February 01, 2024



Los Angeles, January 26, 2024 — MysticArt Pictures is proud to announce that Sammy Amiransari has been promoted to Director of Casting. In her new role, Sammy will continue to work alongside CEO and President Katy Wallin to nurture fresh talent on a global scale and spearhead innovative business ventures that further expand Mystic's relationships with network, cable, and digital streamers worldwide. She will continue to report to both Katy Wallin and Jack Marash, Vice President of Talent and Operations. “Both Amiransari and Marash are vital pillars of the MysticArt family, contributing significantly to our ongoing growth and success,” says Wallin.


“Together, Team Mystic has discovered, nurtured, and launched the careers of some of the most celebrated talent in television. From groundbreaking shows to critically acclaimed series, we have loved nothing more than being a trusted partner in this industry and value Amiransari as an immense contribution to our legacy,” says Wallin.


Amiransari's remarkable achievements in casting are exemplified by her stellar work ethic and loyalty. She has successfully curated diverse and engaging casts for over 85 television shows in the last 14 years at MysticArt Pictures. Shows include the acclaimed ABC “The Parent Test,” “Pooch Perfect,” and “Holey Moley.” She most recently helped discover the design team for the reboot of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” for ABC and fueled talent to the first-ever unscripted inspirational series for Hallmark Media titled “Celebrations with Lacey Chabert.” Amiransari's invaluable casting contributions have also been pivotal in the success of the Emmy- Award-winning “Instant Dream Home” and HBO Max’s “Full Bloom.”


Wallin expressed enthusiasm, stating, “I'm truly grateful to collaborate with some of the most exceptional casting professionals in the industry. I couldn't be prouder of what we've accomplished together. Elevating Amiransari's position is a testament to her incredible dedication and unique ability to fuel and package talent for any project.”


“There is something beautiful about working with a team that becomes your friends, and that is exactly what happened for me when I started at MysticArt Pictures. Not only have I had the blessing of creating some amazing TV moments with Katy and the team, I have had magical memories with the people that I work with. Katy always says, 'Do what you love and love what you do,' and that’s the motto we live by at Mystic. Together we are growing and evolving and constantly lifting each other and the talent to higher grounds,” says Amiransari.


With her new role as Director of Casting at MysticArt Pictures, Sammy Amiransari is poised to continue making an impact in the entertainment industry, shaping the future of talent and casting.