Casting Director Reveals How To Get On Naked And Afraid

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Last year, I had the opportunity to interview Kristi Russell, the president of Metal Flowers Media, who revealed some fascinating insights into the Naked and Afraid casting process. Metal Flowers Media is responsible for casting...

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Last year, I had the opportunity to interview Kristi Russell, the president of Metal Flowers Media, who revealed some fascinating insights into the Naked and Afraid casting process. Metal Flowers Media is responsible for casting participants for various reality series, with Naked and Afraid being their largest and most challenging client. In this follow-up interview, I delve deeper into the world of Naked and Afraid, discussing Naked and Afraid XL, Show Us Your Stuff, upcoming seasons, and how to get on the show.

Naked and Afraid XL

One of the intriguing aspects of Naked and Afraid is its spin-off series, Naked and Afraid XL. I had the chance to talk to Kristi Russell about this unique show and how they selected participants for it. Naked and Afraid XL takes two individuals who are passionate about being on the show but don't necessarily have the necessary survival skills. Metal Flowers Media provided these contestants with survival training to give them a chance to prove their worth. The web series documented their journey, leading up to a televised episode where they showcased their skills.

Become a pro, with a bow…drill.

Show Us Your Stuff

Another exciting opportunity for potential Naked and Afraid contestants is the "Show Us Your Stuff" program. Metal Flowers Media conducted a nationwide search to find two individuals who were eager to be on the show but lacked the necessary survival skills. The chosen participants received training in essential survival techniques such as fire, shelter, and water. Kristi Russell shared that this program was a fun experience for everyone involved – the participants, the audience, and the production team.

Kristin learns how to make a fire with help from an expert.

What It Takes to Get on Naked and Afraid

Getting on Naked and Afraid is no easy task. The number of applicants increases each season, but only a select few have the skills and qualifications to participate. According to Kristi Russell, the key skills applicants need to showcase are fire-making, shelter-building, and water-sourcing abilities. Those who can demonstrate proficiency in these areas during the casting process have a significant advantage. Additionally, Metal Flowers Media is also on the lookout for individuals with unique and compelling survival stories, even if they lack the traditional survival skills.

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The Exciting Future of Naked and Afraid

As we wrapped up the interview, I couldn't help but ask Kristi Russell about the future of Naked and Afraid. She revealed that they are currently shooting Season 5, with locations that will surprise viewers. Furthermore, there are plans to explore colder locations in future seasons, such as the Pacific Northwest. Kristi also confirmed that they will continue to include international contestants in upcoming seasons and that the possibility of a Naked and Afraid XL return is on the table, pending audience response.

Apply and Prepare for the Experience

If you're intrigued by the prospect of being on Naked and Afraid or any other show cast by Metal Flowers Media, you can apply through their website. When applying, be sure to highlight your survival skills and any unique experiences that set you apart. While there's no monetary prize for participating in Naked and Afraid, selected contestants receive a weekly stipend to compensate for lost wages during filming.

Remember, if you're serious about getting on Naked and Afraid, honing your fire-making, shelter-building, and water-sourcing abilities is essential. Additionally, think outside the box and come up with innovative ways to showcase your survival skills. The casting team encourages participants to bring a single survival item that demonstrates practicality and resourcefulness.

If you're up for the challenge and have what it takes to survive in the wild, don't hesitate to apply and show the world what you're made of on Naked and Afraid.

So start practicing your fire-making skills, learn how to find and purify water, and get comfortable with the idea of eating worms and grubs. And remember, always cook them before consuming!

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