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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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