Sample Casting Director Resume

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Leonardo Mayes
3616 Rockford Mountain Lane
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(111)-595-9392
[email]

Objective Seeking employment as Casting Director in a qualified organization in order to bring my years of expertise in the industry to the table.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts, Edison State College, Fort Myers, FL

Experience:

Casting Director, August 2005 – Present
Precision Castparts Corp., Oshkosh, WI

  • Reviewed promotional photos, resumes and demo reels.
  • Reviewed scripts, and prepared special casting requirements.
  • Distributed the information to appropriate talent agencies and self-represented performers.
  • Facilitated scheduling of call backs and secondary auditions.
  • Conducted research on organizations and individuals as required.
  • Negotiated contracts and scheduled between performers and their agents and the production company.

Casting Director, May 2000 – July 2005
ABC Media Network Group, Oshkosh, WI

  • Managed casting budget and coordinated with production accountant.
  • Read script and made notes about all the speaking parts.
  • Created list of possible actors, in preferred order, for the most important parts first.
  • Contacted the actors and their agents to determine their availability.
  • Prepared lists of actors and production schedule for supporting and more minor actors.
  • Made auditions and readings appointments.

Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in Casting Department
  • Solid understanding of video camera and theatre operations
  • Proficient in using demo reels and voice over demo CDs
  • Skilled in coordinating, organizing and helping to develop the skill-sets and efficiency of the casting team
  • Ability to recruit people with complementary skills necessary for a full fledged casting department
  • Ability to schedule call backs and secondary auditions for those performers
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior leadership, management and motivational skills
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