I am looking to create a web-based searchable talent directory. The directory will allow for talent (ie: actors, models, etc) to create profile pages, which can be searched or browsed by casting personnel. A similar site to: [url removed, login to view]
There are 4 types of user:
**2. Casting Personnel**
**4. Public (Logged Out)**
Talent can create an account by selecting from one of 2 types: Standard or Advanced. They must create a username and password for their account.
They will be redirected to PayPal for payment. On completion of payment, they will be returned to a confirmation page on the website and their account will be activated.
Once logged in, they can create and edit a profile page, which will be added to the directory.
*? See the spreadsheet ([url removed, login to view]) in the attached .zip folder for the details of the profile. This will include the ability to upload files.*
A PIN will be generated which allows public users to view their profile with contact information. This is editable by the user.
Talent can browse or search the directory (same as public), but they CANNOT view contact details for other members without a PIN.
Talent must be able to edit the information and photos displayed on their profile page. They must also be able to change their password.
Account Upgrade: Talent may upgrade their account from Standard to Advanced at any time by completing an additional payment via PayPal.
Expiry & Renewal: If payment is not received after a period of 12 months, the user's profile page will no longer be displayed except to the talent (user) themselves. An automatic email will be sent to the user prior to the expiration date, and a notice that the profile is expired will be shown on the profile page.
Users can renew their account by logging in and completing payment via PayPal.
**2. CASTING PERSONNEL:**
Casting Personnel can apply for membership for free by submitting the following information:
Submissions will be sent to an email address and assessed manually by the administrator. Once approved, Casting Personnel can log in to their account using their username and password. Once logged in, they can search the directory using any combination of the following criteria:
Age Range (minimum age - maximum age)
Agency (drop-down list populated by Agency users)
Keyword (searching biography section)
Choosing multiple options will return items that match all of the given criteria.
When they enter the search criteria and click 'Submit', results will appear in a list. The results will show thumbnail photographs and return the following details (available to the HTML template for display):
| Name |
| File Number |
| Age (calculated from Date of Birth) |
| Gender |
| Hair Colour |
| Eye Colour |
| Height |
| Build |
| Talent Type |
| Status |
| Country |
| Region |
| Agent Name |
The thumbnail photograph will be linked to the member's profile page, which will display all information, including contact details.
Casting Personnel can also choose to Browse the directory by Gender and Age Category.
Casting Personnel can add/remove members to/from a short-list by checking a box, displayed on the search results page(s) and the profile page. The short-list can be accessed from their account homepage and will display thumbnail images of short-listed members with a link to their profile page. The user can create an unlimited number of lists.
Casting Personnel may send a private message to Talent Users and Agents and the recipient will have the ability to reply. Casting Personnel may also submit a casting call by filling in a form which will be sent by email to selected members. A copy will also be placed in the recipients message inbox.
Casting directors must be able to edit their account details, short-list and password.
Agents can apply for membership for free by submitting the following information:
Submissions will be sent to an email address and assessed manually by the administrator. Once approved, Agents can log in to their account using their username and password.
Once logged in, they can create and edit a Company Profile which contains the following information:
Logo - image uploaded by user
The company name will be added to a drop-down list for the 'Agency' field which can be selected by:
? Talent - when creating/editing their profile
? Casting Personnel - when searching under the 'Agency' search option
A company listing will also be created on a designated page listing all agencies alphabetically.
Agents have the ability to search or browse the talent directory and view contact information for all talent users.
Agents can edit all profiles which are associated with their agency.
Agents must be able to edit their company profile and change their password.
**4. PUBLIC (LOGGED OUT):**
The directory can be searched or browed by the public, but profile pages cannot be viewed unless they enter a viewing PIN to view a specific profile page .
Users that have forgotten their password will be able to reset it, by entering the email address they provided when they created the account.
Thumbnail images of members will be displayed randomly on the Homepage.
For all passwords (not including the PIN), only a secure hash of the password is stored. The password itself must never be stored persistently. The hash algorithm must be SHA-1 or MD-5 unless otherwise agreed. The hash is generated from the password combined with a unique ID (not the username) of the user record.
To be developed in PHP or as a Java servlet.
Data storage in MySQL.
All dynamic pages must be generated from templates.
Design can be supplied as JPEG screenshots or HTML pages.