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Amy Jo Berman has been a powerful influence and tastemaker in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. As Vice President of Casting at HBO for 14+ years, Amy oversaw and facilitated the casting of more than 150 films, mini-series and series, and her casts have won countless Emmy and Golden Globe awards. While at HBO, Amy worked on dozens of critically acclaimed projects with highly regarded directors, producers and actors worldwide. Some of Amy's best-known projects include John Adams, Recount, Game of Thrones, Angels in America, The Pacific, Elizabeth I, Grey Gardens, Rome, Boardwalk Empire and Game Change. In addition to her eye for recognizing new and emerging talent, Amy has a unique gift for working with actors and extracting performances of which even they didn't know they were capable. When it comes to casting, Amy believes each project brings unique benefits and challenges. Having 14 years of experience at a major studio, combined with her creative vision, Amy has a unique perspective and an ability to view a project from sides that others might miss. Not only does she focus on the pure creative value of connecting the right actors with the right roles, she knows how to do so in a way that will benefit the entire project. Although every project begins with talent in the forefront and serving the creative vision of the director and producers, an experienced professional like Amy knows how to facilitate the collaborative efforts of all the parties involved in order to get a project green lit, produced, nominated and, of course, celebrated.

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Casting Executives at Network and Studios generally do not receive screen credit and IMDB credits for their work.
As Vice President of Casting at HBO for over 14 years, Amy has overseen the casting of more than 150 HBO films, mini-series, pilots and series. She has been both a panelist at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2008 for a panel on the award-winning project "John Adams" as well as a keynote presenter for her ground-breaking "Audition Domination" talk to the Academy Performers Peer group as well as a member of the TV Academy Executive Committee for Casting Directors. In 2007, Amy was the keynote speaker at the commencement for her undergraduate alma mater Buffalo State College.

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