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  • The Women Who Cast “Mr. Robot”: Casting Directors Susie Farris, Beth Bowling and Kim Miscia

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    By Marjorie Galas Susie Farris knew Rami Malek was her man.  Farris, the casting director behind numerous films and television series including USA’s “Covert Affairs” and “Royal Pains,” was brought on by the network to round up their cast of characters for a pilot called “Mr. Robot.”  While creator Sam Esmail and his producers had…

     

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  • Casting Directors Recognized During Special AMPAS Event

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    By: Marjorie Galas The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has long offered educational programs highlighting their creative art branches. Whether it’s the art of costume design, the magic of visual effects, the craftsmanship behind animation or the storytelling behind cinematography and editing, all disciplines from pre- to post production have been featured.   For…

     

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  • Repopulating “Fargo” – An Interview With Casting Director Rachel Tenner

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    By: Marjorie Galas With the ice-cold conclusion of the second installment of the “Fargo” securely set in the books, casting director Rachel Tenner took a moment to consider the process of inhabiting the town’s quirky characters. “It was a whole new cast; we did not get the luxury of getting any leads back,” said Tenner.  “This…

     

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  • Casting An Emmy Nominated “Modern Family” – Casting Director Jeff Greenberg

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    As a child, Jeff Greenberg loved watching the Emmy Award shows. He would sit with his nose pressed against the television, eager to see who would walk away with a gold statue in their hand. This year, the “Modern Family” casting director has received his sixth nomination for the show and his 14th Emmy nomination…

     

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