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The Blackwell Files is a full-service casting agency in the heart of San Francisco providing clients with casting services for print and video ad campaigns. We also have three beautiful studio spaces available for rent in the trendy Mission District.

Our Casting Directors and Talent Scouts have been skillfully managing the casting needs of ad agencies, producers, and photographers worldwide since 1999. We have a database of over 6000 Real People Talent that we consistently update with fresh faces! If you require professional models or actors we’ll work with local model and talent agencies to acquire a broad range of professional talent for your casting.

Whether you’re looking to cast talent or rent a studio, we invite you to explore our website and discover our full range of services. Our goal is to provide you with an efficient, one-stop, talent-casting experience!


In February we teamed up with Facebook to cast people from all over the world for a video announcing their partnership with Skype and the launch of Video Chat. Participants said "I love you" in the language of their country of origin. Click here to check it out

ANNOUNCEMENT We are looking to add the following categories of talent to our files:

Teens & Seniors (All Ethnicities)

Japanese Talent

E. Indian Talent

Caucasian Men (Ages 30s & 40s)

Hispanic Men (All Ages)

Please submit your photos to our "Join" page  

All others are welcome too!


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