VIP IGNITE LIVE - Podcast
VIP Ignite E:144 Casting Director Jym Benzing
Jan 14, 2019
VIP IGNITE LIVE
Do you have a dream of being an actor or a model? Do you wish you had a look inside of what a casting director is actually looking for in talent?On this episode of the VIP Ignite podcast, your host Deneen White is excited to interview Jym Benzing. Jym has called New York City home for the past twenty-five years, having worked in all aspects of the industry. Jym is owner, producer & casting director at Jym Benzing, Inc. From March 2015 through January 2017, Jym served as Bookings Director for Self Magazine at Conde Nast publications, where he cast for covers and well shoots. For ten years he served as in house casting director & producer at L'Oreal USA for Global Marketing; where he was responsible for casting the advertising for L’Oreal brands such as Redken, L'Oreal Professional, Redken For Men, Shu Uemura, Urban Experiment, Pureology, Dermablend, Matrix and Maybelline. Jym Benzing Casting clients include Estee Lauder, Tory Burch Sport, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, TRESemme, DSquared2, Innisfree, La Mer, CP Company, Rosetta Getty, Reyn Spooner, Petite Studio NYC, Revlon, Ascot Chang, New York Color Cosmetics, Carol's Daughter, Deva Curl, Marissa Webb, Foreo, EMF, Malan Breton, Rosel, Ian Velardi, Tribune Standard, Women's Health Magazine, Brides, Dose, Harpers Bazaar & Vogue to name a few.Previous experience includes five years of commercial casting (with powerhouse casting companies such as Godlove Casting and Martine Casting) where he was involved in casting such brands as Old Navy, Adidas, The Gap, Cover Girl and Arizona Jeans. Jym has cast everything from Fashion Runway to Reality Television, from Editorials to Theatre.