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Risa Bramon Garcia

Casting Director | Casting Department | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
200 Cigarettes (1999) | JFK (1991) | Masters of Sex (2013-2015)
AWARDS 
1 win & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Risa Bramon | Risa Bramon García
GUILDS *
CSA | DGA | DGC
WORK HISTORY *
Theater | Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Directing | Casting | Writing  Less
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/risabramongarcia
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SEAL TeamSEAL Team (TV Series) Casting Director (2 episodes, 2017), Casting (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2 Filming
    • Other Lives (Oct 4, 2017) Casting, Casting Director  Less
    • Pilot (Sep 27, 2017) Casting, Casting Director  Less
Past Film & Video (58 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Sam Did ItSam Did It (Short) Very Special Thanks  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Floating SunflowersFloating Sunflowers (Short) The Producers Wish To Thank  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Hello, My Name Is FrankHello, My Name Is Frank Casting Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Con ArtistThe Con Artist Director, Executive Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for GarfieldGarfield Casting Director  Less 2004 $35MM $75MM
  • Primary photo for A Guy ThingA Guy Thing Casting Director  Less 2003 $20MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for Like MikeLike Mike Casting Director  Less 2002 $30MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Joe SomebodyJoe Somebody Casting Director  Less 2001 $38MM $23MM
  • Primary photo for Sweet NovemberSweet November Casting Director  Less 2001 $40MM $25MM
  • Primary photo for 200 Cigarettes200 Cigarettes Director  Less 1999 $6MM $6.9MM
  • Primary photo for SLC Punk!SLC Punk! Casting Director  Less 1998 $299K
  • Primary photo for Clay PigeonsClay Pigeons Casting Director  Less 1998 $8MM $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for PauliePaulie Casting Director  Less 1998 $23MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for Hard RainHard Rain Casting Director  Less 1998 $70MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for The PeacemakerThe Peacemaker Casting Director  Less 1997 $50MM $41MM
  • Primary photo for Speed 2: Cruise ControlSpeed 2: Cruise Control Casting Director  Less 1997 $160MM $49MM
  • Primary photo for Inventing the AbbottsInventing the Abbotts Casting Director  Less 1997 $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for TwisterTwister Casting Director  Less 1996 $92MM $242MM
  • Primary photo for Flirting with DisasterFlirting with Disaster Casting Director  Less 1996 $7MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for Dead PresidentsDead Presidents Casting Director  Less 1995 $10MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for How to Make an American QuiltHow to Make an American Quilt Casting Director  Less 1995 $10MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for Men of WarMen of War Casting Director  Less 1994 $8.6MM
  • Primary photo for Natural Born KillersNatural Born Killers Casting Director, Associate Producer  Less 1994 $34MM $50MM
  • Primary photo for SpeedSpeed Casting Director  Less 1994 $30MM $121MM
  • Primary photo for Golden GateGolden Gate Casting Director  Less 1993 $395K
  • Primary photo for Heaven & EarthHeaven & Earth Casting Director, Associate Producer  Less 1993 $33MM $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for Flesh and BoneFlesh and Bone Casting Director  Less 1993 $9.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Joy Luck ClubThe Joy Luck Club Casting Director  Less 1993 $11MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for True RomanceTrue Romance Casting Director  Less 1993 $13MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Benny & JoonBenny & Joon Casting Director  Less 1993 $23MM
  • Primary photo for The VanishingThe Vanishing Casting Director  Less 1993 $15MM
  • Primary photo for SneakersSneakers Casting Director  Less 1992 $35MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for JFKJFK Casting Director (as Risa Bramon García)  Less 1991 $40MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for One Good CopOne Good Cop Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1991 $4MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for The DoorsThe Doors Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1991 $38MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for Bright AngelBright Angel Casting Director  Less 1990 $158K
  • Primary photo for Jacob's LadderJacob's Ladder Casting Director  Less 1990 $25MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. DestinyMr. Destiny Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1990 $20MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for Blue SteelBlue Steel Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $8.2MM
  • Primary photo for Born on the Fourth of JulyBorn on the Fourth of July Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $14MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for National Lampoon's Christmas VacationNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $27MM $71MM
  • Primary photo for Uncle BuckUncle Buck Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $15MM $67MM
  • Primary photo for ParentsParents Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $3MM $871K
  • Primary photo for The January ManThe January Man Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1989 $4.6MM
