August 11, 2022


All About The Actors

Casting Director Erica Arvold Talks About the Art of Casting

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Erica Arvold, owner and CEO of arvold., has spent 30 years as a casting director, educator, speaker, producer, writer, director and an advocate for screen artists. Erica has contributed to, participated in, or helmed the making of over 140 films, 85 television shows, and countless multimedia & commercial projects.

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Erica’s casting credits include The Black Phone, Red Notice, Dopesick, Swagger, The Good Lord Bird, House of Cards, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, Charm City Kings, The Daylong Brothers, The Evening Hour, Freaky, Harriet, Lincoln, Loving, The President is Missing, and Turn: Washington’s Spies. Erica directed the short films Thursday and Here Today, for which she won ‘Best First Time Director’ at Indie Short Fest Los Angeles. She has served as a producer on projects including Coming Through the Rye, Elemental, House Hunting, Josephine, Texas Rein, Time Machine Guitar, and Wish You Well. Erica’s early career, with thanks to her mentors, includes films Backdraft, Charlotte’s Web, Gods & Monsters, The Horse Whisperer, In Her Shoes, A League of Their Own, Love Jones, Mad City, Rudy, and Runaway Bride.

Erica has worked with ABC, AMC, Amazon, Apple TV+, Blumhouse, CBS, Disney, Dreamworks, Focus, Fox, Hallmark, HBO, History, Imagine, NatGeo, Netflix, Paramount, Scott Free, Showtime, Sony, SYFY, Universal, USA, and Warner Brothers as well as many independent filmmakers and creatives. She has been nominated for CSA’s Artios Award five times, inducted into First Lady of Virginia’s Opportunity Hall of Fame for contributing to the economic growth in the state, and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Casting Society of America, and Producers Guild of America.

As an advocate for artists, she has spoken, moderated panels, and mentored filmmakers at Austin Film Festival Screenwriters Conference, Independent Television Festival, Richmond International Film Festival, and Virginia Film Festival, among others.

In 2010, Erica founded to cultivate artistic growth in actors and filmmakers, which quickly expanded into offering classes for all humans. Her collaboration with master teacher/actor/director Richard Warner is now Arvold Warner Studio, and focuses on actor & multi-hyphenate screen artist training. Her rehearsal for life program, META, focuses on positive personal and professional acceleration for all humans. META is often invited into the business and leadership world of corporate coaching, applying tools and methodology of actor training to learn effective communication, engagement, and trust.

Erica is grateful to the many filmmakers, actors, and humans who have entrusted her to collaborate over the years. Her company arvold. is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA and has offices in Atlanta, GA.

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