PROFESSIONAL. QUALITY. EXCELLENCE.

Please allow me to introduce David Kang Casting to you. Since 2005, DK Casting has done casting for 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 40 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 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 40 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 than $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.

      Felix Martinsson
      Felix Martinsson

      Jr. Casting Director / Actor

      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.

        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.

          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.

            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).

              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.

                  Sello Andrew Lyons
                  Sello Andrew Lyons

                  Casting Intern

                  Originally from the small nation of Lesotho in Southern Africa, Sello grew up in Ohio, moved to Los Angeles in 2016, and has worked on commercials, television, corporate training videos and voice overs. His interest in casting stems from wanting to learn every aspect of the business.

                    Alisha Watson
                    Alisha Watson

                    Casting Intern

                    Alisha, originally from Elk Grove, California, received her BFA in acting from AMDA, College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and is currently pursuing a career in tv/film. Her interest in casting stems from her desire to be well-rounded in many crafts and to continue to grow as an artist by expanding her knowledge of the industry.

                      Nicole Delgado
                      Nicole Delgado

                      Casting Intern

                      A Bronx Born & Bred actress who’s studied under Terry Knickerbocker and Susan Esper at The Esper Studio in NYC, as well as possessing a BA from Fordham University (Lincoln Center). Nicole currently resides in Venice, CA where she spends most of her time doing the work at The BGB Studio, and working on projects that she finds captivating, exciting, and enlightening

                        Jessica Chea
                        Jessica Chea

                        Casting Intern

                        Currently working towards receiving her BFA in Film & Electronic Arts at California State University of Long Beach, Jessica aspires to direct feature films and music videos. When she isn't working/studying, you'll find Jessica taking naps, listening to Rex Orange County, and taking pictures of her food.

                          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.

                            Donald Vincent
                            Donald Vincent

                            Casting Intern

                            Originally from Washington, DC, Donald has experience casting for music videos. With an MFA in Creative Writing, he moved to Los Angeles with aspirations to learn more about casting and the film industry.

                              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.