Episode 02: The Role of the Casting Director

My guest is Michael Fels, a New York City filmmaker with over a decade of experience in multiple departments and a very robust IMDP page.

We talk at length about the role of a casting director, the value one brings to a production, and why finding leading actors of color can be difficult.

Topics discussed:

  1. What a casting director does.
  2. The steps a casting director takes to find the best talent.
  3. Mistakes that can arise when you don’t have one.
  4. How to catch the attention of a Casting Director.
  5. How to find and cast BIPOC.

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