Thursday, March 11, 2010

BUD HOUSE - World Cup South Africa 2010

Ladies and gentlemen, I was just approached by some interesting people, looking to make the lives of 32 passionate soccer fans, into something they are going to remember for the rest of their lives - and best of all, it will happen in South Africa.

Summary: Bud House is casting for a project where one passionate soccer fan from each of the 32 qualifying nations in the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, will be selected to participate in this web reality show.

"If chosen, he or she will be flown to Cape Town, South Africa, for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and enjoy luxurious accommodations, thrilling excursions, and the opportunity to have the kind of access few fans ever have. Thirty-two fans - one from each of the qualifying countries - will live together, sharing their passion for their home team with each other and the world, as an award-winning production company films the excitement of the games and the overall FIFA World Cup™ experience."

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"In general, this is the biggest project of this kind anyone has ever attempted. Because there are 32 cast members, from all around the world, this is genuinely a project that wouldn't even have been possible during the last world cup. Before the advent of social networking and online media, it would have been necessary to have producers travel to each of the individual countries to find participants, which would have made the project cost-prohibitive. This is both a new kind of show and a new way to produce it."

Can you apply? Yes if you are resident (not sure if you have to be citizen of resident, I'm assuming being resident is good enough) of the following countries:

In the Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and U.S.A.

In Australasia and Africa: Algeria, Australia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Japan, New Zealand, North Korea, Nigeria, South Africa and South Korea

In Europe: Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland


-You must be at least 25 years of age by June 7, 2010.
-You must be able to speak and understand English. (Does NOT have to be perfect)
-You must have a passport that is valid until December 7, 2010 AND has three (3) empty visa pages.
-You must be available to live in South Africa from June 7 through July 14, 2010.
-You must be able to submit the application at The form must be completed to the best of your ability; you will NOT be judged on your WRITTEN English.
-You must be able to submit two (2) recent photos of yourself: One full-body shot and one close-up of your face.

Both men AND women, from ANY of the 32 qualifying World Cup nations, are encouraged to apply. A short 2-3 minute personal video may be requested - please be prepared to record one.

The application is a writable pdf and can be submitted online at Alternatively, applications can be submitted via e-mail to or faxed to U.S. fax number: (310) 492-9933. General questions and questions about the application should be sent to


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