BEHIND THE LENS
Cinzia Coassin started her career as a theatre/film and television actor. Challenging herself to develop ideas has led her to expand in all areas of the entertainment Industry.
Nurturing cultural identity in family relationships on a universal scale has always been extremely present in her project choice previously leading her to work in association with The Multi-Cultural Arts Festival, Carnivale. Where she produced a short film festival - Ten to One. Here Cinzia provided a platform for
writers/producers/directors from culturally diverse backgrounds to showcase their stories/films. During the two seasons of Ten to One Cinzia requested that the filmmakers donate a prop from their film to then be raffled off - donating the proceeds to The Children's Starlight Foundation.
Cinzia later found herself being nurtured in the Industry; by landing herself the role of Faith Martin’s Casting Assistant this allowed her to explore the film and television industry from another perspective, assisting on The Strip and Blood Brothers for the 9 Network, Spartacus, Blood and Sand; Spartacus, Gods of the Arena; Spartacus, Vegeance; Legend of the Seeker; K9 (children series), and the feature films 33 POSTCARDS; THE KING IS DEAD; SATELLITE BOY; EVIL DEAD (the re-make); CABIN IN THE WOODS ; four ABC USA pilot season. FOX, CBS, NBC.
As a seasoned Casting Associate and industry professional Cinzia went on to guest star and thrive at Christine King Casting, where she was involved in the casting process for THE KING'S DAUGHTER; THE DRESSMAKER; KILL ME THREE TIMES; Camp (NBC, USA); the 2014 CBS pilot season; The Code; and Hiding (ABC Australia). Also involved with the Australian search for the hit HBO series Game of Thrones; Hercules; The Shannara Chronicles; The Badlands; and THE BFG.
Cinzia's U.S searches thus far also include Disney's A WRINKLE IN TIME and UGLY a true story based on Super Model Stacey Mckenzie's life story.
In 2019 Cinzia was nominated for a Casting Guild Award for Best Casting in a Feature Film for her work on UNSOUND, an Australian Feature Film supporting disability and diversity. UNSOUND also received an AACTA nomination for Best Indie Feature Film in 2020.
As Casting Director on the Action Sci-Fi Feature OCCUPATION - Rainfall, Cinzia also took on the challenge of co-ordinating all the Background Artist/ Extras.
Cinzia is currently casting , Weapons of Choice a TV series shooting in QLD, Australia . A Feature A SEARCH FOR HOPE, TV series DARKMATTER & Feature THE WITCH'S KNIGHT and many more Feature Film and TV projects that are in preliminary stages of production.
Cinzia is also a proud mother, daughter and sister.