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.
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We offer a complete package to both producers and directors, providing top-notch casting for principal players, day players, and background performers.

We offer a complete package to both producers and directors, providing top-notch casting for principal players, day players, and background performers.

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

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#GWCISeeking NON-UNION REAL COUPLES to portray Featured 1990s Couple Kissing on the street for the STARZ series, POWER B...
12/17/2020

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION REAL COUPLES to portray Featured 1990s Couple Kissing on the street for the STARZ series, POWER BOOK III: RAISING KANAN!

*SEEKING REAL COUPLES ONLY DUE TO COVID SAFETY. MUST BE COMFORTABLE KISSING ON CAMERA*
30s age range, all ethnicities.

NU bg rate: $165/10hrs.
Fittings and COVID tests are paid!

Tentatively films on Friday 1/22 exterior in NYC.
Mandatory COVID test on Wednesday 1/20 in Brooklyn.
TBD dates for fitting & initial COVID test prior to fitting.

Please note:
-Everyone must be 18+.
-Everyone must be local to the NYC tri-state area.
-Everyone must be lawfully able to work in the US.
-Everyone must be comfortable getting COVID tested prior to fitting or filming.

All men must be comfortable being clean shaven if needed.
NO visible tattoos.
Everyone must have 1990s appropriate hair or be willing to get a 1990s style hair cut! (NO weaves, long braids, ombre, unnatural looking hair colors for women.)

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union (not a SAG member)
-avail for 1/22 shoot date?
-avail for COVID test 1/20?
-flexible avail for additional COVID test and fitting in Jan?
-have you worked on Power Book III before?
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
- 2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair + photos together as a couple (NO editing, filters, sunglasses, masks, hats, etc. We need to clearly see your faces and hair!)
-are you ok receiving a 1990s hair cut if needed?
-MEN are you ok being clean shaven if needed?
-confirm you are your partner are comfortable kissing on camera
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to the NYC tri-state area
-confirm you are lawfully able to work in the US
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, REAL COUPLE."

*if you are submitting together with your partner in the same email, please be sure to include ALL info for both partners, and include both email addresses! If you are submitting separately, please note the name of your partner in your email.*

#gwc #gwci #ny #nyc #starz #power #powerbook3 #tv #television #couples #background #brooklyn #bronx #queens

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION REAL SKETCH ARTISTS in the style of Jules Feiffer, Caucasian Men for fea...
12/05/2020

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION REAL SKETCH ARTISTS in the style of Jules Feiffer, Caucasian Men for featured background work on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning award show THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, season 4!

Tentative shoot date is 1/27/2021. No visible tattoos .Must be comfortable working around atmospheric smoke. No wool allergies.
Men must be okay getting a 1960s haircut if needed and being clean shaven on the shoot date. Will be asked to sketch on camera.

Filming in NYC. Will be asked to attend a wardrobe fitting in Brooklyn before work date. There will be mandatory covid tests prior to fitting and work date(s). Covid tests are provided by production and are paid. PPE must be worn at all times at fitting and on set when not on camera.

If interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-YOUR NAME
-PHONE#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-all wardrobe sizes (Men: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe. Women: height, weight, dress, bust, waist, hip, shoe)
-What forms of ID you can bring to set to fill out an I9.
-If you worked on SEASON 3, if so when and as what.
-Confirm you are local to the NY Tri-state area
-Men: are you okay getting a 1960s haircut by our hair dept?
-Men: are you okay being clean shaven on the work date?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-Please attach current, candid photos. Need to see current hair style and length. One photo should be full body.
-Please explain, in detail, your experience as a sketch artist
-Please attach photos of your work and if possible a video of you drawing.
***subject line should say "FACEBOOK SKETCH ARTIST

PAID GIG! $188/8hrs

Visit our website for more info on how to register: https://www.gwcnyc.com/register

#nyc #acting #backgroundwork #1960s #vintage #themarvelousmrsmaisel #gwci #film #television #mrsmaisel #sketchartists #sketchbook #sketch #artists

#GWCISeeking professional dancers (18-40s, female) to play 1960 Strip Club performers on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning...
12/03/2020

#GWCISeeking professional dancers (18-40s, female) to play 1960 Strip Club performers on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning award show THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, season 4!

