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#ICastIt Producer Andrea Massaro on Staying Sane

As a second-year MFA student in the UCLA Producers Program, Andrea Massaro has cast many projects, “ranging from sections of features to shorts to music videos––which have all ended up on Backstage in some way or another.” For her part of the Student Emmy-nominated series “Sanity,” Massaro needed to find large numbers of actors to portray college students. “Sanity” was produced through a class which combines directors, writers, cinematographers, producers, actors, production designers, costume designers and more from both the graduate and undergraduate programs.
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