Bio

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Liz Ortiz  is the owner of I Ain’t Playin’ Films and Casting Solutions. Native New Yorker, and first generation daughter of Colombian and Panamanian parents.  Liz is an NYC based casting director and indie film producer credited on projects which have screened at hundreds of film festivals such as Sundance, BAM Cinemafest, Toronto, Brooklyn, Palm Springs, HBO Latino, Louisville and Urban World among others. Projects have aired on CBS, HBO, Showtime, Lifetime Movies and Cinemax. Casting and producing highlights include: Advantageous (Sundance premiere and a top selection on Netflix); Lost Revolution (HBO Latino); Zombie Honeymoon  (Showtime cult classic); Barrio Boy (currently in production); And… Seen (writer/producer/director) a feature documentary. Liz recently cast the U.S. premiere of the experiential stage production Prurience for the Guggenheim Museum. She is also the author of the widely distributed book Ace Your Acting Audition, in addition to teaching, private coaching and conducting workshops throughout the year for the SAG/AFTRA Foundation.