Casting Director

Cadence Railsback was born in Sylva, NC and grew up in the small, rural town of Cullowhee, NC. She has two older brothers, Justin and Travis, and her father, Brian Railsback, works as the Dean of the Honors College at Western Carolina University while her mother, Sandy Railsback, teaches preschool. After graduating from Smoky Mountain High School, Cadence was accepted to attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she currently studies film. ‘Don’t Know Yet’ is her casting debut. She intends to take a gap year before graduating College and complete The World Race, an 11 month missions trip that will move her to a different 3rd world country each month. To support her or find out more information go to¬†The World Race.

Cadence recently finished an internship with Susan Walters, a talent agent in Wilmington, where she was instrumental in filming, and editing auditions, as well as helping to prepare the actors for their auditions. After graduating, she hopes to work with a casting agency out in LA. Through her work on Don’t Know Yet, and a hands-on approach to learning the art of casting, she has gained the professional skills necessary to work as a casting director.