David Ziff is the Vice-President for on camera commercials at Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty (C.E.S.D.)
David Ziff is the Vice-President for on camera commercials at Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty, aka: (C.E.S.D.). David is a terrifically charming and fun guy who started as actor in New York, transitioned into the other side of the business as an assistant at the Gersh Agency, before eventually becoming an agent at the prestigious boutique Susan Smith agency. At CESD, he and the 3 other agents handle the 70 commercial casting directors. David considers all levels of actors, but is incredibly selective when choosing prospective clients. He finds potential clients through managers, casting director referrals, and producers. David is a huge fan of The Actors’ Network. CESD Talent Agency is a global talent source for Voice-Over and On-Camera Commercials, Beauty, Models, Celebrity Endorsements, Espanol VO, Promos, Trailers, Radio Imaging & TV Affiliates, Puppeteers, and Narrations, TV, Motion Picture, & Gaming Animation Voices, Dance, and Hosting. CESD also hosts an industry leading Theatrical/Film-TV Department representing many leading performers including some of the top young stars in America. Formerly known as Cunningham-Escott-Dipene, CESD was founded in 1965 in Hollywood by the dynamic legend Bill Cunningham. On January 1, 2005 longtime company executives Ken Slevin and Paul Doherty became partners and Cunningham-Escott-Slevin-Doherty Talent Agency was created. CESD has 35 agents in its two offices. It continues its innovative industry dominance through the multitude of changes brought on by the digital millennium. Its leadership continues the same thoughtful guidance and sterling integrity for its clients and first-rate service for its customers that have come to be industry standards.