Jeffrey S Karantza

Jeffrey S Karantza

Golden Hour Studios Inc
Casting Director, Actor, Director, Host/presenter, Photographer (Still), Stunt Performer, Producer, Creative Executive and Screenwriter

Atlanta, Georgia

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About Jeffrey

Jeffrey has his hands in many areas of entertainment. He is a writer of feature length film scripts as well as episodic television. He started in Atlanta as an actor and quickly built a resume with representation from LA to NY and Ga. He has also been working as a Principal and BG Casting Director on Big Budget Blockbuster films. Moving into the new year will hopefully hold much more work as an actor/stuntman and producer/director. He has directed several short films that have had great responses in film festival loops. He is currently Producing several Feature Film and Television Pilot Projects and continues to add to his Credit List.

Credits

  • The Case for Christ

    The Case for Christ (2017)
    Film (Drama) Casting department Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.

  • The Yellow Birds

    The Yellow Birds (2017)
    Film (Drama and War) Casting department "Yellow Birds" follows John Bartle and the difficulties he faces in keeping his humanity, his urge to survive and his friend Murph alive during the war in Iraq, as well as his life and struggles with his memories of the war after he comes back to Virginia. Written by Romain

  • The Fate of the Furious

    The Fate of the Furious (2017)
    Film (Action, Crime and Thriller) Casting director Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. Written by harpreet phamber

  • The People Could Fly

    The People Could Fly (2017)
    Film (Short) Actor Say that back...on the motherland(reverence) the people knew Juju. That's magic. And they would walk up on the air like climbing up a tree. And they flew like blackbirds. Black shiny wings flapping in a sea of blue. Then people came and caged up those black birds and other peoples for slavery. Written by Aeric Adams

  • Boo! A Madea Halloween

    Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Casting department In BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN, Tyler Perry returns as Madea to set the neighborhood straight on Halloween night. While trying to keep an eye on a few misbehaving teens who are planning a wild Halloween night party she is spooked by ghosts, killers, paranormal poltergeists, zombies and frightening spirits. Giving them all a piece of her mind and fists, Madea must maintain order and sanity as she spends this hilarious, haunted Halloween night fighting off goons and goblins. Written by ComedyE.com / DeAlan Wilson

  • Mothers and Daughters

    Mothers and Daughters (2016)
    Film (Drama) Casting department Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.

  • Folk Hero & Funny Guy

    Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Casting department A successful singer-songwriter hatches a plan to help his friend's struggling comedy career and broken love life by hiring him as his opening act on his solo tour.

  • Mother's Day

    Mother's Day (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Casting department Follows the lives of different mothers on Mothers Day. Sandy (Aniston) is happily divorced, until she finds out her ex-husband eloped with a much younger woman. Now she must learn to deal with big changes in her life as her two boys now have a step-mom. Sisters Jesse (Hudson) and Gabi (Chalke) get an unexpected surprise from their mother, who is not happy to find out Gabi is a lesbian and Jesse is married to a man of color. Miranda (Roberts) doesn't have any kids and is focusing on her career. Kristin (Robertson) is enjoying life as a new mother but is feeling pressure from her boyfriend to get married. Bradley (Sudeikis) is trying hard to be the best parent for his two girls since their mom passed away last year, however his idea of Mothers Day is pretending it doesn't exist at all. Written by clancy98-101-791445

  • Dirty Grandpa

    Dirty Grandpa (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Casting department Jason Kelly, the grandson of Dick Kelly, loses his grandmother about two weeks before his wedding to Meredith. He tries to assist his grandfather and console him for his loss, but was rather tricked into a spring break road trip; chasing youth once again. with the help of Shadia and Lenore, the two men go on an adventure they'll never forget. Written by itzgodwinhenry

  • Ride Along 2

    Ride Along 2 (2016)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Casting department The RIDE ALONG 2 sequel picks up about a year after our heroes' last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. In Miami, they meet Maya, a no-BS homicide detective who lets them know Miami is her turf. They also encounter AJ, a shady cocky computer hacker who reveals evidence that implicates a well-respected local businessman, the wealthy Antonio Pope. Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

  • The Bubble

    The Bubble (2015 - 2016)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A former Oscar winning actress returns to the town that made her a star. Only this time, she's a broke and homeless breast cancer survivor. With the help of her old friend, now manager, the road to stardom becomes a bumpy one filled with bubbles, golf carts, creepy old men named Willy and first world problems in this quirky and heartfelt comedy series that's sure to burst your bubble on more than one occasion.

  • Deadpool and Black Panther: The Gauntlet

    Deadpool and Black Panther: The Gauntlet (2016)
    Film (Short, Action and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew Deadpool and Black Panther are back for one last ride, and this time the enemy is a whole new breed of soldier.

  • Room 1231

    Room 1231 (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer Based on the Egyptian myth of Queen Isis, Room 1231 is a psychological thriller in which Iris, a desperate wife, finds herself at the mercy of her husbands captor. With time running short, Iris is torn between compliance and retribution.

  • Epic Clan Battles

    Epic Clan Battles (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer In the Most Epic "Anchor Man' style face off ever, Geeks vs Nerds, Russian Spy soldiers vs Models, take to the field to battle to the death. Only 1 can survive in Epic Clan Battles.

  • Kingmakers

    Kingmakers (2015)
    TV Movie (Drama) Casting department A young man goes undercover at an Ivy League university in search of his sister's murderer.

  • The Night Before

    The Night Before (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Casting department Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they're entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball - the Holy Grail of Christmas parties. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

  • If Loving You Is Wrong

    If Loving You Is Wrong (2015)
    Television (Drama) Casting department The show follows the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street.

