Toni Staniewicz is an independent Casting Director/Producer and is a distinguished member of the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) and American Federation Of Television and Broadcasting (AFTRA). She is the owner of Toni Staniewicz Casting which casts talent for Commercial and Theatrical productions. All of her Casting Team are SAG-AFTRA professional actors with extensive experience in the business.
Toni got her start at Media Casting and was fortunate to get a foundation in commercial and theatrical casting working for one of the oldest casting companies in Northern California owned by her mentor Everett Blix. Later she went on to work with many great Casting Directors, Toni Suttie, Mary Vernue, Deal or No Deal NBC Casting and partners up to work on various projects with veteran industry leader Nina Henninger, CSA just to name a few.
This year alone she has just completed Casting and Producing Betrayal the SAG Feature starring Dark Knights Eric Roberts, Marco Khan of 10,000 B.C., has been working on four television San Francisco based shows produced for National/International Discovery ID, a SAG Short for a Spike Lee Funded Film, commercials, webisodes in development, Game Shows and several SAG Features in development from San Francisco, Los Angeles to Turkey.
She is currently working with Paramount Hotels and Resorts to lock in one of the most iconic names in Hollywood A-Listers.
If you had to ask her what makes her a great casting professional is she has been there and done that in so many professional roles and a long list of IMDB credits to her name. Toni has appeared in several local/regional California/Nevada Colusa Casino, Rail City Casino and National Commercials Ford Trucks even the latest Proctor and Gamble 2012 Olympics, just to name a few. She has worked in a number capacities as a professional SAG/AFTRA actor, casting director, animal casting, producer, radio air personality, precision driver, stand-in for Helen Mirren, stunts/stunt coordinator, professional horsemaster/equestrian, and she is on the Board Of Directors for the Vacaville International Film Festival.
Currently she is looking to cast fresh faces for the San Francisco based television shows and the following SAG Feature Films from Comedy, Thriller, Documentary, Drama, genres in development for 2014, 2015 and 2016 to be filmed in the United States and abroad to be distributed World Wide.