Justin Radley, Casting Director, CCDA
Graduating with a B.A. in English and a minor in Film Studies from The Colorado College, Justin moved to Chicago where he worked on commercials and independent films in various capacities, ranging from P.A. to Video D.P. Serving as a veritable Jack-of-All-Trades on many shoestring productions, Justin gained a working knowledge of productions' angle on casting and talent.
Taking a special interest in emerging comedic talent, he
found himself making a second home at The Second City, where he
regularly watched the likes of Steve Carell, Chris Farley, Tim Meadows, Jeff Garlan, Ian Gomez, and Scott Adsit to name a few.
Pastime turned to passion, and Justin
accepted a position at a company devoted to promoting the careers of young actors.
worked with actors on a regular basis to hone and showcase their talents, and also served a year-long stint in London, where he
cultivated relationships with British talent agents.
In 2004 he became a partner at
, where he
familiarity with both the SAG and non-union talent pools to find the best talent for commercials, television, and web-based content.
understanding of the SAG Commercials and Industrial Contracts allows him to provide clients with sound advice on both bidding and talent negotiations.
In 2005, Arlene and Justin
hired Erin to assist with the half-hour comedy, Sons & Daughters
, an improvisation-based series for ABC Television.