Pilgrim Films & Television seeking Child Performers and their families


From the production company behind “Dirty Jobs,” “My Fair Wedding,” and “Ghost Hunters” comes a new unscripted reality television series pilot that follows child actors as they pursue their dreams. J.T. Austin, who played Max Russo on the Disney Channel series “Wizards of Waverly Place,” is teaming up with Pilgrim Films & Television and will serving as one of the show’s executive producers.

This new series will focus on a group of families in the Los Angeles area as they put their lives on hold to pursue their child’s dream of acting, singing or modeling. The casting directors want to see the sacrifice, the success and the frustration of families trying to make it in the entertainment industry today.

The casting directors want to see child performers who are still trying to get his or her first audition, or those who are on the brink of their first big break, and every stage in between.

Pilot episode will not be filmed until mid-2011. This will be a paid, non-union production. Pay rate is $2500 per family for the pilot.

To be considered for the show, submit the following:

● Full name of parents/legal guardians
● Full name of child performer.
● Location where you reside.
● Full contact information, please state best phone number to contact you.
● Separate recent photos of child performer and each family member.

Submit all of the above ASAP to:

[email protected]

In the SUBJECT LINE of your email, put “Child Performer Submission”.

or submit by postal mail to:

Semi Aboud
Child Performer Reality Show Casting
12020 Chandler Blvd.
Suite 200
North Hollywood, CA 91607

Producers are evaluating submissions now and may contact you to book family auditions at their North Hollywood office on Monday, December 13, 2010.

About Pilgrim Films & Television

Pilgrim Films & Television is the largest reality television production company in Los Angeles. Emmy-winning producer Craig Piligian founded Pilgrim Films & Television in 1997. Their work work spans across many cable networks including Discovery, TLC, Spike, SciFi & TruTV.