  • Primary photo for Talk RadioTalk Radio Casting Director  Less 1988 $4MM $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. NorthMr. North Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1988 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Stars and BarsStars and Bars Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1988 $112K
  • Primary photo for Candy MountainCandy Mountain Casting Director  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Promised LandPromised Land Casting Director  Less 1987 $316K
  • Primary photo for Wall StreetWall Street Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1987 $15MM $44MM
  • Primary photo for Fatal AttractionFatal Attraction Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1987 $14MM $157MM
  • Primary photo for Making Mr. RightMaking Mr. Right Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1987 $1.6MM
  • Primary photo for Angel HeartAngel Heart Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1987 $17MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for MaestroMaestro (Short) Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Something WildSomething Wild Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1986 $8.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Whoopee BoysThe Whoopee Boys Casting Director  Less 1986 $445K
  • Primary photo for At Close RangeAt Close Range Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1986 $6.5MM $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Desperately Seeking SusanDesperately Seeking Susan Casting Director (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1985 $4.5MM $27MM
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SEAL TeamSEAL Team (TV Series) Casting Director (4 episodes), Casting (1 episode)  Less 2017–  4
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  • Primary photo for Untitled Miami ProjectUntitled Miami Project (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the LifeGilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-series) Casting Director (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 4
    • Fall (Nov 25, 2016) Casting Director  Less
    • Summer (Nov 25, 2016) Casting Director  Less
    • Spring (Nov 25, 2016) Casting Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Sing It!Sing It! (TV Series) Casting Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Four StarsFour Stars (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Masters of SexMasters of Sex (TV Series) Casting Director (34 episodes, 2013–2015)  Less 2013–2015 34
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  • Primary photo for Members OnlyMembers Only (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for RewindRewind (TV Movie) Casting Director (casting by)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The OrdainedThe Ordained (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A Gifted ManA Gifted Man (TV Series) Casting Director (2 episodes, 2011–2012), Casting (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 3
  • Primary photo for Inside Story: Fatal AttractionInside Story: Fatal Attraction (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The CapeThe Cape (TV Series) Casting Director (5 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 5
    • Dice (Jan 31, 2011) Casting Director  Less
    • Scales (Jan 24, 2011) Casting Director  Less
    • Kozmo (Jan 17, 2011) Casting Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Ny-LonNy-Lon (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Skip TracerSkip Tracer (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 3 lbs.3 lbs. (TV Series) Casting Director (4 episodes, 2006), Original Casting (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 5
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  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Casting Director (44 episodes, 2004–2006)  Less 2004–2006 44
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  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Casting Director (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The Brotherhood of Poland, New HampshireThe Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series) Casting Director  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for MDsMDs (TV Series) Original Casting (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for RoseanneRoseanne (TV Series) Original Casting (152 episodes, 1988–1997), Casting Director (68 episodes, 1988–1997)  Less 1988–1997 220
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  • Primary photo for CooperstownCooperstown (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Heart of JusticeThe Heart of Justice (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Water EngineThe Water Engine (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Lifestories: Families in CrisisLifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The Hidden RoomThe Hidden Room (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual Young Comedians ShowThe 8th Annual Young Comedians Show (TV Special) Talent Coordinator (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for 7th Annual Young Comedians Show7th Annual Young Comedians Show (TV Special) Talent Coordinator (as Risa Bramon)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for LFELFE (TV Movie) Casting Director  Less
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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • York University * – Bachelor of Arts, Honors in Theatre 1977 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Company
  • * The BGB Studio; Alomar Drive Pictures, Inc.
    818-755-9500
UPLOADED RESUME
  • * RISA BRAMON GARCIA -
    DIRECTOR, CASTING DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, TEACHER

