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ABOUT ME

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Get to Know Us

 STACEY PIANKO,   CSA

CASTING DIRECTOR    Los Angeles/Detroit

Stacey began her career in the Feature Film department at Disney/Touchstone Pictures, working on such films as Cool Runnings, Significant Other, The Three Musketeers, A Far Off Place and The Mighty Ducks. She then worked as a casting assistant on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and as an associate on many film and TV projects.

 

During her stint as Director of Casting at Disney Channel, stars such as Shia LaBeouf, Hilary Duff, Kat Dennings, Lindsay Lohan, Kat Graham, and Kaley Cuoco found their launching pad early in their careers. Stacey entered the independent casting world with her partner Orly Sitowitz, CSA and has cast many Independent Feature Films, including VIOLET (2021 TIFF Premiere) as well as pilots and series for most major television networks.

She has had the pleasure of working with prominent directors/producers as James Cameron, Troy Miller, Adam Shankman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Marshall Herskovitz, Ed Zwick, Ed Harris, Matthew Carnahan and Howard Gordon among others.

 

Some recent credits include:

QUASE DESERTO Independent Feature, funded by The Brazilian Film Commission. José Eduardo Belmonte.

Starring Daniel Hendler and Angela Sarafayan.

Shot in Detroit, MI 2023

Computer School HBO Max, Starring Tim Robinson and Sam Richardson 

BLACK SPINES Independent Feature, Directed by Jordon Foss, Producer: Bradley Gallo

AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (coordinated Worldwide Young Actor Search) Feature film, 2Oth Century Studios, Directed by James Cameron, Producers, James Cameron and Jon Landau

 

VIOLET, Feature film, Directed, Written/Produced by Justine Bateman, Loose Cannon Pictures. **TIFF Premiere 2021 **ARTIOS AWARD NOMINATED

 

BREAKWATER, Feature film, Directed by James Rowe, Produced by Loose Cannon Pictures. Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Mena Suvari, and Darren Mann

 

Stacey continues to enjoy casting and coaching actors for auditions under her Casting Fairy Banner

During the pandemic, she also directed and produced a short film called OLD MIDDLE SCHOOLMDB LINK: https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm0681241/ref_=instant_nm_1&q=stacey pianko

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