David Newman has worked in various aspects of the industry for the last 25 years, the last 15 years in casting, including 7 years working Christine King Casting. Having started his casting career with hundreds of commercial projects he then progressed to work on some of the biggest and most successful feature film & long-form drama projects to shoot in Australia.
He spent 15 months as the Australian Casting Associate on ‘The Pacific’ (Stephen Spielberg, Tom Hanks, HBO), scoured the country and personally conducting well over 3000 auditions on this project alone. ‘The Pacific’ won the 2010 Emmy award for Outstanding Casting for a Mini Series, Movie or Special. Dave now runs his own casting company called McSweeney Newman Casting with Tom McSweeney