About Spot On Casting
Spot On Casting Ltd. is an independent casting company with its own VAT number. Since 1995 we’ve worked as the leading casting directors, focus on casting feature films, TV series and commercials both nationally and internationally.
Lene Seested was on 1st of July 2019, honored and recognised as a member of ‘The Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’.
Lene Seested, founder, is a pioneer in the field, and is the first in Denmark to draw inspiration from international approaches to the casting industry; among other things, to introduce showreels and self-tapes for the industry, and establishment of a strong relationship, since the end 90s, with casting colleagues in London and the United States.
With a great passion for the actors, their craft, talent, and rights, we consider ourselves to be specialists in relation to the film- and TV industry in Scandinavia and Internationally.
Panorama Agency Ltd., Panorama Academy, Panorama Productions and Spot On Casting Ltd. is today companies consolidated under the name Panorama House, and the companies are in daily, sharply separated, but under the same roof, where everything started; namely in Ryesgade 103B on in Copenhagen.
Lene Seested is Susanne Bier’s personal casting director since 1996, and she was responsible for the casting of the main and supporting cast to Susanne’s films since the feature film ‘Sekten’, and her latest film ‘Another Chance’ (premieres in August 2014).
For us in Spot On Casting it is essential to take all actors in mind -with or without an agent. We always give the director the widest, best selection, which makes the decision making smooth and positive.
We have specialized ourselves to cast main and supporting roles in feature films, TV series and high-end commercials, and we have many years of close relationship with the actors through our assignments, research work, and active work as cinema- and theater audiences.
We are often employed as casting directors to present and communicate high-end projects for A-level actors.
Since the beginning, we have placed paid jobs to about 4,000 actors and extras. We always work with DSF contracts and agreements. We take great pride in fighting and communicating the best possible fees for the actors.
One of founder, Lene Seested’s biggest strength is spotting undiscovered talent and helping them to breakthroughs, including: Sidse Babatt Knudsen (The One and Only), Sonja Richter (Open Hearts), Stine Fisher Christensen (Princess, After the Wedding), Laura Christensen (Midsummer, Life Hits, At Night, Mammon), Beate Bille (Manslaughter), Molly Egelind (Father of Four, Triple Dare, Love is All You Need), Neel Rønholt (Life Hits, At Night, After the Wedding), Julie Christensen (Triple Dare, Life Hits, Heartless), Julie Ølgaard (Midsummer, Life Hits, At Night), Sebastian Jessen (Love is All You Need), Carla Mickelborg (Father of Four), Cyron Melville (Triple Dare, Life Hits).
Since 1995 we have been involved in more than 70 feature films and many TV series. Lene has cast main and supporting roles for many award-winning films and TV series, nationally and internationally, such as:, NRKs TV-series Mammon, which won best international drama at the International Emmy Awards in 2017, Thomas Vinterberg’s award-winning Festen, Susanne Bier’s Oscar and Golden Globe-winning In A Better World, Love Is All You Need – winner of best comedy at the European Film Awards in 2013, the Oscar-nominated After the Wedding, The One and Only, Brothers, Open Hearts, and Per Fly’s Manslaughter, Christina Rosendal’s Triple Dare, the Norwegian film Jag Etter Vind, Carsten Myllerup’s Midsummer, Christian E. Christiansen’s Råzone , Monsterjægene, Father of Four 1-5, Anders Thomas Jensen’s Flickering Lights, Ole Christian Madsen’s Pizza King, Anders Rønnov Klarlund’s The Eighteenth, Simon Staho’s Daisy Diamond, Sean Penn’s Into the Wild, Paramount Pictures, Vanilla Sky, The Prince & Me, Behind Enemy Lines, and HBO’s True Blood by Alan Ball to include more international titles including.
Moreover, we have cast more than 300 of the country’s best-known TV commercials, for example. Tom’s Chocolates, DSB, Red Cross, Cancer Society, Toyota Workshop, Old Danish Council for Road Safety, and many Danish TV series, such as: ‘Taxi’, ‘Better Times’, ‘The Killing ‘and ‘Nynne’ TV series.
Spot On Casting harvest growing international recognition, and so international film- and TV productions are now also a big part of Spot On Castings daily tasks.
Some of the great titles we have worked on include .: HBO’s television series True Blood (USA), Into the Wild by Sean Penn (Paramount Vantage, USA), The Da Vinci Code (Sony, USA) Vanilla Sky (Paramount Pictures, USA) Behind Enemy Lines (20th Century Fox, USA), The Prince & Me (Paramount Pictures, USA), and ARN: the Knight Templar (Sweden / DK), DUAL (Perfo Film, Slovenia) , Wonderful and Loved by All (S / S interface Film, Sweden), Buzz Aldrin (Motlys, Norway) and Chasing the Wind (Motlys, Norway).
Spot On Casting is very proud to offer access to international star actors for participation in both Danish films and commercials, through our long-standing collaboration with the major agencies abroad. In addition, we have access to major personalities such as athletes, musicians, and other cultural figures.
Director and owner Lene Seested has worked as one of the leading casting directors since 1994, and she founded Panorama in 1996, which grew fastest into two areas: Panorama Agency ApS and Panorama Casting. In 2006 her casting company is renamed Spot On Casting.
Spot On Casting Ltd’s CEO is Martin Jensen since 2009. Lene Seested currently works as CEO of Panorama House, as agent/manager, strategist, and mentor.
We are ready to provide our professional knowledge and network and thereby identify, in collaboration with you, the best solution for your project.
We look forward to a fruitful collaboration.