Shay Bentley Griffin & Associates

casting company based in Atlanta, GA

Shay Bentley Griffin and Associates is a casting company for TV, film, streaming, and theater based in Atlanta, GA, servicing Atlanta to Savannah and throughout the entire southeast.


SHay Bentley griffin

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Shay was there from day one, helping to ignite the entertainment industry in Atlanta, Georgia, which is now booming beyond anything she ever imagined.  She loves actors and provides them the perfect environment In The Room to do their best work. Spanning her 30+  years casting, she's worked with the finest directors working today - Clint Eastwood, Ang Lee, Robert Zemeckis, McG, Tyler Perry, Boaz Yakin, to name a few.  Three time Emmy nominee. Recipient of the Crystal Obelisk Award from the Casting Society of America. ‘Icons of the Industry’ Award from the Entertainment Society of the Technology Association of Georgia. Recently selected by the Atlanta Business Chronicle - Top 21 Women in Atlanta for the "Women Who Mean Business" award.



cathy reinking

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Cathy has 25 years of casting experience, primarily in Network TV (which includes two Emmy-winning shows), working with the likes of David Lee, Peter Casey, David Angel, Christopher Lloyd, Mitch Hurwitz, The Russo Brothers, Greg Mottola, Robert Townsend, Judd Apatow, James Burrows, to name a few.  She has worked at every major network. Cathy is also an award-winning writer and the author of "How To Book Acting Jobs in TV and Film: The Truth About the Acting Industry - Conversations with a Veteran Hollywood Casting Director" Second Edition. 


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kyle Allen nichols

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Kyle is a former award-winning teen performer who was an assistant for Shay in 2010 & 2011.  He's now become a full-time casting associate, working on projects for Netflix original films and series , The CW, CBS, Lifetime and just completed projects for Directors Ang Lee and Clint Eastwood. Kyle excited to be joining C.S.A this June!

Collectively, we have helped cast thousands of hours of episodic TV and feature studio films.  This is just a sampling of what we’ve done.