Anna Dawson

Anna is a Scotland-based Casting Director and is currently associate Casting Director to Simone Pereira Hind, working from Edinburgh and London. She is a probationary member of the CDG. 

Anna’s associate and assistant television credits include 6 seasons of Outlander, BBC’s The Replacement, BBC’s commissioned series Float and CBBC’s teen series Logan High. Simone and Anna have recently cast Lewis-set feature film Nobody Has To Know for Barry Crerar, Australian/Scottish co-production Falling For Figaro starring Joanna Lumley and Danielle MacDonald, and from the producer of The Crown, they this year cast Munich for Netflix starring Jeremy Irons and George Mackay. Welsh comedy The Toll will be premiering at this years Glasgow Film Festival and Aberdeen set thriller Repression can now be seen on major streaming platforms, Amazon, Sky and Now TV. 

Casting Director credits include CBBC’s Scottish BAFTA winner Last Commanders, BBCs Pancake and Life Is A Dream for The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh. This year Anna cast the animated adaptation of the much loved Tom Gates books for Sky TV, starring Mark Bonnar and Catherine Tate. Episodes of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates are currently on Sky Kids.

Simone and Anna both love working on the many short films they have cast, supporting new talent and helping get people’s ambitions onto the screen. 

Featured News

Falling For Figaro

Date posted: 22nd Jan 2021

The FALLING FOR FIGARO trailer has dropped and can be seen here. From acclaimed director Ben Lewin (THE SESSIONS), FALLING FOR FIGARO is a romantic comedy set in the fierce…Read More

First and Only – TIFF

Date posted: 3rd Aug 2017

Currently in post-production, the feature film First and Only has been selected by the Scottish Film Talent Network to go to the Toronto International Film Festival. Anna Dawson was Casting Assistant…Read More


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