THE NEW GENERATION FOR NEW TALENTS
Charlotte Roustang (project manager / casting director)
Born in 1977 in Paris, Charlotte followed from the age of 7 different acting classes. Later, she got a Master of Science in Management from the Business School of Toulouse and a bachelor's degree in Cinema from the University Paris 8. She followed several master classes in script development (Robert McKee, John Truby). Since 2001, she has worked as an actor for the theater, a reader,a production assistant, a director´s assistant and a casting director for cinema, TV and advertisement. She directed documentaries, short films, image films and developed scripts for the cinema. Her experiences took place in France, Germany, UK, US, Benin. In 2005, she founded Collectif Prod, which has become one of the most important French organization to support the young cinema. In the casting department, she worked as a Casting director for DETROIT (German TV film for ZDF - Ludwig & Glaser 2003), LEERSTELLEN (German TV film for ZDF - Carsten Ludwig 2012), and for several Commercials (PEUGEOT, etc.), as a Casting coordinator for NINA RICCI fashion shows and as an Extra manager for RUSH HOUR 3 (Paris Unit) and MONSIEUR MAX (French TV film for Arte 2006). She also coached actors on the set (for the language or specific scenes) or to prepare castings and roles.
Martina Lüneburg (casting coordinator / casting director)
Born in 1976 in Heidelberg, Germany, Martina got a Master of Arts in cultural anthropology and romance studies (specialized in Transcultural Cinema, South-American, French drama and cinema studies). She speaks native german and english, spanish, french and portuguese. Since 2000, she has worked as an assistant director at different theatres in Europe and since 2006 in the programme co-ordination team for the Berlin international film festival as well as for other international film festivals (i.e. San Sebastian). She has also produced and directed her own documentaries. In 2008, she decided to develop her experience in the casting department : she started as casting-assistant at Nina Haun Casting (UFA Film & TV Produktion) - i.e. POLL [Chris Kraus 2010]; DAS LIED IN MIR [Florian Cossen 2010]; BIS AUFS BLUT [Oliver Kienle 2010] - and went on as a casting coordinator for international cinema projects at simone bär casting - i.e. DIE QUELLEN DES LEBENS [Oskar Roehler 2011]; Orchestra of Exiles [Josh Aronson 2011]. Beside that, she works as script Consultant in the script development for Management Goldschmidt since 2011.
Amal El-farfachi (casting coordinator / casting director)
Born in 1979, Amal grew up in Germany and Morocco. She speaks native german and english and moroccan. She studied in Cologne communication media and led the booking department at Panthertainment. Then she worked for many years as a casting director for national and international feature films (afro- deutsch / Stromberg) and commercial productions (Hugo Boss - Interactive Narrative, Porsche, BMW). In 2004, she traveled and worked around the world. Since 2005, she has worked as a casting director (cologne / die besetzer / commercial), photographer & PR Manager ( for the federal government ). In 2008, she moved to Berlin where she organized fashion shows for The Mercedez Fashion Week. Since then, she has collaborated for Inka Stelljes acting agency, Ana Davila casting and Hans Scheerhaufer Photographie.
Jasmin Winter (casting extras)
Born in 1984 in Berlin, Jasmin has worked in the film industry and cultural event organisation since 2004 . Starting with an internship at Above the Line and Casting Nina Haun, she worked as a casting assistant at Grundy UFA TV Productions GmbH, Babelsberg for "Alisa-funkelnde Liebe." She also works as a freelance casting director and cast shortfilms like "Vom Leben", "Absinth" or "Falscher Hase", also the musicvideo "Music Revolution" (band B.E.P) and children's theater in the Galli Theatre in Berlin. As an event manager, she has headed the agency La winter for two years and organized several events: solo programs in Theater unterm Turm, Cöpenicker Stadttheater, Kleine Philharmonie, Show Talk or Cabaret Knieriem, and thematic events as Illustrative Fashion Night, Let's Talk about or Treffpunkt Film. Because of this broad experience, it makes sense for her to join the casting studio and take responsability for the casting of extras.