Monday, April 18, 2005

MTV And SEVENTEEN Magazine Announces Casting Call for OPERATION SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN and MTV are searching for fun, motivated girls who´d make the perfect, all-American role models.

If this sounds like you (or someone you know), enter the contest and you could be on the MTV reality show to compete for amazing prizes like a college scholarship, an appearance on the cover of SEVENTEEN, and internship at the magazine, and more!

If you are 18 or older, and enrolled in school or planning to enroll next year, you´re eligible to apply now!

To apply for this competition, you must:
a) be at least 18 years old
b) be enrolled or planning to enroll in school for the fall
c) download and complete the application by going to
d) get two letters of recommendation - one from a peer and one from a teacher or employer

You may apply to this competition in one of two ways:
1) Application via mail:
If you choose to apply this way, you must send us a package containing:
- your completed application
- your letters of recommendation
- a 5-10 minute videotape, on VHS or mini-DV. No other formats will be accepted. Your home tape should consist of the following: a personal introduction, telling us who you are and giving us a picture of your life; a summary of your goals and achievements; why you truly need this scholarship/experience to achieve your goals;and anything else you think we need to know. Relax, have fun, and let your personality shine through. Please remember that this is a movie starring you - you should be in front of the camera talking to it, not acting as the director behind the scenes. You are not being judged on the professionalism of this video, but please double-check before sending it to us that a) we can hear you (i.e. the tape/camera had functional sound when you filmed) and b) we can see you (i.e. there was enough light while you were filming that we can see you clearly)
- a photocopy of your driver´s license or other state or government issued ID with a photo and your date of birth
- at least two photos of yourself. One should be a clear closeup of your face, the other should be a full-length shot


Mail applications to:
MTV´s Seventeen Magazine Casting
2600 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica Ca 90404

2) Application via Open Call

You may also come to an open call. If you do, you should download and fill out the application, and bring it, along with your letters of recommendation and two photos (one closeup of your face, one full-length of your body) to one of our open call locations, dates, times, and locations TBD.