Monthly Archives: September 2007

Lights, Camera, Extras: Casting Agencies Flourish

Portland Business Journal (by subscription) Friday, September 21st, 2007 by Matthew Kish Business Journal staff writer Lana Veenker says her Portland-based casting agency is in the midst of its best year ever. Link to article: Photo: Cathy Cheney | Portland … Continue reading

Rutabaga on the Radio

Lana Veenker – Rutabaga Background Casting KINK FM 102 Friday, September 21, 2007 The owner of the casting company talks about the chance to be on film in Portland as an extra in “Management” with Jennifer Aniston.

Just Say "Rutabaga"

Just Say “Rutabaga” New Background Casting Division seeks Extras for Jennifer Aniston Film Sept 17, 2007 PORTLAND, ORE. Lana Veenker Casting announced today the launch of a new extras casting division, Rutabaga Background Casting. Its first assignment will be to … Continue reading

Headshots are Great. Buzz is Better!

[W]hen we receive general submissions from an actor we haven’t met, yes, we look for good photos, solid training, and credits, but we also ask ourselves: Who is this person? The Actors Voice Lana Veenker’s POV: Portland 01 September 2007 … Continue reading