Co-President, CSA Board of Directors
Film, TV, Theatre, New Media
About Rich Mento
- Rich is an award-winning casting director and producer, who counts himself fortunate to have successfully worked in theatre, TV, film, and new media, in both New York City and Los Angeles. Select film and TV/digital casting credits include: Remember Me, Warm Bodies, The Wackness, The Step Up Movie Franchise (all 5 films!), Dear John, Chloe, Safe Haven, Youth in Revolt, Cedar Rapids, Take Me Home Tonight, and No Strings Attached. He’s worked for Blumhouse Productions, casting both their first horror/comedy series, “12 Deadly Days” and as Casting Producer on the pilot of their first horror game show, “Hellevator.” He’s cast music videos (including U2’s “Song for Someone” starring Woody Harrelson), short films, new media and interactive/gaming projects for both Electronic Arts and Bad Robot, and consulted for WWE Studios, Bazelevs Productions, FiLM iNDEPENDENT and Universal Pictures, as well as for The Park Avenue Armory in NYC on MASSIVE ATTACK v. ADAM CURTIS. Films currently slated for a 2019 release are Ashes in the Snow, based on the “New York Times” best selling novel, Between Shades of Gray, and The Mortuary Collection, a horror anthology. Rich lives in Los Angeles with his partner, filmmaker Josh Levy, and is currently serving as Co-President for the Casting Society of America.
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