Casting call: Para-cyclists for Bridgestone commercial

The Olympic Channel is casting for a commercial featuring para-cyclists. Details below.

Shoot dates: 9/12 & 9/13
Location: NY/NJ/CT
Pay: $350 for 1 day
Contact: for details and how to audition

[PARA-CYCLIST KID] 10-14, male or female, any ethnicity, someone who can ride a bicycle. Someone with a
prosthetic leg, arm, hand, etc. Must be at least 4’9” tall. Very good bike rider. Competitive cycling experience a plus.

[PARA-CYCLIST ADULT] 20-33, male or female, any ethnicity. Someone believable as an Olympic cyclist. Looking
for someone with a prosthetic leg, arm, hand, etc. A cyclist on the U.S. Paralympics Cycling team. Must be at least
4’9” tall and skilled at cycling. Competitive cycling experience a plus.

Sport Doesn’t Care Who You Are

Samsung commercial in support of the London 2012 Paralympics. Sport doesn’t care where you’re from, if you’re a man or a woman, tall, thin, big or short. Sport doesn’t care how you got here, how much money you make, what you believe in or not. It doesn’t care if you have two legs, one leg or wheels. Sport only cares that you’re here to take part and give your all to win.

C4 lines up Paralympic doc series in UK

From Realscreen:

UK terrestrial Channel 4 has commissioned a 10-part documentary series following the lives of a range of different Paralympians, ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games which are being held in London next year.

Best of British will focus on Paralympic athletes from a range of different sports, including racing, sitting volleyball, swimming, shot putting, wheelchair rugby, Cerebral Palsy football, para equestrian, tennis and blind football.

The series promises to reveal “the brutal training regimes and the fierce rivalries as they compete for a place in Paralympics GB.”

The series will premiere later this year, and is produced by Two Four. It was commissioned by C4?s commissioning editor for documentaries Mark Raphael.

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