Hannah Marie Williams is a Casting Director in Wales & London with 10 years’ experience from all corners of the industry.
Hannah started her career assisting Casting Directors and working extensively in background casting for film and TV including Legend of Tarzan, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, War Machine & Beast, whilst also gaining experience in casting for documentary and reality, working on productions with Zig Zag, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Mentorn Media.
Since 2016, Hannah has been building her credits as a Casting Director in her own right, working on projects with the BFI, BBC, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Sky Arts, Screen Scotland and more. At last year’s BAFTA Cymru awards, 2 out of 4 films nominated for Best Short Film were cast by Hannah and her work has recently been picking up selections from BFI London Film Festival, SXSW, Aesthetica & Encounters.
Hannah is currently in pre-production for an 8-part TV series that will be shooting from August 2021 and is in development with several independent feature films including BFI & Film London funded projects. She is a CDA member, has been selected as a Casting Director for Bafta Crew & the BFI Network and is a 2021 WFTV mentee, currently being mentored by Kahleen Crawford (I,Daniel Blake, I Hate Suzie, His Dark Materials). Hannah is 1/4 of the Frank Film Club Podcast with Maisie Williams. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible and Acast.