Casting Director Resume Samples

A Casting Director undertakes responsibility for organizing casting and selecting actors for films or stages. A well-drafted Casting Director Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – studying script and understanding all speaking roles; collaborating with directors and producers to determining the role’s requirements; preparing casting budget with the help of accountants; contacting agents directly to source ideal actors; organizing auditions and readings; interviewing actors and determining the suitability for the part; negotiating contracts for achieving mutual satisfaction; supervising other staff including casting assistants.

Those seeking this job role must be able to mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – current knowledge of identifying acting talent from among the available; the ability to maintain knowledge of industry trends; instinct to recognize talent; great negotiation skills; and interpersonal abilities. A high school diploma and an education in film or arts are commonly seen on eligible resumes.

 

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Casting Director Resume

Summary : A versatile producer with twelve years experience in the entertainment industry. Strong qualifications in talent booking, content production, and casting. Tracking record of producing high profile programs and managing client relationships. Working well under pressure both independently and as part of a team in deadline driven, fast paced environments. Leading and expanding the apprenticeship, workforce, and green economy work at NIWL.

Skills : Summa Cum Laude 4.0 GPA, Planning.

Description :

    1. Executed Projects: Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism is the follow up film to the critically acclaimed documentary films Hidden Colors 1 and 2.
    2. Contacted and booked talent for appearance in Hidden Colors 3.
    3. Conducted legal research on behalf of the company and the executive producer.
    4. Scouted animation distributors.
    5. Scouted and coordinator filming locations.
    6. Observed and participated in the casting process.
    7. Researched actors for our shows, creating lists for upcoming series.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    10+ Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Senior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Bachelor's In Psychology


                    Casting Director Resume

                    Summary : Seeking an opportunity that will utilize my skills, allow me to continuously learn in pursuit on improving and gaining additional experience and skills, expanding my knowledge and being exposed to a respectful and productive work environment. Writing proposals and cultivates external partnerships that increase the portfolio of work for the National Institute for Work and Learning in the workforce, justice, and education sectors.

                    Skills : Photoshop, After Effects.

                    Description :

                      1. Collaborated with company executives, and production.
                      2. Worked directly with producers, writers and studios.
                      3. Explained the benefits of utilizing our casting agency to generate new business.
                      4. Negotiated financial terms, contracts, including creating and executing deal memos.
                      5. Interviewed qualified talent and agencies.
                      6. Managed production locations.
                      7. Casted Director Conducted national searches for compelling characters to compete on television shows for major networks.
                       
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    10+ Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Senior
                    Education
                    Education
                    MA


                    Casting Director Resume

                    Summary : 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. Building, developing, and growing external partnerships and plans partner convenings vital to the success and visibility of the organizations strategic framework. Developing and maintaining relationships with multiple stakeholders in local communities and nationally as an intermediary.

                    Skills : Operate On Mac And PC Systems, Proficient In Aspects Of Video Production.

                    Description :

                      1. TROY, MI Properly directed inbound calls in phone queues to improve call flow.
                      2. Formulated and enforced Service Center policies, procedures and quality assurance measures.
                      3. Built customer loyalty by placing follow-up calls for customers who reported product issues.
                      4. Ran reports and supplied data to fulfill customer report requirements.
                      5. Addressed customer service inquiries in a timely and accurate fashion.
                      6. Call casted audience to confirm requirements & date of event.
                      7. Checked- in casted audience on date of event.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    7-10 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Management
                    Education
                    Education
                    Bachelor Of Science

                    Casting Director Resume

                    Summary : A results-driven, highly ambitious, and creative communication specialist with with 7+ years of filming, editing, production, media skills, and creating original marketing campaigns. I am highly experienced in all aspects of communication and media production and am seeking a professional, long-term career opportunity.

                    Skills : Microsoft Office, Photshop, Dynamics Launcher, GMPCAD.

                    Description :

                      1. Filled stage with audience.
                      2. Organized and executive open calls in various cities interviewing 800+ contestants in a day.
                      3. Conducted casting interviews, edited footage, and wrote pitches for network presentations.
                      4. Tracked new and up-and-coming actors.
                      5. Assisted executives in tests, table reads, and studio sessions.
                      6. Anticipated office needs, learning how to one day be an assistant.
                      7. Experienced in basic Microsoft Office.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            7-10 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Management
                            Education
                            Education
                            Business Administration

                            Casting Director Resume

                            Headline : More than 6 years career creative spanning web, e-commerce for some of the world's leading brands. Extremely deadline and budget-oriented. Creative leadership. Completing project supervision & creative team management from concept through production. Enthusiastic and self-motivated with strong problem solving and organization skills.

                            Skills : PPC, SEM, Social Media, Event Coordinating, Research, Entertainment Licensing And Copyright, Audio Engineering.

                            Description :

                              1. Supplied casting directors and production offices with an orientation memo of show procedures before the production begins. 
                              2. Supplied the correct contract forms and templates to casting and production to ensure compliance with casting admin procedures.
                              3. Reviewed all deal memos and contracts sent in for each actor, stunt, dancer, singer before they are sent to the set for signatures. 
                              4. Worked with the show casting directors on closing deals if problems with the schedule arise (drop/pick contract, Series Performer deals, cross-boarding rules, etc.).
                              5. Prepared time sensitive nudity/simulated sex riders for each production as needed. 
                              6. Prepared Photo Likeness memos for actors, if necessary.
                              7. Reviewed and gave final approval to all on-air talent credits.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              5-7 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Master Of Science

                                              Casting Director Resume

                                              Objective : Casting Director with 5 years of experience in Managing and overseeing the development of projects from initiation to completion. Developing and delivering project plans, grant reporting, budgets, documentation, training, presentations and develops best practices and tools for project execution. Identifying and resolving project issues and implements improvement plans to ensure project stays on schedule and within budget.

