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Erica Palgon

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FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • DARK * – Casting Director Written by Elias, Directed & Produced by Nick Basile, Produced by Kathryn Bayer Belli and David Boulton, Executive Produced by Joe Dante
  • THIRSTY * – Casting Director/Associate Producer Written by Lisa Thomas & Laura Kelber, Directed by Margo Pelletier, Produced by Lisa Thomas & Thin Edge Films (with Deirdre Lovejoy)
  • JULIA (2013) * – Casting Director Written and Directed by Matthew A Brown, Produced by Alex Twersky, Reyad Rarraj, Ty Walker, Mark Holder, Christine Holder and Zero Gravity
  • DOOMSDAYS (2012) * – Casting Director/Associate Producer Director/Writer: Eddie Mullins, Producer: Eddie Mullins, Janet Hicks, Melissa Mugavero. DP: Cal Robertson. (with Justin Rice)
  • HIGH GROUND (2012) * – Casting Director Directed by Geoff Bailey, Written by Geoff Bailey and Jeff Sousa produced by Matthew Earle
  • BAD DAYS (2011) * – Casting Director Written and Directed by Greg Keras, Produced by Greg Keras and John L Murphy
  • AMATEURS (Aka F*CKERS) (2011) * – Casting Director/Producer Director/Writer/Producer: Eric Tao (dark comedy)
  • SOLD (2011) * – Casting Director- US Director: Jeffrey Brown, Producer: Jane Charles, Executive Producer: Emma Thompson (feature film based on the novel SOLD by Patricia McCormick) (Casting for lead 11-13 yr old Nepali girl)
  • HANNAH HAS A HO PHASE (2011) * – Casting Director/Associate Producer Directed by Jamie Jensen & Nadia Munla, Written by Jamie Jensen, Produced by Nadia Munla, Allison Carter (comedy)
  • BILLBOARD, AN UNCOMMON CONTEST FOR COMMON PEOPLE (2010) * – Casting Director Directed by Zeke Zelker, produced by Zeke Zelker, Gill Holland, Lance Weiler
  • MURT RAMIREZ WANTS TO KICK MY ASS (2010) * – Casting Director Directed and written by Dan Lee (kids casting. set in the 80's)
  • COUNTERFEIT (2010) * – Casting Director Directed and written by Geoff Bailey, Produced by Jason Wood and Plowshare Films (West African Casting Search)
  • BLISSESTRASSE (2009) * – Casting Director Directed and written by Paul Donovan, Produced by Paul Donovan and Alexander Sextus Limited (with Michael McManus)
  • POST MERIDIAN (2008) * – Casting Director Directed by Luis de Leon, Produced by Shane Tilston, for The DoorPost Film Project
  • DUMPING LISA (2008) * – Casting Director Directed by John Oliver, Written by Rich Docherty, produced by Rich Docherty and BOP Films
  • THE PROJECT (2007) Slamdance Film Festival 2008- Audience Award * – Casting Director Written & Directed by Ryan Piotrowicz, produced by Tim Duff and Renart films (with Michael Stahl David, Matt Servitto, Juelz Santana)
  • WAR AGAINST THE WEAK (2007) Best Documentary Delray Beach Film Festival 2009, Best Feature Film Beverly Hills Film Festival 2009 * – Casting Director Documentary about Eugenics. Directed by Justin Strawhand, Produced by Peter Demas
  • SIRI OKO FO (2007) World Premiere Cannes International Film Festival Short Film Corner 2008 * – Casting Director Written by Ebbe Bassey & Heather Murphy. Directed by Heather Murphy. Produced by Josh Hetzler and Ed Roy
  • BLOGS FROM UNDERCLASS (2007) * – Casting Director Written & Directed by Roger Paradiso, Produced by Tara Boragine
  • LITTLE MATCH BOY (2006) * – Casting Director Written & Directed by Brendan Daw, Produced by Rachel Fleit (with Denis O’Hare)
  • NIGHT FALLS FAST (2006) * – Casting Director Written & Directed by Mark Jackson, Produced by Timely Films (with Tom Mason and Mikel Sarah Lambert)
  • TRAPPED ASHES (2006) * – Casting Associate Written by Dennis Bartok, directed by Sean C. Cunningham, John Gaeta, Monte Hellman, and Ken Russell, produced by Dennis Bartok, Yoshifumi Hosoya, and Yuko Yoshikawa
  • REXXX THE FIREHOUSE WONDER DOG (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed by Todd Holland, written by Claire-Dee Lim, New Regency/20th Century Fox
  • JUST LIKE THE SON (2005) Tribeca Film Festival 2006 * – Co-Casting Director with Susan Shopmaker Directed by Morgan J. Freeman, produced by Jamin O’Brien, Matt Parker, Gill Holland, Lillian LaSalle
  • HOLIDAY (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed and written by Nancy Meyers, Columbia Pictures
  • WALK THE TALK (2005) * – Casting Associate Directed and written by Matthew Allen, produced by Marco Henry, John Limotte, Joakim Hannson and Sonet films
  • FULL GROWN MEN (2005)Tribeca Film Festival 2006 * – Casting Associate Directed by David Munro, produced by Xandra Castleton, Brian Benson and Grotto Films
