Heather Basten

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Job Title

Casting Director

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+44 (0) 7380 994 997






Heather Basten is an English casting director based in London. She found her break into the industry at the BFI nearly a decade ago. She then moved into casting for Film and TV, where she has since cast for notable directors such as Rob Savage, Ana Rocha De Sousa, Koby Adom and Abraham Adeyemi.

Heather wrapped 2020 by casting feature length films for BLUMHOUSE and ESCAPE PLAN. Her feature film LISTEN was the most awarded film at VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2020, as well as short film NO MORE WINGS winning at Tribeca 2020.

Heather is nominated for a Casting Society of America ‘Artios Award’ 2021 for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Casting’.

Notable Projects

Casting Director: SALT (Fox TV) Starring Alice Lowe. FELINE (NFTS) Starring Archie Reneaux. NOSEBLEED (Sky Arts) starring Lily Newmark.

Casting Associate: THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD (Netflix) Starring Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden. ELLEN (Ch4) starring Jessica Barden


TV, Film

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Geographical Experience

UK, North America, Eastern Europe

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Full Member