Sarah-May Levy, Founder & CEO of SaYven Entertainment and Big Apple Casting, handles the casting and production for Film/TV, Music, Celebrity and Fashion projects.
She is one of the most prominent Casting Directors in the US, credit that include Award Winning Musical Artists, such as Justin Bieber "What Do You Mean" video with over a billion views, and also, major brands such as the Reebok campaign featuring JJ Watt, Zadig & Voltaire and Dior.
Sarah-May relocated in Los Angeles after spending several years in New York, casting and producing.
Miss Levy is originated from Paris in France and has been established as an essential connection among the domestic and international markets. Her passion is to share her experience with the world with an impressive background in directing, producing, managing talent and casting.
Sarah-May started her career in the Casting Department at Twentieth Century Fox Television France. She has been working as a Casting Director and Celebrity Negotiator in Television, Film, Fashion and Live entertainment for the past 10 years. Sarah-May maintains relationship with various managers, agents and public relation companies to secure international Celebrity booking.
Sarah-May had the honor to be presented as a Jury Member for the Beverly Hills Film Festival 2014.
SaYven Entertainment is a company based in New York City and Los Angeles and provides production services for Film & TV, Music and Fashion.
Since our inception in 2008, we have delivered consistently excellent results for our clients, ranging from small businesses to industry-leading companies, domestically as well as internationally.
Our clientele includes: advertising companies, production companies, fashion designers, marketing directors, concert promoters, record label, creative directors and more!
Belonging to the division of SaYven, Big Apple Casting provides casting services for Film, Television, Commercial, Print, Music Video and Fashion Show.
We cast for both Union and Non-Union projects, from A-List, B-List, C-List to upcoming actors, models, dancers, musicians or real people.
We are connected to the best in the industry: Managers, Agents and Publicists.
By realizing our client’s goals and providing them with sufficient business and marketing tools to blossom, we are confident that every client we do business for will succeed in their respective fields.
Casting Director & Producer
Sarah-May booked talent for Film/TV, print and campaign including:
Adidas, Reebok, DIOR, L'Oreal, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Tiffany & Co, Malboro, 30 Rock, Revlon, MTV, Bravo!, Sony.Make.Believe, Nolcha Fashion Week, Zadig et Voltaire, Disney Hyperion, Toyota, Mercedes, KIA, Budweiser, Grace Coconut Water, Crest, Gillette, Michael J.Fox project, ESPN...
Sarah-May cast regurlaly for music videos, credit includes: Mariah Carey, 2 Chainz ft. Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Sting, Luis Fonsi Ft Demi Lovato, Chris Brown, Nick Jonas, Robin Thicke Ft. Nicki Minaj, Desiigner, Pharell Williams, Ricky Martin, G-Eazy, Mike Will Ft. Kendrick Lamaar x Rae Sremmurd x Gucci Mane, Leona Lewis, DJ Diplo, Mary J. Blige, Black Eyed Peas, Imagine Dragons, Gavin Degraw, Ne-Yo, Will I Am feat. Pia Mia, Yandel, Maluma, Daddy Yankee, Tokio Hotel, Little Mix, The Fifth Harmony, Pixie Lott, Blink 182, CNCO, Gavin DeGraw, Jason Derulo, Jonas Blue, CeeLo Green, Jess Glynne, Owl City Ft Aloe Blacc, Philip George, Charli XCX ft Rita Ora, The New Politics, Train, Tori Kelly, Olly Murs Ft. Louisa Johnson, DJ Alesso, The Dream Ft. T.I, A$AP ROCKY and many more!
Miss Levy has casted lead and supporting roles for PUSHA T "KING PUSH", "THE WARRIOR AND THE SAVIOR", "LAST MAN STANDS", "BIG HOUSE" starring Gerard Depardieu
She collaborated with Disneyland Paris as a Celebrity Booker to secure an A-List Celebrity for their 20 year Anniversary.
Sarah-May secured celebrities such as Jennifer Hudson for a private appearance project, Keri Hilson to perform for the Music Festival Global Wonderland in Atlanta, the American professional wrestler (WWE) Chris Masters and the former International Fight League fighter (UFC) Krzysztof Soszynski in a KFC commercial, the teen Actress Joey King (The Conjuring, The Dark Knight Rises) in an anti-bullying PSA and many more...
She produced and secured stars from Prison Break series, Amaury Nolasco and Wentworth Miller for a car race video featuring a Rally championship driver.
Sarah-May was a Producer Consultant for the TV Reality Show produced by Trium Entertainment (The Biggest Loser, MasterChef).
Thanks to her extended international connection, she arranged the private access to exclusive events such as "La Montee des Marches" on the Red Carpet during the Cannes Film Festival, a birthday party at the prestigious club VIP ROOM Cannes & Monaco with Paris Hilton and Jean-Roch and negotiated the participation of French Celebrities.
One of her most exciting project was to produce and coordinate the first Runway Show of the French luxury brand Saint James in New York. She casted over 100 models for their Fashion shows. Sarah-May also secured over 200 Top Models and Celebrities for the renown show Nolcha Fashion Week in New York
She was offered by Director/Producer, Evan Frushtick and his partner Edward Highfield to manage the production and casting of the documentary "ThruLines". Miss Levy also produced the Documentary's Premiere in NY.
After casting over 100 talents for the Cyndi Lauper PSA, Sarah-May discovered on set young people from the Cyndi Lauper’s foundation True Colors Fund. She was touched by this cause and offered to hold a Casting Conference to advise them regarding the entertainment industry.
Sarah-May has been challenged with numerous projects that counted over 500 talent on set, such as the Mary J. Blige's video "Doubt", she handles with perfection large sets of cast members.
Sarah-May Levy is a passionate Casting Director and believes in hard work, respect and humanity.
What is my job? Bring soul into a project"