  • UNDOING (2005) * – Casting Associate Directed and written by Chris Chan Lee, produced by Karin Chien, George Huey, Sung Kang, Eric Kim, Catherine Park, Chris Stinson and Group Hug Productions
  • GREAT WORLD OF SOUND (2005) Sundance Film Festival 2007 * – Casting Director Directed by Craig Zobel, written by Craig Zobel & George Smith, produced by Craig Zobel, David Gordon Green & Plum Pictures
  • ERAGON (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed by Stefen Fangmeier, written by Peter Buchman, Fox 2000
  • FANTASTIC FOUR (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed by Tim Story, written by Michael France, Mark Frost, Fox 2000
  • X-MEN 3 (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Written by Simon Kinders and Zak Penn, Fox 2000
  • AQUAMARINE (2005) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed by Elizabeth Allen, Written by Alice Hoffman (novel) & John Quaintance, Fox 2000
  • GLORY ROAD (2004) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Directed by James Gartner, Written by Chris Cleveland, Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer
  • MEAN GIRLS (2003) * – Casting Associate Written by Tina Fey, Directed by Mark Waters, Paramount Pictures (New York Casting: Amanda Seyfried & Daniel Franzese)
  • SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003) New York Casting * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Nancy Meyers, Columbia Pictures
  • THE MOTEL (2003) Sundance Film Festival 2005 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Michael Kang, Produced by Miguel Arteta, Matthew Greenfield and Gina Kwon
  • DOUBLE WHAMMY (2000) Sundance Film Festival 2001 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Tom DiCillo, Produced by Marcus Viscidi & Gold Circle Films
  • SHORTBUS (2003) Cannes, Toronto, Athens, Zurich Film Festivals 2006 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Produced by Howard Gertler, Tim Perell
  • PARTY MONSTER (2002) Sundance Film Festival 2003 * – Casting Associate Directed by Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato, Produced by Christine Vachon, Brad Simpson, John Marcus @ Killer Films & Content Films
  • HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (2000) Sundance Film Festival 2001 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Produced by Christine Vachon, Pam Koffler @ Killer Films & New Line Cinema
  • SERIES 7 (1999) Sundance Film Festival 2001 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Dan Minahan, Produced by Christine Vachon, Pam Koffler, Katie Roumel @ Killer Films & Open City Films
  • ACTS OF WORSHIP (1999) Sundance Film Festival 2001 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Rosemary Rodriguez, Executive Producer Susan Shopmaker. Produced by Nadia Leonelli & Fredric Sundwall
  • DIARY OF A CITY PRIEST (1999) Sundance Film Festival 2001 * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Eugene Martin, Produced by: PBS/ITVS Film series (With: David Morse)
  • TRICK (1998) Sundance Film Festival '99, Berlin Film Festival 1999 * – Casting Associate Written by Jason Schafer, Directed by Jim Fall, Produced by Good Machine & Eric D'Arbeloff, Fine Line Distribution
  • DESERT BLUE (1998) * – Casting Associate Written & Directed by Morgan J.Freeman, Goldwyn Company (with Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci)
  • RUDY BLUE (1997) * – Casting Associate Directed by John Werner, Produced by Brian Sullivan, John Werner, Kevin Hewitt, Mary McCarthy
  • NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VEGAS VACATION (1996) * – Casting Associate Directed by Stephen Kessler, Warner Brothers, New York Casting
  • DEAR G-D (1995) * – Casting Associate Directed by Garry Marshall, Written by Warren Leight, Paramount Pictures, New York Casting
  • THE POMPATUS OF LOVE (1995) * – Casting Assistant Directed by Richard Schenkman, produced by DJ Paul, John Resnik
  • MANTIS MURDER (1995) * – Casting Assistant Directed by Keith Thomson, produced by Bruce Weiss
  • ANIMAL ROOM (1994) * – Casting Assistant Directed by Craig Singer, produced by Craig Singer, John Gallagher, Sylvia Caminer, Judy Richter
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • TANNER ON TANNER (2004) * – Casting Associate Directed by Robert Altman, Written by Gary Trudeau, Produced by Matthew Seig, Wren Arthur & Sandcastle 5 Productions
  • DRIBBLE KICK THROW (2008) * – Casting Director Web/TV Pilot. Produced by Nehst Media Enterprises and Dana Offenbach
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • COMEDY CENTRAL PROMOS * – Casting Director Comedy Central
