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Amanda Tabak
Company Name
Candid Casting
Principal Contact Number
0207 490 8882
Candid Casting Studio
2G Woodstock Studios
36 Woodstock Grove
W12 8LE
Types of projects cast for
Commercial, Film, TV Drama, New Media, Music Video
About / Bio
Candid Casting
Amanda Tabak set up Candid Casting over twenty years ago. We are now one of the UK's leading full service casting companies and are highly sought out for our skill in casting TV commercials. We have garnered multiple BTAA Awards and are recognised for our outstanding work with real people, which we pioneered in the early 1990's. We now work closely with the leading talent agents to consistently deliver a superior level of casting for every commercial brief, from an everyday man for a quirky creative commercial to a flawless model for an aspirational beauty campaign. We have strong connections with casting Directors across Europe and the US, giving us an international reach on global campaigns.
Amanda runs Candid Casting assisted by Jennifer Lee Smith and Glenn Gaunt.

Amanda Tabak
Amanda has developed a unique visual approach and strong industry connections to deliver an inspired cast for every project. She has substantial experience in casting BAFTA and OSCAR-winning contemporary dramas, comedies and MTV award-winning music videos.

Committed to discovering new and exciting talent, many of whom have gone on to achieve global success, Amanda has also cast and worked with leading household names. Her previous film work includes The Low Down (featuring Aiden Gillen, Kate Ashfield and Tobias Menzies), acclaimed urban gang films Kidulthood (featuring Aml Ameen, Noel Clarke, Jaimie Winstone and
Nicholas Hoult) and Honytrap (featuring Jessica Sula and Lucien Laviscount), the UK casting on Steven Soderbergh's Contagion, Brand New-U (featuring
Lachlan Nieboer and Nora-Jane Noone), Tom Shankland's horror film The Children and We Are The Freaks (featuring Jamie Blackley). For her award-winning and seminal short films and music videos, Amanda has attracted talent such as Martin Freeman, Richard Madden, Joss Ackland, Rhys Ifans, Paddy Consadine, Andy Serkis, Alexandra Roach and Joe Cole and her casting contributed its part to the Oscar success of Andrea Arnold's film Wasp.

Amanda has substantial experience casting for television; BAFTA and EMMY-winning Dustbin Baby (featuring Dakota Blue Richards and Juliet Stevenson), Some Dogs Bite (featuring Thomas Brody-Sangster), 5 seasons of the award-winning M. I. High, Spirit Warriors (featuring Benedict Wong), BAFTA-winning That Summers Day, season three of award-winning dance show The Next Step and Nick Blood in Trollied for Sky1.

Amanda is currently casting feature films Undone, directed by Stefan Stuckert, and Andy Christ, directed by Gordon Anderson.