Beach Casting specialises in the casting of Film, TV, Commercials, Music Videos, Short Films, Corporate Video footage & Internet content. Our experience in these fields allows us to guarantee that we can deliver the best value in accommodating those productions. Budgets in these categories can at times be restrictive but we have a proven track record of meeting Client’s targets on time and within budget. We also advise advertising agencies on celebrity endorsement and celebrity corporate bookings.

Founded by Brendan McNamara in May 2007 Beach Casting has already established a solid base within UK casting and is constantly on the look out for stimulating projects. We have our own studio in London’s West End with FTP upload facilities, DVD recording facilities and air conditioning.

Clients include: BBC, ITV, Monkey Kingdom, Worlds End Productions, RSA, Park Village, Tantrum, Independent, Stink TV, Good Story Productions, WPN, Channel 5, Hello Love, Cobblestone, Smuggler, Bistro, United Films Canada….

Recent commercial campaigns include HSBC, McDonalds,Nike, Adidas, NSPCC, EE, VW, Skoda, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Co-op, Shell, Oral B, Oxfam, UNICEF…

Recent Film and TV work include British comedy Svengali staring Martin Freeman, Vicky McClure, Maxine Peake and Jonny Owen. The Trial for Channel 5 featuring John Sessions and the pilot of Run for Channel 4.

Recent music videos include Ed Sheeran and Rizzle Kicks…

 

About Brendan

 

Brendan McNamara is a member of The Casting Directors Association and has been working in casting since 1998. Starting as a runner at Hubbard Casting, Brendan was privileged to gain experience at one of the worlds premiere casting companies. He returned to Dublin to complete a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies in Trinity College Dublin. After finishing his studies Brendan returned to Hubbard casting working on projects such as ‘The Bourne Supremacy,’ ‘Churchill The Hollywood Years,’ ‘Silver City, directed by John Sayles and ‘Omagh.’ During this time Brendan was also casting assistant for two series of ‘Taggart.’

Upon leaving Hubbard Casting Brendan freelanced for several other casting companies. Working on many Music Videos and TV commercial campaigns.

Since Beach Casting’s inception in May 2007 the company has had early success in establishing a name for itself.

Working on projects such As ‘Katy Brands Big Ass TV Show’ for ITV and ‘The Agent’ a British independent feature film directed by Lesley Manning indicates the reward for working professionally and efficiently for our clients.

More recently Brendan cast an animated feature film for War Hammer 40K featuring Terence Stamp, Sean Pertwee and John Hurt, ‘The Secret World of Sam King’ for BEBO/ Universal Records and the new campaigns for NSPCC, McDonalds, Tesco and VW. Last November Brendan cast Treacle Junior an independent British feature film directed by Jamie Thraves staring Aidan Gillen and Tom Fisher. British comedy Svengali staring Martin Freeman, Vicky McClure, Maxine Peake and Jonny Owen. The Trial for Channel 5 featuring John Sessions and the pilot of Run for Channel 4.

Brendan published his book “Its the audition, stupid!” in June 2011.

Before he became a casting director, Brendan featured as an actor in the Warner Bros. film The War of the Buttons produced by Lord David Putnam, Paramount Pictures’ Angela’s Ashes directed by Sir Alan Parker, and BBC Productions Rebel Heart, Paradise Heights and Brooklyn Bridge.