CASTING CALL: Extras for New Alan Ball HBO Series

PORTLAND CASTING COMPANY SEEKING EXTRAS OF ALL TYPES FOR NEW HBO SERIES Untitled Alan Ball HBO Drama series is scheduled to shoot in Portland April 24-26; open casting call this Saturday PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios, a Portland-based film and television casting company, announced today that it is seeking general background performers, experienced stand-ins, photo doubles, […]

Cast Iron Studios, TNT & Film Offices Teamed Up To Repeat Talent Diversity Initiative

by Georgia Luke Last year, Cast Iron Studios and TNT–along with Act Now Studio and Scott Rogers Studios–hosted the first Northwest Talent Diversity Initiative. The 36-hour intensive acting course gave 32 performers of color the opportunity to hone their chops with two of Portland’s finest acting coaches and a myriad of guest speakers, at no […]

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New work from Bryan Thompson and Jeremiah L Scott!!! Great PNW Talent…Katie Michels (actor), Sean McGrath , Aris Juson and Spencer Baylis Conway nailed it. Wife — Katie Michels Husband — Sean Mcgrath Loan Officer — Aris Juson Assistant Loan Officer — Spencer Conway Writer & Director & Producer — Bryan R. Thompson Director of […]

FOX12 Highlights Local Stuntman, Kent Luttrell

KPTV – FOX 12 Fox12 highlights local stuntman, Kent Luttrell, who has doubled actors from Danny Devito to Michael J. Fox. Luttrell got his start as  “the body”, Ray Brower, in the classic movie, “Stand By Me” (shot in Brownsville 30 years ago this year). Read more: http://www.kptv.com/Clip/12133141/portland-stuntman-shares-stories-of-life-behind-the-scenes#ixzz3x4gQ3E4K

Casting Talent Workshop With Scott Ballard

Casting Talent Workshop: October 24th, 10AM-4Pm, $75. If you have ever wondered how the casting process works or could use some guidance on better communicating with actors, this one-day workshop with director Scott Ballard, is a great place to start. Over the course of the day, workshop particpants will serve as the director in a mock casting session […]

“Birds of Neptune” Will Screen Opening Night At The Portland Film Festival

  Birds of Neptune, an independent film by Steven Richter, will be the Opening Night narrative feature at this year’s Portland Film Festival. The film host an all Portland based cast, crew, vendors and services.  It premiered at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival and has since gone on to win Best Dramatic Feature and Best […]

Exciting Casting Opportunity for Lead in Columbia’s “Little House on the Prairie”

We were recently contacted by Rachel Tenner Casting for Columbia Pictures (and part of the casting team that spearheaded the nationwide search for “Mattie Ross” in the film, “True Grit”) they are casting for the Laura Ingalls lead in “Little House On The Prairie” and are searching for a young girl to fill this role.  […]

Urgent Casting Call: Grimm seeking Filipino Talent

Cast Iron Studios is seeking Northwest-based Filipino talent for on-camera principal (speaking) roles an upcoming episode of NBC’s Grimm. If you fit the specifications below and are available for the shoot dates, please submit the following to talent[at]castironstudios.com (replace [a] with @): Full Name Phone Number Picture (should be current and clear) Filipino Men, ages […]

Open Casting call from Polluted Pictures.

Polluted Pictures is now accepting online submissions for their most current project which is currently “Untitled.”  We are shooting this project in accordance with the SAG SHORT FILM guidelines with deferred pay.  This film is being produced as a “proof of concept” for a feature film shooting later this year.  Our previous three feature films […]

Free Spirit Lori Lewis Returns to Portland Casting

Early last year, when Lori Lewis ran into Leverage producer Paul Bernard at a Hollywood Theater event, “He flat-out asked,” recalls Lewis, “Are you back yet?” The erstwhile casting director had to admit to her urge to return to the work she adores, promising, “Next year, after knee surgery.” This week, Oregon’s film industry welcomes […]