Join us for a remote Zoom conversation with Casting Directors Doug Aibel and Stephanie Holbrook. This conversation will be comprised of a mini career retrospective and a discussion of their latest project SERVANT. Member questions will be answered at the end. This conversation will not be recorded.
A new psychological thriller from M. Night Shyamalan that follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
RSVP-ed members will receive the Zoom link by email one hour prior to the start of the program, and will be able to ask questions through Zoom's chat function.
Doug Aibel - Douglas Aibel has cast over 90 films, for such directors as Wes Anderson, James Gray, M. Night Shyamalan, Noah Baumbach, Kenneth Lonergan, Gillian Robespierre, Tim Robbins, James Gray, Paul Weitz, Ramin Bahrani and others. Notable film credits include the Academy Award winning MARRIAGE STORY, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, SPLIT, DEAD MAN WALKING, FRANCES HA, LIMITLESS, GRANDMA, 99 HOMES and TWO LOVERS. Upcoming: THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK, THE FRENCH DISPATCH, THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME and MAYDAY. Television credits include the Golden Globe Award winning MOZART IN THE JUNGLE (Amazon), SUCCESSION (HBO), SERVANT (Apple), FAHRENHEIT 451 (HBO) and the upcoming CLICKBAIT (Netflix). He is also Artistic Director of the acclaimed non-profit Vineyard Theatre.
Stephanie Holbrook - Stephanie Holbrook is a Casting Director with extensive credits in both Film and TV/Streaming. She has numerous film credits that have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, recently The Wolf Hour and Abe. Stephanie also recently cast Human Capital, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Prior, Stephanie cast The Kindergarten Teacher and Madeline’s Madeline, both Sundance 2018 and for which Stephanie earned Artios Awards, given to her by her peers. Past film credits include The Grudge (2020), My Friend Dahmer (Tribeca 2017), Equity, The Eyes of My Mother (the latter of which premiered at Sundance 2016), Life Of Crime, The Lifeguard, Applesauce, Ghost Team, Ratter, Ava’s Possessions, The Abandoned, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, Book of Love, Catfight (Toronto International Film Festival). Christine, The Happening, Ordinary World, Three Generations and Landline Stephanie co-cast with Douglas Aibel. Earlier in her career, Stephanie was on Aibel’s casting team for Glass, Isle of Dogs, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, We Own The Night, The Squid and The Whale, Margot at the Wedding, Margaret, Failure to Launch, The Village and Lady In the Water, among others. Currently, Stephanie is Casting Director for The Sinner, now streaming its third season. A member of the Casting Society of America, Stephanie is a multiple-nominee and multiple-winner for Excellence in Casting.
Moderated by Rochelle Rose, National Director of Performers Programs, SAG-AFTRA Foundation.