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Saturday, March 14

12:30pm CDT

Studio Star Power - How Casting Really Works

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Randi Hiller

VP Feature Casting, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Randi Hiller is an award-winning casting director with over 18 years of experience, casting over 75 feature films in both independent and major motion picture studio productions. Some of her credits include Academy Award Winner CRASH, Academy Award Nominated IN THE BEDROOM, WARRIOR... Read More →
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Christian Kaplan

SVP of Feature Casting, Twentieth Century Fox
Christian Kaplan is Senior Vice President of Feature Casting for 20th Century Fox Film. The department he’s in oversees casting for all feature films. Under the 20th Century Fox Film banner are: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International... Read More →
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Joseph Middleton

Head of Casting, Paramount Pictures
Joseph Middleton has cast some of Hollywood's most successful films, including "Mr. & Mrs. Smith", "Twilight: New Moon," "The Bourne Supremacy," "Legally Blonde" and "American Pie," for which he won the 2000 Artios award for best comedy casting. He was also nominated for Tom Ford’s... Read More →
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Rochelle Rose

Natl Dir of Actors Programs, Screen Actors Guild Foundation
Rochelle Rose started her acting career at the age of six, she has worked in print, commercials, voice-overs, television and over twenty films. Most notably in James Cameron’s ‘Titanic’ as The Countess of Rothes, in a BBC version of 'The Tempest' as Ceres, The Goddess of the... Read More →
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Paul Weber

Casting Dir, Weber Casting
As Former Executive Head of Television Casting and Feature Film Consultant for MGM Studios, Paul Weber cast the STARGATE franchise. Other TV credits include SPARTACUS:GODS OF THE ARENA, DEAD LIKE ME, SHE SPIES, POLTERGEIST, and THE OUTER LIMITS. These series and others earned him... Read More →

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
ACC Room 17B
Sunday, March 15

12:30pm CDT

Meet the Insiders IV


Vicky Boone

Casting Dir, Vicky Boone Casting
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David Nugent

Artistic Dir, Hamptons International Film Festival

Beth Sepko

Casting Dir, Beth Sepko Casting

John Williams

Owner, the cast station

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
ACC Room 13AB
Monday, March 16

12:30pm CDT

Independent Directors on Working with Actors


Andrew Bujalski

Dir/Writer/Actor, Results
Andrew Bujalski was born in 1978 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a director, writer and actor known for Funny Ha Ha (2002), Mutual Appreciation (2005), Beeswax (2009) and Computer Chess (2013). He currently lives in Austin, TX and is in post-production for his next feature f... Read More →
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Kat Candler

Dir, Candler Productions
Kat Candler’s latest feature film, Hellion premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Dramatic Competition. Her previous films have screened at Sundance, the Los Angeles Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, SXSW, Slamdance and on PBS. Candler is a... Read More →
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Caroline O'Connor

Dir of Communications, Screen Actors Guild Foundation
Hailing from Austin, TX, Caroline O'Connor is the Director of Communications at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, a national non-profit arts organization that provides free professional workshops, panels and seminars to SAG-AFTRA performers and the public at large through its livestream... Read More →

Todd Rohal

Dir/Writer/Actor, Uncle Kent 2
Todd Rohal is an American independent filmmaker. His feature films include 2014's ABCs of Death 2, 2011's The Catechism Cataclysm, and 2006's The Guatemalan Handshake. He is also responsible for the short films Single Spaced (1997), Slug 660 (1998), Knuckleface Jones (1999), Hillbilly... Read More →

David Zellner

Dir/Writer/Actor, Zellner Bros

Monday March 16, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
ACC Room 17B
  Film, Panel
Tuesday, March 17

2:00pm CDT

Casting Meet Up


Vicky Boone

Casting Dir, Vicky Boone Casting

Karmen Leech

Casting Director, the cast station

Tuesday March 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin SFA Bar