The National Geographic Channel holds an open casting call for Russian Old Believer families working in the fishing and boat building industries interested in appearing in an upcoming “docu-reality” television series. A meeting about the series is 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nikolaevsk School in Nikolaevsk. National Geographic producers will be at the meeting and in town Jan. 28 to Feb. 1 to meet with prospective families.
The series is set in Homer and Kachemak Bay communities and looks at the world of Old Believers. “We are looking for individuals and families with big personalities who would like to be part of this series,” the producers said in a press release. Families cast in the series can earn up to $3,500 per episode. People with questions can call (212) 730-4545. Filming starts in March.