Kristina Erdely is known as one of the best and most talented casting directors in the UK.  A joy to collaborate with, she is resourceful with a wonderful eye and sharp, focused instincts. 

Kristina Erdely

She prides herself on becoming acutely aligned with the director’s project and vision and uses her comprehensive knowledge of leading actors and fresh, diverse talent to fulfil all casting needs.

Leaving no stone unturned, she is prepared to take risks to find and champion fresh talent delivering ‘on point’ casting time and time again.

With an acting background, Kristina’s method for auditioning means she has a rare ability to put actors completely at their ease and bring their best to the role.

She creates the freedom and space for actors to open up, be present and truthful. Her professionalism and kindness are second to none.

Kristina’s recent television work includes David Fincher’s BAFTA winning Love, Death and Robots series for Netflix, for which she was nominated for the Artios Awards in 2020.

Other TV includes: The Royals for NBC / Lionsgate, and Blood Drive, a longform series for Syfy in the US, The Drowning for Channel 5 and All3 Media, AMC Networks.

Toni_with_An_I received a BAFTA nomination in the short form television category in 2020.

Kristina’s recent film work includes the award-winning Eaten by Lions, directed by Jason Wingard, winner of 'Best Comedy' at the UK National Film Awards 2021 and ‘Best Film’ at the London Indian Film Awards, and currently broadcast on Sky Cinema. Talent includes BAFTA winner Asim Chaudhry, Johnny Vegas and Antonio Aakeel who received the prestigious ‘Screen Star of Tomorrow’ after the film’s success.

Her work on In Another Life, also directed by Jason Wingard, won the 2017 British Independent Film Awards ‘Discovery Award’ and was named ‘Best Film’ at Raindance.

Jupiter’s Moon, directed by Kornel Mundruczo (Pieces of a Woman, White God), was included in main competition for the Cannes Palme d'Or 2017.

"Kristina Erdely is one of the best Casting Directors I have ever worked with. She has a clear and understanding idea of ​​the roles/characters and she knows what she is looking for but also open and doesn’t exclude, doesn’t judge by external appearances. Her fresh ideas are never clichéd. She watches with sharp focus. She frees the actors with her creative approach, opening up the space for the actors for real honesty, personal voice, intimate revelations. What else can a movie want?" Kornel Mundruczo, Film Director (Pieces of a Woman, Jupiter’s Moon, White God)
"Kristina is a hardworking and resourceful casting director; she has a wonderful eye and is prepared to take risks. She understands the nuances of casting for various roles and introduced me to wonderful talent on both my feature films." Jason Wingard, Film Director (Eaten by Lions, In Another Life)
"Kristina is a very open, honest and talented casting director. I have had the pleasure of working with her on multiple projects and her professionalism and kindness is second to none. She operates with huge integrity, has real time and pushes my actors to succeed in every role she presents. I love working with her and long may it continue." Jonathan Hall, Senior Agent, IAG
"Thank you Kristina for another on point casting!" Jon Yeo, Director (Scottish BAFTA win for Love Death + Robot - Helping Hand episode which Kristina cast)
"As a Casting Director, Kristina’s knowledge of the industry and wealth of international actors is incredibly comprehensive. There is no stone unturned in finding the right person for the part. Kristina’s eye for talent and instincts in the room are incredibly sharp and focussed too, she excels in bringing out the best in her actors. A joy to collaborate with, and a brilliant champion of diverse talent and storytelling: Kristina has established herself as a leader in her field and is someone I’ve had the immense pleasure of being in the same company as many times, on various projects." Antonio Aakeel, Actor
"Our brainstorm entailed many überfamous names, but weirdly enough my casting director had exactly the same name in mind as me. She saw the same face on the character as I saw it when I wrote it." Bjorn Tagemose, Director of Rock & Roll Wonderland (working title, in production)
“If you work with her, be assured that for each role, she’ll find at least five perfect actors.”Szabolcs Hajdu, Director of Bibliotheque Pascal & Mirage
"Huge thanks and congratulations Kristina Erdely for being so brilliantly helpful in her method of auditioning actors. I distinctly recall all three auditions before being offered this part as she has a rare ability to completely put actors at ease." Philip Rosch, Actor (Oppenheimer in 'The 100 Year Old Man')


Film and Television Projects

The Drowning

Director: Carolina Giammetta
Producer: Unstoppable/All3Media

With: Jill Halfpenny, Deborah Findlay, Rupert Penry-Jones, Jonas Armstrong, Jade Anouka, Babs Olusanmokun, Cody Molko

Love, Death and Robots

A NETFLIX Original
Executive Producers:
David Fincher/Tim Miller

The Royals (Season 2)

Director: Mark Schwahn
Producer: Lionsgate

Oh Ramona!