  • Sobe ad for Superbowl 2009 * – Casting Director
  • T-Mobile with Catherine Zeta-Jones (2009) * – Casting Director
  • Wal-mart (2009) * – Casting Director
  • Wheat Thins (2009) * – Casting Director
  • Logo Channel/Levis (2009) * – Casting Director
  • Truvia (2009) * – Casting Director
  • Kmart (2009) * – Casting Director
  • All Bran (with John McEnroe) * – Casting Director
  • Swiffer * – Casting Director
  • Ford * – Casting Director
  • Champion * – Casting Director
  • MSG Network's "50 Greatest Days" campaign (winner 2009 NY Emmy) * – Casting Director
  • Comedy Central Promos * – Casting Director
  • The Learning Channel * – Casting Director
  • Bravo * – Casting Director
  • Lowe’s * – Casting Director
  • T-Mobile ("You Got It & Family campaigns) 2009 * – Casting Director
  • Wii * – Casting Director
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF HELEN OF TROY (2004) * – Casting Associate Directed by Daniel Aukin, Written by Mark Schultz, Produced by: Soho Repertory and True Love Productions
  • VALPARAISO (2002) * – Casting Associate Directed by Hal Brooks, Written by: Don DeLillo, Produced by: Rude Mechanicals, for Blue Heron Theatre
  • FORCE CONTINUUM (2000) * – Casting Associate Directed by: Michael John Garces, Written by: Kia Corthron, Produced by: Neal Pepe & Atlantic Theater Company
  • WHEN THE WORLD WAS GREEN (A CHEF'S FABLE) (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater Sam Shepard Season, Directed by Joseph Chaikin written by Joseph Chaikin, Sam Shepard (NY Premiere)
  • CHICAGO (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Sam Shepard Season, Directed by Joseph Chaikin
  • TOOTH OF CRIME (Second Dance) (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Sam Shepard Season, Directed by Bill Hart (with Second Stage Theatre)
  • ACTION; KILLER'S HEAD; THE SAD LAMENT OF PECOS BILL ON THE EVE OF KILLING HIS WIFE (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Sam Shepard Season, (one act plays) Directed by Darrell Larson
  • FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO(1995-1996 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Adrienne Kennedy Season, Directed by Caroline Jackson Smith
  • A MOVIE STAR HAS TO STAR IN BLACK AND WHITE (1995-1996 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Adrienne Kennedy Season, Directed by Joseph Chaikin, (New York Premiere)
  • JUNE AND JEAN IN CONCERT (1995-1996 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Adrienne Kennedy Season, Directed by James Houghton (World Premiere, Obie Award for Best New Play)
  • SLEEP DEPRIVATION CHAMBER (1995-1996 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Adrienne Kennedy Season, Directed by Michael Kahn (World Premiere, Obie Award for Best New Play)
  • THE ALEXANDER PLAYS...SUZANNE IN STAGES: DRAMATIC CIRCLE AND OHIO STATE MURDERS (1995-1996 Season) * – Casting Associate Signature Theater, Adrienne Kennedy Season, Directed by Robbie McCauley (New York Premiere)
  • ARCADIA (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Wilma Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA, Directed by Jiri Zizka, written by Tom Stoppard
  • AVENUE X (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Wilma Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA, Directed by Blanka Zizka book and lyrics by John Jiler
  • THE RULING CLASS (1996-1997 Season) * – Casting Associate Wilma Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA, Directed by Jiri Zizka, written by Peter Barnes
  • WHEN THE WORLD WAS GREEN (World Premiere) (1996) * – Casting Associate 7 Stages, Atlanta, GA, Directed by Joseph Chaikin, written by Sam Shepard, Joseph Chaikin
  • CARDENIO (1996) (Modern World Premiere) * – Casting Associate Musical Theater Works, New York, NY, Directed by Kermit Christman, Produced by Kermit Christman, Jacqueline Siegel
  • * – Casting Assistant York Theater Co, The New Group, Asolo Theater, Fulton Opera House, Bay St Theater
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Wendy’s * – Casting Director
  • Chrysler * – Casting Director
  • Hertz * – Casting Director
  • Barilla * – Casting Director
  • Hyundai * – Casting Director
  • Samsung * – Casting Director
  • Electrolux * – Casting Director
  • Milkbone * – Casting Director
  • Vaseline * – Casting Director
  • Smith Barney * – Casting Director
  • Breyers * – Casting Director
  • Citibank * – Casting Director
  • Playstation * – Casting Director
  • Bud Light * – Casting Director
  • Biore * – Casting Director
  • Virgin Mobile * – Casting Director

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Ithaca College * – BA in Creative Writing 1993 Ithaca, New York

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Slamdance Film Festival * – Audience Award for Best Narrative Film 2008

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

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UPLOADED RESUME
  • * OWNER/CASTING DIRECTOR
    Erica Palgon Casting & Beyond, New York, NY September 2009- Present

    Casting Director for commercials (on-camera and voice over), film,
    theater, and real people casting. Focuses on in-depth casting, and
    exploring new ways of discovering talent. Going BEYOND! Specialties
    also include comedy/improv and kids casting.
    Company also covers acting and business of acting classes and career
    counseling for actors.
    Recent commercial work includes T-Mobile with director Matt Aselton,
    Wii, Lovaza with director Ian Gabriel, Lendingtree, Voice over for Biore,
    Humira, BNP, Capital One and Spanish and English voice over for Virgin
    Mobile.
    Recently Erica has also worked as a casting temp for Grey Advertising
    on several commercials including Pringles, Olive Garden, Advil, and
    voice over for TJ Maxx and Direct TV. Currently she is casting for the
    host for a new tv show on cable; a reality show, as well as a feature
    film for fall 2011. Erica's skills have recently extended BEYOND casting
    into the realm of film preproduction work including the hiring of crew,
    prop and product clearance, and facilitating locations and set design
    research, for low budget productions.

    CASTING DIRECTOR
    Liz Lewis Casting Partners, New York, NY January 2006- September 2009

    Casting Director for films, a wide variety of prominent commercials,
    including voice over and on-camera, as well as extensive real people
    searches. Specialized in casting for comedy/improv and kids ranging
    from newborns to teens.
    Commercial directors include: Matt Aselton, Mikon Van Gastel, Maurice
    Marable, Janusz Kaminski, Mike Bigelow, Fredrik Bond, Jackie Oudney,
    Jan Wentz, Fredric Planchon.
    Commercials:
    On-Camera highlights: Sobe ad for Superbowl 2009, T-Mobile with
    Catherine Zeta-Jones (2009), Wal-mart, Wheat Thins, Logo Channel/Levis
    (real people casting), Truvia, Kmart, Champion, All Bran (with John
    McEnroe), Lowe's, Playstation, Bud Light, Swiffer, Ford, and Comedy
    Central, Bravo, TLC, 30 Rock Promos, MSG Network's "50 Greatest Days"
    campaign (winner 2009 NY Emmy)
    Voice Over highlights: Samsung, Wendys, Chrysler, Hertz, Barilla,
    Hyundai, Electrolux, Vaseline, Milkbone, Smith Barney, Breyers,
    Citibank

    CASTING ASSOCIATE/CASTING DIRECTOR
    Susan Shopmaker Casting, New York, NY March 1997-January 2006

    Attended Sundance Film Festival in 2001 representing 5 of the films we
    cast.
    Head of commercial casting.
    Consulted with Susan regarding all aspects of the direction of the
    company, creatively and financially.

    CASTING ASSOCIATE
    Jerry Beaver and Associates,Ltd, New York,NY August 1995-March 1997

    Casting assistant to Jerry Beaver on a large volume of National
    Network commercials, theater and film.
    Worked closely with other casting directors including Richard Reed,
    Donna Cassell, Susan Levine, Joanna Merlin.

    CASTING ASSISTANT
    Judy Henderson & Associates Casting, NY, NY Sept 1994 - July 1995

    Assisted two casting directors, Judy Henderson & Alycia Amuller and an
    associate, Robin Levinson, for a variety of commercials, film and
    theater.

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