Casting Assistant Resume Samples

A Casting Assistant works for the casting team and works alongside the Casting Director and Artistic directors. Essential duties and responsibilities listed on the Casting Assistant Resume include the following – providing administrative support; checking the availability of cast; preparing casting lists; organizing auditions; performing research; providing general help in finding appropriate stars; reading the script and helping the director to draw a list of possible actors, and helping in conducting screen tests.

Some of the chief skills that an employer expects from potential Casting Assistants include the following – excellent organizational skills; good memory and the ability to cope up and work in a stressful work setting. Other skills include multitasking skills and general office admin knowledge. While no formal qualification is considered mandatory, candidates with a background in film studies are preferred.

 

Casting Assistant Resume example

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To enthusiastically obtain a Casting Assistant position within your esteemed company. Well versed in awareness of celebrity pop culture and always display a positive attitude, helping to maintain a professional, friendly demeanor.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Scheduling, Rolling Calls, Writing, Casting, Editing.

Description :

    1. Assisted in running sessions, reading, and operating the camera.
    2. Created and edited session sheets.
    3. Created, posted, and uploaded on Eco-Cast.
    4. Posted and researched on Breakdown Express and Cast-It.
    5. Created and edited submission sheets, master lists, and wish lists.
    6. Created and maintained project binders.
    7. Called agents and check avails.
    8. Wrote script coverage and character breakdowns.
    9. Answered phones and direct calls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Communication Studies


Casting Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and energetic desires a Casting Assistant position. Hands-on experience in teaching creative drama, scene work, and improvisation. Exceptional ability to work collaboratively under strict deadlines. Remarkable interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Skills : Video Production, Customer Service, Book Models, Data Entry, Assisting Skills.

Description :

    1. Collected and sorted incoming information and headshots.
    2. Assisted with live casting calls and interviews.
    3. Supported to casting director while filming casting interviews.
    4. Gave opinion in the decision-making process to select cast.
    5. Booked and prepared show guests for live-show or taping.
    6. Responsible for meeting, greeting, and taking care of guests.
    7. Gathered guests' information and provided them with information about the production.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Communication


Casting Assistant Resume

Objective : A proactive, reliable, hard-working individual, seeking a Casting Assistant position as a casting assistant, to expand my experience in the entertainment industry. Work well under extreme pressure, have the ability to stay calm when stressed, and remain trustworthy with a keen understanding of discretion.

Skills : Knowledge and experience in TV/Film production, Administrative Tasks, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for phone and email correspondence with agents and managers.
    2. Interviewed actors of all ages.
    3. Performed camera operation during auditions.
    4. Edited and uploaded auditions for directors. 
    5. Assisted in sending extras to set locations, placement of props, and acted as cast liaison, providing clear communication between casting and others. 
    6. Performed rundowns, talent organization, staging, props, translation On-Camera Seminar Instructor. 
    7. Took notes during audition sessions, maintained logs detailing audition notes. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Cinema Studies

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To secure a Casting Assistant position that will allow me to utilize and enhance my team leading, analytical and interpersonal skills. To support Team members by pulling photos by accurate description for clients, checking background availability, setting up fittings or interviews, calling out details or making call time changes,

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Active Directory, Good Memory.

Description :

    1. Liaison with professional actors for audition appointments.
    2. Responsible for answering emails, fielding questions about the company, and the process.
    3. Developed an actor database.
    4. Recruited actors for auditions by posting to both local and nationwide websites.
    5. Collaborated with the resident music director to create and distribute sides for the musical auditions.
    6. Maintained files of headshots and resumes.
    7. Assisted the Executive Artistic Director on casting decisions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Cinema Broadcast Arts

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking a qualified Casting Assistant position where I may use my experience, skills, and expertise on a daily basis in order to create and maintain the professional production of accuracy and skill in organization development.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Organization, Creative Writing, Creative Thinking, Creative Problem Solving, Direct Marketing, Communication , Casting.

