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Tom McSweeney CSA 

Tom has cast over 200 feature film, mini-series and tele-movie projects, as well as over 500 hours of episodic television for the US, UK, Canadian and Australian markets.   Tom is a proud member of the Casting Guild of Australia and for the past 20 years, he has been a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA), serving on the Board of Directors prior to his move to Australia in 1998.

Recognized for outstanding achievement by his peers on numerous occasions, Tom has received four Artios Award nominations from the CSA and in 2007 was honoured with an Emmy nomination by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for his work on the US mini-series 'The Starter Wife'.    

 

 

David Newman

David has worked in various aspects of the industry for the last 25 years, the last 15 years in casting, including 7 years working Christine King Casting. Having started his casting career with hundreds of commercial projects he then progressed to work on some of the biggest and most successful feature film & long-form drama projects to shoot in Australia.

He spent 15 months as the Australian Casting Associate on 'The Pacific' (Stephen Spielberg, Tom Hanks, HBO), scoured the country and personally conducting well over 3000 auditions on this project alone. 'The Pacific' won the 2010 Emmy award for Outstanding Casting for a Mini Series, Movie or Special.  He is also a proud member of the Casting Guild of Australia.