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InConversation with Casting Director Louise Kiely


Essential Listening for Actors

The latest episode of Film Ireland’s series of audio interviews with Filmmakers, InConversation, features the casting director Louise Kiely. As one of Ireland’s leading casting directors, Louise shares her experience of castings and offers valuable advice for actors.

Louise Kiely graduated from University College Cork with a Degree in Law before training at The Gaiety School of Acting. She was an actor for a short period before setting up Louise Kiely Casting in 2005 and has since cast a number of up-and-coming Irish actors in successful films, including Jack Reynor in What Richard Did, the BBC series Quirke as well as the Irish casting on Ripper Street and The Sea.

Click here to listen to the interview.

InConversation is a series of podcasts that aims to share the wisdom of the Irish filmmaking community. Featuring a cross section of professionals from the film industry, previous episodes include conversations with actor and writer Nick Dunning, writer and director Terry McMahon, and director Lenny Abrahamson.

Missed an episode? Previous conversations can be streamed or downloaded here.