Liz Marks is a Virginia
          based independent casting
            director for Feature Film,
       MFTV, MOW, Commercials, and Industrials.
 
Emmy® Nominated for Outstanding Casting in a Movie for her work on
HBO Film's "Iron Jawed Angels".
 
Her other credits include casting for Rod Lurie's  "Commander in Chief" ,  "Capitol City" , East Coast Casting on the feature film "The Contender", the series, "Legacy" for UPN, the CBS miniseries "Sally Hemings/An American Scandal", and the series "Linc’s" for Showtime, as well as international and regional commercials for Pepsi, VA Lottery, Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Old Spice, etc. ..
Available for union and non-union casting, Liz Marks is well connected and familiar with the talent throughout the Mid-Atlantic.  Organized and detail oriented, Liz Marks is familiar with Guild rules and regulations (Station 12's and Taft-Hartley's) and child labor law permits.
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About Liz Marks

After many years as an actress/singer in NYC, Liz Marks brought her professional attitude to her hometown, Richmond, Virginia.

Born into the business, her commitment to the industry brought her from performing to casting. ("I couldn’t see performing in spandex after 40".)

Since 1987 Liz has been providing producers and directors with the best talent the Mid-Atlantic Region has to offer.

Surrounded by history and great locations, Liz chooses to stay with her family in Virginia and work on the "shows" and commercials that come to town.
Liz Marks
P.O. Box 29388
Richmond, VA 23242
Contact Liz Marks

If you are a production company or production contact looking for Casting Director Services and would like to contact Liz Marks with specific questions or areas of interest, please email Liz Marks and provide your company information. Any information you provide is kept confidential.
Attention Talent
 
Please be aware this method of contacting Liz Marks is for production companies or others seeking the services of a Casting Director.   Talent interested in Workshops or Casting Opportunities may go to www.uptowntalent.com.
FILM & TELEVISION
 
 
"COMMANDER IN CHIEF"     Rod Lurie      ABC
(Location Principals Casting)
"LINE OF FIRE"                                          Rod Lurie                  ABC
(Location Principals and Extras Casting)
"IRON-JAWED ANGELS" Katia Von Garnier    HBO Films
(Location Casting)
"CAPITOL CITY" Pilot/ABC      Rod Lurie Dreamworks TV/ Touchtone
(Location Principals and Extras Casting)
"NAT TURNER: A TROUBLE-
SOME PROPERTY"            Charles Burnett        PBS
(Principals and Extras Casting)
"MICKEY"
(Casting Director)    Hugh Wilson    Mickey Productions
"THE BERNIE MAC SHOW"
(additional casting w/ Reuben
Cannon for Kid Casting    FOX Pilot
"THE CONTENDER"
(East Coast Casting)       Rod Lurie          Battleground Productions
"SALLY HEMINGS-AN AMERICAN SCANDAL
(East Coast Casting Principals/Extras) Charles Haid                        ABC
"LEGACY" (the series)
(VA principals/day players/weeklies/extras)   Chris Abbott/Sean Ryerson UPN
"TOM CLANCEY'S NETFORCE"
(Virginia Principal Casting)                     Rob Lieberman                    ABC
"LINC'S"
(Principal and Extras Casting)               Debbie Allen, Tim Reid, Matthew Diamond Showtime
"ASUNDER"
(Casting Director)                                               Tim Reid                                                             New Millennium
" LEGACY " (tv pilot)
(Extras Casting)                                        Stuart Gillard                                                     UPN
"THE LOVE LETTER"
(Extras Casting)                                        Dan Curtis                                                         Hallmark Hall of Fame
"LOVESTRUCK"
(Extras Casting)                                        Larry Peerce                                                      MTM/FAM
"CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY"
(Location Day Players andExtras Casting)     Larry Peerce                                                      MTM/FAM
"HUSH"
(Location Day Players and Extras Casting)   Jonathan Darby                                                  TriStar
"FINAL ACT"
(Extras casting)                                        Richard Signy                                                     Granada Television
"FIRST KID"
(Local casting associate/Extras casting)       David Mickey Evans                                           Disney
"MAJOR PAYNE"
(local casting associate/principals/day players w/Aleta Chappelle) Nick Castle       Universal
"THE VERNON JOHNS STORY"
(Local casting director/Day Players/Extras)    Ken Fink                                                              Big Apple Productions
"FOREIGN STUDENT"
(Location casting including extras)       Eva Sereny                                                          Featherstone Productions
"TRADING MOM"
(Location casting including extras)        Tia Brelis                                                            Raffaella Productions
"TOY SOLDIERS"
(casting assistant)                                    Dan Petrie, Jr.                                                    Island Pictures
"ABRACADABRA"
(casting director)                                       Jay Brodmerkel                                                  Making Moving Pictures
"THE BROKEN CHAIN"
(SAG extras days only)                             Lamont Johnson                                                TNT
"FIREHOUSE MUSIC VIDEO"                                                                                                           Propaganda Films  
"THE VICKI EVERHART CASE"                                                                                                        A Current Affair  
"THE CHARLIE SCOTT STORY"                                                                                                      America's Most Wanted  
"FIELDS OF GREY"                                   Bruce Hornsby music video                             Rhythm & Hues
 
