Why use us?

When you work with us you will get a fantastic service. Customer care is our top priority. If we find deficiencies – we take action.

It’s all in a day’s work

We value our relationship with you and our great reputation. After every job we will contact you to ask how it went. You can contact us at any time too if you want to talk about how it’s going; we will stay in touch throughout to check that you are happy with our service. If you’re not, we will sort it out quickly.

Laura, Sarah & Rob
Directors
The Casting Collective

Reasons to work with us

  1. National Agency
    To help keep selection relevant and current, our database is continually expanding. We have eight regions nationally, with a database of over 30,000 artistes throughout the United Kingdom.
  2. Established in 1999
    Top UK Agency, today we are recognised as one of the best national casting agencies.
  3. Same Day Service
    We’ll match your brief the same day. Email us instant casting couches and one of our bookers will ring you straight back, or give us a call.
  4. Dedicated Team Member
    During (and outside office hours) a member of our team will be dedicated to your project.
  5. Bespoke Printed or PDF Book
    We can email, bike or drop box tailor made character suggestion books containing recent photos of our artistes.
  6. Web and Mobile Online Booking
    Our website is designed for mobile or tablet usage. Search by age, name, vital statistics or skill. It couldn’t be easier.
  7. Responsive Regional Service
    Although based in London we now have eight casting regions covering England, Scotland and Wales.
  8. Crowd Scene Management
    If you have a big crowd scene we can provide an on-set rep or marshalls to help on set.
  9. Identity Checks
    We check all artistes are legally allowed to work within the UK, scanning photo ID’s.
  10. Professional Accounts
    We deal with finance quickly and with accuracy. We supply salary vouchers.
  11. On-Set
    We make sure our artistes work with you in a way we can be proud of.
  12. Costume Ready
    We can provide artistes in their own costume. Just let us know what you need.
  13. Skilled Artistes or Specific Ethnicity
    We can provide artistes with any skills you may require; belly dancer or musician? Or perhaps you are looking for Africans, Tibetans or Eastern Europeans?
  14. Paperless Payments
    Paperless Payments efficiently, quickly and securely manage the payment of Supporting Artistes / Extras. Paperless payment is an alternative to paper voucher payments. Both are still available at The Casting Collective.
  15. Catalogue of Faces
    To help keep selection relevant and current, our database is continually being updated throughout the year. We provide three up to date photos of each artist.
  16. Flexible Casting Calls
    Our experience spans film, television, commercial, photographic, corporate, pop promo, promotions, new media and voice-overs.

Whatever your brief we will find It. Recent examples:

  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON: Koreans & Eastern Europeans
  • BASTILLE DAY: Middle Eastern and North African men and women
  • DA VINCI’S DEMONS: 700 Extras in Wales
  • EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS: African and Middle Eastern people
  • FURY: Amputees and 400 real soldiers
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: Bald women and body builders
  • JUPITER ASCENDING: Models and beautiful aliens
  • MACBETH: 600 Extras on the Isle of Skye and Northumberland
  • NOBLE: 400 Extras in Manchester and Liverpool
  • PAN: Tribal faces
  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES: Very skinny people
  • PRIDE: Gay men and lesbians
  • TARZAN: Men and women of African heritage
  • TESTAMENT OF YOUTH: WW1 Soldiers & civilians in the Midlands & North of England
  • THE HONOURABLE WOMAN: Hebrew speaker
  • VAMPIRE ACADEMY: Teenagers

Don’t just take our word for it…

We are lucky enough to have worked with the most incredible productions, recent work includes:

Film and TV

  • 24: Live Another Day
  • A Long Way Down Alice in Wonderland Avengers Age of Ultron Cinderella
  • Criminal
  • DaVinci Demons
  • Downton Abbey
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings Fortitude
  • Fury
  • Grimsby
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Heart of the Sea
  • Into The Woods
  • Jupiter Ascending
  • Kingsman:The Secret Service London Fields
  • Macbeth
  • Maleficent
  • Mortdecai
  • Our Kind OfTraitor
  • Pan
  • Pride
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Sense8
  • Tarzan
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E
  • Victor Frankenstein

Photography and Commercial

  • AMEX
  • Argos
  • Baileys
  • Boots
  • BT
  • Burberry
  • Cadbury’s
  • Carlsberg
  • Coca-Cola
  • DFS
  • Diesel
  • Dyson
  • Expedia
  • Ford
  • Guinness
  • H&M
  • HSBC
  • McDonalds
  • Microsoft
  • Morrissons
  • Muller
  • Netflix
  • Pepsi
  • Plusnet
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Samsung
  • Santander
  • Schwepps
  • Snickers
  • Sony
  • SSE
  • Superdrug
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodaphone
  • Waitrose
  • X Factor