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Joan Philo Casting A/k/a the Darling Series

Joan Philo Casting A/k/a the Darling Series

(773) 350-1730

Joan Philo Casting A/k/a the Darling Series

23 years in business
2256 S Albany Ave
Chicago, IL 60623-3413
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BBB File Opened: 09/08/2010
Business Started: 01/01/1995
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1995
Business Management
  • Ms. Joan Philo, Owner
Business Category
  • Acting Classes
  • Greeting Card Store
  • T Shirts

Service Area
We service the following area(s): Illinois
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Joan Philo Casting, aka The Darling Series, is a collection of greeting cards, as well as drama instruction, extra casting, and other projects related to film and movie production. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves the greater Chicagoland area, including Schaumburg, Naperville, Elgin, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Great Lakes, St Charles, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Brookfield, Bolingbrook, Aurora, Romeoville, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Crystal Lake, Midlothian, Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Round Lake Beach, Cicero, Berwyn, Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale, Roselle, Morton Grove, Downers Grove, and Mount Prospect. The company has been in business since 1995 and is led by Joan Philo, who is a casting director, screenplay writer, comedy writer, and greeting card writer. Her scripts include Lies, Five Weeks in June, Blue Moon Psychic, The Needlepoint Brownstone, and Gypsies of Oz Park. Philo also has written a book for extras titled "How to be an extra, Chicago-Style," which explains to hopeful extras what they should do in order to be casted and how to make their experience as pleasant and useful as possible.

This site sells greeting cards meant for people in the film industry, including actors and actresses, directors, screenwriters, stunt people, producers, wardrobe technicians, and extras. There are also greeting cards to celebrate the end of production, holidays, and birthdays. The site also has a forum and a place for potential extras to sign up to be considered for future productions.

Visit the website for Joan Philo Casting, aka The Darling Series, to learn more about Joan Philo's projects, view potential casting calls, and order film industry-oriented greeting cards.

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Joan Philo Casting A/k/a the Darling Series

Joan Philo Casting A/k/a the Darling Series


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