AACTA and Casting Guild Award (CGA) winner, Anousha Zarkesh has been a Casting Director for over 25 years, specialising in Australian TV and film for a wide range of genres including political satire, drama, comedy, tele-movies, documentary series and film. Productions include: Firebite, Total Control, Rake, High Ground, Mystery Road, Sweet Country, Black Comedy, Operation Buffalo, Hounds of Love, Deep Water, Cleverman, The Principal, Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door, Redfern Now, Suburban Mayhem, Beautiful Kate, Underbelly Series, Mabo, Mary Bryant, Jasper Jones to name a few. Thomas Wright’s recent feature film, The Stranger, will be in competition in Uncertain Regard at Cannes Film Festival 2022. Anousha is currently Vice President of the Casting Guild of Australia (CGA),Vice President of Screen Illawarra and an active member of Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the CGA.
SCREEN FOREVER is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland.
Screen Producers Australia respectfully acknowledges the people of the Yugambeh language region, the traditional owners of the lands on which we met. We thank the traditional custodians for welcoming us all onto their lands.
We acknowledge and pay respects to them and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.