Director, Acting in Columbus
RICHARD MASON (SAG/AFTRA, AEA) is a regional actor based in Columbus, Ohio. He founded Acting in Columbus, a professional acting studio, in 1998 after relocating to the Columbus area. Richard has worked on both sides of the camera, as an actor, a talent agent and casting director. After 15+ years of training and working with hundreds of actors, in this region, casting emerged as the next obvious step of his career. Some of his location principal casting on feature films (assisting Donna Belajac, CSA) includes: HOMECOMING starring Mischa Barton and SHE’S OUT OF MY LEAGUE, DreamWorks. National commercials include GATORADE, GE and SUBWAY along with several local spots. Extra casting includes HOMECOMING, SHE’S OUT OF MY LEAGUE and SPEAK starring Kristen Stewart (filmed entirely in Columbus, Ohio).