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DIRECTOR, FEATURES CASTING

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DIRECTOR, FEATURES CASTING

• Expert Level

Summary

Support VP in overseeing all aspects of casting for Columbia Pictures, Tri Star Pictures, 3000 Pictures, Screen Gems, and Affirm Films.

Category Casting 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description:
  • Reads scripts in development and pre-production to create character breakdowns.
  • Experience with and very comfortable making casting ideas lists of recommended actors on assigned projects for scripts in development and those in pre-production.
  • Collect and keep accurate information regarding talent availabilities on all lists through QWire system.
  • Liaison on various projects from casting perspective within all Studio film labels.
  • Make lists of casting directors to attach to films Studio is putting into production.
  • Work with internal legal departments to follow guidelines for casting breakdowns, flyers, notices, etc.
  • Prepare, coordinate and distribute talent and casting director deal memos internally.
  • Assist in overseeing local casting directors on projects and ensure we stay within guaranteed weeks.
  • Process time sensitive information with ease and confidence and maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Creating and maintaining cast lists for various projects for multiple divisions
  • Maintain an established, detailed system for organizing confidential information accessible to the entire department.
  • Researching up and coming actors, pulling clips to present to studio executives.
  • Distributing documents and managing document flow.
  • Preparing lists and materials for both internal and external meetings.
  • Assist VP in being the liaison between studio and various casting directors and productions.
  • May be asked to review numerous auditions and narrow down the selections.
  • Miscellaneous duties as required.
Job Requirements:
  • At least 6+ years of experience in Casting capacity or related role within a studio or production environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Solid knowledge of the film production process.
  • Solid knowledge of actors.
  • In-depth experience working with Talent (actors, agents).  
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Cast It, Breakdown Services, Qwire and iMovie a plus).
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of management, talent and staff.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make preliminary decisions and change course of action quickly.
  • Must be up-to-date on popular and current talent and content.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize to ensure that all assignments are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and oral.
  • Must be flexible – an ability to work well in an environment where needs and priorities are subject to much revision.
  • Dependability, discretion, and attention to detail are required. 
  • Must be a self-starter with a team-player attitude.
  • Understands the global and multicultural audience.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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