Talent6 Launches Mobile Casting Call Alerts

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Aspiring models, actors and background extras throughout the country are instantly notified with text alerts when casting calls for hit TV shows like, "Prison Break", "American Idol" and "LOST" are casting in their home town and surrounding area.

Imagine sitting at a cafe with your friends and suddenly you get a text message alert on your mobile phone that a new casting call opportunity is seeking background extras for a hit TV show has just been posted in your area. To your friends amazement, you fire up your laptop and apply to the casting call. Moments later, you receive another text alert that the casting director has just viewed your portfolio and wants you to attend the casting call. You politely excuse yourself from the table and say to your friends, "Excuse me, I'm needed on the set of "Prison Break".

Sound impossible? Well, it's happening and Talent6 is leading the way with instant casting call text alerts nationwide. Traditionally, actors, models and aspiring talent seeking casting call opportunities would browse local trade magazines, news ads or outdated web sites, most of which have already expired or have been filled. That's so 20th century. Today, Talent6, an entertainment company is changing the way casting directors find background talent or extras for hit TV shows, quickly and directly.

Here's how it works. Talent6 members sign up to receive instant casting call alerts based on the area they live in, gender, age and what type of casting call opportunity are they most interested in, for example, film, television, theater, etc. When a new casting call is posted at Talent6.com, which they receive over a thousand new casting calls a week, the member instantly receives a text alert on their mobile phone with information about the casting call. The member can login to the Talent6 web site and apply to the casting call. It's that simple and it's catching on fast.

In fact, you don't even have to be a member to sign up for casting call text alerts. It's available to everyone and anyone wanting to break into the entertainment industry at Talent6.com.

Marty Pistone, a producer and acting instructor with over 20 years of experience in Hollywood, says, "I was just blown away when I saw what Talent6 was offering with instant casting call alerts. To have the ability to reach thousands of actors and models in a specific area to specific casting calls is amazing."

The mobile market is skyrocketing. Over 12.5 billion messages were sent in the month of June 2006 up 71% from 7.3 billion in June 2005. The mobile market is changing the way we purchase movie tickets, concert tickets and basically communicate. "I was very skeptical at first about the mobile market, but it's a perfect fit for casting directors to reach new talent and for aspiring actors and models to instantly get connected to casting calls in their area," says Igor Reiant, CEO at Talent6.

Talent6 is currently sending out casting call text alerts for shows like, "LOST", "Prison Break" and "K-VILLE", along with thousands of casting calls for movies, TV commercials, reality shows and music videos. The mobile market is changing the way people communicate and Talent6 is changing the way people break into the entertainment industry.

About Talent6
Talent6 is an entertainment company providing casting call opportunities to everyone and anyone, with or without experience, wanting to break into the entertainment industry. Members can create personalized portfolios and submit to casting calls for hit TV shows, movies, reality TV and music videos throughout the US. Visit http://www.Talent6.com to sign up for casting call text alerts.

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Casting Management Office
Talent6
415-840-1040

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