Arizona Actor's Showcase Judges Announced!

We couldn't be more excited about the terrific folks we have judging the Arizona Actor's Showcase! The Arizona Actor's Showcase is a live event where actors will perform solo, partner and ensemble pieces before a live on-stage director, a live audience, and a qualified panel of judges, outlined below! 

Read more about these amazing individuals below, and don't miss your chance to get in front of them and a live audience during Filmstock Arizona by signing up today! 

Helen McCready


Helen McCready, CSA, is the casting director for a number of films, most recently , "An Honest Thief" with Danny Trejo & Tom Sizemore, “Eleven Eleven" with Charles Baker (Breaking Bad), "Love In The Big City" with Sharon Stone, "Lighthouse" with Danny Glover, and much more! She also worked  on "Whitey" pilot with David Koechner, Lifetime MOW "The Jodi Arias Story, and "Spell-Mageddon". For many projects in pre-production, please go to IMDB. Or contact . She currently has 6 feature films on her desk from development to pre-production.

Helen has been teaching audition workshops nationally and internationally with shining reviews. She teaches in Los Angeles on a regular basis.

Helen is also an author, and uncovers everything an actor needs to know from the audition to booking the role in her book for actors, "Audition & Book It" & "Audition & Book It! Take Two.

Annie Medina


Annie grew up in a small town (Mammoth AZ). She moved to Phoenix 12 years ago, representing various companies as a brand ambassador and worked her way up in finding her nitch: extras casting and more! She has been doing casting since Nov. 14, 2002 specializing in AZ area. She has had the pleasure of working alongside a well respected casting director from LA on The Kingdom shot locally.

Her credits include “Saving Santa” (2012), “Queens of Country” (2011), “The Kingdom” (2006), and commercials for GoDaddy, Lipitor, Talking Stick Resort, Bank of America, and many more we didn’t have room for on our webpage!

Matt Engleheart


A former actor himself, Matt Englehart started his career as an agent at the famed William Morris Agency (Now William Morris/Endeavor Entertainment) in Beverly Hills, CA.  He then went on to have a brief stint as a digital animator at Fox Animation Studios in Phoenix, AZ, working on the animated feature film, Anastasia.  Currently, he is the On-Camera/Commercial Print Director for the FORD/Robert Black Agency in Scottsdale, AZ where he has handled actors and models for TV, film, commercials; voice-overs and commercial print for the past 17 years. Some notable actors Matt has handled over his career include Garrett Hedlund (Tron Legacy); Kellan Lutz (Twilight) and Josh McDermitt (The Walking Dead).