Don’t Stop Believing
Renowned Casting Director Rich Mento will discuss his experience in the industry and what actors need to do to keep inspired and moving forward with their careers.
RICH MENTO, CSA
Rich is an award-winning casting director and producer, who counts himself fortunate to have successfully worked in theater, TV, film, and new media, in both New York City and Los Angeles. Select casting credits include: Remember Me, Warm Bodies, The Wackness, The Step Up Movie Franchise (all 5 films!), Dear John, Safe Haven, Youth in Revolt, Cedar Rapids, Take Me Home Tonight, and No Strings Attached. Films currently in post-production for a 2018-19 release are Ashes in the Snow, based on the “New York Times” best selling novel, Between Shades of Gray; Juggernaut, on which, in addition to casting, Rich also served as an executive producer; and The Mortuary Collection, a horror anthology.
Rich lives in Los Angeles with his partner, filmmaker Josh Levy, and is currently serving as Vice-President of the Casting Society of America.