                                              Skills : Planning, Documentational Skills.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Worked closely with Sony Business Affairs and Legal on preparing or editing the freelance contracts/nudity riders for guest star talent and coordinating with outside agencies to get these contracts fully executed.
                                                2. Prepared specialty contracts for the Music Department for singers within an episode and singers performing theme songs.
                                                3. Tracked which actors have been edited/written out for residual purposes and make corrections to the cast sheet based off a review of the fully signed SAG freelance contracts. 
                                                4. Re-distributed the final corrected cast sheets (and any later updates) to Sony personnel and production staff for their records.
                                                5. Worked closely with Labor Relations to interpret union rules/problems that arise daily on most of the television product. 
                                                6. Advised Casting Directors, producers and production personnel regarding the application of SAG and AFTRA rules and regulations to ensure compliance.
                                                7. Acted as a liaison and support between Labor Relations, Business Affairs, Legal, Payroll, Residuals and other departments, as well as outside agencies, regarding casting administration issues and problems.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          Master Of Science

                                                          Casting Director Resume

                                                          Objective : Casting Director with 4 years of experience in Working collaboratively with the Communications team to ensure approval of all development materials. Displaying integrity as well as mature judgment aligned with the organizations core beliefs and values. Displaying a positive attitude about and passion for the organizations mission of providing Christ-centered services to children and families in need.

                                                          Skills : Supervising Skills, Reporting.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Implemented and updated the different SAG/AFTRA freelance contract templates for all shows.
                                                            2. Acted as research support for residuals and publicity and Labor Relations.
                                                            3. Prepared start-up Post-production package for loop group post-production supervisors for their voice actors with detailed instructions (prepare contract templates and distribution lists).
                                                            4. Prepared an Above-the-Line (ATL) guest star memos for each series detailing which actor received special contract gives (photo approvals, special merch language, promo restrictions, etc.).
                                                            5. Prepared and updated various charts for distribution (Production Schedule, Top of Show charts, SAG and AFTRA minimum rate sheets).
                                                            6. Made sure the quarterly (EEO) Minority Reports are sent to SAG and AFTRA and that Series Regular clearance is completed bi-annually.
                                                            7. Drove projects to completion within scope, budget and timeframe.
                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                            Level
                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            MS

                                                                                            Casting Director Resume

                                                                                            Objective : Casting Director is Establishing measurable goals and outputs for all development communications projects and communicates results with Development team. Effectively collaborating with and leads all Development team members through communications project management processes.

                                                                                            Skills : Leadership, Project Management. 

                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                              1. Recognized the need and plan/scope for change management.
                                                                                              2. Expertly developed detailed project plans for their independent projects or work with a more Sr. PM to develop a larger or more complex project.
                                                                                              3. Identified risk across a project, develop plans for mitigation and management of those plans. 
                                                                                              4. Used good judgment for escalation of issues
                                                                                              5. Created and communicated the internal and external view of project by sending burn reports or weekly trending summaries.
                                                                                              6. Ensured roles and responsibilities are clearly defined on the project team. 
                                                                                              7. Exhibited incredible attention to detail but still own the macro perspective of any given project.
                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                    Master Of Science

                                                                                                                    Casting Director Resume

                                                                                                                    Objective : Casting Director with 2 years of experience in Serving as a leading expert and persuasive voice for marketing, public relations and communications endeavors for development fundraising. Working as a critical team leader to solve challenges and improve team processes. Writing and designing engaging content for various platforms including social media, print publications, impact reports, fundraising materials and more.

                                                                                                                    Skills : Leadership, Casting.

                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                      1. Proactively and regularly updated team on status and issues on project.
                                                                                                                      2. Demonstrated good judgment in choosing methods of communication that are most effective and efficient (team meetings, in person, phone, email).
                                                                                                                      3. Effectively communicated with peers and capability leads on projects. 
                                                                                                                      4. Delivered right message to senior audience when issues need to be escalated.
                                                                                                                      5. Understood how to effectively communicate constructive feedback to dotted line reports and broader team although always seen as true diplomat.
                                                                                                                      6. Demonstrated ability to respond to sensitive client concerns, questions and issues in appropriate and professional manner (knowing the difference between what should be shared internally vs. externally).
                                                                                                                      7. Actively managed up and across by clearly communicating project status and potential risks.
                                                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                                                Executive
                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                MS

                                                                                                                                Casting Director Resume

                                                                                                                                Objective : Casting Director is Overseeing project management and implementation to ensure goals are met on time and with excellence. Maintaining personal and professional growth and development to increase knowledge and outcomes in writing, design development and project management through seminars, webinars, workshops, books, software, publications and professional affiliations.

                                                                                                                                Skills : Project Management, Training.

                                                                                                                                Description :

                                                                                                                                  1. Partnered effectively with Account on communications to the client to ensure a clear and consistent message
                                                                                                                                  2. Participated in and lead client discussions on project plans and status reports to ensure client understands tradeoffs throughout the project around budget, scope, schedule, staff etc.
                                                                                                                                  3. Leveraged project management tools to support effective and efficient project delivery.
                                                                                                                                  4. Developed, enforced and reported on project status and timelines.
                                                                                                                                  5. Forecasted and financial reporting.
                                                                                                                                  6. Worked closely across agency disciplines to ensure effective and efficient project completion.
                                                                                                                                  7. Developed strategy for results-driven communications materials to increase organization’s overall impact for children.
                                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                                          0-2 Years
                                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                          Entry Level
                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                          Master Of Science