Carmel O’Connor is a casting director with twenty years of credits working on television series, film, commercials, corporate videos and music videos. In this time she has worked with some very talented producers, directors and actors and remains passionate about the casting process.
In addition to attending drama school graduate showcases, theatre and keeping abreast of current tv/film projects she also has a thorough understanding of the administration side of casting; industry agreements, contracts and budgets.
“… in the end, the bottom line is, it’s about acting and actors acting and the sophisticated thing called acting”
Mike Leigh – Director
full resume available upon request
Series 2 & 3. Voted Best Sitcom @ British Comedy Awards 2014. Winner of Best Comedy @ The International Emmy Awards 2013
Series 3 & 4, Winner of BAFTA for Best Children’s Drama 2012. Winner of Best non-animated or Mixed Series @ Kidscreen Awards 2015
Casting of Young Amsterdam (Leonardo DiCaprio) & Young Johnny (Henry Thomas)
Music video for Kodaline ‘High Hopes’.
McDonald’s “Realm of Happiness” Television commercial.
Make Christmas with Dunnes Stores commercial.