LISA LONDON

Casting Director

Lisa London has been a Casting Director for 30 plus years and has cast over a 100 successful film and television shows. She has discovered and/or cast along with her business partner, Catherine Stroud, many notable actors and actresses early in their careers who have all gone on to become stars; such as Miley Cyrus in Hannah Montana, Jonah Hill in Grandma’s Boy, Emma Stone, Katharine McPhee and Kat Dennings in House Bunny, Selena Gomez in the Disney pilot of What’s Stevie Thinking, Jennifer Aniston in her first feature, Leprechaun, Brad Pitt in the series, Freddy’s Nightmares, Mark Ruffalo in the CBS series, Due South, Megan Hilty, Adrian R. Mante and Victoria Justice in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and Yara Shahidi in her first television series, The First Family.

Plus in the challenging year of 2020, Lisa and Catherine have cast 7 films that went into production, The Inheritance in Columbus, Georgia, Basement in Long Island, Romancing The Cure in Malta, Canyon Del Muerto in New Mexico, Old Henry in Nashville, and State of Consciousness and Eddie and Sunny in Rome.

She is currently teaching monthly on-line audition classes where she helps actors with
many aspects of their careers such as audition technique, improvisation exercises, making stronger choices, breaking down scenes and she helps actors build confidence in themselves including assisting them to turn their goals into realities.

Lisa also wrote a book, From Start To Stardom (The Casting Director’s Guide For Aspiring Actors). The book is a step-by-step journey, laying out what you need to know to have the best shot at stardom. The book is available on Amazon.

11:10 AM - PANEL DISCUSSION

Saturday 28th Aug

CANDID CONVERSATIONS WITH CASTING