Carissa Mitchell is the Owner and SAG-AFTRA Franchised Talent Agent at Mitchell & Associates Talent, with branches in Los Angeles and New Mexico. Prior to becoming an agent, she had earned an excellent reputation working in the casting and AD departments of many independent films and local film festivals. She also co-produced projects that were designed to encourage the involvement of local film students, SAG-AFTRA actors, Union mentors, and businesses in the support of independent productions.
Before entering into the entertainment industry, Carissa was a graphic designer, art director, and special events coordinator for almost twenty years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Fine Art and Photography.
A self-proclaimed nerd and film buff, Carissa couldn’t be happier to represent amazing actors and being a part of this wonderful industry!
Mitchell & Associates Talent, one of the top-rated talent agencies in New Mexico, has represented leading talent for more than two decades and is one of the oldest and most recognized talent agencies in the Southwest. In 2014, the agency expanded to Los Angeles, bringing the same levels of professionalism and talent to California. Mitchell & Associates Talent is a SAG-AFTRA Franchised Agency, and currently represents hundreds of the highest-quality actors, including SAG-AFTRA SAG-AFTRA Eligible, and Non Union talent.
The primary focus of Mitchell & Associates Talent is to develop, showcase, promote and book top-quality talent for film, television, and new media in local and national markets.
Talent Agent (Noun):
A person or corporation who engages in the occupation of procuring, offering, promising, or attempting to procure employment for talent; who works with casting directors, producers and directors in the occupation of submitting and negotiating talent for the specific projects.