Georgia Simpson is a Casting Director in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She works on UK and Irish productions for film, theatre and television.
Georgia has cast several of the most critically acclaimed productions made in Northern Ireland, including: ‘Good Vibrations’ (named by Mark Kermode as the best film of 2013); the multi-award winning ‘Five Minutes of Heaven’; and the Academy Award winning ‘The Shore’.
She trained in London with Emmy Award nominated Casting Director Di Carling, and former Royal Shakespeare Company Head of Casting, Sam Jones. Georgia has over a decade of experience in the casting profession and is the only Casting Director in the province to be a member of the Casting Directors’ Guild of Great Britain & Ireland.
Georgia will talk about her screen work and the role of Casting Director in film and TV, share her wisdom on the skills necessary for a good audition, and hold a Q&A to answer all of your questions.