Amanda Tabak

Email Address

Company Name

Candid Casting

Job Title

Casting Director

Office Phone Number

020 7490 8882

Mobile Number

07973 231 853


Candid Casting, 2G Woodstock Studios, 36 Woodstock Grove, London W12 8LE








c/o Candid Casting 020 7490 8882





Amanda’s previous film work includes The Low Down (featuring Aiden Gillen, Kate Ashfield and Tobias Menzies), acclaimed urban gang films Kidulthood (featuring Aml Ameen, Noel Clarke, Jaimie Winstone and Nicholas Hoult) and Honeytrap (featuring Jessica Sula and Lucien Laviscount), the UK casting on Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, Brand New-U (featuring Lachlan Nieboer and Nora-Jane No-one, Tom Shankland’s horror film The Children and We Are The Freaks (starring Jamie Blackley). For her award-winning and seminal short films and music videos, Amanda has attracted talent such as Martin Freeman, Richard Madden, Joss Ackland, Rhys Ifans, Paddy Consadine, Andy Serkis, Alexandra Roach and Joe Cole and her casting contributed its part to the Oscar success of Andrea Arnold's film Wasp. Amanda also casts international co-productions such as Sonja Heiss’ Hotel Very Welcome (featuring Chris O’Dowd), Martin Clapp’s The Flying Machine (featuring Heather Graham), Maren Ade's Toni Erdmann and Lucy Malloy's debut feature Una Noche, introduced by Spike Lee. Amanda has substantial experience casting for television; BAFTA and EMMY-winning Dustbin Baby (featuring Dakota Blue Richards and Juliet Stevenson), Some Dogs Bite (featuring Thomas Brody-Sangster), 5 seasons of the award-winning M. I. High, Spirit Warriors (featuring Benedict Wong), BAFTA-winning That Summers Day, season three of award-winning dance show The Next Step and Nick Blood in Trollied for Sky1. Amanda is currently casting feature films Undone, directed by Stefan Stuckert, and Andy Christ, directed by Gordon Anderson. Amanda set up Candid Casting over twenty years ago and the company is now one of the UK’s leading full service casting companies. With our own dedicated studio and her highly skilled team led by Jennifer Lee Smith we are highly sought after for our experience, expertise, creative flair and high level of organisation.

Notable Projects

Kidulthood (Film) Wasp (Short Film) Dustbin Baby (TV) Honeytrap (Film) Some Dogs Bite (TV) The Low Down (Film) M.I.High (TV) Heineken 'Entrance' (Commercial) Playstation 'Mental Wealth' (Commercial)


TV, Film, Commercial

Office Location


Geographical Experience

UK, Northern Europe, North America, Eastern Europe

Membership Type

Full Member