Leanne Flinn is a freelance Casting Director providing a bespoke service for commercials, music videos, film and TV. She specialises in Street Casting starting her career with Director Daniel Wolfe and the award winning music videos for Plan B.
As a trained actor, attending Italia Conti on the musical theatre course, Leanne has developed a creative approach to casting and has a very good eye for spotting talent, interesting faces and the ability to communicate ideas and get people on board!
Leanne mixes traditional casting with street casting and gets great results. From the early stages of meeting with director to street casting and taking a session- she can provide the whole casting service. Traditional casting methods include finding up and coming actors and established actors through drama schools and agents etc… Street casting can be literally finding people from the street or via social media, youth clubs etc… Leanne has even found street cast actors who can carry lead roles in feature films and TV series as well as many commercials and music videos.
These include ‘ill manors’, ‘Catch me Daddy’, ‘The Goob’, ‘Blood Cells’, ‘People Just Do Nothing’, ‘Top Boy’, The Shoes ‘Time to Dance’ promo with Jake Gyllenhaal, Plan B ‘Defamation of Strickland Banks’ album, Vodafone ‘Spotify’, ‘Sky Sports’ and ‘Netflix’ TV commercials to name a few. Leanne is also honored to have worked with talented directors and companies such as Daniel Wolfe, Ben Drew, Guy Myhill, Jack Clough, Rankin, Kim Gehrig, Yann Demange, Roughcut, Aoife McArdle, Somesuch and Co, Nick Gordon, IFE, Partizan, Pulse, Blink.