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December Meeting

By November 2, 2018
When:
December 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2018-12-04T12:00:00-05:00
2018-12-04T13:00:00-05:00
Where:
Plaza Theatre
1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
USA

Topic:  Casting in the Southeast

Moderator: John Wilkins

PANELISTS:
Tara Feldstein Bennett, CSA – Feldstein|Paris Casting
 
Chase Paris, CSA – Feldstein|Paris Casting 
Feldstein|Paris Casting is a feature film and television casting company with offices located in Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana.
Credits Include:
  • 2017 EMMY WINNER – OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “STRANGER THINGS”
  • 2018 EMMY NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES “ATLANTA”
  • 2018 EMMY NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “STRANGER THINGS”
  • 2017 EMMY NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES “ATLANTA”
  • 2017 EMMY NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “STRANGER THINGS”

Both Tara and Chase work in tandem on every role in every project – it is their strong belief that by combining their efforts they are able to see more talent and provide the best options in every situation. Their goal is to put together the best possible cast in each project they work on, which they are able to do through a deep knowledge of the talent pool in the southeast region.

Olubajo Sonubi – OAS Casting
Olubajo currently serves as the local casting director for “The Vampire Diaries”. Past credits include the films “Flight” and “Addicted” and television projects “Quarry” (HBO), and “Hail Mary” (CBS). A prominent Atlanta Casting Director (CD), Olubajo’s diverse background serves him well in the casting world. He has an M.F.A. in Acting, and trained with one of the best CD’s in the Southeast.
Mark Fincannon – Fincannon and Associates
Mark, a veteran casting director of 35 years, along with his brother Craig, own Fincannon and Associates, Inc. a motion picture casting company started by the brothers in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1979. He is also the President of Luminarium Pictures, LLC a film production company with several films in development. The brothers moved their company to Wilmington, NC in 1983 to accommodate the casting needs for the newly merging Screen Gems studios began by legendary film producers Dino De Laurentiis and Frank Capra, Jr. Mark most recently moved to Atlanta to oversee the affairs of their office here.
George Pierre – Pierre Casting

Since opening its doors in 2007, Pierre Casting has had the pleasure of casting for CNN, TBS, BET, DISNEY, TV ONE, FOX, NBC UNIVERSAL and most recently OWN. Pierre Casting has worked on feature films like: NO GOOD DEED, which was number one in the box office for 2 weeks straight. Other features include Ride Along 1, Ride Along 2, A Meyers Christmas, Night School, Little to TV shows such as Being Mary Jane, The Quad, Superstition and most recently Lee Daniels STAR, along with Ambitions, American Soul and TALES. Most recently Pierre Casting has been accepted into the CSA. Pierre Casting looks forward to casting new projects and meeting new talent.