About Us

Onset Productions, LLC, is a full-service Audience and Specialty casting company headed by a team of professionals with over 26 years of casting and management experience. It’s that experience and dedication to our work, which has afforded us the privilege of casting many of the hottest shows and concerts around. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Connecticut and New Orleans, we are able to effectively procure, cast and coordinate all across the country as well as some international markets. Our state-of-the-art website includes a database which houses thousands of members to fit any demographic need. This, teamed with our experienced directors, ensures the needs for your production. Onset Productions is able to cast audiences and extras for productions of all sizes. We offer a complete range of services including:
  • Television Audience (Audience Coordination)
  • Seat fillers
  • Concerts
  • Award Shows
  • Reunion Shows
  • Models
  • Contestants
Trust Onset Productions to get it done and get it done right. For more information on how to hire Onset Productions for your TV show or event, please contact us at (310) 214-3777 on Monday – Friday, between 10:30 AM – 6 PM (PST), or email [email protected] to set up a meeting (please do not call or email about tickets to this email address). For ticket questions email us at [email protected] .

Corporate Information

OnSet Productions Team

OnSet Productions, LLC, is lead by a core team. With three national offices in Los Angeles, New York and New Orleans, Onset Productions can cast all over the United States.

Murry LeBeouf, Owner/Partner has been in casting for over 17 years, beginning his career at MTV Networks in New York City. Over the last decade, Murry has racked up an impressive resume, casting many television shows for not only MTV, but also VH1, Fuse, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, Comedy Central, Spike, NFL Network, Maxim, Food Network, TV Guide Channel, CMT, and ESPN. In addition, he has cast commercials for many production companies. Murry leads the operations of our Los Angeles office. He is also a Louisiana State University Alumni.

Shadow Holden, Owner/Partner, is a native New Yorker, and right at home heading the New York office with over 20 years of casting experience. He started out in Production at MTV Networks in New York City and soon became a Casting Director for many of its hottest shows. His passion for casting is easily apparent to everyone who works with him. Over the years, Shadow has cast many television shows for MTV, MTVU, MTV2, CBS, ABC, Comedy Central, Spike, NFL Network, Food Network, Fuse and others. He is a graduate of SUNY, New Paltz in upstate New York.

Bianka Smith, Managing Partner, of this dynamic duo and heads the New Orleans office which houses the company’s Extras Division. She boasts over twenty five years of experience in communications and management. A native of Louisiana, Bianka is ensuring that OnSet Productions, LLC is on the cutting edge of the rapidly evolving media industry in Louisiana. She began her professional career in Washington, DC, as the press secretary for Congressman Billy Tauzin after graduating from Nicholls State University. Later she became the press secretary for U.S. Senator Bob Graham of Florida. It was in this capacity that she gained her expertise in managing a full-scale communications operation. Five years later, she launched Print Source -- a full service communications firm which under her leadership quickly rose to the top in its market.

Michelle Novello, Director of Operations, has been in casting for over 12 years, beginning her career at MTV Networks in New York City. Michelle's impressive resume includes casting many television shows, such as VH1's Hogan Knows Best, CMT's My Big Redneck Wedding, Bravo's Miami Social and Most Eligible Dallas, TLC's Truth Be Told and many more. Michelle is the Director of Operations for the Los Angeles and New York offices. She is also a University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni.