BIFA Insider has sat down with casting director Amy Hubbard in another great interview that shines a light on an important aspect of the film-making process. Hubbard has worked on television programmes such as Homeland, 24: Live Another Day and the upcoming Jadotville. Her film work has included Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy and The Sleeping Giant.
Whether you are an actor, director or a film fan, this interview gives an insight into the sometimes elusive process of how actors are chosen for their roles in both film and television. Hubbard shares her own expectations for actors, her thought process and attitude toward aspects such as on screen chemistry, and how aspiring actors can get along with or without casting agents.
Watch the video below to hear Hubbard shine a light on the casting process.
BFI Insider is a series of screenings of award-winning films and interviews with their creators. Supported by the BFI and Creative Skillset, it’s entirely free for students, graduates and young filmmakers to join. To find out more, visit: https://www.bifa.film/insider.