 11/26

Please feel free to share with your friends or anyone you think might be a good fit for this role!

#katykeene #fashiondesign #garmentdistrict #NYC #backstage #castingcall #Backgroundwork #sagaftra #sagactors #CW #riverdale #lucyhale #highfashion #bergdorf

GWCI is seeking NONUNION men and women all ages and ethnicities to portray Pedestrians w/ 90's cars for Season 1 of the ...
11/08/2019

GWCI is seeking NONUNION men and women all ages and ethnicities to portray Pedestrians w/ 90's cars for Season 1 of the CW Series "Katy Keene!" [MUST BE BETWEEN 1990 - 1999!!!]

NO RED CARS, NO WHITE CARS, NO TRUCKS, NO SUVS!

Works Friday 11/15 in Long Island City, Queens. EXTERIOR WORK AND WILL FILM LATE IN THE EVENING -- shooting for winter season

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs. Car bump will be $37.50.

You may email current photos to [email protected] please change subject line to read "FB PED W/90's CAR" and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Confirm you are nonunion
-Phone #
-Make, model, year, and color of your 90's car that you will use for the shoot AND photos of it!
-Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo in a casual photo/selfie that depicts your current look
-Height & weight
-Any visible tattoos?
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
-Note if you have worked previously on this series
-OKAY w/working late
-OKAY w/exteriors
-Fully Avail 11/15

#gwc #gwci #tv #television #katykeene #actors #actresses #background #extras #nyc #ny #cars #car #castingcall #riverdale

GWC is seeking real OBGYN or ULTRASOUND TECHS for background work on new Netflix series, Untitled Art Project!Seeking re...
11/08/2019

GWC is seeking real OBGYN or ULTRASOUND TECHS for background work on new Netflix series, Untitled Art Project!

Seeking real licensed/practicing OBGYN or ultrasound techs to advise for a pregnancy ultrasound scene.

Tentatively works Sunday, 11/17 in Brooklyn.

Rate will be $260/8hrs.

Please note:
-Must be local to NYC area
-Must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID to work

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-name
-phone number
-union status
-fully avail for Sun, 11/17?
-current height and weight
-note your experience and how long you've been practicing (as either OBGYN or ultrasound tech)
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-2-3 recent photos that show your current look

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, OBGYN, AVAIL 11/17"

#netflix #OBGYN #pregnancy #ultrasound #doctor #tv #television #background #extra #actor #actress #gwc #gwci #nyc

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking Harajuku Girl Types for the second season of the NBC series "Manifest" starring Josh Da...
11/07/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking Harajuku Girl Types for the second season of the NBC series "Manifest" starring Josh Dallas!

Seeking Harajuku Girl Types. Must be at least 18 years of age to work this scene. Shoot date is tentatively looking to be Wednesday 11/20. Must have fully day/night availability.

Please email a current candid photo to [email protected] with the following information:
Please change subject line to "FB HARAJUKU"

- Name
- Union Status (SAG or Non Union)
- Phone#
- Are you at least 18 years of age?
- Do you own Harajuku type clothing?
- Height & Weight
- Are you available 11/20?
- What forms of ID can you bring to set to fill out an I9? Please include expiration dates.
- Are you local to the NY tri-state area?
- Please attach current, candid, non professional photos of yourself. (Include one in Harajuku look)

***Please change subject line to "FB HARAJUKU""***

***PAID GIG!****

#grantwilfleycasting #gwci #extrascasting #extrawork #backgroundwork #backgroundactors #manifest #joshdallas #princecharming #actinggigs #nyc #newyorkcity #extras #NBC #loveangelmusicbaby #harajuku #harajukugirls #gwenstefani #tokoyo #japan

GWCI is seeking NONUNION Caucasian Males (20s-30s, 6' or taller) to portray Featured Thugs for Season 1 of the CW Series...
11/05/2019

GWCI is seeking NONUNION Caucasian Males (20s-30s, 6' or taller) to portray Featured Thugs for Season 1 of the CW Series "Katy Keene!" Works Friday 11/15 in Long Island City, Queens. Interior scenes. EXTERIOR WORK -- shooting for winter season.

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs.

You may email current photos to [email protected] please change subject line to read "FB FEATURED THUGS" and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Confirm you are nonunion
-Phone #
- Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo in a casual photo/selfie that depicts your current look
- Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo that's appropriate for the role. I.E. in an winter casual outfit. (Please do NOT send blurry photos, in bad lighting, with filters, sunglasses, etc. NO HATS PLEASE!!!)
- Current sizes: Men: height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoes;
-Any visible tattoos?
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
- Note if you have worked previously on this series
-Fully Avail 11/15

#gwc #gwci #tv #television #katykeene #actors #actresses #background #extras #nyc #ny #thug #frat #fraternity #castingcall #riverdale