 
COMMERCIALS
OLD SPICE
PEPSI INTERNATIONAL                          Anonymous Content/BBDO NY  
GMC                                                            Castorri & Co./McCann Erickson  
REYNOLD'S WRAP                                  Crossroads Films/J. Walter Thompson  
VIRGINIA LOTTERY                                  Earle Palmer Brown
Arnold Communications
1/33 Productions
Mark Hoerath/VA Lottery  
BASSETT FURNITURE                           1/33 Productions  
FEDERATED AUTO PARTS                    Naked City Productions/Maximum Marketing  
WATER COUNTRY                                   Silent Partner Films/DDB Needham
Steel Canyon Productions/DDB Needham
A Pictures/DDB Worldwide
Young & Company/DDB Needham  
BUSCH GARDENS                                   Atlas Productions/DDB Worldwide
Industry Pictures/DDB Worldwide
Denali Productions/DDB Worldwide
Barry Dukoff & Associates/DDB Needham
Diercks Productions/DDB Needham  
TIDE/WHIRLPOOL                                    Saatchi & Saatchi  
VIRGINIA TOURISM                                  Crossroads Films
Barbara Fultz & Associates  
MCDONALDS/BUSCH GARDENS         Arnold Finnegan Martin  
PARAMOUNT PARKS                               The Steve Show Productions/Barclay, Evergreen & Partners
Caleb Deshanel/Angel City Prod./Timerlin McClain
Harmony Pictures/TimerlinMcClain
Barry Dukoff/Limelight Prod./Timerlin McClain
The Artisits Company/Timerlin McClain  
COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG                    Steve & Linda Horn/Just Partners
La Roux Creek Films/Just Partners
Eyepatch Productions  
CRESTAR                                                   Cyclops Films  
CIRCUIT CITY STORES                           Azalea Films/Atlantic Cine Films  
SEIKO WATCHES                                      Azalea Films/Martin Agency  
PULSAR                                                      La Roux Creek Films/Martin Agency  
WHITEHOUSE SIP N SNACK                 Atlantic Cine Films  
HARDEES                                                   Lewis Advertising  
MELLO YELLO                                           Lowe & Partners  
BANK ONE                                                  Martin Agency  
SAXON SHOES                                          Fiat Lux Films  
MCDONALDS HAPPY MEAL                    Azalea Films/Arnold Finnegan Martin  
MOVIETIME                                                 Barber Martin
HELIG MEYERS                                         The Park Group/Barber Martin  
VIRGINIA POWER                                     Azalea Films/Arnold Finnegan Martin  
CHESTERFIELD AUTOPARTS               900 Pictures  
SATURN                                                      A & R Productions  
............and many more!!!
 
 
INDUSTRIALS & DOCUMENTARIES
 
LBJ TAPES                                                 Barraclough Carey  
FOUNDING FATHERS                             MPH Entertainment  
MELLO YELLO MARKETING VIDEO      Martin Agency  
UNITED ORGAN DONOR SHARING     New Millinieum Studios  
PROJECT RESPECT                                Edge Training Films
PATRICK HENRY/WEDNESDAY'S SURPRISE Sheridan Elson Peters
HEALTH LINK                                            George Dyke Productions
INFORMED CONSENT                            Michael Fargus  
ETHYL CORPORATION                           Metro Video  
CRESTAR BANK                                       Rumsey Productions  
VIRGINIA POWER                                      in house  
LIFE OF VIRGINIA                                       in house  
CIRCUIT CITY STORES                            in house  
ROSA PARKS STORY/BILL OF RIGHTS Corporate Communications  
U.S. ARMY                                                   in house
CATERPILLAR SAFETY FILM                 Jana Morales Productions  
...and many more!!!
 
 
PRINT
WALMART
WAWA
COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG
KINGSMILL
2 D PRODUCTIONS    
SMART COOKIE, LLC    
BARBARA FULTZ & ASSOCIATES    
MARTIN AGENCY    
SIDDAL, MATUS, & COUGHTER    
SYLVESTRO PHOTOGRAPHY    
BBDO    
COSBY-BOWYER PHOTOGRAPHY    
ROBERT STEPHENS PHOTOGRAPHY    
...and many more!!!
 
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
INTERSCOPE RECORDS   talent search/metal singer
VARIOUS VO TALENT           various clients  
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE produced, directed and performed in overseas tours  
ANNABEL LEE RIVERBOAT Entertainment Director '87-'89
MANY LOCAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS produced, cast, directed  
 
 
CASTING OFFICES, CASTING STUDIO AND CAMERA AVAILABLE.
REFERENCES UPON REQUEST.
 
Ph: 804-405-0416 Fax: 804-749-8276    E-Mail: lizmarkscasting@aol.com
Resumé
 
Liz Marks
Casting Director
P.O. Box 29388
Richmond, VA 23242
Ph: 804-405-0416 Fax: 804-749-8276
E-Mail: lizmarkscasting@aol.com
Liz holds or sponsors regular workshops in Richmond, VA. These are educational opportunities for talent to increase their knowledge of how the industry works, also functioning as an opportunity for Liz to familiarize herself with new talent.
    Subjects may include:

         o How to audition for commercials, film and
            television.

         o Learning the difference between auditions for film
            and commercials.

         o Working with scripts, videotaping your auditions,
            watching playback and having your work
            critiqued.

     Monthly sessions available.
     Prices vary.
     Enrollment is limited.
COMEDY SPORTZ
SUNDAY June 29
KIDS/TEENS 1-3:30PM
ADULTS 4-6:30PM
email lizmarkscasting@aol.com for brochure