Casting Director


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Highlights
Ethel Winant on the craft of casting for television
04:35
Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring casting directors
04:17
Lynn Stalmaster on the relationship between a film's director and the casting director
00:44
Reuben Cannon on a typical casting session 
05:59
Mike Fenton on casting pilots
02:20
Jay Sandrich on why casting is important and what he looks for in talent
02:34
Who talked about this profession

Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon on the importance of chemistry in casting
01:56
Reuben Cannon on what makes a good casting director and the craft of casting
06:32
Reuben Cannon on the process of casting
02:10
Reuben Cannon on a typical casting session 
05:59
Reuben Cannon advice to aspiring casting directors
01:46

Mike Fenton

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Mike Fenton on the craft and technique of casting for television and on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:10
Mike Fenton on the responsibilities of a casting director
03:11
Mike Fenton on the qualities of a good casting director
02:51
Mike Fenton on the importance of casting in television and movies, and on the casting director working with the producer
03:50
Mike Fenton on an independent casting director obtaining clients and finding actors
04:01
Mike Fenton on the difference between an independent casting director and one that works in-house for a show
01:40
Mike Fenton on finding actors for projects, and facing pressure to cast certain people
03:01
Mike Fenton on the qualities he looks for in an actor
03:22
Mike Fenton on casting Dinotopia and other mini-series or made-for-television movies
07:29
Mike Fenton on casting pilots
02:20
Mike Fenton on conducting his casting sessions
03:47
Mike Fenton on researching actors before casting them
01:44
Mike Fenton on casting for live television, filmed television, and feature films
02:52
Mike Fenton on using headshots for casting
03:17
Mike Fenton on stunt casting
01:43
Mike Fenton on dealing with producers and networks in casting, and on discovering talent
03:27
Mike Fenton on advice to aspiring casting directors
01:47

Eddie Foy, III

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Eddie Foy III on the art of casting
03:41
Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring casting directors
04:17

Burt Metcalfe

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Burt Metcalfe on the process of casting
03:19

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on why casting is important and what he looks for in talent
02:34

Lynn Stalmaster

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Lynn Stalmaster on advice to aspiring casting directors
Lynn Stalmaster on advice to actors meeting with a casting director
00:46
Lynn Stalmaster on becoming a casting director, and what was gratifying to him about the process
Lynn Stalmaster on the relationship between a film's director and the casting director
00:44
Lynn Stalmaster on how influential networks were in the casting process
Lynn Stalmaster on how the casting business has changed over time
Lynn Stalmaster on the secret to working with so many varied personalities and celebrities

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on the importance of casting and on the different types of casting
05:13
Ethel Winant on learning how to cast for television and on dealing with directors and producers when casting
04:26
Ethel Winant on the differences between a casting director and a talent scout
01:53
Ethel Winant on advice to aspiring casting directors
02:06