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The triumphs and challenges in the talent equation

These days, producers are spending more time – and money - on casting and finding characters that pop than on development, signaling a marked change in the evolution of unscripted production. ...
May 2, 2012

These days, producers are spending more time – and money - on casting and finding characters that pop than on development, signaling a marked change in the evolution of unscripted production. You’ll hear it from every network with reality on its schedule - “We want big characters!” So how do you find them, how do you negotiate their deals, and how do you keep everybody happy?

Listen in on the Characters Count session to hear about the triumphs and challenges inherent in the talent equation.

   

Mary Donahue

Vice President,
Development & Programming
History

Robyn Kass
President & Founder
Kassting Inc.

 

     

Rob Lee

President & Founder
Bayonne Entertainment

Jonathan Murray
Chairman
Bunim/Murray Productions

Andrew Strauser

Senior Director Talent
Development and Casting
TLC

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About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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