Summary

Chris, an Actor|Director|Producer|Casting Director, based in Kansas City, has 2 Casting Director credits and 1 Writer credit, and has been a member since 2015.

Credits

2/12 – Current

Actor|Director|Producer|Casting Director Independent Film

Film (Theatrical) — Potwin Productions Details
2/12 – Current

I've been fortunate to work with talented professionals, resulting in numerous opportunities - 100+ acting credits & even more as crew. From PA for NatGeo, History, & Discovery to scripty to editor, however, I specialize in Producing, Casting Directing, & Directing. To more great films & memories in the future! imdb.me/chrisbylsma

12/14 – 1/15

Casting Director (Producer) Lost Art of Sebastian Ferrell

Film (Short) Details
12/14 – 1/15

Cast lead role and five supporting roles, as well as twenty+ extras

10/14 – 1/15

Writer (Producer) Puzzles

Film (Short) — Potwin Productions
10/14 – 1/15
5/13 – 1/15

Director (Producer, Casting Director, & Lead Editor) If Night Comes

Film (Theatrical) — Potwin Productions Details
5/13 – 1/15

Directed & Produced over the entire 20+ day shoot; co-edited & oversaw creation of 12 webisodes, then edited recreation as feature film; Cast every actor for 60+ speaking roles; worked closely with over 75 industry professionals

9/14 – 11/14

Production Assistant Big in Topeka 1

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Half Yard Productions Details
9/14 – 11/14

Drove Directors & Producers, UPM PA

5/14 – 10/14

Producer (Unit Production Manager, Co-Casting Director, Co-Assistant Director) The Promise

Film (Theatrical) — Ty Jones Films, Potwin Productions Details
5/14 – 10/14

Identified & contracted every crew position; created & managed shooting schedule for production; orchestrated second audition session & casting process; initiated location search & scout, finalizing 25+ locations; maintained hourly-updated budget sheet & dispersed checks; produced entire 16 days & assistant directed roughly 60-70% of it

7/14 – 9/14

Producer (Producer) Trunk

Film (Short) — Potwin Productions Details
7/14 – 9/14

Cast four lead roles & ten extras, as well as produced - hiring entire crew & finalizing all props, wardrobe, & locations. 2 awards won & festival circuit just getting underway...

5/14 – 7/14

Casting Director So Broken Up

Film (Theatrical) — Vetter Brothers Details
5/14 – 7/14

Point of contact for over 500 actor submissions; booked location, ran in-person audition session, took detailed notes, & provided input; formulated system for tracking demo reels & video auditions; managed spreadsheet of all available information, provided headshots, & gave final endorsements to Director & Producers.

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