New! NETFLIX TV Casting Director Event - Showcase to THREE top TV Casting Professionals
Saturday, April 24, 2021, 12pm ET / 9am PT
This event is in the past.
When it comes to streaming media, Netflix is the indisputable king.
Today, we're excited to have THREE top Casting pro's who have cast for a wide variety of NETFLIX TV series.
This event will start off with a virtual Q&A. You'll then be showcasing to our panel and get immediate feedback on your performance so you can continue to make smarter and more powerful choices in this ever-changing career.
- Mia Cusumano, M&M Casting
- Erika DeMeza, Chrystie Street Casting
- Eve Battaglia, Eve Battaglia Casting
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Mia began her career as the Casting Coordinator for ABC's Primetime Casting Office, where she worked alongside Rosalie Joseph, Marci Phillips, Janet Murphy and Geoff Soffer. Her credits range from primetime television pilots and series to studio feature films.
Mia is currently casting TWO feature films. Her most recent project includes the HULU series RAMY. Recent feature films include: LEZ BOMB, AMERICAN.ISH, ANTARCTICA (for which she also served as a producer), BANG BANG, I DON'T LIVE FOR TODAY, BOHEMIANS, LOST GIRLS: ANGIE'S STORY, CENTIGRADE, TEAM MARCO, and I FEEL PRETTY starring Amy Schumer. Other recent TV credits include work on a new TNT series entitled SNOWPIERCER. She also cast season one of the USA TV series FALLING WATER (produced by The Walking Dead's producer Gale Anne Hurd), along with films like PATERSON, directed by Jim Jarmusch. Mia has worked on huge sports campaigns such as MARGOT vs LILY for NIKE (featuring 8 episodes). She's worked on several pilots including Mamma Dallas for HBO, FOR JUSTICE for CBS and the pilot SOUTH OF HELL for WE. She also cast alongside Meghan Rafferty for the first season of the hit HBO series THE LEFTOVERS. Past projects include the feature film RUN ALL NIGHT starring Liam Neeson, the pilot THE TOMORROW PEOPLE for the CW as well as casting for the CBS TV series GOLDEN BOY.
One of NY's top indie film casting directors, EVE BATTAGLIA is best known for casting the Oscar-nominated TRANSAMERICA and was the US Casting Director for the hit Netflix series LILYHAMMER which starred Steve Van Zandt (Sopranos, E Street Band). Currently, Eve is working on TWO indie features. Her recent indie feature SWAN SONG just wrapped with Jennifer Coolidge and Michael Urie.
She's also known for bringing in tons of AC actors for her many projects! Eve's recent projects include: PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN which premiered at the Toronto Film fesitval 2017, THE TRANSFIGURATION which premiered at Cannes in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section and is nominated for an Indie Spirit award.
Past projects include: the indie feature MATCH starring Patrick Stewart, Matthew Lillard and Carla Gugino, the feature film LULLABY starring Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Hudson and Amy Adams, BLUE CAPRICE starring Isaiah Washington premiered at Sundance 2013, was opening night for New Directors/New films at MOMA and was nominated for an Indie Spirit award and two Gotham Awards.
Organized, Helpful and encouraging.
She is very honest and delivers all her criticisms constructively and kindly.
Professional, fun and insightful.
She was great!
Erika Foss-DeMeza is a casting assistant at Chrystie Street Casting working on Television and Film.
Erika is currently working on Josephine Decker’s newest film for A24 and Apple called THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE. Her recent credits include, THREE MONTHS (MTV films), RAMY (HULU), BOOGIE (Eddie Huang and Focus Features), LOVE 40 (Fred Wolf), EMILY IN PARIS, SPREE, TOPSIDE, FALSE POSITIVE (Ilana Glazer and A24) , OUT OF SERVICE and DREAMLAND. Erika is a proud graduate of The University of Michigan musical theatre program.
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