PROFESSIONAL. QUALITY. EXCELLENCE. ENTHUSIASM.

Please allow me to introduce David Kang Casting to you. Since 2005, DK Casting has produced over 300 commercials and over 400 music videos, working with the most talented professionals in the entertainment industry and projects winning numerous MTV awards and Grammys. DK Casting has over 35 billion views on YouTube alone. Our brand has been inspired by being smarter and working effectively. We welcome any challenging circumstances as a driving force and an opportunity to improve. I would love to meet with you to discuss how your skills, attitude and experience match with the many casting opportunities that come to us. Our mutual commitment to one another can be rewarding for you and DK Casting. We have a tremendous casting service special (50% off our regular price) offered on a limited basis for first time clients. We guarantee quality, satisfaction, and look forward to an exciting future with you. 

David Kang, Founder

David Kang Casting is a versatile, respected casting agency that was founded in 1999 for the sole purpose of matching talented professionals with companies with their ideas and products. Our core belief of respect is required at every level...respect for the company and its ideas and products; respect for the script; respect for the talented individuals, and respect for the consumer of the end product. We are dedicated to providing creativity and integrity in a friendly, challenging and dynamic environment.

After serving 4 years in the US Marine Corps. David began his journey in the entertainment world. He began DK Casting in 2005 and in 12 years he has worked for some of the top directors casting projects for some of the top music artist and brands in the world. He has done casting for over 350 music videos and 300 commercials. He has over 30 Billion views on YouTube alone for all the work he has done. His attention to detail along with hard work has made David who he is today. And he is super excited with the new team of casting directors he has now.

Despite the demands of owning and running his businesses, David has found time to produce six feature films and two TV shows. He’s a member of the Producers Guild of America and is always looking for more opportunities to produce more projects. David also is founder and chair of a 501(c)3 nonprofit “Project LACE” (Loving Abandoned Children Everywhere) dedicated to helping end poverty, loneliness, and neglect of children everywhere, inspired by his son. David and Project LACE have taken teams of medical personnel to Haiti, Cambodia, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic. Project LACE has brought more then $500,000.00 in medicine to these countries and treated over 4,000 patients.

Meet The DK Casting Team

Judy Cook
Judy Cook

Executive Director

Judy has been casting movies for 22 years, starting at [David Anthony's] Background Players in 1996, then shifting to principal casting for Matthew Barry & Nancy Green-Keyes [BGK Casting] since 2006. Her lifelong friendship with DK now allows her to coordinate all the departments at his studio and contribute her experience to the entire team.

    Brent Henry
    Brent Henry

    Casting Director / Actor

    Originally from Kansas (by way of Texas, Hawaii, Virginia, Florida, Washington DC, and Central California), Brent settled in LA and remains active is all aspects of the entertainment industry. Also an avid traveler and proud owner of a Disney Annual Pass.

      Paul Brickman
      Paul Brickman

      Casting Director / Photographer

      Hailing from NYC; Paul Brickman has cast with top brands in commercial, advertising, and editorial realms; helping facilitate platforms that celebrate various talents + diversity (including Target, L’Oreal, + ELLE Magazine).

        Felix Martinsson
        Felix Martinsson

        Jr. Casting Director

        Born in Sweden - moved to Los Angeles 2017 to study Acting at UCLA. His background includes acting in theater/film, doing photography and project mananging for entertainment.

          Danie Jung
          Danie Jung

          Executive Director Asia

          From Seoul, South Korea. Did his first international deal in 2009 with Kanye West and that opened up doors to bring and work with Artists such as Nelly, Keyshia Cole, Michael Bolton, Jeremih and recently DJ Khaled to Korea.

            Gabriella Cruz
            Gabriella Cruz

            Casting Assistant

            Gabriella has a B.A. in Cinema and Television from Cal State Northridge. She aspires to become a casting director and create projects that show diversity.

              Carmireli Trani
              Carmireli Trani

              Casting Assistant

              Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised in Queens, NY, Carmireli moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in film and tv and has been in several commercials, films and tv shows. Currently expanding her knowledge of the industry through internship with DK Casting and hoping to inspire and open more opportunities for Latinos in the industry.

                Tugce Ataoglu
                Tugce Ataoglu

                Casting Intern

                Born in Turkey. She has a bachelor degree in Astronomy and Space Science and currently studying Acting at UCLA. She has varied working experience including acting in film/theatre and airline pricing analyst.

                  Akshaya Pattanayak
                  Akshaya Pattanayak

                  Casting Intern

                  Akshaya was born in Montreal, Canada but brought up in India. The name Akshaya means - never ending. He is currently enrolled in the MFA acting program at the University of Southern California.

                    Joao Victor Faro Jaeger
                    Joao Victor Faro Jaeger

                    Marketing Intern

                    Joao Jaeger was born and raised in Brazil until 2013 when he moved to Los Angeles to study Media Management at California State University Northridge. Joao specializes in digital and entertainment marketing.

                      Lily Norris
                      Lily Norris

                      Casting Intern

                      Lily, originally from North Carolina, is currently studying to earn a BFA in Film & Television Production from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. She aspires to continue working in casting as well as become a producer post graduation.

                        Jason Lowart
                        Jason Lowart

                        Marketing Consultant

                        Was born in San Francisco. Have worked on 200+ Tv shows, commercials, and music videos. Member of SAG AFTRA since 2014.