Full Time Job

Casting Coordinator


Los Angeles, CA 05-07-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Casting Department manages the casting responsibilities associated with major film projects of TWDS. The department serves as the liaison between the Studio, production executives, and talent throughout production before, during, and after principal shooting. Searchlight is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic, and positive individual to join the team!

• Works with primary and location casting team to make sure they submit all necessary casting documentation
• Support Casting Manager with legal and casting admin for hiring of casting directors internationally
• Support Casting Manager to double checks, confirms, and submits casting director credits to Credit and Title Administration
• Facilitate the internal casting process with scheduling sessions, self-tape appointments, running camera, troubleshooting equipment, and uploading of tapes
• Creates session and status lists for internal casting
• Checks actor availabilities
• Coordinating the process of creating project lists and master lists
• Reading and breaking down scripts
• Roll calls & answer phones as needed
• Schedule internal & external meetings as needed
• Maintaining calendar as needed
• Preparing and submitting expense reports as needed
• Liaising with other Disney executives, producers, Casting Executives, and other assistants internally and externally
• Supporting departmental projects as needed
• Maintaining organizational documents and monitoring status of deliverables
• Assisting in the preparation of meetings
• Maintaining files
• Coordinating domestic and international travel as needed
• Representing the department in a professional manner

Required Qualifications 
• 1+ years experience as a Casting Assistant or with a Casting Company or Studio In-House team and interest in a career in casting
• Strong relationships and network within the Casting community for TV or films
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• Strong skills and proficiency with Mac, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, iMovie, Cast It, Qwire, Fast Capture, QuickTime, Zoom, Slack, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint
• Knowledge of SAG rules and protocols is a plus
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Superior attention to detail
• Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong computer literacy and proficiency with SAP. Working knowledge of Adobe, Illustrator, Keynote preferred
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions, and change course of action quickly
• Detail oriented with the ability to work well and maintain professionalism under pressure 
• Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills
• Effective communicator, both verbally and written
• Ability to work with confidential information 
• Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful, and flexible
• Strong people skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Ability to take initiative and work with limited direction

The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $51,300.00-$66,300.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3z5ox-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $51,300 to $66,300 Per Year ($ USD)