Casting Director Resume Sample

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Christopher Annen

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PROFILE

Passionate Casting Director who understands that selecting the right talent for a particular role is very important to relate with the character. Always acting as the link between the writers, producers, and directors serving a middleman between the studios, talent agents, and actors. Offering outstanding presentation, communication, and cross-cultural team management skills. Highly enthusiastic, results-driven leader with an entrepreneurial attitude. Ambitious individual who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. 

Top Skills:

  • Strong relationships with both the Los Angeles and Broadway talent community.
  • Experience working directly for studios, production companies, and/or agencies.
  • Instinct for identifying new and existing talent and their suitability for a particular Spotify vertical.
  • Experience reading scripts and collaborating with producers, directors, and writers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are vital in order to liaise with a range of people, including production staff and talent agents.

EXPERIENCE

08/2013 - 08/2019, Casting Director, Warner Bros Careers, New York, NY, USA
  • Reviewed promotional photos, resumes, and demo reels as well as scripts, and prepared special casting requirements.
  • Managed the casting budget and coordinated with the production accountant.
  • Conducted research and generated casting reports on existing and prospective casting leads.
  • Designed strategies and arranged for necessary equipment and venue for casting.
  • Managed contact with talent agencies and kept them posted about casting requirements.
  • Followed up union rules and regulation and worked according to the labor laws.
  • Negotiated contracts with agents and talent agencies.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

09/2012 - 06/2013, Associate of Arts: Performing Arts, HB Studios, New York, NY, USA
09/2008 - 08/2012, Bachelor of Science in Arts: Production, UNIVERSITY OF NY, Heidelberg, Germany

3.9 GPA (Top 10% of the Program)

The 2011 Academic Excellence Award winner

STRENGTHS

Networking
Charismatic
Passionate
Negotiation
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent time-management skills
Action oriented
Attention to detail

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