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Matthew Lessall Casting

Matthew Lessall, CSA is a freelance Casting Director and don't represent actors but known as Matthew Lessall Casting in Los Angeles, New York City & London.


Born in London and raised in New York, both Matthew's life and casting experiences are diverse. Having cast network pilots and television movies as well as holding the position of Director of Feature Film Casting at 20th Century Fox and in-house casting consultant for the Fox Searchlab Writer/Director Program, his primary recognition is on the indie front; though he has received multiple Artios Award nominations for his work with webseries and television miniseries.

Matthew Lessall Casting at times teams with New York CD Susan Shopmaker, as with "Chronic" starring Tim Roth, for Mexican director Michel Franco (winner of Cannes' Un Certain Regard) and "Frank & Lola" starring Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots. Other credits include Sundance standouts "Rocket Science" and "Mean Creek", as well as the NetFlix Find Your Voice winner "Almost Kings". Matthew cast two season of Warner Premiere's record breaking webseries "Mortal Kombat: Legacy" which aired on Machinima, and season 2 of Warner Digital's "Aim High" (Crackle). "Bait" garnered an Official Entry at the Venice Film Festival and the same year he also culled two films at the inaugural edition of Paris' Champ d'Elysees Film Festival; including the Liam Neeson starrer "After.Life".

Matthew Lessall Casting has cast productions and co-productions for Australia, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, and the UK. His films have premiered at Sundance, SXSW, Venice, Toronto and Cannes. Matthew is a member of ATAS, BAFTA and is Vice-President of the Casting Society of America. He is based in Los Angeles and holds dual US/UK citizenship.

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