A NETFLIX Original
Director: Cristina Jacob
Production : Zazu Films

With: Basil Eidenbenz, Bogdan Iancu, Andromeda Godfrey, Adina Stetcu, Aggy K. Adams, Holly Horne

Eaten By Lions

Director: Jason Winguard
Producer: Hannah Stevenson

With: Jack Carroll, Antonio Aakeel, Johnny Vegas, Kevin Eldon, Vicki Pepperdine, Asim Chaudhry, Nitin Ganatra, Darshan Jariwala

I Am Pilate

Director: Femi Oyeniran
Producer: Four 8

With: Shaun Scott, Jamie Kristian, Kayode Akinyemi

I Am Joseph

Director: Tomisin Adepeju
Producer: Four 8

With: Michael Akinsulire, Asmara Gabrielle, Dk Ugonna

Blood Drive

Director: David Straiton
Created By: James Roland

With: Alan Ritchson, Christina Ochoa, Thomas Dominique, Marama Corlett, Colin Cunningham


Short Form Television

Director: Marco Alessi
Produced by Constant Productions/Plimsoll Productions for BBC/BFI


Director: Faye Jackson
Produced by Touch Piece Productions

With: Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Cherrelle Skeete, Paul Day, Alistair Moulton Black

Awakened Dreams

Director: Chris Bouchard
Producers: Jacques Peyrache / Stefan Steinmair
Company: XD Productions

100 Year Old Man

Director: Felix Herngren
Producer: Malte Forsell

With: Robert Gustafsson, Alan Ford, David Shackleton

Amar, Akbar and Tony

Director: Atul Malhotra
Producer: Victoria Wood

With: Rez Kempton, Sam Vincenti, Martin Delaney, Meera Syal

In Another Life

Director: Jason Wingard
Producer: Rebecca-Clare Evans

With: Toyah Franzen, Elie Haddad
Winner of BIFA Discovery Award 2017, Best Film, Raindance 2017


Director: Gyula Nemes
Producer: Ivan Angelusz

With: Udo Kier

Los Feliz

Director: Edgar Honetschlaeger
Producer: Robert Schulevitz


Director: Szabolcs Hajdu
Producer: Andrea Taschler

With: Isaach De Bankole, Orsolya Torok-Illyes

Bibliotheque Pascal

Director: Szabolcs Hajdu
Producer: Gabor Kovacs

With: Orsolya Torok-Illyes, Oana Pellea, Razvan Vasilescu, Andi Valuianu, Garry Cooper

Third Contact

Director: Simon Horrocks
Producer: Simon Horrocks

With: Oliver Browne, Cristiana Dell'Anna


Director: Bjorn Tagemose
Producer: Katarina Vercammen

With: Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins

93 Days

Director: Steve Gukas
Producer: Pemon Rami

With: Danny Glover, Alastair Mackenzie

Verity's Summer

Director: Ben Crowe
Producer: Emma Biggins

With: Indea Barbe-Wilson, James Doherty, Martin McGlade

Gangs of Tooting Broadway

Director: Dev Shanmugam
Producer: Joshua Clement

With: Gary Pillai, Marcus Boyea, Nav Sidhu, Oliver Cotton

Karsten & Petra (TV Series)

Director: Arne Lindtner Naess
Producer: Torleif Hauge

With: Nora Amundsen, Hilde Louise Asbjornsen, Janne Formoe

Open Desert (TV)

Director: Robert Krause
Producer: Heike Bittner

With: Jennifer Ulrich, August Wittgenstein, Leon Ockenden

A Doll's Life

Director: Natalia Andreadis
Producer: Victoria Wood

With: Rebecca Cogodi, Alexander Giles, Verity Marshall

Good Night

Director: Muriel d'Ansembourg
Producer: Eva Sigurdardottir

With: Anna Hogarth, RosieDay, Jay Taylor


Director: Hugo Keijzer
Producer: Jasper Bazuin

With: Mark Carlisle, Christopher Hatherall, Sytske van der Ster

Judas Ghost

Director: Simon Pearce
Producer: Wolfram Parge

With: Martin Delaney, Lucy Cudden, Alexander Perkin


Director: Shane Ward
Producer: Shane Ward

With: Simon James Morgan, Jonathan Rhodes, Daniel Wiltshire

Flesh / Blood

Director: Matthew J. Keats
Producer: Matthew J. Keats

With: Chris Burdett, Joanne Gale, Thomas Coombes


Commercials, Virals and Music Videos

Carex Live Life Hands On

Work Club
Wriggles and Robins

National Farmers Union

Irresistable Films
Georgia Oakley

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Salt TV
Danny Fagerson

Minds Eye Media
Ben Wilson

Happy This Christmas
Mick Hucknall

Director: Steve Glashier
Producer: NTSH London

Read All About It
Professor Green / Emile Sande

Director: Henry Scholfield
Producer: Partizan

Azaari and iii

Director: James Henry
Producer: Hello Love

Music Sharing
Blackberry Tap

Director: Reuben Dangoor
Producer: Pretzel Films

Martini Royale Kiss

Director: Oliver Warren
Producer: Lux Monkey

Belvita ITV Ident

Director: Giles Ripley
Producer: Pretzel Films / Euro RSCG

Ladbrokes iPhone App

Director: Theo Delaney
Producer: Hotspur & Argyle /
M & C Saatchi

Blackberry Tap - Let's Play

Director: Reuben Dangoor
Producer: Pretzel Films

Google AdWords

Across The Pond
Stephen Pipe

Dove Always On

Irresistable Films
David Waldman

MiToQ Anti-Aging Cream

Tantrum Productions
Richard Mitchell

The Singing Machine

Dingo Bill
Oliver Warren

Defiance Game UK/US Promo

Ichi-London / Trion Games
Joe Tunmer / Jim Weedon

Greggs Zombie Take Over

Irresistable Films
Paul Maynard

Nokia E6

Irresistable Films / Inferno
Paul Maynard

Robinsons Fruit Shoot

Pretzel Films
Jake Dypka