RENITA GALE SWAEKAUSKI
Creator/Casting Director/Dream Fulfillment Specialist
Renita Gale Swaekauski is an undisputed “Who’s Who” in the world of Casting. With a supernatural eye for spotting superstar talent and matching them with projects, Renita has been wowing her clients since 1999.
One need only read a portion of her credits or view her website: renitacasting.com to get that Renita “plays big” and with the best of the best!
She assembled the memorable ensemble cast of Jonas Åkerlund's critically acclaimed SPUN (2002), which includes Jason Schwartzman, John Leguizamo, Mena Suvari, Brittany Murphy, and Mickey Rourke. She also cast Sarah Silverman's comedy film JESUS IS MAGIC (2005).
Renita has put a multitude of actors, some of whom are now the most sought after in Hollywood, into projects just before they hit the “big time”: Jeremy Renner, Emmy Rossum, Simon Helberg, and Kate Micucci to name a few.
With an emphasis on commercial casting for ALL MARKETS, and in ANY LANGUAGE, Renita’s recently cast campaigns include those for: Toyota, Aflac, HP, eBay, Banamex, Fitbit, AT&T, and Nissan.
Known also in the music video community as a collaborative visionary, Renita cast some of the most popular and memorable videos ever aired, including: The Killers’ MR. BRIGHTSIDE, Maroon5's SHE WILL BE LOVED, Madonna's MUSIC, Destiny's Child BOOTYLICIOUS, Christina Aguilera’s BEAUTIFUL, Incubus’ ANNA MOLLY, N'Sync’s THIS I PROMISE YOU, Britney Spears’ LUCKY, and Pink’s TROUBLE. The list goes on.
Renita has become known as a true innovator as she continues to offer groundbreaking VIRTUAL CASTING OPTIONS to her clients. With her penchant for modern technology and her ever-expanding social media influence, Renita’s casting-reach has become GLOBAL. Whether her client’s are seeking the perfect actor or “real person” for their project they are always dazzled by who Renita delivers. Over 70% of the jobs that Renita cast last year included at least one virtual casting element. Renita loves utilizing the virtual world to help her clients put their casting dollars where they have the greatest value and impact.
Renita adores her extremely full and balanced life as a Casting Director, Voiceover Artist, Public Speaker, Influencer, Actress, Wife, Mother, Fulfillment Connoisseur, Demystifier, Oracle and Luminary. She considers it a real privilege to work in an industry where she gets to be of service, having people’s dreams become a reality on a daily basis!