John A Schakel Jr
Acting Projects
Last Up Date 03/01/2017

 

#

Date

 Live
Conventions

Music
Video

Film

TV

Commercial

Print

Produced by

Location

Remarks

Video Clips

Total

Completed

3

2

38

10

44

3

 

 

 

 

100 04/14/2017       PBS Special -  Hattie Bryant "I'll Have It My Way"     Glass Onion Productions Blue Moon Studio
Clearwater FL
Audience member  
99 02/16/2017         Blue Cross Blue Shield   Intermark Group Production Maitland Commons
Maitland FL
B-Roll as doctor  
98 12/28/2016     A Visit With Pearl       FireDrive Films
Director Sarah Peterson, Written by Jason Allen, Producer Jared Bolhuis, Director of Photography James Neihouse
Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando FL I was Preston visiting my wife's grave for the first time. Photos by
Jack Goras
97 06/19/2016     Z: The Beginning of Everything
ESP-2
      Amazon Stuidos
by Tim Blake Nelson
Savannah GA Towns People &
Country Club
Member
 
96 05/18/2016         CC Big Party   CMR Studios
by Mike Webber
St Petersburg FL Old man talking about  a party after being Cremated Video
95 02/05/2016         911 Pendent     Blue Water Studios Playing Catch with Grandson & Paying Bills  
94 01/19/2016         College Hunks Moving Company   Scatter Brothers Productions Palm Harbor FL Man walking out of house to Trucks  
93 01/13/2016     Unbeatable Kimmy Schmit       Univeral Studio Orlando FL Rider on Rocket Roller-Coaster  

92

12/22/2015

 

 

 

 

Magic Car Buddy

 

Jordon Direct  Company

Clearwater FL

Getting in out of car and Testimonial

 

91 10/22/2015      

Condo Cops
Season 1
Esipode 5
CW WTOG TV

    Condo Cops Inc by Mike Perez Clearwater FL Sam - The Maintenance Man picking up poop in the hall way  
90 09/21/2015         Windows 10   Triad Retail Media
by Holly Jamison
St Petersburg FL On Motorcycle saying "I'm a 10"  

89

08/27/2015

 

 

 

 

Sit To Stand Cane

 

Blue Water Studio

Clearwater FL

Getting in & out of chair and car with/without the cane

 

88

08/26/2015

 

 

 

 

Spin Mop Commercial

 

 

Tampa FL

Audiance & Testimonial

 

87

07/28/2015

 

 

 

 

Publix Apron Cooking School

 

Publix of Orlando

Orlando FL

Audiance & learning How to Cook

 

86

03/12/2015

 

 

 

 

Florida Hospitals

 

Double A Production By Marcus Ubumgen

Orlando FL

Man on streecher being loaded into an Ambulance

 

85 02/24/2015     Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children       Produced by
Tim  Burton
St Petersburg FL Smart Mart Male Shopper  
84 02/21/2015     Walk on Water - Family Reunion       Produced by
Richard Nation
St Petersburg FL Convenience Store Owner Award:
2016 Great Lakes #GLCFF Christian Film Festival Best Comedy / 2016 AFA Truth Awards Best Comedy / 2016 AFA Truth Awrds Best Hair & Makeup Winner / Awrd Winner Christian Film Festival Newport News VA 2016

83

01/29/2015

 

 

This is How it Starts!

 

 

 

Produced by
Michael Ferraro

Orlando FL

Played Grandpa Leo 
with Alzheimer's

Video
Pass Word -
Louie

82 05/19/2014         ComCast -
Voice of the Customer
  Unboxed Technology
By Dave Romero
Universal Studio
Orlando FL
Audience  
81 05/14/2014       KZK TV ESP 102 Untitled     Mesquite Productions Inc
By Johan Renck
Homestead FL ICU Adminatrator  

80

08/29/2013

 

 

 

Success TV

 

 

Omega Studios

Clearwater FL

Studio Audience
learning about Internet Advertizing

 

79

08/28/2013

 

 

 

Success TV

 

 

Omega Studios

Clearwater FL

Studio Audience learning about making money in Real Estate

 

78

08/22/2013

 

 

 

 

OUC (Olando Utility Compnay)

 

Hooah Ineractive Communications by Ricardo Ortiz

Winter Park FL

Retired US Navy man paying is OUC bill at 7/11 ATM

 

77

06/30/2013

 

 

 

 

Tampa Theater

 

Jolt Productions by Pete Guzzo

Tampa Theater, Tampa FL

Grandpa taking Grandson to Theater

 

76

08/18/2012

 

 

The Coffee Shop

 

 

 

Rich Nation
Spry TV
CTN (Christian TV Network)

