Paisley Baker has experienced everything from onset cast handling and PA work, to TV development and delivery of cast for non-scripted and scripted TV, commercials, streaming web content, and film. Paisley worked closely under Hayma Washington on Disney's 'The Jersey', assisted Eric Eisner and Julian Metter on the animated feature 'Booty Call', and gained valuable exposure to the development process assisting EP's Mark Cronin of Mindless Entertainment (now 51 Minds), and David Collins and Michael Williams of Scout Productions. Paisley transitioned to casting and was named Executive in Charge of Doron Ofir Casting where she developed both creative writing skills and interview skills, while also creating company policy and procedure. While with Doron's company she was instrumental in delivering cast for Jersey Shore, Nashville Star, Millionaire Matchmaker, RuPaul's Drag Race and many more.
CREATING a pipeline for versatile and diverse talent
Paisley exited Doron Ofir Casting in 2011 and developed and pitched Detroit based 'Motor City' as an independent producer that same year. She then associate produced 'Sweet Home Alabama, Season 2' with Glassman Media to expand her resume, and expanded her casting credits from primarily reality-based programming at the time to include scripted TV, commercials, and additional film castings. Coat Check Creative launched in 2012 after Paisley landed several talent in development deals, and successfully managed an animated series starring Lorenzo Llamas through the pitch process. Since forming Coat Check Paisley has inked development deals with 495 Productions, Fly on the Wall, Eyeboogie, and Atlas Media Corp, as well as placed Coat Check Creative clients in development deals of their own. Paisley is a big picture participant who uses her knowledge and skills to enhance team efforts in areas of casting, development and production.
Organization, Files & Google Docs / Excellent Communication / Outreach & Viral Techniques for Casting / Casting Weekends / Creative Writing / Long & Short Form Interviews / Skype & Zoom Interviews & Edits / On Set Cast Handling / Logging, Field Notes / One Sheets / Interview Notes / Pitch Packet Preparation / Executive Level Experience with Agreements / Talent Fee Negotiations / Communicating with Agents & Managers / Team Management & Training