Summary

Melissa, a Casting Coordinator, based in Chicago, has 1 Casting Coordinator credit and 1 Office Production Assistant credit, and has been a member since 2019.

Credits

8/16 – Current

Casting Coordinator – The Cast Station

Details
8/16 – Current

• Lead casting assistant • Point of contact between client and agency • Directly assistant Casting Director with all clerical and business needs including managing inbox and calendar • Conducting talent searches, coordinating schedules, setting up audition rooms, contacting actors/agents and booking talent.

7/18 – 9/18

Office Production Assistant – Baggett Media Productions

Details
7/18 – 9/18

• Assisted in creating and pitching a reality television sizzle reel • Oversaw daily operations in production office including interviewing, filing contracts, and scheduling • Led a city-wide talent search • Booked filming locations • On set production assistant

10/17 – 5/18

Assistant Director Bay for Blood

Film (Short) — Edgewater Productions Details
10/17 – 5/18

• Assisted with casting, script supervision, and scheduling • Monitored shot takes to ensure each day enough scenes were being covered • Overseeing a team of production assistants

10/16 – 10/16

Talent Coordinator – Minute Maid/ Coca Cola

Commercial/Ad — HeLo Productions Details
10/16 – 10/16

• Searched for and hired talent • Liaison for real families filming commercial as a point of contact for production on set and in production office • Production assistant on set • Disseminated information to various departments on set to create cohesive production flow • Filed SAG paperwork including Taft Hartley’s and Exhibit E’s. As well as researched union rules to prevent any future production issues

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Education

Class of '16

Syracuse University

Skills

  • google docs
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • On Set Experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to handle and respond to large amount of emails and call
  • and Google Sheets
  • Managerial and clerical skills
  • Self-starting organized multi-tasker
  • Strong communication and customer service experience