- 3 years ago
Actors Connection President Tony Nation talks with Casting Director & Personal Manager Rita Powers about the casting process, hints for audtitions, & international castings.
A former agent with A+ Agency, Rita has been in casting since 2003. In the past 8 years, Rita has cast for television shows, commercials, feature and independent films, including the critically acclaimed HALF NELSON and 2011 MUSICAL CHAIRS with Academy Award winning director Susan Seidelman. Rita also casts internationally as well working with prominent Bollywood producers Karan Johar and Adiyta Chopra. Two of her films that she recently cast - the indie feature THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES (background) and the Bollywood film ENGLISH VINGLISH (dayplayers and background) received critical acclaim at the Toronto Film Festival.