2018 DALLAS SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS    JULY 9-12TH

Chad Gundersen, Producer, Texas

Chad Gundersen has over 20 years experience producing in Texas.  In 2006, Chad started Gundersen Entertainment and has since worked alongside 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, and Sony.  Some of his more notable projects are The Redemption of Henry Myers, A Christmas Snow, Unlimited, Like Dandelion Dust starring Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper, The Trial starring Matthew Modine, and Hoovey starring Patrick Warburton and Lauren Holly.  He recently produced his first animated feature Rump and is working on additional animated projects including a children’s animated series, Owlegories, as well as numerous live-action feature films.

Shayna Sherwood, Casting Director, Los Angeles

Shayna Sherwood began her career in the film industry interning for FOX under Marcia Shulman.  She went on to work in various Casting offices, including working for well-known Casting Directors Carol Goldwasser (Disney’s Hannah Montana, Austin & Ally) and Francine Maisler (12 Years a Slave, HBO’s The Newsroom).  In 2015, Shayna began her own casting company with Nickole Doro.  Their focus on the emerging digital platform and non-traditional talent such as social media influencers has led them to become the go-to Casting Directors in digital programming.  Their more notable works include the first ever feature film shot entirely via the Snapchat App and they were recently nominated for their first Casting Society of America,  Artios Award, for Best Casting of a Short Form Series (Party Girl - Freeform Digital). 

Toni Cobb Brock & Sally Allen, Casting Directors, Texas

Toni Cobb Brock & Sally Allen are Casting Directors with over 20 years of experience casting projects in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. They own Brock/Allen Casting which is one of the top casting companies in Texas. They are currently casting the Independent Film,Yellow Rose, and have cast notable projects such as Support the Girls, Windsor, BUG, My All American, Amanda and Jack Go Glamping,and Texas Rising.

Beth Sepko

CSA is an award winning Casting Director with over 20 years expertise working with film and television directors including Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater, Mike Judge, Peter Berg & Tim McCanlies, among others. She is one of the top Casting Directors in the State of Texas and has cast several film and television projects like Boyhood, American Crime, The Leftovers, 11.22.63, Friday Night Lights, The Lying Game, Revolution, Miss Congeniality, and the Spy Kids films just to name a few. 

2018 AUSTIN SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS    JULY 23-26TH

Brad Burton and Kimberly Williams Burton, Casting Directors, CSA, Texas

Brad Burton, CSA and Kimberly Williams Burton, CSA have a combined 25+ years in the casting industry, working locally in film, TV, and commercials.  Their long-standing work in the Texas commercial field has featured companies such as Toyota, Valero, Honda, Coke Zero, as well as multiple Superbowl Ads and Print Ads with McDonald's, Sony, & Coor's Light.  Their TV & Film work includes Property Brothers, TBS, Scream Queens 2, Lazer Team 1&2, and others.  

Nickole Doro, Casting Director, Los Angeles

Nickole Doro has built her career in Casting, working with Casting Directors Jill Anthony Thomas (Man Seeking Woman, Manhattan Love Story), Carol Goldwasser (Disney’s Hannah Montana, Austin & Ally) and Francine Maisler (12 Years a Slave, HBO’s The Newsroom).  Nickole partnered up with Shayna Sherwood in 2015 , and their decision to embrace social media platforms and non-traditional talent has led them to cast the first feature shot entirely via Snapchat App and win the 2016 Casting Society of America, Artios Award, for Best Casting of a Short Form Series (Party Girl - Freeform Digital).  

Toni Cobb Brock & Sally Allen, Casting Directors, Texas

Toni Cobb Brock & Sally Allen are Casting Directors with over 20 years of experience casting projects in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. They own Brock/Allen Casting which is one of the top casting companies in Texas. They are currently casting the Independent Film,Yellow Rose, and have cast notable projects such as Support the Girls, Windsor, BUG, My All American, Amanda and Jack Go Glamping, and Texas Rising.

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