Julie Schubert - Becoming... an Emmy winning Casting Director
Julie Schubert is an Emmy award-winning Casting Director. She has brought some of the best actors to beloved movies and shows. Some of her most notable credits include House of Cards, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Manifest, The Departed, The Devil Wears Prada, 50 Shades Darker, 50 Shades Freed and more. Julie has climbed the ladder from intern to director and is joining us to spill some of her secrets to success.
In this episode we talk about:
How working at her family restaurant business led her to a career in entertainment
What it means to be a casting director and what to look for in an actor
Earning her first casting director credit
The moment she won her first Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Casting
The “local hire” conundrum
Tips on how to shoot a self tape audition
How to become a casting director and where to find casting training programs
Emmy Awards and Nominations
If you like this episode, check out Episode 1.12 to hear about Casting Director Kim Graham (who cast me in SHOWTIME's Homeland)
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