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Casting Directors, also known as Talent Directors, are in charge of the casting process for everything from television and film to commercial and print advertisements. Skills listed on sample resumes of Casting Directors include meeting with directors, producers, writers, and artists to discuss new ideas, and securing shoot locations and product placement. No formal education is required on the resumes of Casting Directors, however a bachelor's degree or other educational experience is recommended for a shot at an increased occupational opportunity.

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Casting Director

  • Managed and maintained Google calendar for Casting
  • Entered and maintained all contact information for casting prospects in the company database
  • Drafted pitches, memos and internal/external correspondence on behalf of entire Casting office
  • Conducted research and generated casting reports on existing and prospective casting leads
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
English
2

Extras Casting Director

Managed one direct report and up to 300 extras (background actors) seven days a week. Coordinated events, schedules, contact
files. Flawlessly followed-up with studio personnel and extras in a rapidly-changing environment.

  • Accurately prepared reports and participated in meetings as part of executive team; collaborated with multiple departments to ensure personnel satisfied requirements of each episode; provided direct support to the director of the episode.
  • Organized and facilitated events/auditions; handled administrative duties on concurrent projects as episodes overlapped;
  • Increased talent pool for production and improved final product, television series Army Wives.
  • Drastically reduced paperwork, phone calls, and redundant tasks; increased office efficiency and streamlined operations.
  • Increased and improved ability to analyze data; tracking availability, current selections, previous work history, and other data.
  • Management reviewed potential options for proprietary CRM Tool in order to lease out to other companies and collect fees.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Film Studies
3

Casting Director

Casting of background actors, day-player roles, stand-ins and photo doubles on feature films, television shows and commercials.

  • Held huge open calls (in excess of 3000 people) for casting of projects.
  • Attend production meetings with A-list Directors, Executive Producers, Unit Production - Managers, Producers and Production Supervisors in regards to determining the overall "look" of background talent in relation to casting extras, principal performers, photo doubles and stand-ins.
  • Communicate with agents, lawyers, talent managers and the Screen Actors Guild regarding contract specifics.
  • Research any and all avenues in order to provide talent for project.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Casting Director Intern

Corresponded with talent agents to assign audition times

  • Shadowed the President during auditions, callbacks, and sales appointments
  • Expedited audition sign-in process which included gathering actors' contact information, resume,
  • Categorized hundreds of previously used headshots
  • Assisted with administrative tasks like updating contact information in database, answering
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
5

Producer / Director / Casting Director

Managed and Produced numerous series across 6 networks.

  • Field producer in charge of all talent and production staff in the field.
  • Oversaw shoot scheduling between talent and crew.
  • Controlled $30,000 dollar budgets for each episode,
  • Led a team of anywhere between 6 to 20 employees and/or production crew.
  • Casting Director for two shows.
  • Scouted and shot video interviews with all potential candidates.
  • Kept and Maintained shoot and delivery schedules
  • In charge of creative for each episode.
  • Directed two camera shoots for numerous episodes.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Communications

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