We are Casting Season 6 of
“The Great Norway Adventure”.
Aka “Alt For Norge” – Norway’s #1 Emmy Award Winning Reality TV Series.
If you haven’t heard of this show and you (or someone you know) are even just a little bit Norwegian, then you should check it out! Previous cast members say this is an awesome and life changing experience. Some have even been been inspired to moved to Norway! Wouldn’t you like to fly to Norway, have an exciting adventure, have a chance to meet relatives you don’t even know exist and win a cash prize of
- Must be a descendant of Norway (Have some Norwegian blood in your veins)
- Must have NEVER traveled to Norway (sorry non-negotiable)
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be at least 18 years old by Feb. 16, 2015 (there is no age limit)
You can email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application & Video Submission Deadline is December 3rd, 2014. Act Fast! Early application and video submissions receive immediate attention and give us ample time to get additional material from you that the producers may request, i.e., more family history.
This isn’t your typical Reality TV show. It’s not about the cast fighting or sabotaging each other. Chosen participants will travel to Norway to compete in good-natured, exciting and extreme cultural challenges.
The show is like a cross between “Who do you think you are” and “The Amazing Race”.
Every Cast member receives their unknown relative’s contact information, so it’s an amazing emotional and adventurous journey for all!
DATES TO BE AVAILABLE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE
Finalist Callback Dates: Scheduled to take place in Chicago during the week of February 16, 2015.
Production Dates: Be available for taping a portrait/presentation of you and your hometown. This will take place between April 8 and April 26, 2015 (2 days of filming on each contestant).
Be able to travel to Norway and be available for 2-10 weeks to participate in the production of this amazing adventure to be shot in Norway from late April to early July, 2015.
VIDEO SUBMISSION INFORMATION
ALL VIDEOS MUST BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD, 2014
WHAT WE WANT ON THE VIDEO:
Please introduce yourself and tell us why you think you are a perfect candidate for “The Great Norway Adventure 6 reality television series. MAKE IT FUN! We want to learn about you! Tell us about yourself, your family here in the U.S., your job, your personality, your hobbies and what makes you unique. Since your Norwegian history is on the application, you do not need to talk about this in depth, but please tell us about your connection to Norway and why you are passionate about being Norwegian. Tell us why you would like to be on the show and why you think you’d be a great cast member. PLEASE DO NOT MAKE THIS VIDEO LONGER THAN 5 MINUTES. For additional video tips please visit our casting board or click here.
We DO NOT accept YouTube or submissions posted on any internet site. If you post your video to YouTube or any other internet site, you will not be considered for the series. Videos CANNOT be ichatted.
ACCEPTABLE FORMATS FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Video formats must be in a M4V, MPEG, AVI, WMV or MOV files.
Upload your photos and video online to the below FTP site. Do not email videos. It will not work.
user id (case sensitive): norway
HOW TO LABEL YOUR SUBMISSIONS:
We need you to label your submissions with your FULL NAME so that we know who these belong to and can put them in the appropriate file so they can be reviewed right away. THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. We have received a lot of videos and photos labeled “my audition” or “jack12/5/12 video”. Unfortunately many of those never got a chance to be seen by the producers because we didn’t know who sent them.
WHAT IF I CAN’T UPLOAD MY VIDEO?
If you don’t have the ability to convert your video into a file, then you can mail us your submission video. The only format we will accept is a dvd or you can send on a small flashdrive/jumpdrive. We don’t have dubbing or viewing capabilities for any other video source.
Make sure to label everything with your full name, address, and contact numbers.
O’Connor Casting Company
1219 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Your submission tape will not be returned to you.
Do not contact O’Connor Casting by phone. If you have any questions, please email: email@example.com