This is for SAG-AFTRA Principal Dancer Contract.

Must be comfortable appearing on camera in pasties and g-string while performing various Burlesque-style stripteases.

Rehearsals begin late January 2021. Filming March - June 2021. Mandatory COVID testing provided by production. Filming in NYC. Costume fittings in Brooklyn, NY. Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke.

Also casting for special ability background dancers who are comfortable appearing nude/topless on camera for same scenes.

If interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-YOUR NAME
-PHONE#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-Confirm you are local to the NY Tri-state area
-Please attach current, candid photos. Need to see current hair style and length. One photo should be full body.
***subject line should say "FACEBOOK DANCERS"

Must be prepared to submit self-tape audition upon request.

Visit our website for more info on how to register: https://www.gwcnyc.com/register

#nyc #acting #dancers #burlesque #1960s #vintage #themarvelousmrsmaisel #gwci #film #television #mrsmaisel

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION Men okay with an early 1960s haircut. Ages 18-99, all ethnicities) for b...
12/01/2020

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION Men okay with an early 1960s haircut. Ages 18-99, all ethnicities) for background work on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning award show THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, season 4!

Seeking early 1960s types.

Men must be okay getting a 1960s haircut if needed and being clean shaven on the shoot date. NO VISIBLE TATTOOS, for everyone: no tattoos on neck or handles. For men, no tattoos on elbows and down.Must be comfortable working around atmospheric smoke. No wool allergies.

The series will being filming in NYC starting mid January 2021. Will be asked to attend a wardrobe fitting in Brooklyn before work date. There will be mandatory covid tests prior to fitting and work date(s). Covid tests are provided by production and are paid. PPE must be worn at all times at fitting and on set when not on camera.

If interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-YOUR NAME
-PHONE#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-all wardrobe sizes (Men: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe. Women: height, weight, dress, bust, waist, hip, shoe)
-What forms of ID you can bring to set to fill out an I9.
-If you worked on SEASON 3, if so when and as what.
-Confirm you are local to the NY Tri-state area
-Men: are you okay getting a 1960s haircut by our hair dept?
-Men: are you okay being clean shaven on the work date?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-Please attach current, candid photos. Need to see current hair style and length. One photo should be full body.
***subject line should say "FACEBOOK MAISEL SEASON 4"

Please note, once we receive your email submission, we will keep you on file for the duration of the season, so please do not be discouraged if you haven't heard from us right away! There will be many opportunities.

***Please submit if you'd like to be considered for season 4, even if we have your info on file from past seasons.

PAID GIG!

Visit our website for more info on how to register: https://www.gwcnyc.com/register

#nyc #acting #backgroundwork #1960s #vintage #themarvelousmrsmaisel #gwci #film #television #mrsmaisel

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION Women with short hair (long bob length or shorter). Ages 18-99, all ethn...
12/01/2020

#GWCISeeking is seeking SAG-AFTRA and NON UNION Women with short hair (long bob length or shorter). Ages 18-99, all ethnicities) for background work on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning award show THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, season 4!

Seeking early 1960s types.

Women's hair requirements are as follows: No fashion colors. No wigs. No weaves. No braids. No undercuts. No ombré or unnatural looking highlights. No roots if hair is colored. Hair must be above the shoulders, it cannot touch the shoulders. If hair touches shoulders, it will need to be cut by our hair dept. Gray hair on more mature women is great. NO VISIBLE TATTOOS, for everyone: no tattoos on neck or handles. For men, no tattoos on elbows and down. For women, no leg, arm or shoulder tattoos. Must be comfortable working around atmospheric smoke. No wool allergies.

The series will being filming in NYC starting mid January 2021. Will be asked to attend a wardrobe fitting in Brooklyn before work date. There will be mandatory covid tests prior to fitting and work date(s). Covid tests are provided by production and are paid. PPE must be worn at all times at fitting and on set when not on camera.

If interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-YOUR NAME
-PHONE#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-all wardrobe sizes (Men: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe. Women: height, weight, dress, bust, waist, hip, shoe)
-What forms of ID you can bring to set to fill out an I9.
-If you worked on SEASON 3, if so when and as what.
-Confirm you are local to the NY Tri-state area
-Women: what is the current length of your hair?
-Women: does your hair touch your shoulders?
-Women: do you have any highlights, undercuts, weaves, braids, bayalage or color in your hair? Or do you wear a wig?
-Women, if your hair touches your shoulders, are you okay having it cut by our hair dept?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-Please attach current, candid photos. Need to see current hair style and length. One photo should be full body.
***subject line should say "FACEBOOK MAISEL SEASON 4"

Please note, once we receive your email submission, we will keep you on file for the duration of the season, so please do not be discouraged if you haven't heard from us right away! There will be many opportunities.

***Please submit if you'd like to be considered for season 4, even if we have your info on file from past seasons.

PAID GIG!

Visit our website for more info on how to register: https://www.gwcnyc.com/register

#nyc #acting #backgroundwork #1960s #vintage #themarvelousmrsmaisel #gwci #film #television #mrsmaisel

#GWCSeeking Twin babies in the NYC area to portray son of principal for ABC's, "FOR LIFE". Seeking male or female babies...
11/19/2020

#GWCSeeking Twin babies in the NYC area to portray son of principal for ABC's, "FOR LIFE". Seeking male or female babies from 6 to 10 months old African American babies (preferably 8 months). Dates are TBD but will likely between 11/23 and 12/04. A COVID test will be required for the guardian prior to the work date.

To be considered, please email [email protected] with the subject line "FB, 207 Babies" and the following information:

Child Name:
Parent/Guardian Name:
Cell #:
Email Address:
Baby Length & Weight:
Baby DOB:
Work Permit Exp date:
Please also send a few current, natural photos of your babies with the above information.
Thanks!

#ABC #tv #actingjobs #backgroundwork #nycacting #tvjobs #extras #extrawork #nyc #kids #childactor

#GWCSeeking twin babies in the NYC & surrounding areas to portray daughter of principal for Emmy Award winning Amazon se...
11/19/2020

#GWCSeeking twin babies in the NYC & surrounding areas to portray daughter of principal for Emmy Award winning Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 4!

Seeking Caucasian babies, female, 18 months- 24 months

Work dates would be throughout season (a couple days per episode)- filming begins in January 2021 through June 2021

Most shoot dates will be filming at our stages in Brooklyn. There will be a baby nurse on set each day and the rate will be $300/4 hours per baby. Guardian/parent who will be accompanying babies on set will need to receive a COVID nasal swab test, which will be provided by production ahead of the work dates. Babies over 2 years old will also be required to receive the covid test prior to filming.

Email pictures and info below to [email protected] with subject line "MAISEL TWINS"
-Child Name:
-Parent/Guardian Name:
-Cell #:
-Age of twins
-Email Address:
-Baby Length & Weight:
-Baby DOB:
-Are you local to the NY tri-state area?
-Please note if child has valid NY work permit. Work permit can be obtained online for first time working babies.
-Available for duration of filming (January 2021-June 2021)
-Email current pictures and info below to [email protected] with subject line "MAISEL TWINS"
#Amazon#tv #actingjobs #backgroundwork #nycacting #tvjobs #extras #extrawork #nyc #babies #twins #infant #twinmom #momsofmultiples #momsofnyc #themarvelousmrsmaisel

11/18/2020
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#gwciseeking 4-7 year old Caucasian girl (3'7) with dark blonde or light brown hair for photodouble work on the HBO limited series Scenes from a Marriage. Filming in Mount Vernon, NY on 12/1/20 and 1/14/20. Mandatory COVID testing provided by production. Pay rate: $209 per day.

To submit, please register your child at https://www.gwci.app/talent/

#kids #children #ny #hbo #casting

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#GWCISeeking SAG AFTRA OR NON UNION with photography experience to portray fashion photographer's assistant for new Netf...
11/18/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG AFTRA OR NON UNION with photography experience to portray fashion photographer's assistant for new Netflix series, Untitled Art Project.

All ages/ethnicities welcome to submit!

The shoot date will be Wednesday, 11/25 and will be filming in Brooklyn. The rate for the shoot will be SAG special ability $178/8.

