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Guardians Crushes Weekend

August 5, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Guardians Crushes Weekend

guardians_smlMarvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy crushed the weekend box office. Congratulations to Sarah Finn and Reg Poerscout-Edgerton, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was the central online hub for casting the project, from initial list generation for actors under consideration, to uploading actor reels, and finally, to uploading actor audition videos. All of this project information and video was then shared with the filmmakers and Marvel for review, feedback and ultimately, actor approvals.

 

 

“Pete’s Dragon” Actor Search

July 16, 2014 Cast It, Casting News, News, Technology Comments Off on “Pete’s Dragon” Actor Search

PetesDragon_smlThe lead role for Disney’s new feature film Pete’s Dragon is available now for young actors interested in submitting a self-taped audition for the role of Pete.  Read the age requirements carefully before submitting. For more info, please visit:

http://www.petesdragonsearch.com

Transformers Captures Weekend

July 7, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Transformers Captures Weekend

transformers4_smlTransformers: Age of Extinction was the top grossing movie over the past weekend. Congratulations to Denise Chamian, Mickie Paskal and Jennifer Rudnicke, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team! Cast It was used throughout the  15 month-long casting process to store and manage actor lists, actor info and video from the auditions and reels and to share that material to the filmmakers and studio executives.

Think Like a Man Too Wins Weekend

June 24, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Think Like a Man Too Wins Weekend

think-man-2-smlThink Like a Man Too was the top grossing movie this past weekend. Congratulations to Kim Hardin, the casting director on this film. She and her team used Cast It during the casting process to generate actor lists and to upload actor audition videos for review by the filmmakers and studio execs.

The Neighbors Move in This Weekend

May 9, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on The Neighbors Move in This Weekend

neighbors_smlNeighbors opens this weekend. Congratulations to Melissa Kostenbauder and Francine Maisler, the casting directors on this feature film. Cast It was used during the casting process to manage casting lists, and for uploading, storing, and sharing auditions, self-taped auditions and reels. Go see it this weekend!

Cast It Network Growth Explodes in 2013

February 4, 2014 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Cast It Network Growth Explodes in 2013

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Cast It network growth expanded over 90% in 2013, with videos views across the system jumping from 2.2 million in 2012 to over 4.2 million in 2013. Thank you to all of the studios, networks, production companies, and of course, the casting directors, who helped to make this happen.

Ride Along Captures Top Spot

January 21, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Ride Along Captures Top Spot

Ride Along PosterThe new feature film Ride Along was the past weekend’s top grossing movie. Congratulations to Victoria Thomas, the casting director on the film, and to the rest of the casting team. Casting offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta where the film was shot, uploaded actors and audition videos for over 40 separate roles. Each role is added to Cast It by the casting admins, and organized by city/location. Once uploaded, the filmmakers and studio execs assigned to the project log in to view the material, leave feedback, and ultimately approve the casting choices.

Lone Survivor Opens

January 10, 2014 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on Lone Survivor Opens

lonesurvivor_smlThe new feature film Lone Survivor opens this weekend. Congratulations to the casting team, including Jo Edna Boldin, Jamie Castro, Marie Kohl, and Linda Lowy. With actors, reels and auditions being uploaded over the course of nearly three months, from Los Angeles and from the location in New Mexico, the filmmakers were able to quickly review material under one centralized and secured project.

American Hustle Opens

December 22, 2013 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on American Hustle Opens

amhustle_smlThe new feature film American Hustle opened this past weekend. Congratulations to Mary Vernieu and Lindsay Graham, the casting directors on the project. From list generation (where actors are added to roles from the script) to audition reviews, Cast It was used throughout the entire casting process. As casting offices use Cast It, every actor, role list, and video that is uploaded into the system is captured by the database, which then becomes an invaluable archive of past projects and material.

The Desolation of Smaug Opens

December 13, 2013 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on The Desolation of Smaug Opens

hobbit2_smlThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens this weekend. Congratulations to the casting team of Victoria Burrows, Amy Hubbard, John Hubbard, Liz Mullane, and Miranda Rivers. Located principally in Los Angeles, London and New Zealand, the casting directors used Cast It throughout the production of all three films to upload not only actor audition videos, but also reels, and test footage shot directly from the set in New Zealand.

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CASTING NEWS

A Christmas Story Looking for Ralphie

Cast It Systems has launched a new actor search for the lead role of Ralphie in A Christmas Story Live, a live tv adaption of the musical version to be aired on Fox. For more information on the actor search, please visit: https://www.castittalent.com/A_Christmas_Story

Goldie Actor Search Begins

A new independent feature from Vice Films, has launched an actor search site, powered by Cast It. Casting director Damian Bao is looking for actors to submit for a variety of roles. The film shoots in New York. For more information, please visit: https://www.castittalent.com/GOLDIE

Hearts Beat Loud Search

Hearts Beat Loud, a new feature film project being cast by Telsey + Company in New York, has launched an actor search for the role of Sam, powered by Cast It. For more information please visit: https://www.castittalent.com/Hearts_Beat_Loud

New Actor Search for Cornerman

A new feature film project, Cornerman, starring Anthony Hopkins, is launching an actor search powered by Cast It. The casting team is conducting a search for an actor to play a young Mike Tyson. For more information or to send your self-taped audition, please visit: http://castittalent.com/cornerman

Nashville Opens Actor Search

CMT’s series Nashville, is conducting a nationwide search for a 21-26 YEAR OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE MUSICIAN, powered by Cast It Talent. For more information on the search, or to submit your self taped audition: http://www.nashvillecastingsearch.com

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