Argentina Experiencing a Boom in Demand for Child Actors

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Right now, Argentina is experiencing a boom in both the number of children attending casting calls as well as an increasing demand for children who work in acting and modeling. According to La Nación, more international producers are choosing Argentina to film their advertisements because of low production costs as well as the racial variety of the nation. The increase seems to be welcome, as children and their parents flock to casting calls, hoping for fame and the money that comes with it, often in American dollars. Like an adult actor, a child actor can make from 300 to 3,000 pesos simply by going to a call-back, making this a potentially life-style changing source of income for many families.

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