2019 Get Seen Boot Camp and Showcase

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Sherrie Henderson

Casting Director

Dream Big Casting, LLC was founded in January of 2009 by Sherrie Henderson and Dan Velez. From humble beginnings in a small cubicle at our current building on 1258 N. Highland Ave., Dream Big Casting has expanded to occupy offices on 3 floors, with 8 casting studios and 10 parking spaces — plus a new branch in Mexico City.

Our mission is to provide affordable casting with creative passion and the determination to leave “no stone unturned”.

Edgar Alvarez

Talent Agent

Edgar Alvarez has been in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Previously, he ran the commercial division at a full service model and talent agency before transitioning into one of oldest and most reputable talent agencies in Hollywood. Edgar joined the adult theatrical department at AEFH last October where he now works with the two agency partners in the division submitting and booking a very established roster of actors on major film and television projects.

Robin Nassif

Talent Agent

Los Angeles Youth Talent Agent Robin Nassif began her career in Television Casting at Norman Lear's Tandem Productions. Along with partner Marc Hirschfeld, she cast the series Facts of Life, One Day at a Time, Silver Spoons, and Square Pegs. In 1984 she was hired in an executive capacity as Manager of Casting at ABC. A few of the hit shows she supervised and helped cast in that position were Moonlighting, The Wonder Years, Twin Peaks, Growing Pains and Full House.

She was named Head of the Youth Theatrical department at Media Artists Group in 2011. Robin has placed series regulars on Liv & Maddie, Knight Squad, AP Bio, American Soul, and Ghost Writer as well as many feature films

Jackie Lewis

Talent Agent

L.B. Talents is a full service talent agency. We represent fashion and commercial models , digital Influencers and creatives.
We manage leading international talents in the premium fashion, luxury, sport, travel and lifestyle sectors.
We provide models and Influencers that perfectly suits the brand in order to communicate its soul and its philosophy to the perfect target;
We have the ability to connect your business with national and International Influencers tailored to your desired customer base.
 

Hassan Johnson

Music Producer​

Damon Hasan Johnson is a former Sony /Epic recording artist who hails from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y. Hasan has achieved much success as a songwriter, artist & producer. He got his start in the music industry at the age of 16 under the guidance of super producer Cory Rooney. Cory soon recruited Hasan to be a part of his Soul Convention & C.R.E production team (creating hits for superstars such as Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Jessica Simpson and Destiny's Child to name a few.

From 2008 to 2018, Hasan has been responsible for over 4.9 million digital downloads and CD's distributed worldwide. Supplying music marketing for many brands, such as Nike, Team Jordan, Adidas, Smooth Magazine, Show Magazine and films such as X-Men: First Oass, Wanted (staring Angelina Jolie), Underworld: Awakening (staring Kate Bekinsale) & many more. Hasan's brand continues to expand at a rapid pace.

Chuck Cymone

Music Producer

Chuck Cymone is a veteran producer, songwriter, engineer, arranger, composer musician and executive, who has produced countless celebrity artists and worked with top industry icons such as Prince, Randy Jackson (America Idol), Howard Hewett, Keith Washington, Penny Ford, Maurice White {Earth, Wind & Fire) Ray Parker Jr., Al B. Sure, Jermaine Jackson, Vesta Williams, hit song writers Kenny Nolan, Diane Warren, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, the legendary Gerry Goffin and much more. With a career spanning three decades, his highly-sought after sound and unique talents have rewarded him major music publishing deals with companies such as Paramount, Universal, Polygram International, New Envoy Music and more, yielding numerous record and major TV show releases. 

Special Attendees

Patrick Baca, CSA

Casting Director

CD Patrick Baca, CSA casts features, television and theatre, with an emphasis in comedy. Recent features include Mariah Carey's directorial debut -- A Christmas Melody, The Adventure Club, Eat With Me (2015), Moontrap (2015), The Little Rascals Save the Day and Atlas Shrugged II based on the Ayn Rand novel. He and partner Shana Landsburg, CSA are currently casting Offer and Compromise starring Tom Cavanagh.

Paul Ruddy, CSA

Casting Director

Paul is an accomplished and creative Casting Director with over a decade of experience. His CD credits include numerous studio and independent films in all genres, award-winning theater productions, television series and pilots, MOW's for NBC, Lifetime, Hallmark, and Syfy, and, most recently, web series for The Walt Disney Company. Paul has a strong rapport with agents and managers, an extensive knowledge of talent, and access to state of the art casting facilities. 

Russell Frank

Talent Agent

The ENVY Agency  was founded in Y2K , Located  in Las Vegas (19yrs), then soon thereafter  introduced ENVY Los Angeles(14yrs) to unite the sister cities in the attempt to monopolize both markets representing models and talents of ALL age groups from babies to seniors. In its endeavors, The ENVY Agency is internationally known for its famed Model + Talent database whom have graced many magazine covers and editorials such as Vogue,(current Sept Issue 2019 with Julia Louise Dreyfus) ,Elle, Glamour, L’Officiel Paris…., designer campaigns such as Calvin Klein.

Gypsy Stokes

Music Producer​

A new chord has been struck in R&B/Soul thanks to Akon’s “secret weapon” Gypsy Stokes. The Grammy nominated writer, singer and producer was born with music in his blood in the southern music city of the world…Memphis. At an early age his mother introduced his ears to artist such as Donnie Hathaway, Stevie Wonder and Prince. By the age of 8 Gypsy began to experiment on his own…learning the guitar piano and drums cultivating his innate musical abilities.

The Grammy nominated producer/writer has worked with such artist as Akon, India Arie, mega platinum producer Dr. Dre and just recently nominated for hit artist David Anthony.

Meg Morman

Casting Director

Meg Morman and Sunday "Sunny" Boling met in the Feature Casting office of 20th Century Fox, working on a variety of films, including Ice Age, Dude, Where’s My Car?, From Hell, One Hour Photo, Unfaithful, Behind Enemy Lines and Big Momma’s House.  They opened their own shingle in late 2004.

Both ladies are proud members of the Casting Society of America.

 

Meg and Sunny have also served as the Casting Consultants for the Film Independent's Directing Lab.

Erica Goings

Casting Director

Erica Goings has an industry career spanning nearly 20 years and is based out of Los Angeles. She's been casting more than decade and has worked with tons of industry greats such as Sylvester Stallone, Daniel Henney and Ruben Studdard, to name a few. Her producing resume includes several award-winning shows including Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen, FOX's Hell's Kitchen, NBC's The Biggest Loser, and Emmy award-winning Judge Judy for CBS.

She has cast over 50 projects for Paramount Pictures to MTV, and nearly every network on television. Erica is known for her keen eye for fresh talent. Her actors have gone on to become major stars with leading roles in prime-time movies and network TV shows.