Jane Anderson has worked in casting since 2004, working exclusively in TV & Film, until 2021 when she branched out into adding casting for Stage to her repertoire.
She has a thorough knowledge of many aspects of the industry; having grown up with a sibling and friends in the Performing Arts, specialising in Performance Photography in her Contemporary Media Practice degree, as well as working in production for over 3 years - covering Feature films, Commercials and an Animation series.
She is passionate about fair representation within the industry, and as she has worked regularly with young performers, and those starting out in the industry is keen to give support and opportunities to them as they find their way n the industry.
Before forging out on her own in 2010 she had spent 6 years working alongside some of the most respected Casting Directors in the Industry including, as an assistant, Di Carling, Rachel Freck, Gary Davy and as a Casting Associate with Kate Rhodes James.
Her casting has been informed and is inspired by her many life chapters; growing up in a mixed English / Jamaican family in North London, her studies, 3 years in production, travelling extensively in her 20s, living in Melbourne for 4 years, and then after returning to London, eventually relocating to the North West of England for a more rewarding life.
If she's not escaping to the hills or somewhere further afield for an adventure, you'll find her out at the theatre where she continually updates her knowledge of talent, in order to maintain her innovative and fresh approach to casting.
She is on the Board of Trustees for 53Two Arts Venue in Manchester.
A full list of screen credits can be found on imdb, and my current CV can be downloaded below: