casting director

Posted on January 24, 2012


Person responsible for finding the right actors (cast) for a film or program. The casting director usually has good knowledge of the market, knows actors and their skills, has a database and remains in contact with actors’ agencies. He or she suggests actors and invites them for casting in cooperation with the director. It is important for a good casting director to be able to match actors with each other within a film so that they can work together with synergy and create a coherent film world.