Shakyra is an independent Casting Director who has worked on Sundance, BAFTA, Berlinale and Oscar nominated films. Actors she has discovered have gone on to be nominated in best newcomer awards throughout the world. (more)
She casts genre spanning British and International projects which include adventure/comedy Swedish film THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED to rock ’n’ roll live film experience GUTTERDAMMERUNG which features Iggy Pop, Grace Jones and Henry Rollins. Other notable International projects include Cuban/Canadian co-production UN TRADUCTOR (World Cinema Competition Sundance 2018, SPACESHIP (BBC FILMS/BFI, premiered at SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST 2016), British Comedy Feature AMAR, AKBAR AND TONY (Currently on NETFLIX) and RAVERS which opened at FrightFest 2018.
Shakyra has successfully worked in the industry for over two decades from producing West End theatre to her recent two nominations in the Inaugural UK CDA Casting Awards 2017 in both the Feature Film and Short Film categories.
Working across a wide range of visual media, Shakyra is a staunch believer in championing women’s achievements in filmmaking, as well as being a zealous advocate for diversity in casting and is a voting member of the European Film Academy and The Casting Society of America. Shakyra has just finished casting the first series in the Moscow Noir Trilogy for TV4 Sweden directed by Mikael Håfström.
Associate Casting Director at Judy Henderson Casting casting TV and movies like Homeland, Avatar, Before Midnight, The Lennon Report. (more)
Associate Casting Director at Judy Henderson Casting casting TV and movies like Homeland, Avatar, Before Midnight, The Lennon Report.
Over the years, she has been a frequent guest speaker and instructor at various venues in NYC including The Network, Actor's Connection, Stonestreet Studios, One on One Productions, The Actors Green Room, Actors Launchpad and Esper Studio.
Kimberly was trained in and sang opera professionally for about 10 years before deciding that the travel and lifestyle just wasn't for me. As I was contemplating my next career move a friend of mine suggested I look into casting. I always had a fascination and an analytical eye regarding people and behavior. Given my background in performing, casting seemed like the most logical step for me.
Sunday “Sunny” Boling (Morman Boling Casting) casts films, TV and New Media. (more)
Sunday “Sunny” Boling (Morman Boling Casting) casts films, TV and New Media. She started her career in the feature casting office of 20thCentury Fox as assistant to Christian Kaplan, working on such films as Dude, Where’s My Car?, Ice Age, and Behind Enemy Lines. She then worked for casting directors Sheila Jaffe, Debi Manwiller, Eyde Belasco and Francine Maisler. Since hanging her own shingle, she has cast over 100 projects. Recent theatrical releases include The Ballad of Lefty Brown (Bill Pullman, Jim Caviezel, Kathy Baker, Peter Fonda, Tommy Flanagan),Hello My Name is Doris(Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Stephen Root) and Cardboard Boxer (Thomas Haden Church, Terrence Howard, Boyd Holbrook). Recent television and new media include Betrayed, Relationship Status, In the Vault and Pillow Talk. Relationship Status was nominated for three daytime Emmys, and we have been nominated for an Artios award for the casting of seasons 1 and 2. Sunday also has several directing credits to her name, including a new media series called Dating a Puppet.
Rebecca Yarsin has worked as a Casting Director, Teacher, Director, Stage Manager and Producer. (more)
Rebecca Yarsin has worked as a Casting Director, Teacher, Director, Stage Manager and Producer. She is a Casting Director at House Casting where she has been casting commercials for the past 11 years. She has cast thousands of commercials including T-Mobile, Smartwater, AT&T, Samsung, Verizon, Time Warner, Gillette, Apple. Additionally she casts for voice overs, films, webisodes, music videos and many more things. Rebecca has also worked with directors Derek Cianfrance, Neal Brennan, Ken Kwapis, David Gordon Green, Matt Aselton, James Mangold and Mike Maguire. She has directed multiple shorts, a web series, as well as numerous plays in and around NYC. She has Stage Managed even more, ranging from Festivals to Broadway. She is a graduate of SUNY Purchase's Design Technology Conservatory.
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Mitch Clem is a Talent Manager and owner of MITCH CLEM MANAGEMENT. (more)
Mitch Clem is a Talent Manager and owner of MITCH CLEM MANAGEMENT. Mitch represents a small list of well-established film and TV actors such as CHRISTIAN CLEMENSON (Emmy winner "Boston Legal"), JAMES MORRISON (SAG Award winner "24"), SEAN GUNN (Guardians of the Galaxy & series regular "Gilmore Girls"), WILSON HEREDIA (Tony award Winner for "Rent"), TIMOTHY BOTTOMS (Golden Globe nominee), VERONICA CARTWRIGHT (3 time Emmy nominee), William Atherton (Ghostbusters, Die Hard franchise), Jen Lilley (Days of Our Lives), to name a few. Prior to starting his own firm, Mitch was a talent agent at the prestigious Susan Smith & Associates, whose client list consisted of NAOMI WATTS, KATHY BATES, BRIAN DENNEHY, LYNN REDGRAVE, DAVID PAYMER, and many more. Mitch has appeared on dozens of national talk shows informing aspiring actors how to successfully pursue film and TV acting careers in Los Angeles.
Judy is always on the cutting-edge of finding new talent, specializing in ethnically-diverse casts. (more)
Judy is always on the cutting-edge of finding new talent, specializing in ethnically-diverse casts. She has a hands-on approach with new clients and new projects. NOW CASTING: Separation w/Rupert Friend (feature film), A Bellevue Love Story (feature film), The Net Will Appear w/Richard Masur (59e59), The Corpse Washer (Humana Festival). CURRENTLY RUNNING: A Doll’s House: Part 2 (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Native Gardens (Merrimack Rep), & Cry it Out (Studio Theatre DC). Other current projects include: Big Dogs (episodic series). FILM: T-11: Incomplete, Buck Davis. THEATER: Arden/Everywhere(NYC), Familiar(Woolly Mammoth DC), Mutual Philanthropy(NJ Rep), Smart People(Denver Center), and The Invisible Hand(Cleveland Playhouse). Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s MFA film program.
Anthony Aiello is a manager at One Entertainment, a prestigious management company in New York City that represents actors in film, television and theatre. (more)
Anthony Aiello is a manager at One Entertainment, a prestigious management company in New York City that represents actors in film, television and theatre. The company works with a wide range of actors on hit TV shows such as HOUSE OF CARDS, THE KILLING and UNDER THE DOME . Anthony has many years of experience in the entertainment industry beginning as a child actor appearing in the feature film IT TAKES TWO with the Olsen Twins and CBS’ AS THE WORLD TURNS. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Anthony worked his way through the Agent Trainee Program at The Gersh Agency where he spent two and a half years. Anthony is looking forward to managing and cultivating exciting new talent.