VP, Talent Relations
Sarah Finn has been a Casting Director for over 13 years, working in a broad range of films spanning every genre. In 2010 she was featured in Daily Variety’s first ever Below-the-Line report on individuals who made an extraordinary impact in the industry over the past year. She has also been recognized in the Hollywood Reporter and Backstage Magazine. Some of her credits include the Oscar winning CRASH, IRON MAN and Oliver Stone’s WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS.
Sarah earned a degree from Yale University and went on to join the multidisciplinary Off -Broadway company, Ensemble Studio Theater. She acted, directed and produced theater before coming to work in casting. In 1997 she joined Paramount Pictures as Director of Feature Casting where she cast 200 CIGARETTES, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:2 and oversaw a range of other films. In 2000 she joined forces with Randi Hiller for a successful partnership which included such films as MIRACLE, TERMINATOR 3, PRIDE AND GLORY and LIFE AS A HOUSE. Sarah was awarded the Casting Society’s prestigious Artios Award for her work on CRASH, and was invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
Two years ago Sarah formed her own company and in that time has completed work on both W. and the WALL STREET sequel with Oliver Stone, TRON LEGACY, the epic Disney release slated for later this year, and COWBOYS AND ALIENS directed by Jon Favreau. Other upcoming projects include THOR, which is currently in post production with Kenneth Branagh directing, BEASTLY, FASTER and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER. Sarah is currently casting Universal’s SAFE HOUSE directed by acclaimed Swedish filmmaker Daniel Espinosa and starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds.