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Below you will find information about productions that are looking for extras. Please email the casting agencies directly for each of the projects listed below. Unfortunately, we cannot accept any information in the Chicago Film Office. We will update this page as soon as we receive the information from the productions so please check back.

 

Empire

To become an extra on "Empire" for FOX, please call 773.522.1908 or email empireextras@gmail.com

Click here for more information.

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Following is a list casting agencies in Chicago that may be able to provide additional information and opportunities.


Refer to Frequently Asked Questions and www.illinoisfilm.biz/productionguide for other ideas and suggestions.

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<p>Are you a passionate amateur baker? Can you whip up an impressive cake, tart, or loaf of bread? CBS is coming to Chicago December 8th to find amateur bakers. Apply now! <a target="_blank" href="http://cbsbakingshow.com">cbsbakingshow.com</a><br>
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Seeking all types of non-professional bakers from across the country. Whether you’re an athlete, teacher, truck driver or retiree, as long as you have the zest for baking, we want to hear from you!<br>
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Amateur skilled bakers will compete against one another in baking challenges that will test every aspect of their baking skills. At the end of the competition, one baker will ultimately be crowned the winner. The series follows the trials and tribulations of the competitors – young, old, from every background and every corner of the United States – as they attempt to prove their baking prowess. <br>
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<strong>Saturday, December 8th, 2012<br>
11am - 4pm<br>
Kendall College <br>
900 N. North Branch St.<br>
Chicago, IL 60622</strong></p>
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<h3 class="richtitle3">Now Casting The Food Network Star 9 in Chicago!<a href="/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office.Par.96125.Image.-1.-1.1.gif" target="_blank"><img src="/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office.Par.67696.Image.-1.-1.1.gif" alt="Food Network Star 9 flyer" id="/authorp2/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office#Par.67696.Image.-1.-1.1.gif /etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office#Par.96125.Image.gif" width="160" align="right" border="1" height="207"></a></h3>
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<p>We are looking for those with a captivating personality who believe they’re at the top of the culinary game and want to inspire a Food Network audience through their passion for food and cooking! We are currently search for innovative and experienced chef's for The Next Food Network Star, a widely successful culinary reality series on The Food Network! We are casting for Season 9 and we are holding an open casting call in Chicago on <strong>Wednesday, November 28th</strong>. If you are not available to attend one of the open calls, then you can still apply by submitting a home video.<br>
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<strong>Who:</strong> Those with a unique food perspective<br>
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<strong>When:</strong>            Wednesday, November, 28th, 2012 10 am-2 pm<br>
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<strong>Where: </strong> The Westin Michigan Avenue, 909 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611<br>
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<strong>How:</strong> For more info visit <a href="http://www.FoodNetworkStarCasting.com" target="_blank">www.FoodNetworkStarCasting.com</a> for details on how to apply.</p>
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<h3 class="richtitle3">NBC/Bear Grylls Casting in Chicago<a target="_blank" href="/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office.Par.90831.Image.-1.-1.1.gif"><img id="/authorp2/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office#Par.93644.Image.-1.-1.1.gif /etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office#Par.90831.Image.gif" alt="NBC/Bear Grylls Casting in Chicago flyer" src="/etc/medialib/explore_chicago/mose/film_office.Par.93644.Image.-1.-1.1.gif" width="160" align="right" border="1" height="115"></a></h3>
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<p>Looking for dynamic Teams of Two to take part in a new adventure competition series along with the king of survival experts, Bear Grylls! The duos will be dropped in a remote wilderness location - make it to the end and win the reward of a lifetime! We are looking for confident and competitive duos (married, siblings, parent/child 21+, best friends, engaged couples, co-workers, dating, exes, etc.) who think they have what it takes to survive the wild.<br>
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<strong>Open Casting Call Details:</strong></u><br>
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December 1, 2012 <br>
10 am - 4 pm<br>
XSport Fitness<br>
819 South State St.<br>
Chicago, IL 60605<br>
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For details and to apply, visit: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nbcbearshow.com">www.nbcbearshow.com</a></strong></p>
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<h3 class="richtitle3">VH1’S Hit Show “Tough Love” Is Back And Looking For Single Women!</h3>
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<p>VH1 Casting Directors and Master Matchmaker Steve Ward are looking for single women nationwide who need dating help for Season 5 of VH1’s “TOUGH LOVE”!</p>
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If you’re a terrific woman who is still single because you’re husband hungry, baby obsessed, married to your job, a single mom, too picky, unable to commit, or stuck in the ‘friend-zone’ then we want to meet you! Regardless of the reason for your being single, Steve will help you find your true love!</p>
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We are looking for single, attractive, successful, outgoing WOMEN who are up for the challenge! Let Steve help you figure out what you are doing wrong and teach you how to find Mr. Right!</p>
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<p>Applicants must be single, appear to be between the ages of 23 and 39, and ready, willing and able to meet the man of their dreams. We want real women with real dating stories! <br>
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Link to the application: <a href="https://ccasting.wufoo.com/forms/sexy-single-women-application/%20" target="_blank"> https://ccasting.wufoo.com/forms/sexy-single-women-application/ </a></p>
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<p>Following is a list casting agencies in Chicago that may be able to provide additional information and opportunities.</p>
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<h3 class="richtitle3"><a target="_blank" href="http://www.atmospherecastingchicago.com">Atmosphere Casting of Chicago </a></h3>
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<h3 class="richtitle3"><a target="_blank" href="http://www.extrascastingagency.com">Extras Casting Agency </a></h3>
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<h3 class="richtitle3"><a target="_blank" href="http://www.extraordinarycasting.net">Extra Ordinary Casting of Chicago </a></h3>
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<h3 class="richtitle3"><a target="_blank" href="http://www.thedarlingseries.com/joan-philo-casting/default.aspx">Joan Philo Casting </a></h3>
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Refer to <strong><a target="_self" href="http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/supporting_narrative/events___special_events/events/mose/chicago_film_office.html">Frequently Asked Questions </a></strong>and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.illinoisfilm.biz/productionguide"><strong>www.illinoisfilm.biz/productionguide </strong></a>for other ideas and suggestions.</p>