Casting Q&A w/ Jennifer Euston and Jessica Daniels

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Casting Q&A w/ Jennifer Euston and Jessica Daniels

Saturday, June 8, 2019

11:15 AM
Check-in begins at: 11:00 AM

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SYNOPSIS

This one hour event will feature a panel discussion and Q&A with casting directors Jennifer Euston and Jessica Daniels.


CASTING DIRECTOR BIOS

Jennifer Euston was born in 1974 and grew up in NJ, an avid fan of film and television. Euston began her career in casting as an intern, while attending NYU, Tisch School Of The Arts as a Cinema Studies major. While there, she proudly worked for Howard Stern. Euston’s first job out of college was as Casting Assistant on Law & Order. She then worked primarily with Casting Director, Ellen Lewis, as her Assistant, then Associate on a number of films. She also had the good fortune to work with Ellen Chenoweth, Kathleen Chopin and Meg Liberman during that time. Euston has been casting on her own for the past 13 years during which she has won 3 Primetime Emmys and 6 Artios Awards and several nominations. Her credits include several movies and TV shows, of all shapes and sizes, including Girls, Orange Is the New Black, G.L.O.W., VEEP, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the recent feature Can You Ever Forgive Me? 

Jessica Daniels, CSA, is an Emmy Award-winning TV and Film casting director. Film credits include: SELAH AND THE SPADES (Sundance, 2019), THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST (2018 Sundance US Dramatic Grand Jury Prize), TYREL (Sundance 2018), ROXANNE ROXANNE (Sundance 2017 Jury Prize for Breakout Performance to Chante Adams), WIENER-DOG, (Sundance 2016), A VIGILANTE (SXSW 2017), WHITE GIRL (Sundance 2016), and NASTY BABY (Sundance 2015). Jessica won an Emmy for her casting on the acclaimed NBC series 3O ROCK. Television credits include AFTER AFTER PARTY (Facebook Watch), DEADBEAT (Hulu), BENDERS (IFC), and THE CARRIE DIARIES (CW). Since 2014, she has served as Pilot Season Casting Director for 20th Century Fox/Fox 21 Studios in New York, contributing series regular and guest casting to dozens of shows including LESS THAN ZERO (Hulu), SINGLE PARENTS (ABC), PROVEN INNOCENT (Fox), THE RESIDENT (Fox), FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC), LIFE IN PIECES (CBS), ACS: THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE (F/X), ACS: THE PEOPLE VS. OJ SIMPSON (F/X), TYRANT (F/X) and GENIUS: EINSTEIN (NatGeo). Jessica holds an MFA in film from Columbia University and lives and works in New York City.


REQUIREMENTS

  • In order to attend this event, you MUST have a SAG-AFTRA Foundation account.

  • NO LATE ARRIVALS are admitted. WALK-UPS are welcome, but are only admitted space permitting to replace no-shows.

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