Heather Basten, Casting for Film & TV, 7th May

DATE/TIME: Thursday, 7th May @6pm (approx. 3 hours)
VENUE: London, TBA
COST: £35.00


Intro by Heather

Inside Tips: Headshots & Showreels and more…

Scene performance: Heather will send scene in advance. You will perform the scene as if for camera, and then receive feedback



Heather Basten began in the industry at the BFI. Since moving into casting swiftly after this, she has cast for notable directors such as Rob Savage, Joan Fuentelsaz and Charlotte Regan.

Heather had two films in competition at BFI London Film Festival 2018. Past clients include Fox TV, Delaval Films for Sky Arts and DMC Films. She is currently casting an interactive feature film written by Lynn Renne Maxcy (Handmaid’s Tale)

It was at the BFI she met casting director, Jeremy Zimmermann, and went to be casting assistant on NBC’s ‘A.D’. She moved on as casting assistant to Dixie Chassay, and then resided with Des Hamilton where she assisted on BAFTA-winning TV Feature ‘Ellen’, as well as part of the NYC streetcasting team for ‘WHITE BOY RICK’. Past associate works include Netflix’s ‘TEOTFW’ and BFI’s ‘PIN CUSHION’ with Kharmel Cochrane Casting.

Noteable Projects:
Casting Director: SALT (Fox TV) Starring Alice Lowe. FELINE (NFTS) Starring Archie Reneaux. NOSEBLEED (Sky Arts) starring Lily Newmark.
Casting Associate: THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD (Netflix) Starring Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden. ELLEN (Ch4) starring Jessica Barden


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