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for feature film "The Trial of the Chicago 7" directed & written by Aaron...
11/05/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for feature film "The Trial of the Chicago 7" directed & written by Aaron Sorkin:
NON UNION Women & Men, 18-25 age range, to portray COLLEGE STUDENTS TYPES TO BE IN A COLLEGE CLASSROOM

Must have late 1960s appropriate hair/ look.
MEN: Hair should be full all around. Shaggy but not too long, not past the shoulders Preppy short hair is ok as well. No fades, shaved heads, crew cuts.
WOMEN: Right below shoulder-length hair or shorter. No highlights, odd colors or ombre. No edgy hairstyles. Natural colored hair only, no wigs or extensions.
Men must be comfortable being clean shaven.
Men & Women must be comfortable receiving a 1960s period haircut if necessary.
Shoot date being Thursday November 21st
Fitting dates: November 7, November 8, or November 12
Requires a wardrobe fitting beforehand.
Fittings are in New Jersey.
Transportation provided.FILMING WILL BE IN NEW JERSEY!!

Please email a few current selfies to [email protected].
Write FB NU COLLEGE STUDENT TYPES in the subject line.
Include these items"
-Your name,
-Your phone #,
-Your age/ age range,
- Your measurements/sizes (Men: height weight, jacket, neck,sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe. Women: height, weight, dress size, bust, waist, hip and shoe)
-please note if you have visible tattoos,
-whether you will need a courtesy van to NJ,
-if you are comfortable with a 1960s period haircut.
- are you available shoot date (11/21)?
- What is your fitting date preference (11/7, 11/8, or 11/12 morning or afternoon)?
-Are you comfortable working in atmospheric smoke? Are you comfortable smoking herbal cigarettes?

NON UNION RATE: $143/10
FITTING RATE: $13 per hour
#gwc #gwci #newjersey #clifton #nj #nyc #chicago7 #trialofthechicago7 #movie #periodmovie #1960s #aaronsorkin #film #featurefilm #actor #actress #background #extras #students #college #acting

GWC is seeking SAG/NU to portray Featured Billionaire & Photo Shoot Crew Types on BILLIONS!Tentatively works 11/18 in NY...
11/01/2019

GWC is seeking SAG/NU to portray Featured Billionaire & Photo Shoot Crew Types on BILLIONS!

Tentatively works 11/18 in NY.

Seeking the following types (all featured work!):

-Male Billionaires (all ethnicities, 20s-60s)- Very upscale!

-Female Billionaire (all ethnicities, 60s age range)- Very upscale - think Helen Mirren!

-Male & Female Cool, Hip hair, make up, and wardrobe stylists (all ethnicities, 20s-50s)

-Male & Female Professional Aides/Assistants/Handlers (all ethnicities, 20s-50s)

SAG bg rate: $174/8hrs
NU bg rate: $165/10hrs

Please note:
-Must be 18 or older to work
-Must be local to NYC area
-Must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID to work
-MUST NOT HAVE WORKED ON THE SERIES BEFORE!

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-name
-union status
-avail for 11/18?
-have you worked on Billions before?
-which role are you submitting for?
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-3-4 current photos (NO professional head shots! please include photos in which you look the part- clean cut, put together, etc)
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NYC area
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, PHOTO SHOOT TYPES 11/18."

#billions #showtime #tv #television #background #extra #featured #actor #actress #gwc #gwci #nyc #yonkers #billionaires #vanityfair #photoshoot

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following types for general ongoing work on the new series, "UNTITLED ART PROJECT:*...
10/31/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following types for general ongoing work on the new series, "UNTITLED ART PROJECT:

*Differently Abled Men/Women (including but not limited to: blind/vision impaired, amputees, men/women who use wheelchair/crutches/walker, men/women with Downs Syndrome, etc.)

*Men and Women with religious head coverings

GWC is committed to authenticity and encourages those who are differently abled or wear religious head coverings in their daily lives to submit to this posting. All ages and ethnicities welcome to apply!

The series shoots from 11/13 through March 2020, so please submit and we will keep your info on file and try you throughout the season!

Please note:
-should be local to NY tri-state area
-must have US-issued valid, unrestricted ID to work

If you fit the description and are interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-Name
-union status
-phone number
-if differently abled, please note
-if you own/use a religious head covering, please note
-do you have any known conflicts between 11/13 - March 2020? (ie. trips planned, etc.)
-current height, weight
-what ID will you provide for I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-2-3 recent photos showing current look (no headshots please! selfies and candids are best!)

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, DIFFERENTLY ABLED (or RELIGIOUS HEAD COVERING)"

#gwc #gwci #tv #television #Netflix #series #actors #actresses #background #extras #nyc #ny #disability #religious

GWCI is seeking NONUNION to portray Bar Goers at an LGBTQ Club (ages 18-35) for Season 1 of the CW Series "Katy Keene!" ...
10/30/2019

GWCI is seeking NONUNION to portray Bar Goers at an LGBTQ Club (ages 18-35) for Season 1 of the CW Series "Katy Keene!" Works Monday 11/4 & Tuesday 11/5 in Long Island City, Queens. Interior scenes. Shooting for winter season.

