Jason Cornwell is one of the most sought after names in the Reality Television casting arena. Having begun his reality career in 1997 as a cast member on MTV’s The Real World: Boston, he quickly made the transition to working behind the scenes the following year as an Associate Casting Director for The Real World: Hawaii. Over the last 15 years, Jason has helped networks and production companies successfully cast over 100 shows.
“… Jason has helped networks and production companies successfully cast over 100 shows.”
From Discovery Channel's new series Unchained Reaction, to SyFy's currently airing Collection Intervention, to most recently VH1's fourth season of Tough Love New Orleans and the sixth season of Millionaire Matchmaker, Jason has had the opportunity to supervise casting teams in almost every genre of reality television. With over 8 shows airing in 2012, Cornwell Casting has helped production companies take ideas from concept to series successfully many times over. As reality series become evermore high-concept and complex in a bid to create 'the next big thing,' casting these shows is becoming increasingly more challenging and important for the success of the series. With the culmination of CORNWELL CASTING, Casting Directors / Producers with hundreds of shows on their resumes have pooled their talent and resources to create one of the industry's only full-service reality casting companies.
Damon Collazo has been involved in the entertainment industry for over two decades. He began his career as an actor (The Patriot, Walker, Texas Ranger) and moved over the production side in 2004, bringing his talents to the world of unscripted casting. Since then, Damon has quickly risen as one of the top reality casting producers in the business and has cast everything from the CW's Beauty and the Geek and VH1's Tough Love Seasons 1, 3 and 4, to Discovery Channels Unchained Reactions and most recently Spike's soon to air, Car Lot Cowboy. Damon grew up in Texas and attended the University of Texas as Austin with a B.A. in English.
Tony's impressive career in Reality TV began at Bunim-Murray Production - where he worked as a Casting Coordinator/Associate on several of the company's most successful shows including The Real World (Denver, Sydney, and Hollywood), Road Rules: Viewers Revenge, and America's Psychic Challenge. Since then he has worked for several other networks and production companies including MTV's I'm With Rolling Stone and Bravo's award-winning Project Runway. Tony's most recent credits include Casting Director for VH1's Tough Love Miami and Secrets of Aspen, Casting Director for ABC Family's Beverly Hills Nannies, and Casting Producer for the Travel Channel's Baggage Battles. He is also Senior Casting Director (as well as featured on-screen talent) for VH1's Tough Love New Orleans.