    Risa completed directing a feature film in Canada, The Con Artist
    (aka The Love Child), for Myriad Pictures, Maple Pictures, and Telefilm
    Canada, starring Donald Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, Rebecca Romijn,
    Sarah Roemer, Russell Peters and a host of great Canadian actors. She
    recently went with the film to Zurich for its world premiere in the Zurich
    Film Festival.

    Risa directed the feature film, 200 cigarettes, for Paramount Pictures,
    Lakeshore Entertainment, MTV Films and Mike Newell's company, Dogstar. The
    movie stars Ben Affleck, Kate Hudson, Paul Rudd, Dave Chappelle, Casey
    Affleck, Courtney Love, Christina Ricci, Janeane Garofalo, Martha Plimpton,
    Jay Mohr, and Guillermo Diaz.

    Risa directed multiple episodes of The Twilight Zone for New Line
    Television and UPN. She also directed the season's wrap-arounds for the
    show, starring Forest Whitaker.

    Risa directed Life Stories: A Deadly Secret for HBO as part of a successful
    limited series and was nominated for an ACE Award. Other television
    directing credits include: The Hidden Room: The Rogue in The Bathroom for
    Lifetime Television, and Between Cars for Comedy Central, based on the
    play by Alan Zweibel which Risa also directed in the Ensemble Studio
    Theatre Marathon of One-Act Plays.

    Risa founded and produced two seasons of ACT ONE in association with
    Showtime Networks, a festival of one-act plays, which was a huge success in
    Los Angeles. She directed four plays in the Festival: Affections of an
    Alleycat and Call It Clover by Wil Calhoun, Edward Allan Baker's A Dead
    Man's Apartment and Dice and Cards by Sam Henry Cass. Risa directed a new
    Jon Robin Baitz play as part of Naked Angels' inaugural Naked At The Coast
    in L.A.
    Risa was a founding Artistic Director of Ensemble Studio Theatre's L.A.
    PROJECT, now E.S.T. LA, through which she worked with HBO for two seasons,
    producing and directing a series of acclaimed one-acts for The Aspen Comedy
    Arts Festival.

    Risa has directed extensively at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in NY where
    she's been a member since 1981. Here she produced six years of the
    flagship festival Marathon of One-Act Plays, working with such writers as
    David Mamet, Horton Foote, Chris Durang, Wendy Wasserstein, Shel
    Silverstein, Herb Gardner, Landford Wilson, Tina Howe, David Auburn, José
    Rivera and John Patrick Shanley. She directed 12 plays in the Marathon
    including the original productions of Face Divided, Dolores, Lady of Fadima
    and North of Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Saxophone Music and Touch
    Black by Bill Bozzone, and Comic Dialogue and Between Cars by Alan Zweibel.
    Mainstage productions include Bill Bozzone's House Arrest and Rose
    Cottages, Sam Shepard's Geography of a Horse Dreamer, Bill O'Neill's Gray
    Spades and Prairie Avenue by Edward Allen Baker (which she co-directed with
    Curt Dempster.

    At The Second Stage in New York Risa directed the revival
    of Division Street by the late Steve Tesich and Jersey City by Wendy
    Hammond. She also directed a new Richard Greenberg play, Jenny Keeps
    Talking, at the Manhattan Theatre Club, after its success in development
    and production with HBO and The Ensemble Studio Theatre.

    Risa was a producer on the NBC television show, Grand, for the Carsey
    Werner Company and on The Hidden Room for Lifetime Television. As a
    theatre producer, along with The Marathon and a number of full-length
    productions at E.S.T., she produced Strange Behavior, a long running
    cabaret comedy by Neil Cuthbert.

    Some additional actors Risa has directed include Joan Allen, Kevin Spacey,
    Stanley Tucci, Frances McDormand, Mercedes Ruehl, Sam Rockwell, Arliss
    Howard, Elizabeth Perkins, Howie Mandel, Gil Bellows, Penn Badgley, Adam
    Goldberg, Kimberly Elise and Bill Murray.

    Risa has cast over 65 movies including Desperately Seeking Susan, Wall
    Street, Something Wild, Angel Heart, Fatal Attraction, Born on the Fourth
    of July, Talk Radio, JFK, Sneakers, The Joy Luck Club, True Romance, Speed,
    How To Make An American Quilt, Dead Presidents, Twister, and Flirting With
    Disaster and numerous television shows, including Roseanne, CSI:NY, and the Showtime series, Masters of Sex.

    Risa was a Producer on Oliver Stone's films Heaven and Earth and Natural
    Born Killers, movies she also cast.

    Risa partners with Steve Braun in The BGB Studio, offering actors and writers revolutionary training.
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