Largo & Safety Harbor FL

Lead - Business Man

Video

75 07/24/2012     America I       Heidi Garcia
The Art Institute of Tampa
Tampa FL Lead - Homeless Vet

Photos 

Video

74

11/29/2011

 

 

 

 

Brighthouse Commercial

 

PP+K Productions
by Joey Crawford

Lake Tarpon
Tarpon Springs, FL

Old Fisherman - in a dingy saying "Hello, Friend"

 

73

10/23/2011

 

 

Lady without Substance

 

 

 

Ni-Cola Entertainment
by Nicola Cuti

New Port Richey FL

Joey - Deli Delivery Guy

 

72

08/26/2011

 

 

Demon

 

 

 

Ocean Production
by Luis Montalvo

Bradenton FL

Randolpf - runs out of gas in the woods

 

71

06/10/2011

 

 

Confessions of a Sailor at Red House Inn

 

 

 

Media 153 Network by Kurt Krauss

Sturgeon Bay WI

Old Tobe - Old Fisherman of the Great Lakes

Old Tobe.jpg

70

06/08/2011

 

 

Shock House

 

 

 

Ni-Cola Entertainment by Nick Cuti

St Petersburg FL

Mr Carelli

 

69

04/30/2011

 

 

Ale House Training  Film

 

 

 

Tim Van Brackle

Ale House
Kisseemee FL

Good & Bad
Costumer - Improv

 

68

04/16/2011

 

 

Justifiable Circumstance

 

 

 

RnD Entertainment by Donald Reynolds

Tampa FL

Dr Wally - Pain Management Clinic Doctor

Schakel - Dr Wally.jpg
Video

67

02/25/2011

 

 

 

 

Krutch II Golf Putter

 

Rosemark Golf

TPC Tampa Bay Golf Course,
Lutz FL

Putting with Krutch II and gave Testimonial

 

66

11/15/2010

 

 

 

 

Microguard
Anti-Skid

 

HCP Associates

WEDU Studio Tampa FL

Old man with cane walking upside down

 

65 10/07/2010     Coming Back Home       Shea Films by Matthew Mchann New Port Richey FL Father Hennessey  
64 10/06/2010         Freedom Health Plan   Gray Films Productions Indie Studios,
St Petersburg FL
B-roll moving signs  
63 09/22/2010         Publix   Publix of Lakeland FL Lakeland FL Deli Clerk  
62 09/10/2010       Burn Notice: Last Stand     TVM Productions Miami FL New York Business Man  

61

07/30/2010

 

 

 

The Glades: Second Chance Episode #109

 

 

TVM Productions

Hialeah Race Track, Miami FL

Millionaire Bidding on Race Horses

 

60

07/27/2010

 

 

Publix Training Film

 

 

 

Publix of Lakeland FL

Publix Lutz FL

Customer looking for Organic Pasta

 

59

03/21/2010

 

 

Tagged

 

 

 

Creature Productions
by Nicola Cuti

Tampa FL

Principle Grandpa Omar

Trailer

58

01/26/2010

 

 

 

 

Tony Little Body by Bison

 

HSN

Tampa FL

Testimonial for Bison Burgers/Hot Dogs

 

57

01/13/2010

 

 

Publix

 

 

 

Publix

Lakeland FL

Clerk/training film

 

56

12/12/2009

 

 

 

 

Collar Stays

 

Blue Water Media
Clearwater FL
Producer
Jennifer Maxwell

Pinellas Park, FL

B Roll showing collars with stays in them

 

55

12/05/2009

 

 

Operation: Light Out

 

 

 

Writen/Produced by
Justine Frank

Venice FL

Extra: Old man in Nursing Home with walker

 

54

10/23/2009

 

 

 

 

 

Buying a home

Orca Media
London, England

Kissimmee FL

Couple buying an 8 Bedroom 6 Bath House

Photos

53

08/14/2009

 

 

Profanity the Movie

 

 

 

Creative Logic
Producer
Paul Zadie
Director/Writer
Eric Mile

Orlando FL

Preacher, preaching in church

 

52

08/10/2009

 

 

 

 

 

Amtrak Auto Train

Image USA
Producer

Nicole Folkes-Johnson

Photographer

Erick Klein
Director

Shawn Arthur

Amtrak Auto Train, Sanford FL

Senior Couple on train

 

51

06/29/2009

 

 

 

 

 

Publix

Publix

Lakeland FL

Print Work as a Customer & Baggier

 

50

06/09/2009

 

 

 

 

Tony Little -  Body by Bison -  Burgers/Hot-Dogs/Steaks

 

Tony Little -  Body by Bison -  Burgers/Hot-Dogs/Steaks

St Petersburg FL

Testimonial for Burgers/Hot-Dogs/Steaks

 

49

03/24/2009

 

 

Publix Training Film

 

 

 

