All tagged acting

Episode 18 - Leah Daniels Butler

Today we’re sitting down with the delightful Leah Daniels Butler casting director of projects like Precious, The Paperboy, Shadowboxer, and the Butler, as well as TV shows like Star and Empire, Leah is a warm, frank, and enthusiastic fan of films, TV, and the actors in them. She talks taste, keeping up with evolving technology, and how she finds the perfect ‘real’ people to create Cinderella stories, taking fresh talent from first audition to well known actors.

Episode 17 - Lisa London

Today we sit down with Casting Director Lisa London. Lisa is an enthusiastic advocate for actors, and it’s no wonder with her upbringing as a Hollywood local and industry native.

Lisa has worked on several of Adam Sandler and his company Happy Madison’s movies, including Grandma’s Boy, Sandy Wexler, and House Bunny, as well as several shows that either you or your kids will be familiar with- from Hannah Montana to The Suite Life of Zach and Cody to Supah Ninjas.

Episode 16 - Jeremy Gordon

Today we’re going to be talking with Jeremy Gordon. Jeremy is one hard working casting director who has worked on big shows and movies, like Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, Shock and Awe, LBJ, We Bought a Zoo, V, The Last Airbender, and he has also worked on some fantastic indie features, such as Obscure, Rust Creek, Twisted Blues, and Spork.

Episode 15 - Rich Mento

Season 2 Premiere of The Placing Faces Podcast with Casting Director Rich Mento. Rich is a wonderful casting director known for movies like the Step Up series, Warm Bodies, The Wackness, Dear John and so many others, as well as being the vice president of the Casting Society of America. We talk about the importance of mentorship, working alongside other casting directors and how to find the person that fits the role.

Episode 14 - Jen Rudin

Tonight is the night of the Artios Awards, and today we're talking to Jen Rudin, casting director and writer of 'Lucy In The Sky' which is nominated for the short film category. Listen in as we discuss her book, her work, and cycling as a casting metaphor, only on Placing Faces.

Episode 13 - Alexa Fogel

The second episode of a special set of 3 episodes all geared around the Artios Awards, the Casting Society of America’s celebration of Excellence in Casting.

On this episode, we’re chatting with casting GREAT Alexa Fogel.

You may know Alexa for projects she worked on like Oz, True Detective, The Wire, Pose, Ozark, Generation Kill, NYPD Blue, The Deuce and Atlanta.

Episode 11 - Denise Chamian

Denise’s casting work is full of fantastically entertaining projects, such as Minority Report, A Cure for Wellness, Deja Vu, The Maze Runner movies, the Transformer movies, Eyes Wide Shut, Big Fish, The Man in the High Castle, the list goes on and on.

Grab a seat and learn a little.