About Birgitta Gallagher
Following a successful carreer in the travel industry in Australia, Asia, USA,
Italy and finally in Germany, Birgitta has discovered her passion for casting
now over 20 years ago.
Initially specialising in voice castings for commercial and film which she started at the new company Voice Control in Hamburg, she build up a new voice studio and speaker database for the company. After doing so successfully for 4 years she dived into the world of TV and Film. Here she experienced the work as a casting- & production assistant for well known german TV-Series like „ Die Kommissarin“ (main cast Hannelore Elsner), „Faust“ (main cast Heiner Lauterbach) and „Hamburg Einsatz Süd“ (main cast Muriel Baumeister).
Her curiosity and thrive getting to know more, she accepted Markenfilm’s offer being their Casting Director.
She introduced a substantial actor-, model- and people database and modernised their casting department. Birgitta was responsible for the creative and organizing side of Markenfilm’s casting business.
She conducted Full Service Casting in Germany and worldwide and was responsible for calculations and contracting talents on international level. Finding and selecting the right face for the commercial and getting the most out of the talents in front of the camera was one of her favorite.
With the breadth of experience she has gained over the years combined with international contacts and a strong focus on diversity she opened up her own Casting Business „GallagherCastingNetwork“ in 1999 which she started e.g. with a casting (german cast) of the feature film „Falcons“ by director Friderik Thor Fridriksson. Her widely known expertise in street casting, actors- and model casting has seen her find an array of interesting looks and skills. In addition to supplying established actors to the industry, Birgitta also puts her heart in discovering new talents.
Now named Ms Gallagher Casting, one of Germany’s leading full service casting company she works on an international level for German and international directors and clients with a great supporting team. She ensures every brief receives the care, attention and expertise which is the signature of MsGallagherCasting.