Meet Renowned A-list Director Trainer Robert Russell and Diana/Doug Birthday Combo

Casting Director/Dramatic Arts Trainer Robert Russell will be featured at New York City Creatives Gathering/Birthday For Diana Navarro and Doug Lipp Combo Event
NEW YORK - June 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Renowned A-list Casting Director/Dramatic Arts Trainer Robert Russell will be featured at New York City Creatives Gathering/Birthday For Diana Navarro and Doug Lipp Combo Event (whew, say that 3 times!)

When: Tuesday, June 28th--5:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Where: The Attic Lounge and  Rooftop

251 W. 48th St (NE Corner of 8th Ave)

"Robert Russell is Casting. Period."

Heather Auble Lansky, Casting Director

FOX Television NetworkLos Angeles , Ca.

"Robert Russell has the ability to bring out the best in a talent. Compared to other casting directors, he helps a talent dispel their fears and gives them the opportunity to truly express their talent and abilities. As a person, Robert has a genuine warmth and respect for others. He enjoys helping others achieve their goals and encourages them to go after their dreams."

Ellen Wasser-Hrin, DirectorMMA Management Inc.

Robert is one of the most respected Casting Director/Producer/Trainers in the entertainment business from coast to coast and is an asset to anyone's panel across the globe. With over 30 years under his belt, Russell has worked for such heavyweights as Warner Brothers/Telepictures, Mark Burnett, Abel Ferrara, Ben Silverman, Roy Bank (President of Television at Merv Griffin Entertainment), VH-1, and every major television network. He has cast everything from indie to feature films, test shows and countless pilots. Robert is often sought out by Executive Producer heavyweights Howard Schultz, Scott St. John, Gary Marks, George David Monas, Michael Canter, Brian Graden, Jeff Olde, Jacqui Pitman and Lois Clark Curran. His body of work in feature casting is astonishing. You name them... he's worked with them.

Russell comes from a long family line of successful people in the entertainment industry, and continues to be the family's go-to Casting Director. Cousins Robin Antin is the creator/founder of The Pussycat Dolls and had major success with her reality show The Search For the Next Pussycat Doll on the CW.  Jonathan Antin is the famous celebrity hairdresser to the stars who graced the Bravo Network with 3 seasons of his hit show Blowout. Steven Antin is a successful screenwriter/director who wrote and directed the feature film Burlesque with Cher and Christina Aguilera, in which Robert also did the initial casting. Steven also re-wrote the screenplay for the re-make of the feature film Gloria starring Sharon Stone. Steven also has an extensive body of work as a very successful actor in the 80's with screen credits such as The Accused, opposite Jodi Foster who won the Oscar for best actress and Steven Spielberg's The Goonies. Robert's Aunt was the creative director at Motown for a great many years, and Neil Antin is a successful cameraman for Sony Pictures and shows like Extra and Inside Edition. In 1991 feature film Inside Monkey Zetterland, is a quirky comedy about Robert's family, starring Patricia Arquette, Martha Plimpton, Debi Mazar, Ricki Lake, Sandra Bernhard & Sofia Coppola.

Learn MUCH more about Robert and his Training in person


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