Agent Access w/ David Ziff

Casting Access

Los Angeles

Agent Access w/ David Ziff

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

6:30 PM
Check-in begins at: 6:15 PM


This class will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with an experienced agent.

Please prepare one or two 15-30 second commercial spots.


David Ziff is the VP of the  On-Camera department at Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty, aka CESD, which is one of the top commercial agencies in the country. David got started as actor in NY. He then became an assistant at The Gersh Agency here in Los Angeles.  From there, he worked as a theatrical agent at Susan Smith and Associates.   He has been at CESD for almost 20 years.  He worked his way up from an on camera agent, to Senior Vice President.  At CESD, he and the other agents deal with  around 70 commercial casting directors. He is very actor friendly and very selective when choosing clients. He finds potential clients through managers, showcases, casting director referrals, etc.  CESD actors are fortunate enough to have booked many jobs over the years.   Notably, they have represented FLO from PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE  for many years.  Also, PAUL (the” can you hear me now” guy) who is currently the spokesman for SPRINT.


You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.

Please note that the 90-day frequency restriction applies to this class. Your last frequency-restricted class must have taken place no less than 90 (ninety) days prior to this event to be eligible to register. 

NO LATE ARRIVALS and NO WALK-INS are admitted. Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will be admitted to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be admitted at the door. Please do not show up if you have not been explicitly confirmed as RSVPed.

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