Sahtia Rivers

Location New York
Bio

casting & production - the jeffries group

Casting Director Line Producer
Projects
4 Projects

Work History

Casting Director
Freelance
Jan 2017 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Freelance Casting Director and coordinator for film, advertising, and luxury and fashion editorial productions.
Development & Creative Producer, Fashion Partnerships
The Jeffries Group
Sep 2017 - Present
New York, New York
Developing and securing partnerships for celebrity talent in the luxury and high fashion market. Collaborating with talent and brands to bring new ideas to the market and fostering projects from inception to completion. Clients include Fendi, Saint Laurent, Kenneth Cole, The New York Times, W Magazine, and Vogue Italia
Producer
Particle3
Jan 2016 - Sep 2017
New York, New York
- Creative development - Line producing - Casting
Casting / Production
JV8Inc
Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
New York, NY
- Assists JV8Inc casting and production team in all aspects of casting industry leading models, actors, and street talent for advertising, commercial,and film.
Casting Assistant
School of Visual Arts
Oct 2014 - Oct 2015
New York, New York
- Assists Casting and Talent Coordinator to book actors - Facilities casting process for student films - Seeks new actors/agency relations - Maintains talent database
Executive Assistant
Wilhelmina Models
2013 - 2014
New York, New York
- Provided administrative and creative support to the Exec. Director of Wilhelmina Men’s Division. Responsible for managing schedules of 250+ models, organizing entry for large-scale casting sessions, and taking calls/e-mails from clients. Additionally, reads scripts, character breakdowns, and sides for film projects or roles suitable for talent. Assists with filming, editing, and submitting auditions. - Film Festival Coordinator for Noah Mills during the post-production of WRACKED, a short film directed by Victoria Mahoney.
Mens Division Intern
Wilhelmina Models
Jun 2012 - 2014
Greater New York City Area
- Chaperoned models to/from castings - New Face scouting - Administrative organization - Database management ... See more
Creative Agency Intern
Julian Watson Agency
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Greater New York City Area
- Assisted in the coordination of bookings - Digitized talent portfolios - Maintained agency database and contacts - Organized business accommodations - Facilitated payments and invoices
Agency Intern
community.nyc
Jul 2011 - Dec 2011
New York, New York
- Organized talent portfolios and digital archives - Managed social media accounts - Answered phones and company email - Assisted in photoshoot production - Assisted with castings - Coverage of NYFW for community.nyc blog

Education

School of Visual Arts
Bachelor
Loyola College in Maryland
2010 - 2014
Loyola University Maryland

Skills