Board of Governors

January 01, 2013

Howard Meltzer, CSA, Casting Directors

Howard Meltzer, CSA has been casting television in Los Angeles since 2002. He has been responsible for and collaborated on numerous television series, pilots and made-for-television movies.

For Disney Channel, his work includes the series Raven’s Home, Coop and Cami Ask the World, BUNK’D, Best Friends Whenever, Lab Rats, Wizards of Waverly Place: Reunion Special, Shake It Up, and Hannah Montana.  The pilot Girl Meets World; and the television movies Evermoor and Den Brother.

His Nickelodeon credits include the pilots Life With Boys, Big Time Rush, The Troop and The Fresh Beat Band, and the television movies Spectacular! and The Best Player. His feature films include Lonely Boy and the Los Angeles casting for The Impossible.

Meltzer began his career in New York as a staff casting director at Stuart Howard Associates, where he worked on the casting for the Broadway productions of The Graduate, Fortune’s Fool, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man (2000 revival), Elaine May’s Taller Than a Dwarf, Honour, Epic Proportions, Annie Get Your Gun (2001 revival), Fosse, Chicago (1996 revival), Annie (1997 revival) and Grease (1998 revival).

Meltzer has been nominated for 21 Artios Awards for excellence in casting and won three times.