Description :

    1. Held audition sessions to cast actors/models for feature films, television series, commercials, and ads.
    2. Integrated the camera with monitors and an online casting database to record sessions.
    3. Aided in scheduling casting sessions. Monitored and managed casting sessions.
    4. Communicated project and audition information to agents and actors. 
    5. Worked for a precision small parts company manufacturing medical components and jewelry, mixing and pouring plaster as required, measuring of metals.
    6. Responsible for assisting the caster in operating the casting unit, primary station preparation, set-up, and shut down of molten aluminum casting pits.
    7. Worked with the executive creative team to find innovative talent for production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To conduct in-depth pre-interview calls and use independent judgment to determine if applicants should be booked for a full interview and provide casting associates and producers with insightful recommendations regarding the potential cast.

Skills : Inventory Control Production And Quality Control, Administrative skills.

Description :

    1. Compiled and maintained the firm's database of information on clients and performers.
    2. Responsible for conducting any necessary research concerning a new client and new show.
    3. Created and published casting communication via social media.
    4. Assisted producers with production management duties such as research, preliminary bookings, and pre-interviews.
    5. Liaison between Production Executive and directors, producers, agents/managers, Studio executives and film production personnel. 
    6. Assisted in all areas of administrative work including data entry, receptionist duties, and file organization, as well as managed cast extras.
    7. Managed Talent during the audition, tape, and transferred all auditions, manage talent paperwork.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Casting Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging Casting Assistant position where my background and experience can be utilized to our mutual benefit. Hands-on experience with on-set tasks, digital cinema cameras, and studio lights Proficient skill in using Adobe Premiere CC Photoshop

Skills : Communication Skill, Knowledge of Actors and Networking, Knowledge of the Industry.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the set-up, operation, and strip-down of the casting pit.
    2. Prepared the work area for casting.
    3. Controlled the metal flow during the casting drops.
    4. Took metal samples during drops.
    5. Started and ended casting drops.
    6. Prepared the casting molds and casting table to start a cast.
    7. Maintained good housekeeping in the Cast house and work in a safe manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To utilize my diverse experiences in the advertising and entertainment industries to produce, shoot, and edit high-quality multimedia for use in various media platforms.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Video Collection, Organizing Auditions.

Description :

    1. Complied actor profile information into software to streamline casting leads and efficiencies.
    2. Researched casting opportunities for clients and venues. 
    3. Organized and logged video information in excel and Google doc spreadsheets.
    4. Edited video and audio clips for various CBA lectures within Adobe Premiere.
    5. Researched and promoted concepts for new show development. 
    6. Submitted talent to casting agents for commercials, television programs, and features.
    7. Pulled daily publicity information on talent and assisted with researching casting opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To secure stable long term employment with a forward thinking company that offers the ability for personal and professional growth in a team orientated environment.

Skills : Adobe Suite, Social Media Management, Performing Researches as Needed.

Description :

    1. Established a client and applicant database.
    2. Negotiated contracts.
    3. Facilitated the scheduling of callbacks and auditions.
    4. Collected fees/dues for casting services and distributed payouts.
    5. Performed client scheduling and recruitment.
    6. Performed administrative and clerical duties for a growing film and television casting agency.
    7. Efficiently and quickly handled a large volume of phone calls and e-mail requests within an office operating on various projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Casting Assistant Resume

Headline : To support associates and producers in casting interviews by prepping equipment for casting shoots, taking notes, listening to sound, etc.

Skills : Preparing Casting List, Check Actors Availability, Excellent Computer Skills, Operating a Video Camera.

Description :

    1. Conducted audition and shoot day check-ins.
    2. Researched future location's talent agencies.
    3. Sent out audition requests to talent agencies.
    4. Maintained casting emails.
    5. Followed up with talent appointments.
    6. Ensured all office affairs and sessions ran smoothly through the organization, problem-solving, and anticipating needs of the casting director and additional creative team.
    7. Handled creation and completion of cast contracts, deal memos, and cast lists with discretion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science