Ricki G. Maslar is a successful casting director and producer with over thirty years experience in the entertainment industry. She has held a variety of positions as an agent, casting director, manager, teacher and producer. As a casting director, Maslar has had the opportunity to work on studio and independent features with credits that includeTwister (1996), Pilotes de choix (1995) (TV), Brother to Brother (2004), La linea (2008), A Golden Christmas (2009) and Dahmer (2002), to name a few. Her actor-friendly philosophy has earned her high praise from actors and colleagues alike, yet Maslar says she is simply living and working by the "golden rule".
She married out of college and became involved in the local entertainment community. Maslar was active in bringing filming to Oklahoma. She made strong connections to Hollywood and it was casting directors Janet Hirshenson and Mary Jo Slater, who encouraged her to move to Los Angeles to continue her career in entertainment.
When Maslar is not casting or producing, she is mentoring up-and-coming talent through her workshops. Teaching has always been a passion for Maslar, who has been doing so for over fifteen years in Canada and North America. Her workshop presentation offers actors valuable insight about the entertainment industry - yet another extension of her commitment to actors.