Mandy Steele

casting director


Mandy Steele is a freelance casting director in London, working across drama, brands and tv commercials.


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Mandy has been casting since 2002. Prior to this she worked at the European Script Fund (development financing) and the Motion Picture Corporation of America (sales & acquisitions).

She has cast for commercials (Brains Bitter, Mission Hills), corporates (Pfizer, DeLoitte, NHS Training, Volvo), shorts (BAFTA nominated Talking With Angels), features (Infinite Justice, Yes, Twice Shy, Giantland), and broadcast (BBC Education, Open University).

She is a BAFTA and CDA (Casting Directors Association) member.

Meet for a Zoom/Skype for help with taking your project to the next level! Phone: +44(0)7808 293908. Email: mandysteele65[at]gmail[dot]com


Mandy has a great passion for film and television storytelling. She has always done a great deal of research for each project and is very supportive to film-makers, with a most collaborative and helpful approach.
(DR Hood, feature director at Likely Story)

Mandy is amazing .. she's not just a really talented casting director but she also puts the work in. She did not stop until we had the cast we needed. Very safe hands. I could not recommend her more highly!
(Yousaf Ali Khan, feature director)


Recently...


Features:
She handled UK casting of the RAI-funded horror feature Cruel Peter shot in Italy. It was released in 2019; here's the poster, Amazon pay-per-view, IMDB and trailer.

She cast the low budget feature Giantland, directed by twice-BAFTA nominated Yousaf Ali Khan, produced by Craig Conway (BB88 Ltd) and Michael Taylor (Big Face Art Ltd). Co-written by Andrew Porter. She cast extensively to find the lead 10-year-old boy, the young girl next door, and 3 teenage roles. Set in England, Giantland is about a boy's search for his dad.
Shorts in 2018-20:
Hund (In development 2020). A hard-hitting short drama about divorce.

The Last Kick (2020) (Trailer) producer/director James Skinner, writer Ben Marshall, co-producer Tamara Day, starring Jay Taylor (Prime Suspect 1973), Michael Bertenshaw (The Crown) and introducing Brooke Hart (National Theatre LOVE), A troubled man confronts his former abuser but risks a bright future with his daughter.

Persistence w/d Leo DeHaan, producer Barbara Maria Hauser, a thriller filmed entirely on a boat about fathers and sons, starring Aneirin Hughes (KEEPING FAITH 1 & 2), and also featuring Lachlan McCall (LAW AND ORDER : UK), Davoud Rastgou (DEEP STATE) and Ali Ariaie (RAISED BY WOLVES).

The Yearning, w/d Isabel Anderton, producer Christine Hartland, a young girl runs away to find her longlost dad in a circus, starring Barry Ward (THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD, JIMMY'S HALL) and Isis Hainsworth (WANDERLUST, THE VICTIM), and also featuring rising Romanian actors Gabriel Mansour and Bianca Buha.

Neat Cleats, silent micro short. Writer/director/producer A D Cooper for Hurcheon Films, casting Dan Cooke and Louise Dalton who combined multiple physical skills with comic acting.


Corporate for Volvo - director Norman Tamkivi (imdb), producer Josh Goode, Line Up Communications Ltd, cast a combination of scandi, caucasian, asian and black actors.

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Email: mandysteele65[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: +44(0)7808 293908