Behind the Scenes: The Art of Casting

Saturday, January 30, 2:00 p.m.
Filmmaker Lodge
#SFFonCasting #ArtFilmWeekend

Casting directors play a critical role in narrative filmmaking, but how well do we understand their craft? How do instinct and experience play into their decisions? How does their work generate fresh and meaningful characters? Richard Hicks (Gravity, Zero Dark Thirty) moderates a conversation with seasoned casting directors Jessica Daniels (Wiener-Dog, 30 Rock), Jessica Kelly (Precious, Obvious Child), and Stephanie Holbrook (Christine, Equity) that will take us behind the scenes to illuminate the art and alchemy behind their process.


Richard Hicks
Stephanie Holbrook
Jessica Kelly
Jessica Daniels
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