A native of Atlanta, Kerry majored in theatre at the University Of Georgia and has cast over 200 films, including, most notably The Help, Dallas Buyers Club, Boys Don't Cry, American Psycho, The House of Mirth, Bad Boys 2, Pineapple Express and four films for director John Waters. As a producer, his credits include the award-winning Conversations with Other Women, starring Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter, and the musical Temptation, starring Zoe Saldana and Michael Cerveris. Kerry divides his time between Barden/Schnee's Los Angeles and New York offices.
Paul is originally from Wilmington, Delaware and is a graduate of Kenyon College. After graduating, Paul worked in the film business for legendary agent Sam Cohn, then as assistant to director Mike Nichols. He then veered into the publishing world, and held editorial jobs at Alfred A. Knopf, Simon and Schuster and Brill's Content magazine. He and Kerry formed Barden / Schnee Casting in 2008. Paul lives in Brooklyn NY with his wife and daughters. In addition to casting for film, Paul directs for the theatre in New York, most recently Snow Day by Eliza Clark, Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour (both for the Atlantic Theatre Company Acting School) and most recently, and the critically acclaimed work by Daniel Reitz, Napoleon in Exile, for the Short Play Festival at 59 East 59 Theatres.