Publix
Lakeland FL

Publix
Lakeland FL

Training Film -  Publix Customer

 

48

02/04/2009

 

 

 

 

Gyro Spa & Handy Grip

 

Jordon Production
Bruce Jordon

Tampa FL

Used in shower and on stairs - Testimonial

 

47

12/20/2008

 

 

Jules Dongu Saves the World

 

 

 

Lite Wave Media
by Christian Schwier & Jeff Hillyer

Tampa FL

Principle - Senitor

 

46

11/25/2008

 

 

Prime of your Life

     

Prime of your Life Production
by Nicole Abisinio & Kelly King

St Petersburg FL

New York Business Man in Winter & Bum at Bus Stop

Trailer

Photos

45

11/06/2008

 

 

Stuck in Time

     

Contrasting Film Production
by Lamar Edwards

Univ of Tampa
Tampa FL

Bum begging for money

Photo

44

11/02/2008

 

 

When Then Afterwards

     

World on your Shoulders
by Philip Atlas

Orlando FL

Extra Comforting Father

 

43

10/23/2008

 

 

The Golden Arm

 

 

 

Ducky Grrl Production
(Carolyn Luke)

UCF
Orlando FL

Vigil, The Revenant Tree

 

42

08/12/2008

 

 

Don't Hold Your Breath

 

 

 

Broken Phonebooth Productions
by Brent Larson

West Palm Beach FL

Scuba Diver

 

41

08/02/2008

 

 

Eastern Sunset

 

 

 

 Harvey Productions

Saint Petersburg FL

Homeless Man


Photo

 

40

06/22/2008

 

 

Underclass Heroes

 

 

 

Neuphoric Entertainment

Tampa FL

Super Hero Team Inc. Intern Interviewer

 

39

03/28/2008

 

 

 

 

Air Go Nomic

 

Juston Production

Clearwater FL

RV Owner

Clips

38

01/09/2008

 

 

Misconceptions

 

 

 

Misconceptions Productions

Old Clearwater Court House, Clearwater FL

Extra - Background people

 

37

01/07/2008

 

 

 

Jury TV - Tough Love

 

 

Oasis Media Productions

Old Bartow Court House, Bartow FL

Principle - Southern Judge Edward Strickland

1. Trailer

2. Lakeland Ledger Article

36

11/01/2007

 

 

 

 

Big Break Promo

 

Innovative Monkey Producations

Orlando FL

Principle - Old man sharing false teeth

Video

35

10/04/2007

 

"March Out" by Fort Paster

 

 

 

 

Catch Entertainment LLC

Saint Petersburg FL

Part of Marching Group

 

34

08/12/2007

 

 

Charlie Wall: The Documentary
(
The Ghost of Ybor)

 

 

 

1 Day Productions

Ybor City, Tampa FL

Lead
Charlie Wall
=====
IFF 2009 Florida Choice Award

On DVD at
Amazon.com


CW-1.jpg
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33

07/27/2007

 

 

 

 

Turtle Pillow

 

Jodon Productions

Lutz Florida

Testimonial

 

32

07/11/2007

 

 

National Terrorism Preparedness Institute - Police Training film

 

 

 

Begin Productions

SPC All State Building, Saint Petersburg FL

Principle
Trial Judge

Judge-1 - John Schakel Jr.jpg

Judge-2 - John Schakel Jr.jpg

31

05/21/2007

EMC Convention

 

 

 

 

 

Florida Robotics

 Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL

Operator/improv with attentents at convention with Tagi (robot)

 

30

05/12/2007

 

 

 

 

Fish Pen

 

Wise Productions

Cresent Lake, ST Petersburg FL

Fishing during Lunch hour in Business Suit & Testimonial

 

29

05/08/2007

 

Somethin' Catchy

 

 

 

 

Innovative Monkey Producations

Last Stage Out of Town, Lake Alfred FL

Extra - Uncle Bob  Crab Cake Vender Chased By Bear

Video

28

03/25/2007

 

 

Hooked

 

 

 

P1R4T3D M3D14 Productions

Orlando Florida

Principle - Baitshop Owner - Sam

 

27

03/13/2007

 

 

 

 

10 Step Marketing

 

Blue Moon Media

Saint Petersburg Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

26

02/15/2007

 

 

American News

 

 

 

Moving Mountains Production Inc

Ybor City, Tampa FLorida

Extra - Various

 

25

01/19/2007

 

 

Are you Ready for a Challenge Wedding

 

 

 

Too Productions

Ybor City, Tampa Florida

Extra - wedding guest

 

24

12/19/2006

 

 

 

 

Flex-O Gas Saving Pill

 

Kingstar Direct

Palm Harbor Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

23

12/17/2006

ICE Exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

Florida Robotics

Kissimmee Florida

Improv with Woody the Talking Chirstmas Tree (robot)

