HELLO

Welcome to our site! We are Barefoot. Our business is finding great actors to play on-screen characters in Feature Films, TV Shows or TV Commercials.

We dig working on Short Films, Podcasts and Music Videos as well. It's all creative and expressive and that's what blows our hair back *.

Have a look around. Check out the gigs we have worked on. Check out our premises as well. If ya need us, just whistle - you know how to do that don't ya?

* And if you can tell us what Feature Film that wisecrack comes from, you are our kinda showbiz!

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CASTING

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short films

commercials

music videos

feature films

STUDIO HIRE

The Barefoot Studios are located in the historic and newly revitalised 3 Lamps District of Ponsonby in Auckland, New Zealand / Aotearoa Just 30 seconds from the studios are bars, cafes, restaurants, banks, plentiful parking and a post office.

The purpose built studios are situated on the first floor of a recently renovated site, which was completed in November 2007.

Studio Specs

SKY STUDIO Dimensions - 8m x 4.5m - Fully Carpeted, Sound Proofed, Wired and Air Conditioned with Airport and Ethernet Connection 1 x Mini DV Camera - HVR V1P (HDV 1080i) 1 x Sony Electret Condenser Microphone and Cable 1 x Sony UHF Wireless Lapel Microphone 1 x Manfrotto Tripod and Base Plate 1 x Teac Flat-screen Monitor / DVD Player 1 x Phillips DVD Player/Recorder 2 x 500w Lowell Lights with Adjustable Stands 4 x 58w Phillips New Generation Fluorescent Light Systems 1 x Digital Stills Camera with Tripod 1 x 2m x .8m Work Table

STREET STUDIO Dimensions - 4m x 4m - Fully Carpeted, Sound Proofed, Wired and Air Conditioned with Airport and Ethernet Connection 1 x Mini DV Camera - PDX10P 1 x Manfrotto Tripod and Base Plate 1 x Sony Electret Condenser Microphone and Cable 1 x Digitor TV Monitor 2 x 500w Lights with Adjustable Stands 2 x 58w Phillips New Generation Fluorescent Light Systems 1 x Digital Stills Camera with Tripod 1 x 2m x .8m Work Table

Waiting Room Dimensions – 5m x 4.5m – Fully Carpeted and Air-Conditioned

Galley Kitchen Dimensions – 3m x 1.5m – Mini-Fridge, Microwave, Rheem Boiling Water System

PARKING OPTIONS> Free 1 Hour Parking adjacent to premises in 3 Lamps Shoppers Carpark Free 2 Hour Parking behind premises in 3 Lamps Shoppers Carpark Paid Street Parking on main thoroughfares> Free All Day Parking in neighbourhood streets

SCREENTESTS

Require a screen test for an acting job, agent or overseas client? Within a professional environment, we offer script and scene work, text and character analysis for commercial or drama screen testing for the local or international market.

Additional Services DV Tape editing, DVD disc creation, MPEG creation and FTP Upload

Enquire about our price structure in our contacts page

ABOUT

Mike Dwyer has worked as a professional actor for 15 years and in the New Zealand casting industry since 2001

Matt Dwyer has been a professional actor for 12 years. He trained at Auckland’s Unitec Drama School (97 – 99) and gained a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts. He has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2002

Having the ability to work both in front of and behind the camera brings much insight into the on-screen acting process for both Matt & Mike.

Their Film casting includes: Feature Film - The Devil dared me to, A Song of Good Short Film - Dead Letters, Eating Sausage, Clean Linen, Aphrodites Farm Podcast Short – Some of my best friends are American

The Television Commercial territories they have cast for include: Worldwide, New Zealand, Australia, USA , Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Ireland, Singapore, South East Asia, India, Japan

CONTACT

We love it when we hear from our friends Use the details below or the form on the right to get in touch.

Barefoot Casting 1A Pompallier Terrace 3 Lamps, Ponsonby Auckland, NZ

+64 9 376 1000 +64 9 376 1004

matt@barefootcasting.com mike@barefootcasting.com info@barefootcasting.com

Matt +64 21 626 580 Mike +64 21 615 489