JANIS JAFFA CASTING

About

Janis Jaffa CDG has worked across film, television, commercials, and theatre for over twenty years.

As well as casting Series Drama (she was a regular freelance casting director on The Bill for Talkback Thames), her work has also included the hit comedy series, Meet the Magoons, for Channel Four.

Her most recent feature film is the critically acclaimed Skin Walker, while recent shorts are receiving industry praise: The Road Home was short-listed for an Oscar nomination while The Backseat is currently a festival darling.

In addition to her screen work, Janis also casts corporate films and fringe theatre, as well as taking on research projects. She designs and leads workshops and delivers talks for industry professionals, film-makers and drama students, working at notable schools and colleges including: ALRA, GFCA, Drama Centre, Central Film School, NFTS, Met Film School and London Film School.

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CV

Skin Walker (feature)
Dir: Christian Neuman
Prod: Jesus Gonzalez
Calache Films
BEFORE THE FIRST SNOW (feature)
Dir: Toni Weiss
Prod: Toni Weiss/Daniela Baumgartner
Moving Target
PURITAN (feature)
Prod/Dir: Hadi Hajaig
Parliament Films
THE ROAD HOME (feature)
Dir: Rahul Gandotra
LOSING GRACE (short)
Dir: Athena Mandis
Prod: Liz Farahadi
Losing Grace Films
THE TOOTHFAIRY (short)
Dir: Justin Spray
THE BACKSEAT (short)
Dir: Miranda Howard-Williams
Prod: Adam Smith
Hidden Art Films
THE WHITE HARE (short)
Dir: Tom Young
Prod: Guy Mannerings
Lupercal Productions
MULLIGATAWNY (short)
Dir: John Entwhistle
Prod: Charlie Kemble
Blindeye
FISH NIGHT (Mocap)
Dir: Damian Platige
Prod: Urszula Luczak
Platige Films for Netflix
THE BILL (TV Series)
Dir: Various
Series Prod: Jonathan Young
Talkback Thames
THE FRANKEN TWINS (TV Series)
Dir: Beryl Richards
Prod: Caroline El Marazki
Nickelodeon
NEIGHBOURS (TV Series)
UK Casting, 6 Episodes
Dir: Various
Prod: Mark Chare
Fremantle Media
MEET THE MAGOONS (TV Series)
6 x 30
Dir: Hardeep Singh Kohli
Prod: Sally Martin
Wark Clements C4
MERMAIDS (Drama Doc)
Dir: Indra Bhose
Prod: Samantha Waite
Bandito Films for Discovery
THE 1980's (Drama Doc)
Dir: Indra Bhose
Prod: Samantha Waite
Nutopia Films for Nat Geographical
THE AK47 (Drama Doc)
Dir: Simon George
Prod: Samantha Waite
Nutopia Films
Piers Morgan Talks to Lord Sugar
Dir/Prod: Colin Lennox
ITV
Alan Titchmarsh's Walk of Fame
Dir: Olivia Lichtenstein
Prod: Nick Bullen
Spun Gold for ITV
X BOX (Promo Film)
Dir: Bob Partington
Prod: Mike Capon
1stAveMachineLondon
THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK
Dir: Paul Lichtenstern
Prod: Tahmid Choudry
The King's Head Theatre
THE DOMINO HEART
Dir: Jane Jeffrey
Finborough Theatre
OH THE HUMANITY
Dir: Paul Lichtenstern
Prod: Tahmid Choudry
Tabard Theatre

Other projects as an associate includes television series for the UK and major films for America and Europe:

IN HIS LIFE
Original London/Liverpool Casting
Dir: David Carson
Showtime/US
THE GRAND
Prod: Tony Wood
Granada
BACK TO THE SECRET GARDEN
Dir: Michael Tuchher
Prod: Norman Resement
Hallmark
CONNECTICUT YANKEE
Dir: Roger Young
Prod: Norman Resement
Hallmark
SILENT WITNESS
Dir: Coky Geidroyc/Rob Evans
Prod: Diana Kyle
BBC
END GAME
Dir: Gary Wicks
Prod: Gary Jones
Various Films
HISTORY OF THE FUTURE
Dir: Ian Holt/Bob Bentley
Prod: Ian Holt
Jeremy Isaacs Productons/CNN
LUCY SULLIVAN IS GETTING MARRIED
Dir: Sarah Hellings/Alan Dosser
Prod: Stuart Doughty
Carnival
THE CALLING
Dir: Richard Caesar
Prod: Norbert Preuss
Fanes Films
TALES FROM THE CRYPT
Prod: Alan Katz
Hallmark

Please get in touch if you would like a CV of my Commercial and Corporate work.