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Stranger Things Huge Success

August 24, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Technology Comments Off on Stranger Things Huge Success

stranger-smlStranger Things on Netflix has quickly become one of the most talked about smash hits of the summer. From the Cult of Barb, to season 2 story hints, this show is definitely enjoying a surge in support from Netflix users. Congratulations to Carmen Cuba, the series casting director, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the first season’s casting process, covering over 70 different roles, with remote casting teams working in Chicago, Atlanta, and the east coast. Cast It allows the lead casting team in Los Angeles to collect, organize and present roles, actors, audition videos and self tapes to the production team. All of that material is stored in Cast It as an archive of material that the casting and productions teams can reference in future seasons.

The Squad Stays on Top

August 16, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Technology Comments Off on The Squad Stays on Top

squad_smlSuicide Squad remained at the top of this past weekend’s ticket sales for the second straight week. Congratulations to Lindsay Graham and Mary Vernieu, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team. At the outset, Cast It was used to generate and present actor ideas for a variety of the speaking roles in the film to share with the filmmakers. From there, actors and their audition videos and/or demos were uploaded to the project by the team in Los Angeles or by remote casting teams working in Canada. Access to the project was shared and monitored by the casting team, in coordination with the studio casting department, to the filmmakers and studio execs.

8 of 10 Again on Cast It

August 9, 2016 Cast It, News, Technology Comments Off on 8 of 10 Again on Cast It

bourne_smlEight of the top ten grossing movies from the past weekend used Cast It throughout their casting process. Thank you to all of the casting directors, directors, producers and studio executives who choose Cast It as their primary secured online casting platform!

Tarzan Captures #2 While Cast It Captures 7

July 5, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on Tarzan Captures #2 While Cast It Captures 7

tarzan_smlThe Legend of Tarzan opened this past weekend, capturing the #2 spot for top grossing movie. Congratulations to Lucy Bevan and Susie Figgis, the casting directors on the film, and to the entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process, with casting teams in Los Angeles, London and South Africa, uploading and organizing roles, actors and actor videos for the filmmakers and studio execs to review.

And meanwhile, over the past two weekends, Cast It was used on 7 of the top 10 grossing movies. Thank you again to everyone who chooses Cast It!

Actor Search for Eli Begins

June 29, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Casting News, Technology Comments Off on Actor Search for Eli Begins

Bag Man SearchA new feature film called Bag Man, directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker, is searching for actors to play the role of Eli, a 12-13 year old male. For more information, please view the actor search site, powered by Cast It.

http://www.bagmancasting.com/

Game Finale Breaks Records

June 29, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Technology Comments Off on Game Finale Breaks Records
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Game of Thrones shattered HBO viewership records on Sunday night with the airing of the season 6 finale. Congratulations to the casting team on this series, specifically Nina Gold, Robert Sterne, and Edward Said. Cast It has been used as the primary online casting hub and archive since the beginning of the production, six seasons ago. The casting team, as well as the producers, directors, and production personnel can quickly access previous seasons to view cast lists, actor choices, and of course previous auditions. This archive is an invaluable tool for the production, as new seasons are started, and preparation begins again for the casting process.

And then 9 of 10

June 21, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, News, Technology Comments Off on And then 9 of 10

cent-intelligence-sml9 of the top 10 grossing films from the past weekend used Cast It throughout the casting process. Our secure online casting platform is clearly the preferred system for big studio features as well as indie movies. Thank you to all of the casting directors and studio casting departments that insist on using Cast It!

8 of 10, Again

June 8, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Embershot, Technology Comments Off on 8 of 10, Again

TMNT2_smlCast It dominates the top 10 weekend movies again, with 8 of the 10 feature films using Cast It throughout the casting process. Thank you to all of the casting directors, producers, directors and film studios that use Cast It every day during the casting and production processes!

Neighbors 2 Shakes Up the Weekend

May 24, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Technology Comments Off on Neighbors 2 Shakes Up the Weekend

neighbors-2-smlUniversal’s new feature, Neighbors 2, debuted this past weekend. Congratulations to Francine Maisler, the casting director on the film, and to her entire casting team. Cast It was used throughout the casting process, with casting teams uploading actors and audition video as well as managing incoming self tapes submitted to them directly by actors and talent reps.

Search For a New Wimpy Kid Begins

May 12, 2016 Cast It, Cast It Talent, Casting News, News, Technology Comments Off on Search For a New Wimpy Kid Begins

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The new feature film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, is casting for the two lead characters, Gregg Heffley and Rowley Jefferson. Cast It is powering the open call web site where parents can submit their child’s audition video directly to the casting team for their review.

If you want to learn more, please visit:

http://www.iamthewimpykid.com

WHY CAST IT

- Over 800 casting offices worldwide ready to upload
- The preferred casting system used & refined by leaders in the casting community
- Studio-approved security for infrastructure and software platform
- Centralized online hub for all casting & production related videos, organized by your casting team
- End to end casting tools & actor database to help you build lists, find actors, & generate new ideas based on your talent preferences
- Online open call engine to help you find new talent & fresh faces from around the globe
- Unrivaled customer support
- Used by every major Hollywood studio & network

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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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