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Paid Campaign- Looking for people with Long Term Conditions age 50+

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MEDIA: Leanne Flinn Casting Tue 19-May-20 17:47:59

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO BE IN THE LATEST
‘WE ARE UNDEFEATABLE’ CAMPAIGN!

ARE YOU ACTIVE OR RECENTLY TRYING TO BE MORE ACTIVE IN AND AROUND THE HOME, WITH LONG TERM CONDITIONS & AGE 50+? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
All genders
All ethnicities
From all areas of ENGLAND.
We are casting for the brilliant ‘We are Undefeatable’ campaign for 15 leading health charities.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWXoXJMg1gA

The campaign shows a diverse range of real people who while living with Long Term Conditions (LTCs) are still active and participate in Exercise or Activity at any level - in whatever way they can.
Please note: We are looking for non actors for this. You cannot have done any professional acting, performing or extra work before.
This might not always be conventional exercise to many people…
It could be walking to the shops and back, or making it up the stairs, we want to speak to people who in their own niche way manage to remain active despite their condition.
We want to portray a wide range of ethnic and economic diversity from across England (especially those living in Urban areas and in flats) and are looking for people with compelling stories age 50+.
SO! We are looking for people with long term conditions who have found ways to be active that work for them. These aren’t the ‘superhumans’ among us - they are regular people.
· A range of activities with some examples:

•Simple/fun ways of getting active in/around your home
•Relaxing/restorative activity like yoga
•Seated exercises
•Exercises with makeshift equipment
•Online videos and/or virtual classes

NB: We are NOT looking for people who dance as their primary activity.

Is this you or someone you know?
Participants would need to be happy to chat about their stories and experiences.
Specifically looking for these conditions (but not restricted to):
· Someone with Parkinson's disease
· Someone who either identifies their primary barrier to activity as being pain or low energy
· Someone who's just started being active either during or because of COVID-19
· Someone self-isolating & exercising on their own with an LTC.
· Someone with young children (note: ideally 50+)
· Someone living with a carer, or who is a carer for someone else (nb: the person exercising must have an LTC, regardless if they're the carer or the person being cared for). Alternatively someone who has a LTC who keeps active through a peer support or volunteering role
· Long term depression and anxiety Heart disease, stroke, hypertension (or other heart related conditions)
· MS, back pain, arthritis, early onset dementia, Asthma, Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes.

It will be fully paid if you are successful.
The shoot will take place beginning of June and will likely be in your own home.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email [email protected] with
1. A photo of you (snapshot on your phone is fine)
2. A bit about yourself and some brief information of your condition and the exercise you do or have just started.
3. Area you live and who you live with.
4. Age and contact number.
Please note: We are looking for non actors for this. You cannot have done any professional acting, performing or extra work before.
PLEASE APPLY ASAP or before Friday 22nd May.

Leanneflinn.com