Avy Kaufman

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Avy Kaufman
Born 20th century
Occupation Casting director
Years active Since 1987

Avy Kaufman is an American casting director for film and television.

Career[edit]

Since 1987, she has worked in casting more than 150 film and television productions.[1] Based in New York City, New York, Kaufman has worked with directors including Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Wes Craven.[2] Her casting credits include the psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense (1999), the romantic drama film Brokeback Mountain (2005) and the crime drama film Public Enemies (2009).

Accolades[edit]

Kaufman received the 2005 Hollywood Casting Director of the Year award given by the Hollywood Film Festival.[3]

She received a 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series for her work on the drama television series Damages.[4] She had earlier been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special for her work on the romance drama television miniseries Empire Falls (2005).[4]

Kaufman has been nominated for eighteen Artios Awards, and has won three.[5]

Filmography[edit]

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Date Title Genre
1989 Miss Firecracker Comedy
1991 Little Man Tate Drama
1991 The Super Comedy
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Drama
1995 Home for the Holidays Drama
1999 The Sixth Sense psychological thriller

I- I 2000 II "State And Main" II Comedy

2003 Dogville drama
2004 Garden State comedy-drama
2005 Brokeback Mountain romantic drama
2007 My Blueberry Nights drama
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum action thriller spy
2007 American Gangster biographical crime
2008 Sunshine Cleaning comedy-drama
2009 Solitary Man romantic comedy-drama
2009 Leaves of Grass comedy-drama crime
2009 Public Enemies crime drama
2010 Salt action thriller
2010 Let Me In romantic horror
2011 Scream 4 horror
2012 Life of Pi adventure drama

Television work[edit]

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Year Title Genre
2005 Empire Falls romance drama
2008 Damages drama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Database (undated). "Avy Kaufman – Film by Type". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Staff (May 24, 2009). "Top 25 Power Casting Directors in Film and TV". Back Stage. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
  3. ^ Press release (August 6, 2005). "Hollywood Fest Announces Craft Kudos Honorees – Reccipients To Be Feted at Hollywood Awards Gala". Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Database (undated). "Award for Avy Kaufman". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  5. ^ Database (undated). "Artios Award Winners". Casting Society of America. Retrieved February 11, 2012. 

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