Video Tape Production Extras Casting
KINA BALE-REED, Casting Director and owner of Cast-O-Matic, a full service casting company, has been casting film, tv, commercials, print, new media, and music videos in Dallas/Fort Worth and all over Texas since 2007.
RINA BALE-HENDERSON, Partner and Casting Associate, has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and joined Cast-O-Matic in the Fall of 2017. Rina handles marketing, extras casting, real people searches, running casting sessions, and various other casting duties and responsibilities. She has also worked as a photography and production assistant as well as craft services.
CAST-O-MATIC has worked with commercial and print clients including Baylor Scott & White, Pepsi, SunChips, Lawn Doctor, Poo~Pourri, Choctaw Casinos, Toyota, Shoe Carnival, Uncle Julio's, Orkin, Anheuser-Busch Tractor Supply, Chili's, FedEx, American Girl, Seat Geek, Reebok, Doritos, Ford, Mazda, Main Event, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Texas Oncology, American Heart Association, Gold Bond, Chevy, Walmart, Home Depot, Famous Footwear, and many others.
TV/FILM work includes casting three seasons and numerous home videos for the "Barney and Friends" franchise (2007-2010) and the ABC true crime series pilot "Final Witness: The Kids Aren't Alright". We have cast several film projects that have gone on to premiere at and win numerous awards at film festivals including Dallas Film Festival, Sundance, Tribeca, Berlinale, HollyShorts Film Festival, Bare Bones Intl Film Festival, Houston Worldfest, Lone Star Film Festival, Billy the Kid Film Festival, and AFI Dallas. Feature film projects include Mexican Moon and Goodnight Charlene with writer/director Chris Zuhdi, Caged Birds starring Kamil McFadden, Bentley Green, and Christian Menace, , Occupy, Texas starring Lorelei Linklater and Peri Gilpin, and Upstream Color with director and Sundance winner Shane Carruth.
Sparking conversations, inspiring the imagination, putting talent at ease with a vision that cannot be taught, and must be personally experienced, we bring out the best in those we audition.
Seeing what other don't, capturing what others can't.
Ever-advancing our skills and perspective, we are always striving to learn and grow with each project we take on.
Harnessing creativity and perfecting the craft of casting over the last 15+ years with practical and real world experience.