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SUBTITLE Moscow - September 2018
KARO 11 Oktyabr



Sharon Bialy

Casting director (USA)

Sharon Bialy (co-owner of Bialy/Thomas Associates) is an award winning Casting Director for television, film and theater.

Her recent television credits include the AMC series The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, Halt & Catch Fire, and Breaking Bad. Additional Bialy/Thomas credits include: Gotham (Fox), the upcoming Vice Principals with Danny McBride (HBO) and Flaked, starring Will Arnett (Netflix), The Sonwith Sam Neill and Jacob Lofland(AMC),The Last Tycoonwritten and directed by Billy Ray (Amazon), andBarry, written and directed by Bill Hader (HBO).

Recent films: Secret In Their Eyes (Julia Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Nicole Kidman), Black or White (Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Anthony Mackie), and Stretch (Chris Pine, Ed Helms, directed by Joe Carnahan). Past favorites include Drugstore Cowboy, Point Break, Rudy, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Reign O’er Me, Rock Star, & Red Belt for David Mamet.

Ms. Bialy’s love for theater has been a recurring theme throughout her career. She worked with Des McAnuff at the La Jolla Playhouse for 15 years and various productions at Lincoln Center, The Old Globe, South Coast Rep, and The Guthrie. Broadway: China Doll, The Anarchist, Jersey Boys, Race, and The Farnsworth Invention. A former board member of the Casting Society of America, she has 17 Artios Awards nominations. 

Tanja Grunwald

Casting director (Denmark)

Danish casting director. She used to work as an assistant producer in theatres of Betty Nansen and Østre Gasværk. 

Tanja casts actors for Danish and European films and tv series. Her most well-known works are "The Square" (2017 - - Palme d'Or at Cannes), "A Royal Affair" (2012) and "The Hunt" (2012), all nominated for Oscars and awarded for the acting at the international film festivals such as Berlin and Cannes. 

Priscilla John

Casting director (UK)

Priscilla worked on Captain America: The First Avenger, The Wolverine, About a Boy and Logan.

In a prominent list of her works you will also find "Red Sparrow" with Makar Zaporozhsky, Subtitle alumni, acting with Jennifer Lawrence. 

Kate Rhodes-James

Casting director (UK)

Kate Rhodes-James initially trained as an actress but, after 3 years, decided it wasn't for her. She worked as an assistant casting director on The Young Indiana Chronicles before assisting Debbie McWilliams on 3 Bond Films. Her first solo project was Cold Feet (TV series for ITV) followed by The Lakes and Sherlock (BBC).


Notable Projects:

Their Finest Hour, Blood over Water, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, The Missing, The Outcast, Sherlock, Apocalypse Slough, Jekyll and Hyde, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Not Safe for, The Tunnel, Ripper Street.

Lucinda Syson

Casting director (UK)

Lucinda started her career as a casting director 25 years ago after graduating in French and Linguistics. Her training under Priscilla John began with films like Alien 3 and Seven Years In Tibet.


Her first film as casting director was Udayan Prasad's Brothers in Trouble, and Lucinda has since worked with such filmmakers as Luc Besson (Fifth Element), Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins), Alfonso Cuarón (Children Of Men), receiving an Artios nomination for Matthew Vaughn's 2010 film Kick-Ass.


She is a member of the International Casting Directors Network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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