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Casting Assistants work alongside Casting Directors and Artistic Directors and provide administrative support. Some of their duties are checking actor availability, preparing casting lists, organizing auditions, and performing research as needed. The best Casting Assistant resume samples typically describe a person with excellent organizational skills, good memory and able to work fast and accurately in stressful conditions. No formal education is required to Casting Assistants, but, based on our resume examples, candidates with an education background in film studies or communication are preferred.

1

Casting Assistant

Consulted with film and television directors and producers on talent recommendations

  • Scheduled and coordinated talent auditions with agents and managers
  • Videotaped and read with talent during auditions
  • Attended plays, showcases, and comedy performance researching new talent
  • Executed script breakdowns
  • Helped to advertise, organize, and facilitate feature film casting calls
  • Updated and maintained actor talent database
  • Projects: Tigerland (Feature Film); High Crimes (Feature Film), Manic (Feature Film), The Perfect Storm (Feature Film), Me, Myself, and Irene (Feature Film), HBO: 61 * (Film), TNT: Running Mates (Made for TV Film), ABC: Gideon's Crossing (TV Series), ABC: What About Joan? (TV Series), NBC: Providence (TV Series)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Theater Arts
2

Casting Assistant

Consulted with film and television directors and producers on talent recommendations

  • Scheduled and coordinated talent auditions with agents and managers
  • Videotaped and read with talent during auditions
  • Attended plays, showcases, and comedy performance researching new talent
  • Executed script breakdowns
  • Helped to advertise, organize, and facilitate feature film casting calls
  • Updated and maintained actor talent database
  • Projects: Tigerland (Feature Film); High Crimes (Feature Film), Manic (Feature Film), The Perfect Storm (Feature Film), Me, Myself, and Irene (Feature Film), HBO: 61 * (Film), TNT: Running Mates (Made for TV Film), ABC: Gideon's Crossing (TV Series), ABC: What About Joan? (TV Series), NBC: Providence (TV Series)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Theater Arts
3

Casting Assistant / Talent Coordinator

Full service casting studio for commercial, fashion, beauty, editorial and theatrical talent

  • Screened and auditioned talent
  • Organized casting calls and call backs for commercial spots and independent films
  • Created and maintained database of represented talent
  • Established relationships with industry and media relations
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Film And Video
4

Production Coordinator/casting Assistant

Provided support for talent during shootings and aided in booking talent for two pilots. Also researched talent for comedy series LATINO 101.

  • Prepared and distributed production schedules, crew sheets, managed script revisions, kept inventory, and scheduled craft services.
  • Scheduled craft services while coordinating the shipment of props, costumes, other talent needs, ordered DP equipment to shooting locations.
  • Responsible for various administrative duties in office, including answering phones, e-mails and liaising with couriers.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
5

Casting Assistant

Managed the recruitment, training and scheduling of all staff

  • Acted as liaison between producers and agents to hire actors
  • Met with executive producers to explain the benefits of using our casting agency to generate new business
  • Negotiated financial terms of actors contracts
  • Created and executed deal memos
  • Qualified and selected actors for auditions based on experience, stage presents and acting ability
  • Establish relationships and worked with agents to schedule actor auditions
  • Initiated and organized sessions video documenting actor auditions for presentation to executive producers
  • Worked hands on with actors to increase casting ability
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Fine Arts
6

Casting Assistant & Production Generalist

  • Worked as part of a dedicated casting team to schedule over 800 actors for auditions via phone, e-mail, and Breakdown Express. Lead actor won Best Actor award at SXSW 2013.
  • Managed reception, ran camera, and assisted the director during casting sessions.
  • Researched and maintained records of actors, industry contacts, and historical data relevant to the film using the web, as well as Excel and Google Docs.
  • Worked as a generalist on set, primarily assisting in the art department.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Studio Art
Computer Programming
7

Casting Assistant

Key Project:
The Dark Knight Rises (Warner Bros.)

  • Supervised open casting call for 2,000 extras for a major motion picture
  • Conducted interviews and participated in the selection process
  • Appropriately type casted extras based on demonstration of fighting skills
  • Assisted with on-site set direction
  • Ccoordinated costume fitting for background actors
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Communication
8

Casting Assistant

Assistant to Casting Director

  • Directly involved in all aspects of casting, assisted with pre- and post-production work
  • Scheduled talent, interacted with agents and clients and supervised script creation/editing
  • Organized and maintained talent database, completed union clearances.
  • Commercials include: Microsoft Windows Phone, T-Mobile, Cash America Pawn, ASI, UW Medical, Other Projects: Microsoft SBC 12, Highmark
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Communications
9

Casting Assistant

Registered, interviewed, and cast background roles on two Major Motion Films: The Dark Knight and
The Express.

  • Edited multiple Microsoft Excel sheets daily with the information of background roles and production
  • Answered phones to assist and direct the cast background roles.
  • Developed skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • In charge of petty cash for supplies and daily lunch allowances.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Journalism
10

Casting Assistant

and Fall 2014 Fashion Weeks

  • Organized model check-in, model walk through, and preparation for the Tibi show
  • Coordinated and facilitated casting, callbacks, and fitting schedule with agencies, completing all
  • Assisted production team with model placement and organization
  • Completed a variety of tasks as the assistant at the Tibi show, Erin Fetherston presentation, and
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Communication Arts And Science
Communication

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