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

Sample of projects worked on as casting director

full resume available upon request

Moone Boy

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

Gangs of New York

Casting of Young Amsterdam (Leonardo DiCaprio) & Young Johnny (Henry Thomas)

Kodaline – ‘High Hopes’

Music video for Kodaline ‘High Hopes’.


McDonald’s “Realm of Happiness” Television commercial.

Dunnes Stores

Make Christmas with Dunnes Stores commercial.

NUI Maynooth

NUI Maynooth.

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