Howard Meltzer, CSA

Howard Meltzer, CSA

Date of Birth

Birthday: August 10
Birthplace: New York City, New York

Howard Meltzer has been casting in Los Angeles since 2003. Originally from New York City, he was a staff Casting Director at Stuart Howard Associates casting for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater.

Whether it's casting for renowned playwrights like Gore Vidal and Elaine May, or casting for a network television series, Howard's directive is to find the talent that brings the writers' vision to life with authenticity, honesty, and humor.

He has cast for ABC, CakeStart Entertainment, CBS, Disney Channel, Disney+, Fox, HBO Max, NBC, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Peacock, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. Television.

Howard Meltzer has been casting in Los Angeles since 2003. Originally from New York City, he was a staff Casting Director at Stuart Howard Associates casting for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater.

Whether it's casting for renowned playwrights like Gore Vidal and Elaine May, or casting for a network television series, Howard's directive is to find the talent that brings the writers' vision to life with authenticity, honesty, and humor.

He has cast for ABC, CakeStart Entertainment, CBS, Disney Channel, Disney+, Fox, HBO Max, NBC, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Peacock, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. Television.

Howard's passion is in identifying new undiscovered talent, and he has become the go-to casting director for projects for kids and young adults.

He has been nominated for 2 Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Casting and has also been nominated for 26 Artios Awards for excellence in casting, winning the honor three times. He has previously served as the Vice President of the Casting Society of America and as a Governor for the Casting Director Peer Group for the Television Academy.

 

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Tim Pratt, Howard Meltzer, Jodi Angstreich and Mark Angstreich
2021 Casting Directors and Executives Nominee Celebration
2021 Outstanding Interactive Media, Commercials and Motion & Title Design Nominee Celebration
2021 Performers Peer Group Mixer
2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
2017 Dynamic and Diverse Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
Mike McNulty and Michelle McNulty at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball
Cynthia Lea Clark, Kevin Pike, Mark Teschner, Howard Meltzer and Monia Ayachi
Daniel Evan III, Amber Tamblyn, Howard Meltzer
Daniel Evans III and Howard Meltzer
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Tim Pratt, Howard Meltzer, Jodi Angstreich and Mark Angstreich
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Tim Pratt, Howard Meltzer, Jodi Angstreich and Mark Angstreich

Tim Pratt, Howard Meltzer, Jodi Angstreich and Mark Angstreich
2021 Casting Directors and Executives Nominee Celebration
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Television Academy Governors Bryan Leder, Kim Taylor-Coleman, and Howard Meltzer attend the 73rd Emmy Awards Nominee Celebration honoring this year’s nominees for Outstanding Casting Directors and Executives at the Television Academy on Friday, September 10, 2021 in North Hollywood, California.

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2021 Outstanding Interactive Media, Commercials and Motion & Title Design Nominee Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer, Nick Bolton, and Television Academy Governor Bob Bronow attend the 73rd Emmy Awards Nominee Celebration honoring this year’s nominees for Outstanding Interactive Media, Commercials and Motion & Title Design at the Television Academy on Thursday, September 9, 2021 in North Hollywood, California.

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2021 Performers Peer Group Mixer
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Howard Meltzer, Kim Taylor-Coleman, Bryan Leder, and Sharon Lieblein attend the Performers Peer Group Mixer on Thursday, September 2, 2021 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Howard Meltzer, Patrika Darbo, and Peter Golden, Mark Teschner, and Miles Tagtmeyer at the 2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 1 Hotel West Hollywood in West Hollywood, California.

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2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Ann Leslie Uzdavinis and Howard Meltzer at the 2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 1 Hotel West Hollywood in West Hollywood, California.

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2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Diana Lansleen and Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer at the Performers Peer Group Celebration, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Peter Golden and Howard Meltzer at the Television Academy's 2018 Casting Directors Nominee Reception at Mr. C Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 6, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
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Miles Tagtmeyer, Howard Meltzer, Peter Golden, Naomi Grossman, Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, and Nick Bolton attend the 2018 Executives Peer Group Emmy Celebration at Neuehouse Hollywood on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

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2017 Dynamic and Diverse Reception
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Carla Renata, Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer, and Laura James at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Michelle McNulty, CSA speaks onstage with Holly Dale, Courtney Burns, Paul Telegdy, and Mark Burnett at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer, Chase Paris, Tara Feldstein Bennett, and Television Academy Governor Peter Golden at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Peter Golden and Howard Meltzer speak at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Peter Golden, Jackie Lind, Rachel Tenner, Stephanie Gorin, and Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Peter Golden, John Papsidera, and Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer speak at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Mike McNulty and Michelle McNulty at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball
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Mike McNulty and Michelle McNulty at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Cynthia Lea Clark, Kevin Pike, Mark Teschner, Howard Meltzer and Monia Ayachi
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Cynthia Lea Clark, Kevin Pike, Mark Teschner, Howard Meltzer and Monia Ayachi at the Casting Directors nominee reception in Los Angeles, California.

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Daniel Evan III, Amber Tamblyn, Howard Meltzer
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Daniel Evans III and Howard Meltzer
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