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About lisa

Lisa Parasyn is an Emmy®-Award winning Casting Director.

She is best known for her work on Schitt’s Creek, Star Trek Discovery, Outlander, Workin’ Moms, The Coroner and Degrassi - the Reboot.

 

With critical acclaim in both the US and Canada, she is no stranger to industry nominations and awards across her more than 200 professional credits to-date.  A noted four-time Canadian Screen Award winner for Best Casting, Lisa won her first in 2014 for Bomb Girls, her second in 2018 for Cardinal, and two Canadian Screen Awards for Schitt’s Creek in 2020 and 2021.  The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded Lisa her first Emmy® for Outstanding Casting in a Comedy Series for her work on Schitt’s Creek in 2020.

 

With a career spanning 2 decades, Lisa remains one of the industry’s most in-demand Casting Directors and passionate producers.  She demands a commitment to excellence on every project she undertakes.

 

To connect, please email lisa@lisaparasyncasting.com or fill out the contact form below.

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Frank Siracusa
EXECUTIVE PRoDUCER 

"Lisa will always be my first choice for Casting Director.  She has all the skills required to find the diamonds in the rough.”
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Recent Projects

Netflix has picked up the redeveloped series Glamorous, about a young gender nonconforming queer man.  The streaming giant has handed out a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for the series from CBS Studios and writer Jordon Nardino, with Miss Benny set to star.

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Paramount Plus and CBC have partnered on the drama series Skymed.

The series follow the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada

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On Christmas Eve, Pastor Benjamin and his motley crew of congregants find themselves locked in the local mall ... just as a fearsome team of armed thieves break in to rob the place - AND all the money raised by the church for a worthy Christmas charity. Unable to flee or signal for help, the Pastor & his friends realize it's up to them to battle the crooks, save the mall... all before Christmas morning.

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Based on the classic novel by Anna Sewell, Beyond Black Beauty follows aspiring Olympic equestrian Jolie Dumont as she struggles to adapt to a new lifestyle after moving to her mother's childhood home in Baltimore.

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Emily Johnston
CASTING ASSOCIATE

Emily Johnston is a casting professional with nearly a decade of experience across film, television, and theatre. She also works as a freelance casting consultant for several theatre companies, including Canadian Stage and Company Theatre. Emily lives in Toronto with her very grumpy cat, Sally Field. 

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Jaedie Sansom
CASTING ASSISTANT

Originally hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jaedie joined the LPC team in 2019. She has a deep love of storytelling and film photography.

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