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Focus Session #6 with Casting Director Kerry Barden

1:00-2:00 PM -- Room C951
This one-hour session allows individual casting directors to share their personal approaches to the work and offer advice on getting called in and called back. So come armed with your headshot/resume and best questions!


-- Kerry Barden,
Casting Director


Kerry Barden, Casting Director

Kerry Barden has been casting for 18 years. He has cast over 200 films, television shows, and plays and has offices in both New York and Los Angeles. Some of his film credits include "Boys Don't Cry," "Good Will Hunting," "Shakespeare in Love," "American Psycho," "I Shot Andy Warhol," "The Cider House Rules," "Unfaithful," "Monster's Ball," "Pineapple Express," "The Visitor," and the upcoming "Conviction," "Winter's Bone," "What's Wrong With Virginia," "Every Day," and "Win Win."

He is currently casting "The Help" with director Tate Taylor, "Machine Gun Preacher" with Marc Forster, "Conan" with Marcus Nispel, and "The Fields" with Ami Mann. He was nominated for Emmy Awards for "Sex and the City" and "The Bronx Is Burning." He has also produced four films, including the award-winning "Conversations With Other Women," starring Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart. He is excited to be a part of Actorfest this year.

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