 

22

12/10/2006

ICE Exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

Florida Robotics

Kissimmee Florida

Improv with Woody the Talking Chirstmas Tree (robot)

 

21

10/10/2006

 

 

 

 

Autos on Demand

 

Send Tec Productions

Tampa Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

20

10/06/2006

 

 

 

 

Health Care - Knee Replacement

 

TVC Productions

Clearwater FLorida

Had bad knee that needed replaced

 

19

07/27/2006

 

 

 

Dr "G" Skelton Series

 

 

Atlas Media Productions

Tavares  FLorida

Principle -  Lead Archologist

 

18 

05/23/2006

 

 

 

 

Bock to Rock & Beyond

 

Morris Productions

HSN Studios, Saint Petersburg Florida

Part of audience for Estebon guitar commercial

 

17

05/20/2006

 

 

Al Vi Ne Al

 

 

 

George Tsalikis Productions

Saint Petersburg Florida

Principle - Black Suit Man

 

16

05/19/2006

 

 

Make Dreams Come True

 

 

 

Omni Productions

Orlando Florida

Osceola County  Hotel Training Film - Principle - Upset Hotel Guest

 

15

05/15/2006

 

 

 

 

AHasage

 

Wize Production

Tierra Verde Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

14

05/08/2006

 

 

 

Dr "G" Skelton Series

 

 

Atlas Media Productions

Orlando Florida

Principle - Medical Investigater

 

13

04/28/2006

 

 

 

 

Focus Credit Service

 

Sendteck Productions

Riverview Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

12

04/14/2006

 

 

 

 

Cingular Phones

 

Cingular Productions

Saint Petersburg

Old Man asking young girl how to text message

 

11

03/09/2006

 

 

 

 

Nuclean Vitimans

 

Reliant Productions

Saint Petersburg Florida

Office Manager thanking work for good work

 

10

03/09/2006

 

 

 

 

Total Vision Sunglasses

 

Wize Productions

Clearwater Florida

Gave Testimonial

 

9

02/23/2006

 

 

 

 

Dog Hygiene

 

Franklin Media

Tarpon Springs Florida

Cleaning Dogs Teeth and feeding.

 

8

12/14/2005

 

 

 

 

Refund TV

 

Credit Hotline Inc

Fermans, Tampa Florida

Gave Testimonial

View Here

7

12/07/2005

 

 

 

 

Tony Little

 

Tampa Digital

Tampa Digital Studio, Tampa Florida

Filming of hands pushing buttons on scale and feet on scale

 

6

12/06/2005

 

 

 

 

Vintage Express

 

Reliant Productions

Michael's Grill, Tampa Florida

Gave Testimonial

View Here

5

11/29/2005

 

 

Heinsberg Uncertainty Principal

 

 

 

Big D Pitchas

Pegagsus Landing, Orlando Florida

Principal Part - Old Clay - Old man comes back in time with time machine.

 

4

08/31/2005

 

 

 

 

TiVo

 

SendTech Inc
Spike (Steven) Conklin

Exective Center, Saint Petersburg FL

Walking around during block party.

 

3

08/22/2005

 

 

 

 

HSN NFL Sports Attire

 

Send Tech Inc
Spike (Steven) Conklin

Saint Pete Times Forum, Tampa Florida

Modeling Football Jersey

 

2

08/08/2005

 

 

 

 

Harry Lorraine Memory Power Show

 

KeyFrame Productions
Carson

KeyFrame Production Studio, Clearwater FL

Gave Testimonial

 

1

06/30/2005

 

 

 

 

Act Now

 

Act Now

Act Now Studio, Seminole FL

Interacting with a 2 year old

 

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Other Information

Subject

Type

Location

Remarks

Auditioning for Commercials

Work Shop

John Peros - Orlando FL

Completed
 March 26, 2007

On camera

Acting Classes

Tony Varro - Clearwater FL

On Going

Working Actor Studio

Acting Classes

Jack Amos - Tampa FL

On Going

Act Now

Acting Classes

Seminole FL

Completed
July 2005

US Navy

First Class Radioman
(E-6 - Radio Communication)
 

USA, Italy, Spain

Retired
(1963-1984)

US Postal Service

City Letter Carrier

Tampa FL

Retired
(1988-2004)

Things I like to do

  • Scuba Diving
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Photography
    (Nature & Underwater)
  • Bowling
  • Motorcycle Riding
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Woodworking
  • Auto Repair

 

Scuba Diving since 1972
Scuba SSI AOW Instructor
 (Not teaching at this time)

Riding Motorcycles since 1960

Current Motorcycle
1. Red 2014 Ducati Multistrada 1200s Grandturismo
2. Green 1971 Ducati 750 Twin GT
(not working)