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Nickname

Finnian Tweed

Email Address

finniantweedcasting@gmail.com

Company Name

Sophie Holland Casting

Job Title

Casting Associate

Twitter

@FinnianTweed

Biography

Finnian is currently working alongside Sophie Holland as her Casting Associate on a new 8 part series for Netflix. Prior to this he worked with Gary Davy on a number of shows including 'The Spanish Princess' for Starz. He also worked at the BBC casting department on several award winning shows including: ‘Holby City’, ‘Father Brown’, and ‘Shakespeare and Hathaway’. Casting director credits for the BBC include ‘Doctors’, ‘The Break’ Series 2 (BBC3 iplayer online) and most recently the October 2017 ‘Sky Drama Table Read’, hosted by the BBC Writersroom which discovers, develops and champions new and experienced writing talent across the whole of the UK.

Further television projects as assistant include: ‘HIM’ for ITV ‘BORN TO KILL’ for Channel 4 ‘OUTLANDER’ SERIES 2 for Starz ‘HILDA’ (animated series) for Netflix ‘THE DUMPING GROUND’ Series 5 for CBBC ‘THE WORST WITCH’ for CBBC. Notable theatre projects as assistant include: ‘HARRY POTTER & THE CURSED CHILD’, Palace Theatre. (Director: John Tiffany). ‘ORESTEIA’ at Almeida & Trafalgar Studios. (Director: Robert Icke). ‘BLUE/ORANGE’ at Young Vic. (Director: Matthew Xia) ‘YERMA’ at Young Vic with Billie Piper. (Director: Simon Stone). ‘Hamlet’ at the Barbican (Sonia Friedman Productions, (Director: Lyndsey Turner). ‘Tipping the Velvet’ at Lyric Hammersmith. (Director: Lyndsey Turner). ‘Martyr’, a Co-Production of Actors Touring Company and the Unicorn Theatre, (Director Ramin Gray). ‘HIGH SOCIETY’ at the Old Vic. (Director: Maria Friedman) ‘BATMAN LIVE THE WORLD ARENA TOUR’ (Director: Steven Paling) Notable film projects as assistant include: ‘THE EXCEPTION’ starring Christopher Plummer and Lily James, (Director: David Leveaux).

Specialisations

TV, Film

Office Location

London

Geographical Experience

UK, Northern Europe, North America, Asia

Membership Type

Probationary Member