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Birth NameAmy Devra Gossels
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Since graduating Magna Cum Laude from Brown University and graduate work at Rhode Island School of Design, Ms. Gossels, has been the casting director, and in many cases a producer, for more than 75 film productions in New York. Feature film casting credits include "Something's Gotta Give" starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, "Godsend" starring Robert DeNiro, Joe Maggio's Sundance hit "Milk & Honey", Duncan Roy's "Picture of Dorian Gray" starring David Gallagher, Aleksa Palladino, and Christian Camargo, Lance Doty's Western feature "Shoot First and Pray You Live" starring James Russo, Jim Gaffigan, Richard Tyson and John Doman and is Co-Producer and Casting Director for William Heins' upcoming feature film "Humdinger" starring David Moscow.

Additional upcoming projects include "Visitors", the latest feature film collaboration from Godfrey Reggio and Philip Glass as well as "The Child Resiliency Project", a series of films produced by Sesame Street.

Ms. Gossels has also cast and produced more than thirty award winning short films, including the Academy Award winner "Zen and the Art of Landscaping" starring Mark Blum and Jacob Pitts, "Young Americans" starring Lukas Haas, "Wrigley" starring Peter Gerety, Matt Malloy and Tom Aldredge, "Walls" starring Norman Reedus and Jayce Bartok, "Herb" starring Amanda Peet", "Bright" starring Eric Stoltz, Academy Award nominee Joan Stein's "Solidarity" starring Michael Stuhlbarg, "5G" starring Ramon Rodriguez, "Falling Objects" starring Timothy Hutton, Melissa Leo and Mireille Enos, "Hi-Yah" starring Lynn Cohen, "Something for Henry" starring Sabrina Lloyd, "Daypass" starring James Urbaniak, "Blue Funk" starring Vincent Pastore, and one of her recent award-winning short films, "Happenstance" starring Margaret Colin and Jay O. Sanders, began airing on HBO this past year and "TUB", another one of Ms. Gossels' recent short films, premiered at Sundance last year.

Ms. Gossels also casts for a wide range of television projects, including The Comedy Central Specials "Night of Too Many Stars" hosted by Jon Stewart and starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman, etc. and for the challenges" on NBC's "The Apprentice" and "Celebrity Apprentice". Ms. Gossels also handled all the specialty casting throughout two seasons of the IFC TV series "Z Rock" and for Disney's 2009 TV series "Disney Parks Celebration Showdown".

Upcoming television casting credits include the TV series "American Caravan", from Academy Award winning producer Jerome Gary.

In addition, Ms. Gossels cast TV promos, image campaigns and hosts for all the major networks, including for NBC's "The Event", show opens for the Discovery Channel series "The Future Of", and principals for the television series "Mom's Cooking" for Lifetime Television, the Spike TV pilot "Get Your Sack Back", "Sesame Street Tilly", the Discovery Channel Original Movie "Perfect Disaster", and hosts for A&E, Nick@Nite and TV Land.

Ms. Gossels has also cast hundreds of media campaigns and national network commercials (including many CLIO winners) for clients ranging from Maybelline to Merck to Microsoft, and for preeminent production companies including Disney, Ridley Scott Associates, Viacom and countless others.

During the past two years, Ms. Gossels has also been the Casting Director for the exciting new hybrid entertainment production "The Ride" from the creators of Blue Man Group, Michael Counts of Counts Media and legendary comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, which is began its run in Times Square in 2011.

Finally, Ms. Gossels is also the producer and casting director for prestigious Sloan Foundation Award Winning Screenplay Reading Event that takes place at the Hamptons International Film Festival and serves as a juror at The Woodstock Film Festival and for the Student Academy Awards.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: E. Khan

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