Casting Director Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a casting director for a production company and handle the casting process for films, TV commercials, music videos and theater.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong film and television background

  • Worked for seven years as a performer

  • Carries a decent reputation in the film and movie fraternity

  • Solid understanding about the script requirement and working with the casting department

  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of film, commercial and TV production

  • Skilled in organizing, coordinating and conducting casting process

  • Ability to conduct audition of actors

  • Skilled in scheduling call backs and re-arranging auditions for performers

Work Experience:

Casting Director

Pearl Academy of Dramatic Arts, Leonard, MN

2012 – present

  • Coordinate with talent agents for calling actors for auditions

  • Collect actors’ resume and shortlist them for interviews

  • Take interviews and hold initial rounds of auditions according to the demand of scripts

  • Shortlist candidates and schedule call backs for second auditions

  • Collaborate with producers and directors in selecting actors and scripts

  • Assemble entire casts according to the need of the script

  • Select actors who fits the director’s artistic vision

  • Communicate with the media outlets to release information on casting calls

  • Handle entire administration duties concerning casting activities

  • Design strategies and arrange for necessary equipment and venue for casting

  • Review scripts and suggest changes

  • Contact with talent agencies and keep them posted about casting requirements

  • Manage contracts with actors and negotiate deals

  • Follow up union rules and regulation and work according to the labor laws

Casting Director

Silver Harvest Films, Leonard, MN

2009 – 2012

  • Assisted directors and producers in selection of script and actors

  • Gathered actors in supporting role for film production

  • Hold auditions and picked the most suitable actors for specific roles

  • Coordinated with production assistant for casting budget

  • Called actors and ensured their availability for auditions

  • Scheduled initial and secondary auditions for deserving actors

  • Read the script and created a list of probable actors and submitted it to the producer and director

  • Recommended actors to directors and producer based on their auditions

  • Negotiated contracts with agents and talent agencies

  • Served as a middleman between the director and actors

Education:

Bachelor’s of Arts in Communications

Major: Media Production

University of Leonard, Leonard, MN

2003

Affiliation:

Membership of the Casting Society of America (CSA), 2009

References:

Available upon request.