****The vibe of the scene is a fun drag bar type scene with lots of personalities, diverse types, stylish, LGBTQ, general fun and eccentric crowd! Please send photos to show how you would dress to a drag bar like this!****

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs.

You may email current photos to [email protected] please change subject line to read "FB DRAG BAR GOERS" and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Confirm you are nonunion
-Phone #
-Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photos (please include several photos including full body and selfies so we can see your current look)
-Any visible tattoos?
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
-Height and weight
-WOMEN: note if you are comfortable working in a sports bra during the scene
- Confirm you are comfortable working around atmospheric smoke
- Note if you have worked previously on this series
-Fully Avail 11/4 & 11/5 (if you are only available for one of the days, let us know which as we still may be able to use you for just one day!!)

#gwc #gwci #tv #television #katykeene #actors #actresses #background #extras #nyc #ny #drag #dragbar #club #lgbtq #castingcall #riverdale

GWCI is seeking SAG/NU Native American actors (18-99) to portray featured inmates and visitors of inmates for the new AB...
10/30/2019

GWCI is seeking SAG/NU Native American actors (18-99) to portray featured inmates and visitors of inmates for the new ABC show FOR LIFE. Works 10/31 in Queens. !!PAID!!

If interested please email the following to [email protected]:

-name
-union status
-cell number
-confirm avail on 10/31
-if you've previously worked on FOR LIFE or the 'Untitled 50 Cent Pilot' in what role?
-recent color photos (no hats, no sunglasses)

Make the subject line FACEBOOK - NATIVE AMERICAN

#extras #extrascasting #tvcasting #abc #50cent #forlife #nativeamerican #nativeamericanactor #background #backgroundcasting

GWCI is seeing NON-UNION MIDDLE EASTERN OR INDIAN GIRLS (9-13) to portray DAUGHTERS OF PRISON INMATE IN VISITOR CENTER f...
10/29/2019

GWCI is seeing NON-UNION MIDDLE EASTERN OR INDIAN GIRLS (9-13) to portray DAUGHTERS OF PRISON INMATE IN VISITOR CENTER for the new ABC show FOR LIFE. Works TOMORROW Wed 10/30 in Queens. !!PAID!!

If interested please email the following to [email protected]:
-childs name
-childs age
-childs union status (SAG or Non-Union)
-confirm child is available on 10/30
-does your child have a valid NY work permit?
-does your child have a trust account?
-childs height + weight
-recent color photos (no hats, no sunglasses, no filter)

Make the subject line FACEBOOK - DAUGHTER

#abc #forlife #50cent #nycfilm #nyccast #backgroundcasting #extrascasting #extraswork #kidactors #childactors #childextra #nyc #gwc #gwccasting #tvacting #tvcasting

GWCI is seeking SAG/NONUNION to Photo Double for African American Female 5'3-5'6 w/natural afro. 20's-30's. Size 23/24 j...
10/29/2019

GWCI is seeking SAG/NONUNION to Photo Double for African American Female 5'3-5'6 w/natural afro. 20's-30's. Size 23/24 jeans. Dark skin complexion for Season 1 of the CW series Katy Keene! Works TOMORROW 10/30 in Long Island City, Queens. INTERIORS. There will be atmospheric smoke in the scenes.

**SAG-AFTRA Photo Double rate is $204/8hrs (If you are NOT a member of SAG-AFTRA then we would request a SAG waiver for you to do this work)**

If interested/available please email current photos to [email protected] and change subject line to read "FB PHOTO DOUBLE AVAIL 10/30" and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Phone #
-Union Status (SAG or nonunion)
-Which forms of IDs will you be bringing for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
-Current sizes: height, weight, dress, bust x waist x hip, shoes
-Current selfie, current waist up photos, as well as full body photos (PLEASE MAKE SURE THE PHOTOS REFLECT YOUR CURRENT HAIR!!)
-Photos of BOTH of the backs of your hands!!!!
-OKAY w/Atmospheric smoke
-Fully avail 10/30

#gwc #gwci #tv #television #katykeene #actors #actresses #background #extras #nyc #ny #photodouble #castingcall #riverdale

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241 W 30th St
New York, NY
10001

General information

Grant Wilfley has been a leader in New York City’s film industry for more than 20 years. Dating back to when Grant Wilfley Casting operated under the name Joy Todd Casting, and later Todd/Wilfley, some of the biggest projects ever to film in New York have asked Grant Wilfley to assist in their casting needs. In 2006, Grant Wilfley Casting was voted the best Film/TV casting director in New York by the readers of Backstage. In 2007, Grant Wilfley Casting expanded with a satellite office in Connecticut. Expansion continued in January 2008 with the opening of Grant Wilfley Casting’s Boston office. Instagram: gwcasting twitter: @GWCNYC

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Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

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