Summary

Minnesotan here to get more work as a casting assistant/session runner. I moved from the Midwest to pursue the behind the scenes for the entertainment industry. I have been here for five years and still going strong.

Credits

7/14 – 8/14

Casting Assistant 2014 Diversity Talent Showcase

ABC — Live / Special Event (TV) — ABC Entertainment Group Details
7/14 – 8/14

- Scheduled audition sessions. - Communicated to various talent agencies for unresolved inquiries. - Camera Operator. - Uploaded and organized video and headshot files into Cast It. - Prepped casting room for Executives. - Compiled presentations for Vice President. - Created demo reels. - Emailed video files and breakdown services.

6/14 – 6/14

Casting Assistant (Reader) Craftsman of The Day Dream

Film (Short) — Klubalturn Productions Details
6/14 – 6/14

• Delivered lines to actors. • Greeted actors and escorted them to appropriate casting room. • Operated audition sessions.

4/14 – 6/14

Casting Assistant (Session Runner) – Toy Commercials (John McCarthy Casting)

Commercial/Ad Details
4/14 – 6/14

• Responded to talent agency and management inquiries. • Ensured smooth operations for auditions. • Camera operator. • Welcomed and informed pertinent information to actors.

2/14 – 4/14

Executive Assistant (Casting Assistant) – The cavalry productions

Details
2/14 – 4/14

• Processed expense reports. • Script coverage. • Answered incoming calls from clients, writers, directors and actors. • Maintained executive producer’s daily/meeting calendar. • Delivered outgoing mail. • Researched and updated online media content. • Completed purchasing orders and vendor invoices. • Proof read proposals and email letters for clients. • Production assistant for various commercial shoots.

11/13 – 12/13

First Assistant Accountant (Trust Accountant/Administrative Assistant) – ICM Partners

Details
11/13 – 12/13

• Received and verified all incoming mailed payments. • Identified payments and ensured correct data filing. • Inputted data entries in E Agent Software for processing. • Created Escrow accounts for international and out of state checks and wires. • Established batches to organize all incoming disbursements. • Answered phone calls from various departments.

6/13 – 8/13

Intern (Production Intern) – Arsonal

Details
6/13 – 8/13

• Supported and shadowed the Art Directors and Production Departments. • Organized and maintained archives. • Photography research. • Social media online research. • Assisted on brainstorming concepts for upcoming projects. • General production work: cropping, masking, resizing/manipulation of images. • Presentation preparation. • Communicated with various departments in regarding for production needs.

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Education

Class of '12

Otis College of Art and Design

Graphic Design
Class of '05

Augsburg College

Accounting/Administrative

Skills

  • Cast It
  • E Agent
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • I DVD
  • I Movie
  • Indesign
  • La casting
  • Outlook
  • Photoshop
  • Power Point
  • Word