Casting Director
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We plan on hiring a talented Casting Director who can oversee castings and select actors for stage or film. Your job role will help determine the ultimate success of the production as the best person should be assigned the right role. You should be well aware of the acting principles and the specific requirements of theater as well as the film. An instinct to recognize talent and then determine the most suitable fit for different roles, no matter how big or small it is, it is crucial for this role. The prime objective is to make sure the productions have the most suitable team of actors available for every role.

We look forward to receiving applications from you.


  • Supervise the casting assistants

  • Study the scripts to better understand the speaking roles

  • Collaborate with the producers and directors to determine the role’s basic requirements

  • Prepare a casting budget

  • Get in touch with the agents directly to source the best actors

  • Review resumes, organize auditions and readings

  • Interview suitable actors and determine if they are a good fit or not

  • Determine the actor’s fee

  • Discuss the contracts to achieve mutual satisfaction


  • Degree in Arts, Film or related field

  • Proven work experience as a Casting Director

  • Updated with the prevailing industry trends

  • Have amazing instincts to identify talent

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communicating skills

  • Have the instincts to identify talent

  • Willing to work at flexible hours and shifts

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