There will be a mandatory COVID test provided by production on Sunday, 11/22 which will be paid as $100 stipend. Everyone will also receive rapid tests on the day of work

-Must be local to the NYC area
-Must be lawfully able to work in the US

If available, please email [email protected] with:
-name
-phone number
-note whether you are SAG or non union
-avail for all dates (Test on Sun 11/22, work on Wed, 11/25)
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair (include close up and full body. no filters, hats, sunglasses, etc!)
-describe your photography experience. Include a link to portfolio or website if you have!
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to the NYC area
-confirm you can lawfully work in the US
Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, REAL PHOTOGRAPHER"
#gwc #gwci #netflix #nyc #ny #extra #background #actor #photography #photographer #photographyassistant

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION African American Male to portray Featured 1990s "Hair Cut Kid" on POWER BOOK III - RAISING KANAN!...
11/14/2020

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION African American Male to portray Featured 1990s "Hair Cut Kid" on POWER BOOK III - RAISING KANAN!

Ages 18-29 (to portray younger)

Seeking someone who is willing to get a hair cut into a crazy/bad 90s style for work on camera! (The hair department will cut it back to a normal length at the end of the work day!)

DATES:
1st COVID test 11/18 in Brooklyn
Fitting + 2nd COVID test 11/20 in Brooklyn
Works 11/23 exterior in Brooklyn

Please note:
-COVID Testing is MANDATORY to attend costume fitting or work on set!
-Everyone will also receive rapid tests on the day of fitting and work
-Must be local to the NYC area
-Must be lawfully able to work in the US
-Must be ok being clean shaven (facial hair)
-Must be comfortable with hair cut!

NU bg rate: $165/10hrs
Fitting rate: $30/2hrs
COVID test rate: $60/4hrs

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for all dates (Test on 11/18, Fit on 11/20, Work on 11/23)
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair (include close up and full body. no filters, hats, sunglasses, etc!)
-confirm you are ok with the hair cut scenario
-confirm you are ok being clean shaven
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to the NYC area
-confirm you can lawfully work in the US
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, PB3 Hair Cut Kid."

#gwc #gwci #starz #power #powerbook3 #raisingkanan #1990s #nyc #ny #extra #background #actor #90shair #90sstyle
#brooklyn

#GWCISeeking Twin babies around 6-17 months (boys or girls) with olive/medium skin tone - Caucasian/Greek/Italian, Latin...
11/13/2020

#GWCISeeking Twin babies around 6-17 months (boys or girls) with olive/medium skin tone - Caucasian/Greek/Italian, Latinx, Middle Eastern, etc.] to play the Daughter of a Principal on NBC series Manifest.
Filming multiple dates, November 23rd through December 11th LIC, Queens area. Possible photo double work for mother if she matches principal.
Please send submissions to [email protected]:
-Twins names & ages
-Parent or Guardian's name
-Current photos
-Parent or Guardian's phone number
Mandatory COVID testing provided by production for adult guardians/parents. Mandatory wearing of facial coverings for all adults.
Visit our website for more info on how to register: https://www.gwcnyc.com/register
#casting #gwci #gwcnyc #background #extras #nyc #film #tv #gigs #twins #babies

11/11/2020

#GWCISeeking NON UNION High fashion types for work on the HBO Max series "TBW"!

Filming in NYC. This is a paid extra work! $165/10hrs. Must be at least 18 years old to work this scene.

Tentative shoot dates are 11/18 & 11/19 (with 2 covid tests prior to working- 11/16 & 11/17). Interior work!

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-Name
-SAG-AFTRA or Non-Union
-phone number
-Avail for 11/18 & 11/19
-Avail for both covid tests 11/16 & 11/17 (must be able to do both testing days_
-Height & Weight
-Please note what form(s) of ID you can bring to set to fill out an I9?
-please confirm you are 18 years old or older.
-Have you worked on the show before?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-Please attach a current, candid photo that depicts your current look and one attached in your most high fashion look.
***Subject line should say "FACEBOOK HIGH FASHION"

You can also register for background work at www.gwci.app/talent#gwc
#gwci #HBOMAX #nyc #actor #background #extras #hairstylist #highfashion #fashionista

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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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Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

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(212) 685-3537

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