About Christa Schamberger and Digby Young

South Africa’s leading Feature Film and Television Casting Directors, based in Gauteng and Cape Town. Christa and Digby teach the Auditioning for Camera Express Course at ACT.

Awards & Nominations:

Emmy Nomination 2009 : “Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or A Special” – “Generation Kill” (as Christa Schamberger, S.A. Casting Director)

Nomination : SAFTA “Golden Horn Awards” 2007 “Best Ensemble Casting” for “Mama Jack”

SAFTA Award 2010 – Best Ensemble Cast for “The Mating Game”

WIF “Unsung Hero” Crystal Award 1997, Johannesburg

Some casting highlights:

Generation Kill

Invictus -directed by Clint Eastwood!

Tom Hooper – who went on to win his Oscar for “The King’s Speech” was great to work with on Red Dust” – directed by Tom Hooper

10,000 BC

Wah Wah – directed by Richard E Grant

Most recent projects include:

  • Of Kings and Prophets
  • Black Sails , Season IV
  • Our Girl 2
  • Call The Midwife Christmas Special
  • 3 Way Junction
  • 24 Hours To Live