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Nickname

Sonia Allam

Email Address

soniaallamcasting@gmail.com

Job Title

Casting Associate

Mobile Number

07894 585 375

Twitter

@Sonia_Casting

Biography

After graduating in Film and Television Production from Leeds Metropolitan University, Sonia’s casting career began in 2007 at ITV’s Emmerdale, where she worked as a Casting Assistant until 2011.

Sonia moved from Emmerdale to the casting department at Lime Pictures, where she was promoted to the role of Casting Associate in 2013. Projects Sonia worked on at Lime include Nickelodeon’s House of Anubis, Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, CBBC’s Rocket’s Island, Disney’s The Evermoor Chronicles, and various comedy pilots for E4.

After a sabbatical in the BBC casting department working on Holby City & BBC iPlayer Shorts, Sonia became a freelance Casting Associate, joining forces with Casting Director Catherine Willis to work on shows such as BBC Three’s Cuckoo, E4’s Drifters, BBC 4’s Detectorists, ITV2’s Plebs, Discovery Channel’s Obsession: Dark Desires, and CBBC shows Hetty Feather & Wolfblood.

Specialisations

TV, Film

Office Location

London

Membership Type

Probationary Member