  • Hamlet & Hutch

    Hamlet & Hutch (2015)
    Video (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A former Broadway star, who is now a great-grandfather suffering from Alzheimer's, relocates to the South to live with his granddaughter Tatum and her 10-year-old daughter, Liv. Along with his great-granddaughter, they put on a small town production of Shakespeare's Classic "Hamlet". Written by Cas Siegers

  • Love My Country

    Love My Country (2015)
    Film (Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Line of Sight

    Line of Sight (2014)
    TV Movie (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Lewis Bernt, a National Transportation Safety Board (Ntsb) investigator, survives a mysterious plane crash, bringing him on an emotionally disorienting quest to discover the accident's cause.

  • Dumb and Dumber To

    Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
    Film (Comedy) Actor It's been 20 years and Harry Dunn has found something out - he has a daughter! Lloyd Christmas, his equally dim-witted friend, takes one look at a picture of her, develops a crush, and insists the two track her down. What ensues when Harry finally agrees is a bizarre encounter with an old lady and more hilarity because of their sheer stupidity. Written by Xeokym

  • The Good Lie

    The Good Lie (2014)
    Film (Drama) Actor Four Sudanese children are orphaned after their village is massacred in the Second Sudanese Civil War. Consequently, they make an arduous and dangerous trek through the plains, enduring hardship, death and sacrifice all the way until they reach safety in a refugee camp in Kenya. Years later, these youths are among 3600 selected for resettlement in America, only to have the one girl among them sent to Boston, while the three boys must to make a new life in Kansas City. Together, these young men must adjust to an alien culture even as the emotional baggage of their past haunts them. However, these newcomers, and their new friends like employment counselor Carrie Davis, strive to understand each other in this new home, as they make peace with their histories in a challenge that will change all their lives. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • Drop Dead Diva

    Drop Dead Diva (2013 - 2014)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor Deb, a shallow model's sudden demise results in her being reincarnated as Jane, a plus size lawyer with astonishing intelligence. As Deb sees life through Jane's eyes, she realizes it doesn't matter how big you are, just how you accept it and know you're beautiful no matter what people say.

  • Hear No Evil

    Hear No Evil (2014)
    Film (Drama) Actor A deaf high school student has her hearing restored suddenly and her family finds out that that she can hear more than just people.

  • Halt and Catch Fire

    Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
    Television (Drama) Actor Set in the 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie. Written by AMC

  • Daddy's Home

    Daddy's Home (2014)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Actor With a young daughter, two baby mamas, and his own mama breathing down his neck, Ronald "R.C." Carr (Travis Winfrey) has got more ladies in his life than he can handle! He's one hit song away from fame and fortune as a music producer, but he can't seem to find the rhythm that makes him a good, reliable father. Between his love interests (Caryn Ward and Chyna Layne) scheming to get him to settle down and his unresolved issues with his own father, R.C. has got some growing up to do. It'll take finding the right harmony of love and forgiveness to be a real man and a true father.

  • Sb-1070

    Sb-1070 (2013)
    Film (Thriller) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Necessary Roughness

    Necessary Roughness (2013)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after therapist for high-profile clients. Athletes, entertainers, politicians, and others living in the spotlight clamor for her unique brand of tough love therapy during their moments of crisis. Although her career is reenergized, it wreaks havoc on her life as a newly minted single mom of two teenagers. Written by USA Network Publicity

  • Being Mary Jane

    Being Mary Jane (2013)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

  • Let's Stay Together

    Let's Stay Together (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Couples navigate the highs and lows of modern relationships in this romantic-comedy series.

  • The Vampire Diaries

    The Vampire Diaries (2013)
    Television (Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery and 2 More) Actor The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading "normal" lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon, who promised to Stefan an eternity of misery. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, who has an uncanny resemblance to the Salvatore brothers old love, Katherine; and whose best friend Bonnie, is a witch. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Love Thy Neighbor

    Love Thy Neighbor (2013)
    Television (Comedy and Reality-TV) Actor From Tyler Perry's plays, gun-toting Grandma Hattie has been given her own sitcom. Managing the Love Train Diner with her brother-in-law Floyd, she dishes out justice in the best way; with love.

  • Bride Polar

    Bride Polar (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director Add a Plot »

  • Grudge Match

    Grudge Match (2013)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Sport) Actor Henry "Razor" Sharp and Billy "The Kid" McDonnen are two boxers who thirty years ago were rivals. Just before a big match Razor decides to retire because Billy slept with his girlfriend, Sally Rose and got her pregnant. Today a promoter, Dante Slate wants to have them fight each other but Razor doesn't want to. But when he loses his job and learns he's broke, he has no choice. So he trains under his old trainer. Billy while training, meets B.J., the son he had with Sally Rose and he asks B.J. to train him. And Sally Rose tries to get Razor to forgive her but he can't. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

  • CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story

    CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)
    TV Movie (Biography) Actor The story of Legendary hip hop/r&b/pop trio TLC. The group rose to fame in 1991 when they signed to LaFace Records, releasing their multi-platinum debut. Their 1994 follow-up, CrazySexyCool sold over 22 million copies, and Fanmail sold over 10 million copies in 1999. This group experienced bankruptcy, illness, group fights, and death. All the while dominating the charts and the music industry. Written by Anonymous

  • The Game

    The Game (2013)
    Television (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Sport) Actor A spin-off of "Girlfriends" featuring a group of women who all have relationships with professional football players.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther
    Film by Ryan Coogler Casting Director Additional Photography

Awards

  • Best Short Film Indonesia Film Festival
    (2016)

Education

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