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Angela WINS the 2019 Mercury Award
“Angela’s intelligence, integrity, and boundless energy as well as her willingness to share her precious time with not only international-scale directors and producers but with local short filmmakers embarking on their first production, has made her a beloved and integral part of the South Australian screen industry and a cherished colleague and mentor,” said Media Resource Centre director Gail Kovatseff.
SA's Most Influential Women 2014
Thanks to The Advertiser for including us in this prestigious list!! Feel truly honoured!
Heesom Casting wins BIG at the AADC!
At the National Wine Centre on November 8 2018, Heesom Casting were the unsuspecting major winners of the 3 industry craft awards, PLUS Angela awarded Master’s Chair for the most outstanding craft entry, for the multi-general casting for client Baby Einstein or which Mr MacNamara said, “This would have been an extremely difficult brief to crack & shows collaboration with other crafts in the field, to come together to beautifully crafted piece of work.”
Wolf Creek 2 makes a killing!
Cast by Angela Heesom - read how the second instalment, Wolf Creek 2 has made an absolute killing at international box offices! Click here for full article.
Angela wins top Industry Award!
The AADC's SILVER WATERING CAN is awarded by the Presidents each year for outstanding contribution above and beyond the call of duty to the advertising industry in South Australia and won by our very own Angela Heesom.
Penny Chapman on our extras!
"And our casting people, Angela Heesom's Casting company - they have found us really beyond my expectations - really marvelous actors in this town and the extras well I am in awe of the extras that we ended up getting. The best extras I've ever worked with".
Cover Girls (NOT!)
The faces we've come to know on our screens discovered by SA mother and daughter casting agents Angela and Louise Heesom
Searching For Storm Boy!
Finding the right young actor is critical to the success of the film said Ms Heesom.
She has been responsible for casting big-name Australian actors in films, including Sam Worthington and Bryan Brown and memorably, John Jarrett as the Wolf Creek baddie.
To cast previous film projects, Ms Heesom scoured schools, supermarket aisles and even searched the lines of faces at community parades to find children who might fit the bill. Read More...
South Australia's Most Influential
Interested in reading Angela and Louise Heesom's opinions on politics, the arts and gender equality in the industry? Click to read full article.
Household Names being made big in SA
Angela Heesom talks to The Advertisers SA's Business Journal about raising SA's film industry profile. Click to read article.
Our Cover Girl!!
Angela Heesom graces the cover of Adelaide Matters
Principal photography underway~
“We have been able to find the entire supporting cast out of South Australia which is incredibly exciting. This means, with the inclusion of South Australian lead, Xavier Samuel, it’s a very home grown picture for us all to be making and showcases the extraordinary talents of our local acting community.”
High praise after casting Sam Fox
"“The team at Angela Heesom Casting has done an incredible job casting for “Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures”. Click here for the full article
TOUCH - Sydney Film Fest Premier
Angela and Louise Heesom proudly beam with delight along side of Director extraordinaire and dear friend Christopher Houghton for the world premier of their first feature collaboration, TOUCH.
Won for best casting!
Our Ruby in the press
Couldn't be prouder of our Casting Assistant Ruby Duigan who go at double page spread in the Advertiser. Such an inspiration girl!
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On Set - A Month Of Sundays
News article by if Magazine on Anthony Lapaglia's new film, A Month Of Sundays and Angela's contribution to the cast
We're on IMDB!
Check our our latest credits on IMDB
We're on the news!
Angela on tour as she casts a SA Tourism commercial. Local press was so surprised she was combing the streets for locals, the story was picked up by the local press down in the York Peninsula