The Walt Disney Company Casting Assistant in Burbank, California
The Casting Assistant supports the SVP, Casting - Freeform.
Manage high call volume.
Organize and coordinate casting sessions, meetings, and conference calls for various projects including movies, on-going series, developing series, and pilots.
Compose character descriptions through minor script coverage.
Organize auditions and interviews w/ Actors and Casting Directors for specific projects.
Aid in compiling lists of suitable actors for each role in both developing movies and TV shows.
Keep talent and files for current projects updated with current cast lists, sessions, and deal memos.
Basic Qualifications :
2-3 years of related administrative experience (in a casting department in network/cable, or a production company or agency, or related environment)
Communicates effectively and tactfully in person, in written communication, and on the telephone
Organized and detail oriented when under time restraints
Prioritizes and multi-tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
Takes initiative: a polished, proactive self-starter
Handles confidential information with discretion within a small, laid back, and (at times) fast paced business environment
Works well under time constraints, handles multiple projects and prioritizes assignments
Technical Skills: PC Proficient with firm grasp of Microsoft Outlook, PPT, Word and Excel
Preferred Qualifications :
- Experience in an entertainment related field, specific experience in TV Casting preferred
Required Education :
- Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience
Job ID: 592630BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks